Project Management Degree Apprentice

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Description

Employer description: 

Toyota (GB) PLC is the company responsible for sales, marketing, after sales and customer relations for Toyota and Lexus in the UK, and is therefore responsible for all sales, marketing, after sales and customer relations issues nationwide. 

Overview: 

The BSc Project Management Level 6 apprenticeship role is directly supporting the delivery of project and work activities with the ConsumerOne Data and Insight (D&I) team. 

The role will require the apprentice to develop skills in project initiation, scope definition, stakeholder management, activities planning, risk and issue management, resource and task allocation, progress reporting and benefits realisation. These disciplines will be applied to the varying projects that will fall within the remit of the D&I team to support governance and change control of activities and to ensure all team members, management and stakeholders are fully aware of planned deliverables. 

The apprentice will engage with a range of stakeholders from business departments, Field Team members and Retail Network partners. 

Main responsibilities: [will support the following scope and activities:]

  • Develop, maintaining and tracking the D&I team plan that includes projects and BAU activities
  • Identifying and validating project scope, business goals and key delivery milestones
  • Recording, managing and maintaining an up-to-date Risks and Issues register
  • Supporting the management of resource utilisation to ensure workload management and prioritisation of tasks – ensuring optimised performance of project team
  • Creation, distribution and presentation of regular progress reports to team and business stakeholders
  • Stakeholder management to ensure ongoing project sponsorship and buy-in
  • Support and management of project and team budget tracking process
  • Work alongside the D&I team members to visualise project and tasks in one overall view of activities
  • Work with stakeholders to confirm project scope and establish a Change Control process
  • Deliver a work breakdown plan for each D&I team member to confirm priorities, milestones and shared understanding of next activities
  • Provide summarised overview of D&I activities that is included into the wider C1A department structure for senior management
  • Track team budget spend against plan and provide a status report on a monthly basis
  • Ensure team availability is maintained and recorded for planning purposes (Holidays, training etc)
  • Develop Project Management skills to support established project frameworks and methodologies (Waterfall, Agile…)
  • Ensure that project risks and issues are actively managed
  • Develop best practice outputs for Project Management delivery that can be utilised by other teams within the C1A division
  • Support wider C1A division workload visualisation for Senior management team
  • Accountable for overall project delivery to schedule, agreed budget and business goals are achieved 

Desirable skills and Personal qualities:  

The successful candidate will have a strong desire to learn new skills quickly within a practical working environment. 

This should be demonstrated by  

  • A logical and structured approach to problem solving
  • Highly organised, methodical, good listener and attention to detail
  • A passion for creating practical and deliverable plans that are realistic and viable
  • A strong communicator who can engage with stakeholders at all levels
  • Strong mathematical capabilities to support estimating and budget control
  • Innovative mind-set that seeks creative solutions
  • MS Office Tool set (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Entry requirements: 

  • 120 UCAS Tariff points 
  • 5 GCSEs A* - C / Grade 4 or above including Maths and English 

Working week: 

9am - 5:30pm, Monday to Friday / 37.5hrs a week.

Future prospects: 

You could gain a further position upon successful completion of the apprenticeship, but this is not guaranteed.

Important Information: 

QA’s apprenticeships are funded by the Education & Skills Funding Agency (ESFA), an executive agency of the Department for Education.

To be eligible for a Government funded apprenticeship you must have lived in the UK or European Economic Area (EEA) for the last 3 consecutive years.