Graduate Project Manager

Our 30,000-strong team work all over the world. We build rail systems in Doha and provide clean water in Sao Paulo. We’re improving social housing in Glasgow and transport links in Wales.

It’s a complex business. But while our expertise and projects reach far and wide, they’re also united under the same simple vision: to improve quality of life.

We are seeking to recruit an ambitious Graduate Project Manager to support the various teams to work on our design and consultancy projects within the Financial Institutions sector.  It is intended that the role will offer the opportunity to progress your career as your experience grows within our business. To get the most from this opportunity you will enjoy working in a fast paced, collaborative, environment and be proactive and flexible as we work with our varied clients to maximise their investment opportunities.

Arcadis

Did You Know?

Our team deliver a broad range of services including Technical Due Diligence, Technical Investment Risk Management, Monitoring, investment optimisation, deal assurance, asset and regulatory due diligence, and Environmental Health and Safety compliance auditing.

You will play an important role in supporting our team deliver our services focused on clients as diverse as high street banks, pension funds, private investment companies, financial guarantors and lottery funders.

We have a two year development programme for our Graduates, during which time many work towards various accreditation routes which you will be fully supported with. Our Graduate programmes have helped over 300 people through their accreditation exams since 2011. 

Overview of Role:

As a Graduate you would be expected to take responsibility from day one and in some cases be the clients point of contact for the project. 

Responsibilities: -

  •  Responsible for liaising with Senior team members internally and externally 
  • To develop the success of the projects through clear strategy and proactive commitment
  • Project Lead – dependant on size and nature of the project
  • Able to assist in the preparation of pricing documents in accordance with methods of measurement, preparation of tender and contract documentation.
  • Undertake measurement and estimating or cost plans and post contract cost reporting
  • Attend site meetings and provide progress update, including undertaking interim payments as per the contract mechanisms
  • Provide regular cost reports to client and all negotiations to do with final accounts.
  • Engagement with all members of the team ensuring strong relationships are formed
  • There would be further opportunities to be involved in activities outside of projects, such as charity events, social committee and Emerging Talent recruitment.  Thus acting as an Ambassador for the business.
  • Demonstrate effective communication;
  • Ensuring that senior management have quality information on the progress of each project on a regular basis
  • To provide all work outputs in an accurate and timely manner

Skills/Experience Required

  • Degree or Masters Qualified
  • A clear thinking person demonstrating attention to detail who is well organised and can operate independently under a broad direction.
  • A team player who can develop and maintain good relationships and gain the confidence of other professionals both within the Company and outside
  • A broad thinker who can take a global view and has an inherent ability to ‘get the job done’
  • Able to manage own tasks through to conclusion
  • Pro-active approach
  • Able to maintain total confidentiality at all times
  • A flexible attitude
  • Able to manage priorities
  • Integrity and honesty
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills
  • Innovative and self-motivated
  • Commercially aware and financially astute
  • Good personal impact
  • Competent in the use of all Microsoft packages

The individual:

  • An energetic and motivated individual with natural drive to achieve results
  • A perceptive individual who, through a natural diplomacy, can influence people in a changing environment
  • A clear thinking person demonstrating attention to detail who is well organised and can operate independently under a broad direction.
  • A team player who can develop and maintain good relationships and gain the confidence of other professionals
  • Ability to form an independent opinion based on information received
  • Ability to work as part of a team as well as capable of using initiative

What We Offer: 

We offer a dynamic challenging job with international focus in a pleasant working climate, attention to education and a competitive remuneration package reflecting the seniority of the role. You will have a great deal of responsibility with endless opportunity for impact and freedom for initiatives. Given the international spread of the business a certain level of flexibility in working hours is important.
We offer a fantastic working environment where you own your destiny and will be encouraged to forge a successful career.  In addition, we offer some excellent benefits, such as:

  • High APC pass rate
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Highly competitive salary
  • Pension matched to 8%
  • Healthcare
  • Life Assurance
  • Income Protection
  • Generous Annual Leave, with option to purchase additional days
  • Study leave
  • Annual Professional Institution Subscription Paid
  • Paid conversion course for those requiring a Masters

Opportunity Overview

  • Salary: Competitive
  • Type of Degree: Bachelors
  • Location: London and Birmingham
  • Region: London and South East
  • Type: Graduate Programme

Other benefits...

  • Study leave
  • Generous Annual Leave, with option to purchase additional days
  • Income Protection
  • Life Assurance
  • Healthcare
  • Pension matched to 8%
  • Highly competitive salary
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • High APC pass rate
  • Annual Professional Institution Subscription Paid
  • Paid conversion course for those requiring a Masters

Disciplines accepted...

  • Building Services
  • Civil
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Structural

To Apply

Job ID Number: ONE002I7
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