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Programme Management (Transport) Graduate 2023

Transport Planning/Project Management/Water/Infrastructure.

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About Stantec

Stantec is a professional services firm. Our team of 25, 000 global experts provides engineering, architecture, environmental, and project management services across all phases of the project life cycle.

The Stantec Promise

More than our services, we are defined by what we stand for, what we believe, and why we do what we do. Our promise is to design with community in mind. Watch our staff explain why community matters so much to them.

We’re designers, engineers, scientists, and project managers, innovating together at the intersection of community, creativity, and client relationships. Balancing these priorities results in projects that advance the quality of life in communities across the globe.

From large-scale developments to challenging neighbourhood projects, we stretch across our global network to learn from others, offer our support, and gain new experiences along the way. So while we work to help the communities around us thrive, our own people thrive too.

Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment.

At Stantec we are committed to ensuring our recruitment process is accessible to all.  If you require reasonable adjustments to be made during the recruitment process then please inform a member of our Talent Acquisition team.

The Opportunity

Redefine your personal best.

Have you ever thought about joining a Graduate Development Programme where you get to work in a diverse, welcoming, and fun environment, on amazing projects, whilst starting your journey to becoming professionally qualified?

We have a structured 2-year graduate program that is catered to your specific discipline. You will learn on the job and be mentored by some of our industries leading practitioners.  

If this sounds like something that appeals to you, then look no further than Stantec, where we have an exciting opportunity for a Graduate to join our Programme Management (Transport) team either in Warrington or Birmingham.

Our Programme Management Service line supports our clients delivering major capital projects and programmes of work.  Providing services ranging from programme management, programme controls, governance, reporting, risk management and technology systems.

We’re designers, engineers, scientists, project and programme managers who are innovating together at the intersection of community, creativity, and client relationships. We care about the communities we serve—because they’re our communities too. With a long-term commitment to the people and places we serve, Stantec has the unique ability to connect to projects on a personal level and advance the quality of life in communities across the globe.

Our PMIs Group has a significant track record of successful delivery across the UK Infrastructure sector. We provide programme management and transformational services to some of the largest capital investment programmes across the Water, Energy and Transport Sectors. Through our success in supporting many of the UK’s main utility providers and major infrastructure developers, we continue to see significant growth. This role will specifically be involved in projects within the Transport sector.

As a Graduate you can be expected to get involved in;

  • Health and Safety Management
  • Programme and Project Management
  • Technical compliance
  • Project Controls
  • Client Liaison
  • Communications and change management
  • Cost benefit analysis and costs control
  • Management of interfaces and information flow

You will work closely with our Programme Managers on our key frameworks developing a large investment programme, whilst collaborating with clients to identify their objectives & facilitate driving value into their programmes. This will involve analysing programme performance, to provide insights to leadership & assist with realising programme benefits.

You will also contribute to the development of the PMIs group service offering and support the development of processes & best practice approaches.

As part of Stantec’s PMIs community of practise, this role offers the opportunity to develop across our service lines and to find your path. We are committed to supporting your skills development and have a broad range of training and network opportunities to support this.

About You

To be successful in gaining a position on our Professional Development Programme, you will have a minimum of an Honours Degree.  We are open to a wide range of degree disciplines, including but not limited to: Project Management, Business Management, Maths, Science, Technology, Engineering degrees.  

  • You’re inquisitive, creative and always looking for innovative ways to drive efficiency across processes.
  • You can confidently manage stakeholder communications and articulate data analysis findings.
  • You have data analysis and presentation skills, a sharp attention to detail and you’re keen to learn.
  • You are willing to work in fast paced and dynamic environment.
  • You’re interested in developing your career in the programme environment. We’ll support you with gaining membership to a relevant body (APM/ Practitioner MSP/ Prince2/ PPSO).

If you’re looking for a chance to drive your career forward in a highly supportive organisation while delivering exceptional solutions for clients, then we want to hear from you!


  • We offer a number of other leisure and lifestyle benefit options (from buying additional holiday to travel insurance and bikes) to help you tailor your benefits to your personal needs.
  • Ensuring you have a pension in place is a very important part of planning for the future. We offer tax efficient ways of saving towards your retirement plan with pension schemes that provide a wide variety of investment options.
  • We want all our employees to be happy, healthy and engaged at work. We have a number of campaigns that run throughout the year with the main objective being to improve the health, wellbeing and resilience of our employees. Information on local activities and initiatives is also available and regularly updated.

APPLICATION CLOSING DATE: Friday November 18 2022


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Opportunity Overview

  • Deadline: November 18th, 2022
  • Starting Salary: Competitive + benefits
  • All grades
  • Warrington (Cheshire)
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Civil
  • Construction
  • Energy/Renewables
  • Infrastructure
  • Project Management
  • Transport Planning
  • Water/Hydrology

Also Accepting...

  • All STEM disciplines

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