Apprentice Project Manager

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  • Employer Johnson Controls
  • Job type Placements
  • Salary DOE
  • Deadline 29/01/2021

  • Entry requirements GCSEs
  • Locations Swansea
  • Qualifications gained Vocational Qualification
  • Date published 04/01/2021

COMPANY DESCRIPTION:
Johnson Controls is powered by your talent. We are the power behind the customer mission. Together we are building a world that’s safe, comfortable and sustainable. Our diverse global team creates innovative, integrated solutions to make cities more connected, buildings more intelligent and environments more comfortable and secure. We are all about improving outcomes for our partners. Tomorrow needs your talent. Tomorrow needs you. So let’s talk today.

DESCRIPTION/RESPONSIBILITIES:
Johnson Controls is a global diversified technology and multi-industrial leader serving a wide range of customers in more than 150 countries. We create intelligent buildings, efficient energy solutions, integrated infrastructure and next generation transportation systems that work together seamlessly. Bring your passion for innovation and we will challenge you to help us create a better tomorrow.

The Apprentice Project Manager will be working as part of the Swansea team on commercial aspects of projects.

As an Apprentice Project Manager you will be working with existing project managers and the Operations Manager. The role includes the specific focus on change management and business development to optimise profit margins. The role will include responsibility for driving productivity and meeting contractual programme dates.

REQUIRED SKILLS:
How you will do it 

As an Apprentice Project Manager you will be liaising with multiple departments from client job specifications to meet project deadlines and costs. Each project will have its own challenges for you to navigate through and you will need to utilize your technical expertise and networking skills to gather and use data.

You will be mentored by one of the existing Swansea Project Managers throughout your Apprenticeship.

Responsibilities

Management of internal and external teams.
Manage EHS standards
Project cost management

Planning, programming, critical path management
Resource management
Co-ordinate work packages
Change order management
Drive positivity & productivity
 

Qualifications & Requirements:

4 GCSE (or equivalent) at Grade C minimum - in Mathematics, English, Science and IT/CDT or equivalent

Enthusiasm to learn and an interest in problem solving
Self-motivated
Good IT skills
Excellent communication skills

Ability to work both independently and as a team player

To live within commuting distance of the Swansea office

Although no engineering experience is required, candidates must show an interest in engineering and working in the Fire Protection industry

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