Project Management - Higher Apprenticeship Scheme

Severn Trent

Taking applications

  • Apprenticeships
  • Higher Apprenticeship
  • Project Management
  • Nationwide

Build a lasting legacy

This is an opportunity to join our Capital Delivery team and develop solutions that will shape the future of the water industry. We have big ambitions for our network, so you’ll be part of large-scale transformation projects from start to finish. For motivated Apprentices with ambitious goals, the technical challenge and scope for progression through these Apprenticeships is something to get really excited about.

What you'll be doing

Every project needs to be managed to ensure it’s success and as a Project Manager, you’ll know what needs to be achieved, how it will be achieved, how long it will take and how much it will cost,and work with the project team to achieve the required outcomes.

Initially working alongside the Programme Engineers you could be helping to manage and deliver projects across either our Water Infrastructure teams on our mains rehabilitation works, or our Waste Infrastructure team who work on a wide range of projects from pumping stations to sewer rehabilitation.

Key skills

• The ability to work under pressure in times of high work volume to add value to the customer at all levels

• The ability to proactively diagnose and solve problems to give a right first time solution

• The capacity to articulate and interpret technical information and specifications

• The ability to effectively communicate and negotiate in order to achieve a desirable outcome.

• Actively seek feedback and challenges where appropriate. Make tough decisions and take ownership of the consequences

• The ability to forge strong and effective working relationships with colleagues and contract partners

• Self motivated and committed to continual improvement of asset performance

How we'll support you

Induction event

  A two-week induction designed to introduce you to our business, show you how we work and help you get the best.

An Apprentice buddy

  Someone to share your experiences with and support you in achieving your ambitions.

Regular performance reviews with your manager

  Bi-annual reviews to help you outline clearly-defined goals and measure how you’re developing against them.

National Qualifications

We’ll also help you to pursue nationally recognised qualifications, such as NVQs.

Training and Development

This is a Level 4 HNC/HND programme. That means, as you develop and complete this qualification, you’ll have the option to progress on to further courses.

This scheme focus on developing the key skills and experience that you’ll require to be a technical expert here, either through working in operational teams or on some of our key projects. This will allow you to combine on-the-job learning with formal, nationally recognised development training modules.

You’ll also be given a Personal Development Plan, to help you drive and own your career progression. This will be set and agreed with your line manager and reviewed regularly
to inform quarterly performance reviews.

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