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Project Controls Graduate Scheme

Employer
Logikal
Location
London (Greater)
Salary
Salary £23,000 rising to £25,000 at 6 months
Closing date
7 Nov 2021

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Sector
Construction / Built Environment, Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Function
Graduate
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Project Controls Graduate Scheme

The search for LogiKal’s next generation of Project Planning & Controls Consultants has begun! Join a talented and supportive team of professionals, complete first-class training and help the largest engineering and construction projects in the UK succeed. 

Positions are available in both our London & Birmingham teams, but please keep in mind that travel to client locations outside of your selected city may be required from time to time. For the travellers amongst you, there may even be future opportunities to join our Australia and Hong Kong teams.

What is LogiKal…and what are Project Controls?

LogiKal is an international consultancy that specialises in providing Project Planning & Controls services to clients. Proudly awarded Project Controls Consultancy of the Year 2020, we play an integral part in the successful delivery of projects across a range of sectors in the construction industry including rail, defence, water and residential. Since being established in 2002, our team has grown to over 100 consultants across 6 offices in the UK, Australia and Hong Kong.

If by now you are still wondering what is meant by ‘Project Controls’, then don’t worry! Put simply, they are the analytical processes used to manage project time and cost, enabling informed decision-making, and ultimately project success.

We don’t require any prior knowledge or experience, as our experts will teach you the technical bits. We are looking for graduates with a keen interest in improving the delivery of major projects and excellent communication skills (the most important thing for any consultant). 

Sounds interesting…and what’s the company culture like?

Everyone at LogiKal shares a commitment to the LogiKal Way, which empowers us to work collaboratively and most importantly, enjoy our work life! We are looking for graduates who also want to get involved with life at LogiKal on top of client commitments. From our annual company ski trip and summer away days, to monthly team meeting and last minute after-work drinks (have we mentioned that our office has free beer taps yet?), we enjoy getting together and celebrating our successes. 

Eager to learn more? Our current graduates will help set the scene… 

What better way to gain insight into life as a LogiKal Graduate than from our current cohort. Read what they have to say about their LogiKal journey so far:

https://logikalprojects.com/graduate-blog/

LogiKal Graduate Consultant must haves:

  • A keen interest in Planning, Project Controls & Project Management
  • An analytical mind & methodical approach to problem solving
  • Exceptional communication & interpersonal skills
  • Self-starter attitude with an eagerness to take on responsibility & jump in headfirst
  • A collaborative mindset, with the ability to work both as part of a team & independently
  • Time management – client teams will rely on you to meet deadlines 
  • A 2:1 degree (no need to be an engineer or mathematician - all disciplines welcome) 

Our promise to you:

A supportive and friendly team.

“Almost instantly I felt like I was joining a family, and everyone made me feel welcome and valued”

First class training from leaders in the industry.

“LogiKal provide a profound amount of training not just at the first stages but throughout your career”

Professional and personal growth through individual mentoring and coaching.

“The level of mentoring and career planning is something I wasn’t expecting - a lot goes into identifying how I can improve which I really appreciate”

Opportunity and responsibility from the offset, have an impact on major projects in your first 6 months

“I had no prior controls experience/knowledge before LogiKal and already I feel comfortable being in the client environment delivering valuable information”
 

Next steps…

Our selection process is designed to give you the best opportunity to showcase your strengths.

Stage 1 – Online Application: CV and Cover Letter

Please keep your cover letter brief and don’t worry about the formalities – let your personality shine through! 

Stage 2 – Video Interview (recorded in your own time) 

Bring your application to life – a great opportunity for you to demonstrate your communication skills and interest in LogiKal. 

Stage 3 – 1:1 Interview

Meet our internal recruiter for a conversation about your strengths, experiences and future ambitions. This is your chance to stand out from other candidates and bag a place at one of our open days.  

Stage 4 – Open Day (mid-August)

These will consist of a group exercise, some short tests and a final interview at our London HQ. You’ll also get to meet the LogiKal team and question our current graduates about their experience. These days are as much for you to find out about LogiKal as they are for us to find out about you. 

Open days will take place the  w/c 16th August 2021 and you must be able to attend one of these days to be considered for our 2021/22 cohort. As much as we have enjoyed the virtual world over the past year, we are ready to meet you all in person! 

The 2021 scheme will begin in September, kicking off with a 5-week induction and training course at our London Office. Accommodation for Birmingham graduates will be provided during this period. 

 *Please note that applications will close when we have reached a certain limit

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