East Anglia Associate Project Manager Apprenticeship (Level 4)

Contract Type
Administration, Environment, Project Management
Bedford , Brampton , Chelmsford , Colchester , Ely , Ipswich , Norwich
Expiry Date
Are you a natural planner? Are you organised and enjoy completing tasks to deadlines, maintaining a high standard whilst managing other priorities?

Job Description

Job description  
Protecting and enhancing East Anglia’s natural resources are unique and exciting challenges. Working with partners and communities from The Wash to the Thames.
We help people and wildlife adapt to climate change, work to reduce the impacts of flooding, drought, rising sea levels and coastal erosion. We improve the quality of our water, land and air by addressing pollution and work with businesses to help them comply with environmental regulations.

Are you a natural planner? Are you organised and enjoy completing tasks to deadlines, maintaining a high standard whilst managing other priorities?

An Associate Project Manager will know what a project needs to achieve, how it will be achieved, how long it will take and how much it will cost.

For this role you’ll be completing an Associate Project Manager Level 4 Apprenticeship through online learning and remotely delivered workshops.

For more info on working with us see https://environmentagencycareers.co.uk/

Virtual apprenticeship events:
Join us at our virtual apprenticeship events to learn more about the apprenticeship’s opportunities and hear from existing staff about working for the Environment Agency.

5th May 13:30pm - 14:30pm
9th May 16:30pm – 17:30pm
11th May 18:30pm- 19:30pm

Follow this link to book your place https://www.trybooking.co.uk/BPFO

The team  
You’ll receive coaching and mentoring from professional team members, working with and learning from experienced Project Managers.

You'll gain experience in different types of work and involved in the delivery of various projects. You will rotate around several teams, all of which will enhance your knowledge and skills.

You’ll gain experience of Environmental Practices, learn about various parts of our organisation, our great colleagues, obtain insight and knowledge to support your role and career.

Experience/skills required  
*You need to meet the apprenticeship eligibility criteria, detailed in the applicant Candidate Pack.*

You will be someone with a genuine interest in getting things done and be passionate about creating a better place for people and wildlife. You will be flexible in your approach and have determination to make positive change happen.

We want applicants who;
- are responsible and organised
- can manage the competing demands of work responsibilities and study
- communicate well
- work well in teams
- achieve results

- 5 GCSE's A*- C (or equivalent) including Maths and English

Have achieved (or expected to achieve) 96 UCAS points from a minimum of two A Levels or equivalent Level 3 qualifications. Alternatively, BTEC Extended Diploma with grades MMM or BTEC Diploma with grades DD.

On successful completion of the Associate Project Manager Apprenticeship, there may be opportunity to complete the Project Manager Degree Apprenticeship.

Contact and additional information  
In East Anglia we want to create a diverse workplace where people’s views are respected, valued, and listened to. We’re all different, and by embracing Equality, Diversity & Inclusion (EDI) we can become an equal opportunity employer where we grow and learn together.
It’s our ambition to champion diversity through building a workforce as diverse as the communities we serve.

We offer a fantastic benefits package including an attractive salary, flexible working, 25 days annual leave, and an award-winning Pension Fund.

The roles are full time with flexibility (30 hours+ for apprenticeships).

Interviews are likely to be held in late June, using an online platform such as MS Teams.
Apprenticeships are likely to start in September 2022.

For any questions please contact: enquiries_eastanglia@environment-agency.gov.uk