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Apprentice Project Assistant GLOBAL SUBSTATION SOLUTIONS LTD

We are delighted to be recruiting for an Apprentice Project Assistant to join this dynamic power systems engineering company. The role is to assist in the co-ordination of the project team to deliver projects on time, within budget and to quality standards.

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Closing date: 16 Dec 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £15,000.00

    • Cycle to Work • Employee Assistance Program • Electric Car Scheme (In progress) • Flexible working hours • Long Service awards • Better Health at Work award

  • Working week

    Monday – Thurs 8am to 4:30pm Friday – 8am to 2pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jan 2023

  • Date posted

    07 Oct 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Higher
    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000094245

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Safety training/induction of project team
  • Resource
  • Subcontractor Approval
  • Implementation and maintenance of approved processes, procedures, H&S and technical standards
  • Help to manage relevant sub-contractors, I.e., monitor performance in terms of time, cost, quality and health and safety
  • Client specifications
  • Snagging process and manage all corrective actions
  • Ordering of materials/plant
  • Facilitate achievement of delivery team targets in terms of time [programme], cost and quality
  • Understand and meet client expectations
  • Attend project/programme/client meetings, as required, to ensure effective communication
  • Various Health & Safety Procedures
  • Learning to understanding of project commercials
  • Preparation of site-specific client quotations
  • Help with supplier and sub-contractor invoices
  • Delivery of KPI’s

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

Associate Project Management Apprenticeship Level 4 includes:

  • Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • Work-based delivery of Level 4 Apprenticeship Standard
  • Full company induction including health & safety
  • 20% off the job time will be given for study/assignments
  • Monthly contact session with your PV trainer
  • Internal training provided by your employer and workplace mentor

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Trainee Project Manager to then move on to a fully qualified Project Manager within GSS


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade C/4) Desired

Things to consider

• Assist in delivering project KPI’s on time and within budget • Focused on ensuring delivery right first time • Self-starter who can operate effectively in a dynamic and fast paced organisation • Able to build and maintain good relationships with key project stakeholders • Able to help with direction and guidance to the rest of the project team • Solutions focused and process orientated

About the employer

Established in 2006, Global Substation Solutions Ltd (GSS) are a dynamic power system engineering company, providing turnkey project services to the UK and international transmission, distribution and generation markets. To facilitate this, GSS have established offices in both the UK and Belgrade (Serbia), the latter facilitating projects within Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa. Our portfolio of services includes project management, primary plant and P&C engineering, site installation, commissioning and specialist design consultancy services.

Employer

GLOBAL SUBSTATION SOLUTIONS LTD

Address

1 MERCHANT COURT

MONKTON BUSINESS PARK SOUTH

HEBBURN

NE31 2EX

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Training

Training provider

PENSHAW VIEW TRAINING LIMITED

Contact

Kathryn Hewitt-Meadows

kathryn.hewitt-meadows@penshawview.co.uk

07949964739

Apprenticeship standard

Associate project manager

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)


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