Applications for our Level 4 Associate Project Manager Apprenticeship are now open for a September 2024 start.
This apprenticeship is aimed at those that have completed A Levels or equivalent studies and are looking to embark on an exciting career and earn as they learn. The apprenticeship will provide an insight into Transformation within a global law firm.
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The apprenticeship will be based in our London office, working within the Transformation team under the Portfolio Management Office (PMO).
The Portfolio Management Office (PMO) is responsible for the enterprise-wide governance and delivery of programmes and projects, working closely with other business services functions. The PMO portfolio of work is broad and includes business process improvements, business transformation and technology implementations often working with a third party supplier or solution provider.
As an apprentice, you will support the day-to-day administration of the team and support the delivery of business change projects with matrix-management responsibility of project resources and third-party suppliers as appropriate. You will also have the opportunity to work with Project Managers and help define project scope, objectives and business benefits.
And support of introducing and managing business change by defining the business needs and identifying solutions, impacts, problems and risks to support the delivery of change in the firm; working on programmes and projects with stakeholders across a range of business service functions.
In addition to a dedicated supervisor at Kennedys, you will have a tutor and skills coach at BPP to ensure that you have all the support you need at work and with your studies. We offer a competitive salary (paying at a minimum the UK Living wage both in and outside London).
BPP will be our learning provider for the Level 4 Associate Project Manager apprenticeship which will take place remotely. The apprenticeship will involve working at Kennedys four days a week and having one day a week to study.
To be considered for an apprenticeship, you will need:
- 3 x A-Levels or equivalent at Grade B or above
Applications close on 30 April 2024
Please let us know if you require any reasonable adjustments or additional support in order to submit your application to Kennedys.
Kennedys is a global law firm with expertise in dispute resolution and advisory services. With over 2,500 people worldwide across 45 offices in the UK, Europe, Middle East, Asia Pacific and America we have some of the most respected legal minds in their field.
Our lawyers handle both contentious and non-contentious matters, and provide a range of specialist legal services, for many industry sectors but we have particular expertise in litigation and dispute resolution, especially in defending insurance and liability claims.
We're a fresh-thinking firm, and we're not afraid to bring challenging new perspectives to the table way beyond the traditional realm of legal services. We empower our clients with a diverse range of ideas, tools and technology to make their lives easier, as well as delivering exceptional results, every time.
What do we have to offer?
We welcome high-performing lawyers, business services professionals, secretaries, graduates and apprentices to join our rapidly expanding global firm. Whatever your role at Kennedys, you'll be involved in exciting and stimulating work, where your input will make a difference.
Our culture and values form a big part of who we are and we take them seriously. We make a difference by being approachable, straightforward, supportive and distinctive. Our values are at the core of who we are and what make us a great firm to work with and for.
At Kennedys, we develop careers in an innovative global environment. Life at Kennedys is exciting, fast paced and varied and we believe that supporting individual growth and development puts us in the best position to attract and retain talented individuals. Regardless of role or level, everyone has access to virtual learning to help you develop your skills, wherever you are in the world. A variety of other opportunities are available including secondments to clients and our global offices.
We strive to celebrate diversity, empower our people and ensure everyone can bring their authentic selves to work. We've created a culture based on client service, professional excellence, hard work and trust, where diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) is a key priority. We recognise that many of our people want to work for an employer that is aligned to their values, which is why we are building an inclusive culture, decarbonising our operations and supporting our people to thrive at work. Our people are the key to driving this change and helping us to make a difference to our clients, our people and the communities in which we live and work.
Kennedys is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to ensuring our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. We expect all employees to be aware of and comply with all relevant policies and procedures within their jurisdiction, including those relating to Information Security, Data Protection and Quality Management, refer any breach promptly to Risk & Compliance and to complete all mandatory training when requested.
*where a level of experience is indicated, this is a guideline only and represents the amount of time we would usually expect a candidate to accumulate the requisite level of experience. This does not preclude applications from candidates with more or less experience.