Making big things happen
On our Placement Scheme, join a well-respected team that has a strong reputation in the engineering industry. You'll be part of something big, enjoying all-level support from line managers to senior leaders.
While you grow in areas that excite you, we also encourage you to maintain a positive work-life balance. So, during our recruitment process, tell us what matters to you. Speak to us about how we support wellbeing in and out of the office – including different ways to be flexible around work. Let's also talk about some of our recent pledges for Women's Equality and how we're Disability Confident and an Inclusive Employer.
With Faithful+Gould, you'll be in great company.
Where you could work
Join the team that project manages some of our world's largest, most complex programmes and construction projects. As one of our Project Management placement students, you'll have the chance to be involved with the planning and delivery on both large and niche projects. You could be supporting with the management of an eco-friendly build, like the Cambridge Mosque, or restoring a major art centre, such as Edinburgh's Collective. We'll be there supporting you every step of the way to develop your skills and confidence.
Project Management Placement Student
Degree requirements: On track to achieve a minimum of a 2.2 Bachelor’s degree or above in a Project Management related degree or any subject for those who can demonstrate commercial or technical acumen.
Industrial placement locations: Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Leeds, London, Nottingham, Oxford, Southampton, Swansea
As a Project Management placement student, you’ll help to support a variety of services across a range of challenging and exciting projects. We operate across a range of markets including: education, central and local government, commercial property and heritage, both in the UK and internationally.
We strive to build strong relationships by understanding the challenges our clients face, sharing their vision and helping them transform their visions 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.
You’ll form an integral part of our established team of project and Programme Management practitioners and will be supported in all aspects of your career development. Our team are involved in some of the world’s most prestigious and complex projects, requiring meticulous planning to ensure successful delivery to our clients and stakeholders. You could gain exposure 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.
As a Project Management placement student at F+G, you’ll be working directly with clients to achieve their goals, this may include assisting clients in developing the strategy for their project or programme, working with multidisciplinary project teams to turn ideas into tangible designs, or helping turn concepts into reality.
In joining F+G’s Project Management team, you’ll not only be gaining the knowledge and experience to set you in good stead to pass your Chartership, but you’ll also be joining one of the world’s leading project management providers.
We’re not all the same, and that’s our greatest strength. Different views and opinions enhance our ability to provide value-added performance and better services for our clients. That’s why we believe different, makes a difference. Reaching your full potential means being able to bring your whole self to work and being respected for the different opinions, strengths and experience you bring.
Our placement scheme has been designed to give you an insight into what it’s like to work with us and the chance to explore where your own skills and interests lie. Through a combination of on-the-job learning and practical skills development within your chosen role, you’ll work on real projects from day one that offer scale and variety collaborating with others and creating meaningful impact on the world around us. Whichever path you take, your future starts here.
What you’ll need?
- An understanding of the consultancy environment
- To embrace equality, diversity and inclusion in everything you do
- A desire to work collaboratively with a curious approach, challenging yourself to find new solutions
- Enthusiasm and drive to develop your skillset and seek out development opportunities within a supportive team
- Motivation to achieve professional accreditation (where applicable)
- To be comfortable embracing agile ways of working and learning new technologies
Meeting your needs
We aim to promote a workplace which allows our people to perform at their best. So, as well as ensuring you’re rewarded for your efforts, we also have a variety of initiatives in place to create a healthy workplace and support your well-being to include:
- Access to our Employee Assistance Program (EAP) providing you with immediate and confidential help for any work, health or life matters
- Join any of our employee networks for social interaction, peer support and personal development, as well as contributing to the development of policies and working practices
In addition to the above, our top performing placement students (who’ve completed at least 8 weeks on placement with us) have the opportunity to be nominated onto our Graduate Development Programme.
How do I apply?
Please click "Apply" below to register your details and start your application journey. To find out more and for advice on how to play to your strengths, visit us on Connectr.
As a Disability Confident Employer, we’re able to support 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.
Remember, our programmes are incredibly popular, and some roles may close early. So, avoid disappointment by getting your application in as soon as possible.