Undergraduate Project Manager - Summer Placement

About Us:

Royal HaskoningDHV is an independent, international, engineering and project management consultancy with over 130 years of experience. Our professionals deliver services in the fields of aviation, buildings, energy, industry, infrastructure, maritime, mining, transport, urban and rural planning, and water.
Backed by the expertise and experience of nearly 7,000 colleagues across the world, we work for public and private clients in more than 130 countries. We work with our clients to deliver the engineering and environmental solutions they need to help them achieve their ambitions, while responding to some of the world’s most pressing challenges

The Role:

Are you studying towards a Project Management qualification and looking for some paid summer work?  We have an exciting summer placement opportunity for an undergraduate Project Manager to join our expanding Project Management Consultancy team based in either Peterborough or London.  The placement will be between 4-12 weeks commencing in June / July 2017.

Vision 2018: Our Company Strategy

Our priority is to achieve leading positions, excel in our work and build the best team of people who share our values - brightness, integrity, team spirit and excellence. This strategy is our starting point for creating innovative and sustainable solutions for our clients.

Tasks may include the following:

  • Plan and resource all required activities to ensure project delivery to target.
  • Co-ordinate the activities of all project team members to meet milestones and deadlines - planning & managing resources both internally and those of sub consultants.
  • Assist with writing proposals and preparing fee bids.
  • Manage regular project communications with clients throughout the project.
  • Provide support to the project team as required.
  • Monitor costs and report on potential overruns, agreeing increases / add-ons as appropriate.
  • Monitor progress against plan and take appropriate action to ensure compliance.
  • Undertake risk assessment and contingency planning.
  • Ensure all project members are regularly updated on the progress of the plan and any changes required.

To apply you will be / have:

  • Studying towards an MSc in Project Management
  • A competent user of Microsoft project and business software
  • Robust communication skills (written and verbal) 

Opportunity Overview

  • Closing Date: Today
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Placement Duration: Summer, Summer - open to 1st years
  • Location: Peterborough or London
  • Region: East Anglia, East Midlands, London and South East
  • Type: Work Placement / Internship

Disciplines accepted...

  • Building Services
  • Computer & IT
  • Hardware
  • Manufacturing
  • Maths
  • Mechanical
  • Science
  • Software
  • Structural
  • Systems

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