Lambert Smith Hampton

Apprentice Project Manager - Degree (Level 6)

Lambert Smith Hampton (Employer)

University College of Estate Management (Training Provider)

Annual wage £19,000.00
37.5 hours per week Working days: 5. Hours of work: 09:00 - 17:30. Shifts TBC.
57 months (duration)
13 September 2021(start date)
Chartered surveyor (degree) (apprenticeship standard)
5 August 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

As an Apprentice Project Manager you will provide essential administrative and practical support to the Ikon Consultancy team, supporting Project Managers delivering feasibilities and building projects to completion whilst gaining valuable experience of the role of a Project Manager. This will be carried out both inside and outside the office.


As an Apprentice Project Manager your duties will include, but not be limited to the following:

  • Shadowing our chartered and graduate project managers
  • As above but assisting where experience allows
  • Attending internal, client, design and progress meetings and workshops
  • Assisting, reviewing and producing programmes showing duration of projects
  • Assisting in selecting and procuring Architects, designers, planners and engineers
  • Assisting the drafting of minutes
  • Assisting in the preparation of progress reports
  • Attending site and taking photographs, measuring and generally assisting
  • Attending construction site meetings
  • Data entry / document control
  • Filing and other general office admin duties
  • Preparing schedules of snagging and condition
  • Assisting in the preparation of tender and contract documents and specifications.
  • Attending training and continuous professional development (CPD) events where required to support your learning

Future Prospects

This role will eventually lead to you taking your APC and qualifying as a Chartered Surveyor in Project Management with a permanent role at LSH if successful.

Reality Check

As your experience develops you will be required to be out and about the office fair bit, visiting a wide variety of development sites. Some travel will be required.

Skills Required

  • Competent user of MS Office Word, Excel and Powerpoint programmes
  • Self-starter
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Must be able to manage time and prioritise work/instructions effectively

Qualities Required

  • Bright, friendly and personable
  • Well-organised
  • Good communicator and able to deal with people on all levels
  • Good team player
  • Keen to learn
  • Committed / diligent

Qualifications Required

For standard entry applicants, must have obtained 96 UCAS tariff points (2017 Tariff) or 230 UCAS tariff points (2016 Tariff) or have an equivalent level of attainment through recognised qualifications not included in the UCAS Tariff


Have completed an Advanced Apprenticeship in Surveying or an Advanced Apprenticeship in Construction Technical through which a Construction and Built Environment Diploma with a minimum DD profile was obtained or through which a Construction and Built Environment Extended Diploma with a minimum MMM profile was obtained, or an equivalent qualification


Have a current RICS Associate qualification (AssocRICS)


Have GCSE Grade C or above in English and mathematics (Grade 4 for applicants holding newly reformed GCSEs in England) or an equivalent Level 2 qualification in English and mathematics as defined by the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) in England.

*Recognised qualifications having an equivalent level of attainment as those recognised by UCAS include: Higher National Certificate (HNC), Higher National Diploma (HND), professional qualifications from recognised institutions, certain armed forces qualifications and partially completed degrees.

Training Provided

  • Chartered surveyor (degree) Apprenticeship Standard

On-the-job training:

Training and coaching will be provided via the following methods:

  • Attending relevant training courses (internal and external)
  • Attending industry CPD events
  • Shadowing qualified colleagues
  • 1-1 coaching
  • E-learning for H&S/Compliance requirements

Off-the-job trainining:

Off-the-job training will be provided by the University College of Estate Management (UCEM). You will achieve a Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) accredited BSc (Hons) Project Management. Rather than attending formal lectures or classes, you’ll study using UCEM’s state-of-the-art online learning environment and digital library, supported with guidance from highly experienced tutors.

Upon completion of the BSc (Hons) Project Management and the structured workplace learning you will undertake the RICS Assessment of Professional Competence leading to registration with the RICS as a Chartered Project Management Surveyor.

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