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Project Manager Summer Placement

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Graduate Programme:

We have a two-year development programme for our Graduates, during which time you will be fully supported in working towards various accreditation routes. You will also receive an ILM endorsed award upon completion of the training modules.

As part of our global business, from day one you’ll get to work with some of the brightest minds on projects that truly improve the quality of life.

  • Projects: You’ll experience industry defining projects that will accelerate your development and improve the lives of people around the world.
  • People: You’ll experience teamwork at its best you’ll see new perspectives. Perspectives that you can use to improve quality of life.
  • Opportunities: You’ll experience more than a career – you’ll have the chance to grow, personally and professionally, while impacting the lives of millions of people.
  • Flexibility: You’ll experience life – we believe that our people need to be empowered and trusted to work in a way that creates a positive balance – and we’ll all benefit, us you and millions of people.

At Arcadis, we believe embracing flexible ways of working is an essential element in a progressive, forward-looking business that thrives in innovation.

Improve lives. Start with yours.

Improve lives. Start with yours.

Key Qualifications

  • Studying towards a construction related degree.
  • Able to manage own tasks through to conclusion.
  • Pro-active approach.
  • Able to maintain total confidentiality at all times.
  • Competent in the use of all Microsoft packages.

Your Day-to-Day:

Undertaking a Summer Placement gives great insight to the day to day demands of the role of a Project Manager and allows for students to practically apply what has been taught at university. Placements also allow students to build relationships within the organisation and develop self-confidence and personal ability.

  • To provide support in the delivery of projects and professional assignments.
  • To be able to take a simple brief from a more senior member of staff and act upon it.
  • To deliver elements of Programme & Project management assignments under the supervision of more senior members of staff.
  • To provide all work outputs in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Be a team player.
  • To provide general support to the team.
  • Presentable and articulate.

What We Offer:

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:

  • Private Medical Insurance.
  • Pension scheme.
  • Healthcare.
  • Income Protection.
  • Annual holiday allowance, plus the option to buy and sell.
  • Annual Professional Institution Subscription Paid.
  • Tax Free Season Ticket Loan.
  • Cycle to Work Scheme.
  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Leave.
  • Childcare Vouchers.
  • Birthday Vouchers.
  • Refer a Friend Scheme that rewards you for every successful introduction you make!


How to Apply

Job ID Number: AUK010R5
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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • Competitive + benefits
  • All grades
  • Summer, Summer - open to 1st years
  • Birmingham
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Disciplines accepted...

  • Architecture
  • Building Services
  • Civil
  • Construction Management
  • Environment & Sustainability
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Structural
  • Town & Transport Planning

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