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Associate Project Manager Apprenticeship

Job Title: Associate Project Manager Apprenticeship
Location: London
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Salary: Not Specified
Reference: 9a4775a9-1a2a-4310-934a-8bf78a34219d
Job Published: October 15, 2020 00:02

Job Description

Job Description

This apprentice role will support the Amazon in the Community team. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to oversee projects and communicate with key stakeholders to influence project outcomes, build projects and innovate for greater impact in our communities, support budget and resource management. This is a fantastic opportunity for an apprentice looking to get a holistic view of project management from concept to launch and beyond.

We have big plans and want to continue to develop and retain the best talent. Amazon apprenticeship schemes are aimed at people who have a passion for learning and want to start a career now - or possibly retrain in a new direction.

To be successful you will need to be committed to your own development and be prepared to make the most of the opportunities, hands on experience and qualifications given to you., If successful as an applicant, you will join us on a 24 month fixed term contract enrolled onto the level 4 Associate Project Manager apprenticeship based at our central London office. The apprenticeship combines studying a range of knowledge modules with on-the-job training. You will also build skills via: Mentoring from our Amazon in the Community team; Amazon's learning and professional development trainings (predominantly via virtual learning platforms); and, Access to further training and networking opportunities via our corporate membership with Business in the Community. Alongside extensive development of your technical skills, you will also grow your abilities in crucial complementary areas like organization, prioritization, data analytics and problem solving techniques, teamwork, communication, and presentation skills.

You will be introduced to the technical skills and knowledge you will need to achieve the apprenticeship including: · Project Governance · Stakeholder and Communications Management · Budget and Cost Control · Business Case Development · Scope Management and Planning · Risk and Issue Management · Contract Management and Procurement As an Amazon in the Community apprentice you will report to the Amazon in the Community (AITC) UK Leader. Your responsibilities will include, but not be limited to: · Supporting the organization, coordination and effective delivery of our Amazon Future Engineer program. · Reviewing performance of the Amazon Future Engineer program and identifying areas for improvement. · Liaising with charities, schools and community groups to keep track of the impact we are having through our programs and campaigns. · Developing and presenting business cases for new AITC projects and/or innovation opportunities. · Reviewing project budgets, monitoring forecast and actual costs against them in Salesforce. · Coordinating with vendors and suppliers on contractual commitments and ensuring delivery within committed plans and deadlines. · Identifying and monitoring risks and opportunities for the successful implementation of AITC projects. · Regularly monitoring our marketing and communication channels (website, mailbox etc.) to ensure they are up-to-date and develop editing skills to keep our content pages updated. · Planning, creating and delivering engaging content for key stakeholders to communicate information about our AITC activity. · Responding to day-to-day queries from Amazon colleagues and third parties about our AITC activity. · Establishing and overseeing best practice for promoting AITC's impact. On successful completion you will be qualified as an Associate Project Manager (Level 4). You'll have the opportunity to apply for a permanent role within Amazon or have the option to progress onto a Project Management (Level 6) apprenticeship., This apprentice role will support the Amazon in the Community team. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to oversee projects and communicate with key stakeholders to influence project outcomes, build projects and innovate for greater impact in our communities, support budget and resource management. This is a fantastic opportunity for an apprentice looking to get a holistic view of project management from concept to launch and beyond.

We have big plans and want to continue to develop and retain the best talent. Amazon apprenticeship schemes are aimed at people who have a passion for learning and want to start a career now - or possibly retrain in a new direction.

Candidate Description

· For applicants to be eligible for government funding you need to: · Have you lived in the UK or in the European Economic Area (EEA) for the last 3 years · Not be registered to study on a UK government funded if successful · You will be 18 years old or older before the contract's start date, · You must not hold an existing qualification at the same or higher level than this apprenticeship in a similar subject. · You will have achieved (or be predicted to achieve) 3 A levels (or equivalent) at grade B or above along with 5 GCSE's (or equivalent) including English Language at grade B/5 or above and Mathematics at grade C/4 or above and 3 others at grade C/4 or above. · Committed to completing the apprenticeship · Strong sense of integrity, ethics and promotes the wider public good in all actions · Strong interest in and basic understanding of project management · Critical thinker with leadership potential · Ability to work to tight and pressured deadlines and handle unexpected events calmly · Customer obsession - always looking for ways to improve the customer's experience · Excellent communication and organizational skills · Ability to manage multiple work streams with competing priorities · Flexible and willing to learn quickly

Preferred Qualifications/skills:

These will be a plus for your career at Amazon but are not necessary to enter the program. · You are able to operate in a challenging and fast paced environment, · You are able to demonstrate drive and passion, · Additional languages (French, German, Italian, Spanish) useful but not essential · The desire to relocate to fulfil your career aspirations

Employer Description

Amazon UK Services Ltd.

Learn As You Earn - Life changing careers with Amazon Apprenticeships A qualification and a career at the same time? That's a bit like having your cake and eating it, right? But it really doesn't have to be one or the other. Learning and earning within an apprenticeship means you get both - a qualification and a career.

Amazon offers a range of opportunities to suit candidates with different backgrounds, qualifications and career aspirations. That is why we believe it is the perfect place to learn new skills.

Our overall mission is simple: we want Amazon to be the place where our customers can find, discover and buy anything online. Whatever our customers want, we will find the means to deliver it. With your help, Amazon will continue to enable people to discover new worlds and implement innovation, Amazon offers a range of opportunities to suit candidates with different backgrounds, qualifications and career aspirations. That is why we believe it is the perfect place to learn new skills.

Our overall mission is simple: we want Amazon to be the place where our customers can find, discover and buy anything online. Whatever our customers want, we will find the means to deliver it. With your help, Amazon will continue to enable people to discover new worlds and implement innovation