Apprentice Project Manager

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Job title: Apprentice Project Manager
Location: London
Expected Duration of Apprenticeship: 56 months
Lambert Smith Hampton are on a mission to become the UK and Ireland’s most progressive Commercial Property company. We have a strong regional presence that stretches to all corners of the country across 34 offices and employing around 1100 staff.
We work with investors, developers, and tenants and partner a complete A-Z of household names - across every imaginable sector, both public and private. We get involved in all areas of commercial property. From capital markets and construction consultancy, to management of the most complex property portfolios. In all that we do, we challenge the status quo - to go beyond our client’s expectations. We are looking for an apprentice Project Manager to join our Ikon team working in agile manner between home and our office locations in London as required.
Job Description: 
We’ve just been appointed as the Council’s Project Manager for Meridian Four - a major regeneration project delivering over 800 new homes at Meridian Water - and we’re keen to recruit a local resident (Barnet, Enfield, Haringey and Waltham Forest) for a Level 6 Project Management Apprentice opportunity.
For more information on the qualifications and life experiences to be gained from undertaking a construction apprenticeship, please click on the Build Enfield link below:
As an Apprentice Project Manager you will essentially be providing essential administrative and practical support to the Ikon Consultancy team, supporting Project Managers delivering feasibilities and building projects to completion whilst gaining valuable experience of the role of a Project Manager. The work will be varied and carried out both inside and outside the office.
This role will eventually lead to you qualifying as a Chartered Surveyor in Project Management. As your experience develops you will be required to be out and about the office fair bit, visiting a wide variety of development sites. Some travel will be required.
Role and Responsibilities: 
As an Apprentice Project Manager your duties will include, but not be limited to the following:
  • Shadowing our chartered and graduate project managers
  • As above but assisting where experience allows
  • Attending internal, client, design and progress meetings and workshops
  • Assisting, reviewing and producing programmes showing duration of projects
  • Assisting in selecting and procuring Architects, designers, planners and engineers
  • Assisting the drafting of minutes Assisting in the preparation of progress reports
  • Attending site and taking photographs, measuring and generally assisting
  • Attending construction site meetings Data entry / document control
  • Filing and other general office admin duties
  • Preparing schedules of snagging and condition
  • Assisting in the preparation of tender and contract documents and specifications.
  • Attending training and continuous professional development (CPD) events where required to support your learning.
On-the-job Training: 
  • Training and coaching will be provided via the following methods:
  • Attending relevant training courses (internal and external)
  • Attending industry CPD events
  • Shadowing qualified colleagues
  • 1-1 coaching
  • E-learning for H&S/Compliance requirements
Off-the-job Training: 
Off-the-job training will be provided by the University College of Estate Management (UCEM). You will achieve a Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) accredited BSc (Hons) Project Management. Rather than attending formal lectures or classes, you’ll study using UCEM’s state-of-the-art online learning environment and digital library, supported with guidance from highly experienced tutors.
Upon completion of the BSc (Hons) Project Management and the structured workplace learning you will undertake the RICS Assessment of Professional Competence leading to registration with the RICS as a Chartered Project Management Surveyor.
Skills Required: 
  • Competent user of MS Office Word, Excel and Powerpoint programmes
  • Self-starter
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Must be able to manage time and prioritise work/instructions effectively
Personal Qualities Required: 
  • Bright, friendly and personable
  • Well organised
  • Good communicator and able to deal with people on all levels
  • Good team player Keen to learn
  • Committed / diligent Qualifications
On Entry: 
For standard entry applicants, must have obtained 96 UCAS tariff points (2017 Tariff) or 230 UCAS tariff points (2016 Tariff) or have an equivalent level of attainment through recognised qualifications not included in the UCAS Tariff
Have completed an Advanced Apprenticeship in Surveying or an Advanced Apprenticeship in Construction Technical through which a Construction and Built Environment Diploma with a minimum DD profile was obtained or through which a Construction and Built Environment Extended Diploma with a minimum MMM profile was obtained, or an equivalent qualification
Have a current RICS Associate qualification (AssocRICS)
Have GCSE Grade C or above in English and Mathematics (Grade 4 for applicants holding newly reformed GCSEs in England) or an equivalent Level 2 qualification in English and Mathematics as defined by the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) in England.
*Recognised qualifications having an equivalent level of attainment as those recognised by UCAS include: Higher National Certificate (HNC), Higher National Diploma (HND), professional qualifications from recognised institutions, certain armed forces qualifications and partially completed degrees.
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