Alstom Transport Uk LimitedBirmingham

Project Manager Apprentice

£19,000.00 - Annually


Start: 25 October 2021
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Why We Need You

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Why We Need You

Learn the project management principles to Drive project / program execution, to maximize the results with respect to cash and margin whilst understanding delivery of projects on time, in conformity with the contract / Program Charter according to Customer expectations and the requirements on EHS.

Understand the value to seek additional opportunities in the frame of the contract / Program Charter with awareness to ensure Alstom Transport legal and contractual rights are protected.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a world leading Engineering Company, you will work alongside Project Management colleagues in York.

Over a 4-year program, you will combine academic University studies with real life work-based experience across our organisation. You will have the opportunity to build and gather evidence of your competence whilst working towards a formal qualification.

Purpose of the Job:

  • To be part of and support the project management community within Alstom who are responsible for the end-to-end delivery of a project or a subset of a project dependant on the complexity and criticality to the business
  • The project management community take responsibility for delivering the project in line with defined objectives, taking decisions to manage stakeholder expectations by leading a multi-skilled, cross-disciplinary team to deliver the project to time, cost and quality requirements

Key Duties:

  • Developing and documenting components of projects as required by the Project Team
  • Cost estimating, analysis and control activities
  • Scheduling development, maintenance and monitoring
  • Risk, assumptions, issues, dependencies and opportunities management
  • Earned value management analysis and control activities
  • Development of workforce planning and staffing plans
  • Providing data to support business cases, strateg


Alstom is a global leader in the world of rail infrastructure and sets the benchmark for innovative and environmentally friendly technologies. Alstom employs approximately 2,000 people at over 20 different locations in the UK & Ireland. We are a major supplier & maintainer of tramways, main line trains, metro cars, electrical renovation & signalling systems.


  • 3 A Levels ideally in IT, Computer Science, or Engineering. OR BTEC Extended Diploma in Business/IT/Science/Engineering
  • 5 GCSE grade 9-5 / A*-C including English and maths

Careers for project managers could suit you if:

  • You are a good team leader with excellent communication skills so that everyone knows what is expected of them
  • You are organised and can prioritise some tasks over others
  • Can create a budget and work within that budget
  • You can work under pressure to meet, sometimes, tight deadlines
  • You can think quickly and make last minute decisions to ensure the project is on track when things go wrong
  • You don’t mind travelling around. Many project management jobs are office-based but others could require you to visit sites or have meetings with clients elsewhere
  • You are prepared to work extra hours on occasion to ensure on time completion of a project


Address: Quayside Tower 252-260, Broad Street, Birmingham - B1 2HF
Phone Number: 0121 6318436

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