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Project Control and Planning Apprenticeship (Level 3), Stevenage MBDA UK LIMITED

Project Control deliver programmes of work to customers on time, on budget and to agreed spec. We have a bespoke apprenticeship to help us to deliver our products in the future. Working with partners in our organisation in a fast paced and exciting environment, you'll be at the very centre of the project to deliver multi-million pound projects!

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 17 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £18,000.00

    3k joining bonus, annual pay increase of up to £4000 dependant on performance in placements and college. Flexible working hours, paid overtime, a comprehensive pension scheme, company bonus schemes and superb learning and development opportunities.

  • Working week

    Your contract will require you to work for 37 hours per week Monday - Friday with a flexible working scheme.

    Total hours per week: 37.0

  • Expected duration

    4 Years

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    19 Oct 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000097082

  • Positions

    3 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

This is an opportunity dedicated to the development and enhancement of successful planning and project control within MBDA. But you’ll be joining an organisation with a great track record of delivering successful apprenticeship programmes.

  • From looking at projects in assessment phases to those in manufacturing and development you’ll get a full insight to all the different stages of the missile lifecycle
  • You’ll experience a placement with our Business & Project Management team to see a slightly different area of Project Management, and within the Project Management Office for you to see all aspects of Project Management in MBDA
  • Training will be provided on all the essential programmes we use, such as Primavera, SAP and ARM. Through this training you’ll be able to plan at a detailed level, collect and assign costs across all parts of a programme and capture identify and mitigate risk
  • This apprenticeship could lead on to Project Control and Planner positions, ultimately progressing to Project Control Managers

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

This apprenticeship is a 4 year programme where you will study for a Level 3 Diploma in Project Control Practice at London Metropolitan College in Surrey.

The standard time to complete the academic portion of this apprenticeship is 3 years. Once you have achieved your qualification, there will be an additional learning period of a year, where you will remain on scheme, completing on the job learning for your future role
Study on this programme will be a blend of virtual and face to face.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

You’ll get a placement in Business & Project Management to see a slightly different area of Project Management, and within the Project Management Office for you to see all aspects of PM in MBDA.
Training will be provided on all the essential programmes we use. You’ll be able to plan at a detailed level, collect and assign costs across all parts of a programme.

This apprenticeship could lead on to Project Control and Planner positions, ultimately progressing to Project Control Managers.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Essential

Things to consider

Please note that in order to apply for MBDA UK opportunities you will need to be eligible for SC (Secret Level) UK Security Clearance.

About the employer

MBDA is the only company capable of designing and producing missile systems to meet the current and future needs of the armed forces over land, sea and air. Through our expertise, we have become a trusted partner to the Ministry of Defence and work closely with the military to ensure that they have the capability they need, in order to protect our freedoms

Employer

MBDA UK LIMITED

Address

Six Hills Way

Stevenage

Hertfordshire

SG1 2DA

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Training

Training provider

LONDON METROPOLITAN COLLEGE LIMITED

Apprenticeship standard

Project controls technician

Level 3 (A level)


Employer's Application Instructions

1) Application Form 2) Online Strengths Assessment 3) Virtual assessment day with a range of individual and group tasks as well as an Interview

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 17 Feb 2023