Project Management Apprentice - Degree (Level 6)

BAE Systems PLC (Employer)

National Apprenticeship Service (Training Provider)

Wage Competitive salary
37.0 hours per week Full-Time Monday to Friday, start and finish times to be confirmed. Whist working full-time you will be provided with off-the-job training delivered in dedicated in-house training facilities or at our partner colleges or universities.
5 years (duration)
1 September 2021(start date)
Project Manager (degree) (apprenticeship standard)
4 positions available
28 February 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Through a series of rotational work placements, you will learn and demonstrate skills required to successfully manage our complex projects and programmes including; communication, schedule management, budgeting and cost control, stakeholder management, risk management and project governance.

Responsibilities

What Does The Apprenticeship Involve?

Working in Project Management means you will be the eyes and ears of a given project, ensuring it is delivered on time, to cost and of the required quality. You will gain a broad view across the project and will be able to demonstrate the elements needed to make it a success. This depends on understanding the big picture, recognising the key issues, making effective decisions and driving actions to their conclusion. The Degree apprenticeship in Project Management will develop and test all of these skills.

Future Prospects

A great job after completion. Around 95% of our apprentices choose to stay with us and go on to have really successful careers. You can choose to go for promotion and progression or continue learning in the role you’ve moved into.

When you successfully complete your Apprenticeship, we will help you to move into a suitable role, subject to the requirements of the business.

Reality Check

A BAE Systems Apprenticeship gives you a competitive salary while working towards a nationally recognised qualification, the support of an apprentice network, and the opportunity to work on cutting edge projects with people who are leaders in their field.

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week), For more information please visit: https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

Please see the selection process below:

The process consists of five stages:

  • An online application
  • Online Testing
  • Video Interview
  • Application review
  • Qualification, Medical and security checks

The Apprentice recruitment window opened on the 1 November 2020 and remains open until 28 February 2021.

Depending on fulfilment of the requirements, the process can take until July/August to complete and final offers are made.

Security/ Export Control

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.

Diversity & Inclusion

We are an inclusive employer. Recruiting, retaining and inspiring the best people from the widest pool is vitally important to us. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements you may need to support your application.

Skills Required

None specified.

Qualities Required

We’re looking for enthusiastic people who are keen to learn and give an Apprenticeship opportunity their all. Diversity strengthens our business and we encourage people from all walks of life to apply, regardless of gender or ethnicity. You don’t need to know everything about your chosen area of work – we’ll train you and give you the qualifications you need to progress in a career in your chosen field. We only ask that you demonstrate interest, passion and commitment to what you want to do.

Qualifications Required

5 GCSEs 9-4/ A*-C (or equivalent) including Mathematics and English.

96 UCAS Tariff Points (240 points old tariff) (or equivalent) Excluding UCAS points gained at AS Level. A levels to include at least one qualification in a numerate subject.

Training Provided

Training provider to be confirmed.

Project management degree - To complement your work based training as part of this scheme, you will study for your degree in Project Management at an external providers’ facility. In addition, you will also gain the APMPMQ qualification from the Association of Project Management.

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