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MACE graduate scheme

2021 Graduate - Project Management Consultancy

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The Service

Mace offers its clients a fully comprehensive project management service. Our project management experts offer a flexible and highly bespoke service based on a robust and well-proven formula for delivery. Working alongside our clients, we adopt a value-driven approach to defining business and project objectives before identifying the most effective means to deliver. We provide a full spectrum of project management services from the preparation of business cases and the development of organisational frameworks to straightforward procurement, design, construction delivery and operation.   

The Role  

As a graduate in Project Management, you will work closely with clients and consultants delivering projects through all stages of the construction life-cycle. Your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Working with clients to establish their needs 
  • Preparing tender documents 
  • Contributing to the project execution plan, including the logistics planning and scheduling 
  • Working closely with the design team from concept to delivery of contractor documentation 
  • Working closely with the project team and cost managers to ensure all strategies implemented work effectively and efficiently 
  • Monitoring project progress and preparing progress reports to update relevant parties 
  • Monitoring and reporting on budgets and cash flow 
  • Monitoring any potential risks to the project and looking for mitigation where possible 
  • Monitoring and reviewing of health and safety practices 
  • Providing general support and assistance to the Project Manager  

Your work base will be flexible and could be in one of Mace offices, at a client’s office or facility, or in a designer’s studio. You will gain exposure to all aspects of project delivery from concept design, through to construction, commissioning, validation handover and into operation. 

Professional Qualification Routes

Graduates working in project management will be supported in working towards their professional qualification with a relevant Chartership body and further support towards obtaining a professional qualification with the Association of Project Managers (APM).   

Minimum Requirements

  • A minimum 2.1 undergraduate degree (expected or obtained)
  • 240 UCAS points and Grade C in GCSE Maths and English (or equivalent qualifications)
  • Evidence of significant extra-curricular activities that demonstrate drive and excellent interpersonal skills  
  • A passion for a career in the construction industry

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