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Project Management Level 4 Apprenticeship

Category :Apprenticeship
Duration :Two-year programme
Salary :£19,000 (£1,583 per month) to £21,500 (£1,792 per month) per year
No. Jobs :Multiple
Location :Nationwide
Deadline:02nd Nov 2018

  • Two-year programme starting September 2019
  • £19,000 (£1,583 per month) to £21,500 (£1,792 per month) per year dependant on age and location rising to £27,500 (£2,292 per month) per year on completion, plus benefits Associate Project Management Level 4 Apprenticeship Standard 
  • 5 weeks management development training to develop leadership skills
  • Location: London and includes a series of nationally based project placements
  • Membership with the Association of Project Managers (APM)
  • Five GCSEs (or equivalent) at grade C/4 or higher (including Maths, English and Science)
  • Two A-levels required
  • Eligible to work in the UK



  • Closing date: 2 November 2018
  • Assessment Centre: 26 & 30 November 2018
  • Interviews: 10 & 11 December 2018
  • Offers made before Christmas
  • Start: September 2019


Royal Mail operates in one of the fastest-changing, most exciting industries in the UK and Europe. To ensure we are industry leading and continue to always deliver an exceptional service, we are constantly updating and improving every aspect of our operations and our Project Management Apprentices have a key role to play in helping us achieve this.

We give our employees the opportunity to use their skills and talents to build a rewarding career. Throughout your career here you will never stop learning, and if you want to broaden your experience even further across the business we will support you. We are flexible, skilled, professional and diverse.


About the programme


We rely on our projects to be on budget, on time and – ultimately – successful. On this two-year programme you’ll gain a comprehensive understanding of how we operate. It’s the ideal head start to become a project professional and with the right motivation and capability, a future leader of Royal Mail.


On the programme, you'll learn the foundations of exceptional project management and work towards Associate Project Management L4 Apprenticeship Standard. That means working alongside senior colleagues to understand how different business areas work, how to improve them, planning projects of all sizes and learning how to make them happen. It's the ideal combination of mentoring, training and on-the-job learning that will give you the experience and skills to build the career you want.


Who we’re looking for


You don’t need to be an expert before you join us but you need to be passionate about understanding how businesses work and becoming an exceptional project manager. We’re looking for people with a good head for numbers, sharp eye for detail and strong organisational skills.


You'll also need to enjoy working in a team and be someone who prides themselves on doing a good job, as efficiently as possible. No matter what experience you have, we're always looking for people who have a strong work ethic, are easy to work with and want to make a difference and learn in a hands on role.


About us


Royal Mail has a clear vision to be recognised as the best delivery company in the UK and across Europe and is one of the UK’s largest employers. Achieving our strategy depends on having the best possible talent at all levels in our business, supported by a culture that gives individuals the opportunity to grow and develop. We live our values and take pride in how we do what we do.


If you share our passion and want to help us deliver to c. 30 million addresses across the UK six days a week, you’ll thrive as a Royal Mail Apprentice. Whether you’re working in our Planning and Programmes, Finance, Fleet Management, Engineering, Logistics or Operations you’ll be pivotal to the future of Royal Mail.


We are an inclusive employer with equality, diversity and fairness at the heart of our values.  We welcome applications from individuals from all different backgrounds and are committed to promoting fair participation and equality of opportunity for all of our job applicants.



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