Project Management Degree Apprentice

South East London

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Who you’ll be working for:

We are a global data products and technology company, built from the legacy of WPP, for a new era that demands a more purposeful approach to data. Built on the most advanced global data foundation, and powered by 850 technologists, product developers, and data scientists, we orchestrate an end-to-end data enablement system that brings our clients’ customer data to life, empowering them to move with intention. We believe that it is incumbent upon marketers today to be responsible owners of their customer’s data, and we are stewards of that shared vision.

What’s in it for you:

As a QA apprentice, you’ll gain on-the-job experience, earn a salary and receive all your training at no cost to you. With our career progression pathways, you can take your learning as far as you want – all the way from a Level 3 apprenticeship to a Bachelor or Masters degree, completely debt-free. 

90% of QA apprentices secure permanent employment after completing: this is 20% higher than the national average.

You will be responsible for:

  • Supporting the lead fieldwork project manager for the successful completion of our large and complex Audience Origin project to be delivered on time, on budget and on scope. This includes working in a strong collaborative partnership with the project teams, setting project delivery timelines, effective sample plans, identifying project risks and developing risk mitigation plans, and managing changes in project scope and providing alternate solutions
  • Hands-on involvement in the management of our data collection, from survey links and translation checks and quota management with our vendors to tracking project metrics, data quality assessments, data validation and audits to manage the data quality process to the point of delivery
  • Learning the basic of market research from questionnaire design to data analysis
  • Collaborating effectively with internal stakeholders in our 74 markets and multiple external suppliers
  • Learning solution-based thinking leading to quick problem/issue resolution and work closely with the project team on continuous improvement, optimising, processes and ways of working
  • Learning clear communication among all groups involved in successful delivery of the Audience Origin projects
  • Managing all post-delivery project needs including confirming project close with key stakeholders, preparing invoices, debriefs and assuring stakeholder satisfaction

You will need the following skills:

  • Ability to trouble-shoot and problem-solve
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products
  • Self-motivated - self-starting, able to work both independently and in conjunction with team members, locally and globally
  • Enthusiasm and flexibility to work on a variety of projects are necessary, as well as the ability to rapidly acquire new domain familiarity
  • Strong team spirit – thrives on working as part of an enthusiastic and energetic team, inspiring others and keen to learn new skills from other disciplines to drive thinking further
  • Clear communicator – Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to work effectively with a wide variety of internal staff and external suppliers
  • Intrepid outlook – have sought to broaden their horizons via work, social or personal exploits, showing true grit and a desire to push themselves outside of their comfort zone
  • Languages would be an additional asset, although not compulsory

Entry requirements:

  • 120 UCAS Tariff points from a combination of acceptable Level 3 qualifications which may include: A level or BTEC Diplomas/Extended Diplomas.
  • You may also have a combination of qualifications and experience which demonstrate the minimum foundation needed for the programme. In this instance you could still be considered for the programme.

If you hold international equivalents of the above qualifications, at the time of your application you must be able to provide an official document that states how your international qualifications compare to the UK qualifications. Find out more here:

Working week:

40 hours per week, 9am - 5.30pm

Future prospects:
Possibility of full time employment 

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.