2017 UK Graduate Project Management Scheme - Mott MacDonald

Salary: competitive plus benefits
Location: South East, South West, London, The East, East Midlands, West Midlands, North West, Yorkshire, Warrington, Birmingham, Brighton, Bristol, Carlisle, Cambridge, Exeter, Sheffield
Start date: Various
Sectors: Architecture & Construction, Engineering, Management

Job Profile

We're a global management, engineering and development consultancy focused on guiding our clients through many of the planet's most intricate challenges. We're committed to making a positive contribution to the well-being of our staff and the environment, communities and market places in which we operate.

Our award-winning graduate programme will give you the experience and technical knowledge you need to progress your career. Our unique upGRADe tool allows you to effectively track and plan your personal and professional development online. You will have the opportunity to gain chartered status with the Association of Project Managers (APM).

You will enrol onto the Mott MacDonald Academy, a four- year development programme which runs alongside your professional development scheme. The programme introduces you to key business and commercial competencies, helping you to drive your career forward with Mott MacDonald.

We understand that every person's ambitions are unique to them therefore we have a vast library of e-learning courses available.

As well as all of that we also offer a competitive salary; biannual salary reviews for your first three years; contributory pension; flexible benefits scheme; and a variety of subsidised sports and social activities.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate, and take positive steps to create an inclusive culture.

Job Description

Our project managers provide consultancy services to our clients throughout the development and construction process. Our project teams control every aspect of the project life-cycle from concept to definition, implementation and handover.

As a graduate project manager you will be playing an important role in helping our clients to deliver projects on time by creating comprehensive project plans. Our teams ensure the projects are delivered on budget and to a high quality. Our approach to project management is based on the Project Management Institute guide to the Body of Knowledge and includes additional components set out by the Association of Project Management and Office of Government Commerce. However, you will get to experience a range of project management methods, as we adapt our approach according to specific client needs and processes.

We have a variety of projects ranging from different sizes and complexities, so you will have an opportunity to gain a large amount of experience. You will have an opportunity to work in one of our many sectors, including water, nuclear, oil and gas, property and transportation. Many of our projects are multi-disciplinary, giving you great exposure.

Candidate Specification

We are looking for flexible and motivated graduates with a genuine passion for project management, and a desire to make a difference in the world. If this describes you, apply today to launch your career at Mott MacDonald.

To apply for this scheme you will have less than 12 months experience and have achieved, or are expected to achieve, a 2.1 or above in Project Management, or Construction Management.

You should be able to demonstrate your interest in project management through relevant experience, such as studying relevant modules, or previous work experience.

We are looking for graduates with the following characteristics:

• Methodical approach to problem solving

• Ability to use your initiative to undertake tasks efficiently and independently.

• Excellent verbal communication skills, which allow you to confidently liaise with clients and team members.

• Excellent written communication and attention to detail, and be able to demonstrate accurate report writing.

Sector: Cost & project management

Application deadline is the 20 November 2016.