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Apprentice Project Manager with The Financial Conduct Authority

Employer: Financial Conduct Authority

Location: London

Wage: £365.40 Per Week

Hours: 35.00 Per Week

Vacancy Description

To work on a variety of projects, either for Consumer Retail Policy or Group Tactical & Operations Planning across the group. You may be required to support the delivery of policy papers and initiatives, or you may also be asked to own and execute discrete business improvement projects.

What will I get from this role?

  • Your work will be both varied and challenging. You will work with colleagues to influence how the FCA operates
  • You will get access and exposure to a wide range of FCA colleagues, including senior FCA decision makers. Your network will span cross-organisationally as well as across S&C
  • There will be opportunities to work on other improvement projects across the division, or to work on other Consumer Policy matters such as research and matters regarding the wider regulatory family

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Business case
    - Contribute to the preparation or maintenance of any relevant business case documents.
  • Project planning – Working with the teams to establish bassline project timelines and managing changes and adjustments as projects progress. Regular reporting on milestones and reasons for changes in milestone dates
  • Scope management – Support the definition of the scope and then help in controlling and managing changes to scope considering assumptions, dependencies and constraints and consequences.
  • Project governance – Maintain overview of project headline plans. Regular reporting on milestones and reasons for changes in milestone dates
  • Stakeholder and communications management – Help identify and map stakeholders. There will be the opportunity to present to a wide range of audiences, including Senior Management Team and Senior Leadership Team. Work with colleagues in the events team to plan and deliver events.
  • Budgeting and cost control – Help with the estimation of project budgets during business planning. Maintain the prof fees forecast and monitor actual costs against them, flagging early any significant deviations from budgeted spend. Manage accruals process
  • Risk, and issue management – Identify and monitor operational risks or opportunities, as well as mitigations. Maintain an overview of risks and issues on projects, facilitate regular risk and issue discussions and ensure that risks are escalated in a timely and appropriate way.
  • Contract management and procurement – Where appropriate support procurement, raising of purchase orders manage quality on delivery and ensure supplier payment on time.
  • Project Administration – there will be a certain amount of project administration required including booking meeting rooms, arranging travel, minuting meetings and maintaining action logs
  • Resource management – Maintaining resource forecast, analysis of availability, tracking staff movements. Help assess resource requirements for activities based on data held
  • Recruitment
    - Maintaining track of recruitment and providing headcount analysis to inform new recruitment plans

Career and family leave, flexible working options, a minimum of 25 days’ holiday, a non-contributory pension, private healthcare, interest-free season ticket loans, a performance-based bonus, a subsidised on-site fitness centre (London only), a subsidised restaurant, charity and volunteering initiatives, sports and social clubs, a reflection and multi-faith room and free eye tests.

Qualifications Required:

  • Minimum of 2 A Levels at grades A-C (or equivalent)
  • 5 GCSEs at grade 4 (C) and above, including Maths and English or equivalent qualifications.

Apprentice Project Manager with The Financial Conduct Authority

London, UK
Apprenticeships, Intermediate Apprenticeship

Published on 1 Jun 2020