Project management – year in industry

The difference is you - A career as bright and unique as you are

Who you are

You’re a self-starter with a strong work ethic. You have an inquisitive nature and are not afraid to challenge the way things are done. You’re able to present and communicate alternative ideas in a clear and confident manner. With strong organisation skills, a cool head and an eye for the detail, you’re able to solve problems with a calm and pragmatic approach. You enjoy working as part of a team and have empathy towards others.

Where you’ll be based

Opportunities are available across Britain, at locations including Birmingham, Glasgow, London, Manchester, Milton Keynes and York.

What you’ll be doing

You’ll work as a graduate project manager, exploring commercial, safety, and risk and opportunity management techniques, with exposure across several functions, including Construction, Planning, Strategy, Operations and Estimating. Your strong interpersonal skills will come into their own when you’re building relationships with your stakeholders. You could be contributing to high-profile projects through preparing presentations, reports, or managing key contracts. You’ll also gain a basic level of knowledge in engineering.

Why you should choose this placement

You’ll have the flexibility to explore foundation project management skills that meet your own interests, as well as gaining a broader appreciation for our industry. Our project managers are highly visible across the organisation so it’s an opportunity for you to really make a name for yourself.

Entry requirements

You must be in your penultimate year and be on course to achieve at least a 2:2 in any degree discipline.