Jeld Wen Uk LimitedSolihull

Graduate IT Project Manager - Digital & Technology Solutions L7 Apprenticeship

£26,000.00 - Annually


Start: 15 November 2021
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Why We Need You

The Project Manager is also responsible for the project producing a result capable of achieving the benefits defined in the Business Case.

You will work collaboratively with the IT Operations and network teams as well as cross-functional teams to plan develop, implement, maintain, and enforce the comprehensive project management processes associated with all aspects of IT projects. Actively collaborating with the global project management organisation on deployment strategies and ensuring best practices and lessons learned are shared.

The IT Project Manager will work closely with the PMO lead in Europe to ensure all implementations are successful and all aspects of development, testing, training, change management are considered and planned.

Essential duties and responsibilities - include but are not limited to the following:

  • Run all assigned projects following the JELD-WEN PMO process, from ideation to close. Delivering on-time, on budget and against the agreed scope
  • Serve as the customer liaison ensuring proper communications, coordination of activities, scope management, change control, issues management, risk management, deliverable quality assurance and milestone achievement
  • Interact with the management team and user base to ensure proper alignment of business goals with project deployment
  • Assist with project reviews or rescue situations by providing recommendation / solutions as part of project audits
  • Provide experience and expertise in gathering business requirements and conducting business process analysis and mapping


JELD-WEN is a global manufacturer of doors and windows headquartered in Charlotte U.S.A. The extensive product offerings encompass exterior and interior doors, windows and related building products, mainly for commercial and residential sectors which are sold through multiple distribution channels including retail, wholesale distributors and building products dealers. 

The JELD-WEN Purpose – We bring beauty and security to the spaces that touch our lives. 

The JELD-WEN Vision – To lead the global building industry with great people creating superior products and delivering excellence in all that we do. 

JELD-WEN Europe is a major region in the company making a significant contribution to global revenues. In Europe JELD-WEN has 26 operations and over 6500 employees in 11 countries and is structured into four main regions: UK, France, Central Europe, and Northern Europe. The European Group is led by a European leadership team based in Solihull, UK. 


Entry Requirements

  • GCSE at Grade C or above; IELTS 6.0 with 5.5 in each band, or equivalent. Functional skills Level 2 in English is accepted as equivalent​
  • Applicants can sit the QA Higher Education English test, where 60% is required. 
  • GCSE maths at grade C or above, or equivalent are required for entry.  ​Functional skills Level 2 in maths is accepted as equivalent ​
  • This can be exempted by successfully passing the QAHE maths test (score 8 out of 15). 

Standard Entry Requirements​

Applicants will usually have obtained: an honours degree (2:2 or above) in an appropriate Computing, Technology or Engineering discipline, or with the appropriate aptitude for a role in technology. ​

Non-standard entry with work experience​

Relevant qualifications and/or work experience will be taken in

Key competencies include:

  • Planning
  • Time management
  • People management
  • Problem solving
  • Attention to detail
  • Communication
  • Negotiation
  • Conflict management

Competencies essential for success in the role:

  • Organisational, change, risk, financial and project management
  • Strategic thinking and planning
  • Leadership
  • Business process
  • Risk management
  • Communications and interpersonal
  • Collaboration
  • Coaching
  • Negotiation
  • Motivation
  • Influence
  • Ethics & Integrity


  • Applicants must have at least a degree or equivalent.
  • Confident with Microsoft Office
  • Written and Spoken Fluency in English required

Experience & Background:

Different types of projects will require different types of project management skills. To be successful, the Graduate Project Manager must be able to balance the different aspects of the role for a particular project.


Address: Radcliffe House, Blenheim Court, Solihull - B91 2AA

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