Trainee Project Manager

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 1279137682-2
  • Date Posted: 26 March 2024
  • Apprentice Employer: Grassroots Recruitment Ltd
  • Location: Stockport, Cheshire
  • Apprentice Pay: £22,500 to £25,000
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Administration, Project Management
  • Apprenticeship Type: Permanent

About this Apprenticeship

Our client, a fast-growing fire suppression business, is currently recruiting for a switched-on and reliable team player with a strong work ethic and bags of initiative. If you re looking for a trainee role where you can get up to speed quickly and follow a structured career path with great job prospects, we d love to hear from you!

This role will primarily be office based and focus on learning how to schedule and run their fire suppression installation projects. Obviously, full training will be provided!

Initially there will be a lot to learn about how to run a project, how to deal with internal staff and the clients to keep projects on track, how to forecast and manage the budgets for a project and how to deal with the inevitable situations where the project plan needs to be tweaked due to on-site considerations. Once you are bedded into the role, duties will include: -

  • Planning and costing installation projects including equipment costs, staff time requirements and other considerations
  • Coordinating engineers and installation staff to ensure projects are on track
  • Dealing with clients, ensuring they are happy with the service provided, responding to any comments, etc
  • Lots of relevant administration to make sure all project documentation is up to date

All the skills required for this role can be taught. What they are looking for in the successful applicant is: -

  • Enthusiasm and a desire to learn
  • The ability and confidence to speak to colleagues and clients alike
  • Strong planning and organisational skills
  • Great administration skills including a solid grounding in MS Office
  • Flexibility to respond to changes in project circumstances and to deal with curve balls caused by the client or necessary changes in the installation process
  • Ability to think on your feet
  • Minimum GCSE at grade C or equivalent in English and Maths

This would really suit someone who has great communication and organisational skills who is looking for a long-term career. The career path here is obvious you will be shadowing a senior member of their team to learn all aspects of project management; they will give you support but also the opportunity to run small projects as soon as you are ready to do so. Their attitude is that personality, ability to communicate and organisational skills can t be taught if you have this, they can offer a great career path.

To apply, please submit your CV by clicking on the relevant links. If successful you will be contacted by one of our consultants within 3 working days. Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications we expect to receive for this Trainee Project Manager role, if you do not hear from us within this time you should presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Grassroots Recruitment is acting as a recruitment agency and a recruitment business in respect of this Trainee Project Manager vacancy. Grassroots Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer and recruiter. We welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of age, race, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, religion or disability.