Cambridge or London, UK

Project Management Apprentice

The Opportunity

At Featurespace, we strive to be the world’s best software company at protecting our clients and their customers from fraud attacks. We do that with personality, heart, and professionalism, cultivating an innovative, fun and positive team atmosphere where everybody can contribute to solving our clients’ problems in new, innovative ways. We are always seeking to be the best at what we do and make our customers smile.

We are looking for a PMO Apprentice to join our Delivery Operations Team in Cambridge/London to help drive efficiency and ensure the success of our Project Teams in delivering complex customer projects, providing cutting-edge machine learning technology.

During this 24-month programme, you will work towards an Associate Project Management Level 4 Apprenticeship Degree. Earning a degree through on the job training and instructor led courses. You will also achieve an APM Project Management Qualification and have the opportunity to take on a project management role at Featurespace upon the completion of your apprenticeship!

You’ll be paid £18,000 per annum and will be eligible for our full range of benefits, including flexible working options, fridges packed full of edible treats and drinks for lunches and snacks, free weekly takeaways at our Cambridge office (think pizza, Thai, pasta, Korean BBQ and much more!) and an invite to our amazing company socials!

Day to Day

In your role as PMO Apprentice you will help us achieve our goals and deliver success on behalf of our customers by

  • Driving good quality valuable data which ensures accurate cost management, billing to our customers and overall profitability.
  • Providing support to the business on all PMO processes, project lifecycle, framework, tools and policy which govern how we work in delivery
  • Administering tooling to ensure accuracy and completeness of data in order to provide clear and valuable updates and information to stakeholders across the business.
  • Providing scheduling support to our Resource Management function to ensure the frictionless running of the Delivery organisation.
  • Fully immersing into the processes, framework and day to day running of the PMO, in order to analyse and subsequently suggest improvements that ultimately ensure high quality, efficient and consistent delivery to our customers
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About you

Must haves:

  • GCSEs grade A*-C/4-9 (or equivalent) in Maths and English plus a minimum of 3 C’s at A-level.
  • Passion for delighting customers
  • Integrity, Openness and Honesty
  • Attention to detail, excellence and quality
  • Focus on personal development, always looking for feedback and opportunities to grow and learn new skills
  • Takes responsibility and accountability
  • Takes pride in delivering on time and to a high quality
  • Enthusiasm and open mindset
  • Friendly, personal and collaborative
  • Looks for success in those around them, not just their own
  • A proactive approach and can-do attitude to work in a changing and flexible environment

 

What you'll learn as part of your apprenticeship

 

  • How a delivery function operates and what part Project Management plays in a successful organisation
  • How the project delivery life cycle works from sales through to delivery
  • How we govern and control our projects including learning about how we manage; risk, scope, quality & project finances
  • Project-coordination
  • How portfolio management works
  • How to work as part of the project team
  • How a PMO creates its strategy & how it aligns to the strategy of the wider business
  • How to manage projects including project planning & resource planning

How to apply

If you think you’re a good fit for the role above, we would love to hear from you.

Fill out the short application form, upload your CV and one of the team will get back to you.

If you have any questions or queries regarding this role, or life at Featurespace, please contact [email protected]

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