As a graduate in Project Management in the Rail sector, you will work on complex programmes working closely with clients and consultants through all stages of the construction lifecycle. You will gain exposure to both consultancy and construction delivery.
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Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
Working with clients to establish their needs
Preparing tender documents
Contributing to the project execution plan, including the logistics planning and scheduling
Working closely with the design team from concept to delivery of contractor documentation
Providing support ensuring that technical standards are being applied through critical examination of contractors design submissions throughout the project lifecycle
Working closely with the project team and cost managers to ensure all strategies implemented work effectively and efficiently
Monitoring project progress in line with KPIs, cost and programme and preparing progress reports to update relevant parties
Monitoring and reporting on budgets and cash flow
Monitoring any potential risks to the project and looking for mitigations where possible
Monitoring and reviewing of health and safety practices
Monitoring the quality of works completed on site and helping to deal with any issues that need resolving
Your work base will be flexible and could be in one of Mace offices or at a client’s office or facility. You will gain exposure to all aspects of project delivery from concept design, through to construction, commissioning, validation handover and into operation.
Professional Qualification Routes
Graduates working in project management will be supported in working towards their professional qualification with either the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB), Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) or the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE), depending on your degree.
A minimum 2.1 undergraduate degree (expected or obtained). Civil Engineering degrees are preferred but high quality applications from other construction-related subjects will be considered
240 UCAS points and Grade C in GCSE Maths and English (or equivalent qualifications).
Evidence of significant extra-curricular activities that demonstrate drive and excellent interpersonal skills
A passion for a career in the construction industry.
Additionally you will need
An understanding of the project life cycle and the roles and responsibilities of project teams
Ability to adapt and add value to different teams
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
A drive to deliver results
Ability to plan and prioritise workload.
22 days' of holiday, plus two ‘Mace Days’ to support work-life balance, bank holidays and December holiday shut down.
Contributory pension scheme
Reimbursement of professional subscriptions and membership fees
Season ticket loan
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