As a Project Management placement student, you’ll be helping to support and deliver on a variety of multidisciplinary projects across a range of challenging and exciting projects in the UK. We operate across a range of markets including Cities & Development, Energy, Environment & Geoscience, Transportation and Water.
We strive to build strong relationships by understanding the challenges our clients face, sharing their vision and helping them transform potential into reality. Our core suite of digital platforms and tools underpin our service delivery model and through innovation, standardisation and automation, we maximise efficiencies for our clients to save time and money. Our cutting-edge independent advice and support enables our clients to turn bold ideas into reality and deliver their most important projects and programmes.
Whether designing iconic buildings or maintaining property portfolios, our pride and passion is in offering intelligent, sustainable solutions and unrivalled expertise. We design with people in mind. And we’ve designed our student placement opportunities to provide you with unique experiences as you play your part in all kinds of challenging projects.
Bright sparks. Ingenious solutions. We’re one of the most respected consultancies in the world. With the Atkins and Faithful+Gould placement scheme, you’re in great company.
Where could I work?
Industrial placement locations: Bristol, London, Manchester, Oxford, Swansea, Warrington
Degree requirements: On track to achieve a 2.2 or above Bachelor’s degree in project management or a degree in any subject for those who can demonstrate commercial or technical acumen
As a placement student, you’ll be part of our established team of project and programme management practitioners and will be supported in all aspects of your career development. Our project managers are involved in some of the world’s largest construction projects as well as some of the most complex, requiring meticulous planning to ensure successful delivery to our clients and stakeholders. You’ll be exposed to a wide variety of industry sectors and will develop your skills on a multitude of projects, learning from some of the best professionals in the world. You’ll be developing your confidence, building upon your communication and problem-solving skills as well as honing your management abilities.
Industrial year locations: Birmingham or London
Degree requirements: On track to achieve a Bachelor’s (2.1 or above) or Master’s (2.2 or above) in Business Management, Construction Project Management, Project Management, Physics, Maths, Data Science or any Engineering degree
Our innovative project management team ensure our transportation projects run smoothly. You’ll help taking care of everything from design, contracts and budgets, to purchasing and on-site construction. It’s a big job. But you’ll enjoy bringing everyone and everything together to help deliver some of the largest and most interesting engineering projects in the transportation industry.
Transportation is involved in some of the most interesting design and engineering projects in the
rail industry. Providing an opportunity to work alongside some of the industry’s leading engineers and gain
experience of being part of the project teams behind some of the Rail industry’s major infrastructure projects.
East West Rail, HS2 and M4 CANs are all projects that you could working on.
What are we looking for?
- Passion and understanding for working in a consultancy environment, with the ability to work with clients and internal stakeholders
- Drive and determination
- Excellent communication and relationship building skills, with the confidence to work on your own initiative or as part of a multidisciplinary team
- Ability to apply your technical knowledge to analyse problems and create innovative solutions
- An interest in developing digital and technology-based solutions
What are the benefits and rewards?
When you join us, you’ll be empowered to be the professional you want to be, working on projects you can feel proud of.
Our benefits, to name a few, include:
- dedicated support from your line manager who will create personalized objectives with you, so you can get the most out of your time with us to support you with your studies and beyond
- our top performing placement students have the opportunity to be nominated straight onto our Graduate Development Programme
- a competitive salary
How do I apply?
Please click the apply button now to start your application journey! As an equal opportunities employer we value applications from candidates of all backgrounds, cultures and abilities. For further details on our recruitment process, please refer to our website.
We want you to perform at your best at each stage of our recruitment process and can make adjustments to ensure this. So, whether you consider yourself to have a disability or not, or would simply like to know how we can support you better, please contact us confidentially.
Our deadline for applications is Monday 6th January 2020. Some of our opportunities are incredibly popular, so to avoid disappointment (where some roles may close earlier) we recommend you apply as soon as possible.
NB: This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary, it will be discussed with you at interview.
If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.
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