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Project and Programme Management Graduate (Open)

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Airbus is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. In 2018 it generated revenues of € 64 billion and employed a workforce of around 134,000. Airbus offers the most comprehensive range of passenger airliners. Airbus is also a European leader providing tanker, combat, transport and mission aircraft, as well as one of the world's leading space companies. In helicopters, Airbus provides the most efficient civil and military rotorcraft solutions worldwide.

Our people work with passion and determination to make the world a more connected, safer and smarter place. Taking pride in our work, we draw on each other's expertise and experience to achieve excellence. Our diversity and teamwork culture propel us to accomplish the extraordinary - on the ground, in the sky and in space.

As a graduate Programme and Project Management Business Partner, you will be supporting project leaders in delivering the projects on time, on cost and to quality by deploying best practice project management methods, such as Agile Project set up, Integrated Schedule Planning, Risk and Opportunity Management and creating digital project monitoring and control processes (digital data analysis etc.).

In a high performing transnational organisation we are hoping as a graduate you will bring knowledge and fresh ideas, to assist in the development of Project and Programme Management and to continuously improve the Project Management operations at

Main activities of the role may include

Candidates will have the opportunity to explore/work within multiple functions/projects across the whole Airbus Group (transnational placements are encouraged) and additionally an out of work placement is promoted during the duration of the graduate programme; this is aimed at assisting in the development of knowledge/networking and work/life experiences of the candidates.

It is also expected the candidates will work towards achieving project management qualifications during the scheme.


  • Educated to degree level (2:1 or above) or equivalent, ideally within one the following disciplines;
  • Project Management
  • Economics
  • Business Management related topics
  • Manufacturing / Manufacturing Systems
  • Languages with additional practical aspects
  • Information Technology and Information systems
  • Engineering degrees will also be considered with evidence of managing projects/programmes
  • You will demonstrate previous experience of organising events or projects resulting in the delivery of added value to the business or organisation.
  • Relevant Project Management qualifications would be advantageous or association with PMI or APM.

Please ensure that a covering letter detailing motivations and suitability for this position is included in your application.

This role will be based in Filton and will receive the full Airbus Graduate programme benefit package including an annual Salary of £27,000, plus a welcome payment of £2,000.


  • As a graduate with us, you’ll be a full-time employee and working on real projects and making a difference from day one. That’s why we make sure you’re properly rewarded for the work you do.
  • 27,000 & £2,000 joining bonus
  • 35 hour weeks
  • 33 days annual leave including bank holidays
  • Success sharing
  • A selection of voluntary benefits such as Employee car leasing scheme, financial advice, employee discounts with nationwide stores, and more!
  • A competitive pension
  • Tax-effective share plans
  • Enhanced family friendly policies
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • An independent, 24-hour, confidential counselling service

Please note, we love your interest in working for Airbus but we do ask that you make only one application. We encourage you to take time to decide which of our exciting opportunities is right for you and then submit an application that best represents you, your skills and experience in connection with the role you have selected.

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