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Construction Project Management (planner) apprentice BERKELEY GROUP PLC(THE)

We are looking for a top-notch Apprentice Construction Planner, to be based at our iconic London Developments in Westminster & Lambeth. If you are a highly motivated, highly organised and got oodles of self drive and ambition who is keen to start a career in the Construction & Property Development Sector - what's there not to like! Apply now

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Closing date: 19 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 8am - 5pm

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    3 Years

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    27 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 6 (Degree with honours)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

1. Develop and maintain live programmes for all blocks as required

2. Develop and maintain design programme with technical department and consultants as appropriate

3. Works closely with commercial department to ensure all procurement and contract management is tied to programme and easily traceable
a. To ensure procurement programmes and contract sections and schedules are accurate
b. Assess sub-contractor tender programmes for compliance and report on best returns
c. To monitor progress and forecast delay impacts as appropriate
d. To advise surveyors where liability for delay lays within packages

4. Provide data from the live programme to construction team
a. Regular look ahead and short term programme extracts to assist site management of work
b. Produce mitigation programmes if in delay
c. Assist, procure and collate sub-contract programmes to feed into live programme
d. Work with logistics contractor to produce regular time slices to assist site management
e. Walk the site regularly with and without site managers to ensure a firm understanding of progress and to facilitate drop line for progress

5. Provide data for weekly progress summary dashboard




What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

You will be studying towards a Construction Management degree on a day release basis with London SouthBank University at the Southwark campus near the Elephant & Castle.

On our apprenticeship programme you will have full exposure to the business on departmental rotations, CPD training and some social events to ensure you get to know your colleagues as quickly as possible.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

On completion of the training  you will be promoted to Project Planner and have the opportunity to continue studying for your MSc or MCIOB. Your career journey is endless with Berkeley St Edward!

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience


A Level or equivalent Candidates will ideally have three A levels (Grade Grade C or above) Essential

Things to consider

Ideally you will reside within one hour of Central London.

About the employer

Berkeley was founded in 1976 and today is one of the UK's best-known developers of new homes. The vision has been the same since the beginning: to be a dynamic and innovative company with a passionate commitment to providing superbly designed and built homes in excellent locations in London and the South East of England. We specialise in the regeneration of brownfield sites and our focus is on creating beautiful, successful places.




Chelsea Bridge Wharf

380 Queenstown Road


SW11 8PE


Liza Smith

07811 025387

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Construction site management (degree)

Level 6 (Degree with honours)

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