Intern - Project Manager 8-12 week placement

Posted on Dec 15, 2018 by Arcadis

City, Birmingham United Kingdom
Consultancy
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time

Description

Summer Placement Project Manager

'Transform your world'

Wherever you work, whatever you do, as an Arcadian you have the chance to Improve Quality of life. It's what unites and inspires us.

That's why we focus on attracting, retaining and developing people who are committed to bringing their best, who deliver on their promises. People who value different perspectives, who build sustainable relationships and who dare to shape the future. People who seize the experiences available to transform their world - and the world around them.

Arcadis is a fantastic place to begin your career. It's why we're embracing a culture that puts people first. Where everyone has the opportunity to own their careers and transform their world. Where you can come together to work on industry-defining projects. And where your given the space to grow personally and professionally, building a flexible career that works for you.

Projects:

You'll experience industry defining projects that will accelerate your development and improve the lives of people around the world.

People: You'll experience teamwork at its best you'll see new perspectives. Perspectives that you can use to improve quality of life.

Opportunities: You'll experience more than a career - you'll have the chance to grow, personally and professionally, while impacting the lives of millions of people.

Flexibility: You'll experience life - we believe that our people need to be empowered and trusted to work in a way that creates a positive balance - and we'll all benefit, us you and millions of people.

At Arcadis, we believe embracing flexible ways of working is an essential element in a progressive, forward-looking business that thrives in innovation.

Key Qualifications / Experience Requirements:

  • Studying towards a construction related degree
  • Able to manage own tasks through to conclusion
  • Pro-active approach
  • Able to maintain total confidentiality at all times
  • A flexible attitude
  • Able to manage priorities
  • Integrity and honesty
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • A clear-thinking person demonstrating attention to detail who is well organised and can operate independently under a broad direction.
  • Competent in the use of all Microsoft packages

Your Day-to-Day:


Undertaking a Summer Placement gives great insight to the day to day demands of the role of a Project Manager and allows for students to practically apply what has been taught at university. Placements also allow students to build relationships within the organisation and develop self-confidence and personal ability.

T o provide support in the delivery of projects and professional assignments.

  • To be able to take a simple brief from a more senior member of staff and act upon it.
  • To deliver elements of Programme & Project management assignments under the supervision of more senior members of staff
  • To provide all work outputs in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Be a team player.
  • To provide general support to the team.
  • Presentable and articulate.

Graduate Programme :

We have a two-year development programme for our Graduates, during which time you will be fully supported in working towards various accreditation routes. You will also receive an ILM endorsed award upon completion of the training modules.

As part of our global business, from day one you'll get to work with some of the brightest minds on projects that truly improve the quality of life.

Why ARCADIS:

Arcadis is the leading global Design & Consultancy firm for natural and built assets. Applying our deep market sector insights and collective design, consultancy, engineering, project and management services we work in partnership with our clients to deliver exception and sustainable outcomes throughout the lifecycle of their natural and built assets. Our 27,000 strong team work all over the world. We build rail systems in Doha and provide clean water in Sao Paulo. We're improving social housing in Glasgow and transport links in Wales.

What We Offer:

We offer a fantastic working environment where you own your destiny and will be encouraged to forge a successful career. In addition, we offer some excellent benefits, such as:

Private Medical Insurance

Pension scheme

Healthcare

Income Protection

Annual holiday allowance, plus the option to buy and sell

Annual Professional Institution Subscription Paid

Tax Free Season Ticket Loan

Cycle to Work Scheme

Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Leave

Birthday Vouchers

Refer a Friend Scheme that rewards you for every successful introduction you make!

Applying could not be easier, please click the link below and follow the simple steps to upload your CV and commence what could be the next and most fulfilling chapter in your career to date.


Qualifications

  • Studying towards a construction related degree
  • Able to manage own tasks through to conclusion
  • Pro-active approach
  • Able to maintain total confidentiality at all times
  • A flexible attitude
  • Able to manage priorities
  • Integrity and honesty
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • A clear-thinking person demonstrating attention to detail who is well organised and can operate independently under a broad direction.
  • Competent in the use of all Microsoft packages

Reference: 597669230

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