Project Management Apprentice - 13143 LEIDOS INNOVATIONS UK LTD

Leidos are now recruiting Project Management Apprentice to join our team in Whiteley.

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Closing date: 11 Nov 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday – Friday, 9am – 5:30pm

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    18 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    04 Oct 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Higher Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Key Responsibilities:

From day one you will be working with experienced Programme or Project Managers.

The role provides key experience and insight into the delivery of programmes and projects.

This apprenticeship programme will take18-24 months to complete depending on the individual.

During this programme the successful candidate will be exposed to several disciplines including:

  • Schedule Management
  • Risk Management
  • Cost Management
  • Contracts/Commercial
  • SubContract Management
  • New Business
  • Sustainment

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong inter-personal skills
  • Ability to prioritise own tasks to meet programme needs

Personal qualities

  • An enthusiastic and professional attitude
  • Commitment to learning new skills


Qualifications required

Completed 6 Form studies with a minimum of 3 A Levels at C grade or above (or equivalent).

Future prospects

92% of QA Apprentices secure permanent employment after finishing their apprenticeship. Additionally there may be opportunities to undertake further apprenticeship training as many of our programmes offer on-going development tracks.

Things to consider

This vacancy requires the successful candidate to be obtain HM Government security clearance. Therefore applicants must have been a resident in the UK for at least the last five years. Additional Information: • Monday – Friday, 9am – 5:30pm • As part of this programme you may will be required to work at various UK locations order to gain the required experience and insight into our business. Locations include: Glasgow, Edinburgh, Leeds, London and Coventry. Overseas travel as part of the programme or project may also be required. Important Information: QA’s apprenticeship programmes may be funded in part by the European Union through the European Social Fund, which supports the development of employment opportunities and a skilled workforce. Benefits: • 33 days annual leave • Pension • Flexible benefits

About the employer

Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defence, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Leidos strives to be a recognised global leader in solving important problems in national, security, health and infrastructure. What you do, where you work, and who’s on your team are important. After all, you spend a lot of your time and energy at work. Leidos employees are smart people focused on solving the world's most-daunting challenges. The work requires insight, ingenuity, and commitment to the field.






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Training provider

Project Management

Programme duration:

  • 18 months

Approximately 8% of training takes place in a QA learning centre, with the remaining 92% being completed in the workplace.

Apprenticeship standard

Project Management > Associate Project Manager

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by QA Limited



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Closing date: 11 Nov 2017