Graduate Project Manager - Construction

Ardmore Group
Whitehall, City of Westminster
02 Mar 2018
02 Apr 2018
Job Function
Graduate, Project Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

Graduates are placed on a structured 24 months’ development programme covering the whole lifecycle of a project from site possession, through to fit-out and reporting structures.

Objective:Your aim is to run a medium sized project on your own within 4 to 5 years, and with ongoing support from your mentor, site team and a programme coordinator, you will work to achieve the level of project management competence progressing through a tailored programme. Your individual effort will be supplemented by a range of internal seminars, and reviewed quarterly so that you receive comprehensive feedback on your progress.

Graduates will also be expected to take part in a rotational programme, encouraging graduates to work with other important cogs of our business. These will include Design Management, Civil Engineering, Pre-Construction and Commercial amongst others.

Outcome: On successful completion of the programme participants will achieve an Assistant Project Manager status.


·Every graduate will be supported by a Mentor

·You will undertake quarterly reviews every 3 months is to be held with the attendance of the HOD, Graduate and L&D Manager

·Graduates will have access to other technical seminars and professional qualifications including CIOB

Professional Development: Ardmore will support your professional development by encouraging you to apply for your chartership with CIOB, and offering you a wide variety of work and projects in order to gain experience required to achieve this. You will be supported by an internal CIOB mentor and chancellor.

Key Areas of Responsibility: You will work closely with / shadowing Senior Project Manager in carrying out the following -

·Ensuring compliance with Health and Safety regulations

·Co-ordinating of all site disciplines

·Overseeing the procurement process with the commercial department

·Managing plant and materials

·Managing Design Teams - through the use of Information Release Schedules / RFI schedules

·Producing programmes - long term / short term / detailed including the ability to report against any slippages / gains

·Managing Subcontract and direct labour workforces

·Correct requisitioning of materials and subcontractors

·Project meetings -attending all client meetings and client facing in all aspects

·Monitoring and reporting on budgets and cash flow

·Contract administration


·Min 2:1 BSc in construction management, construction project management or civil engineering

·Proficient use of MS Office

·CSCS card

·Previous experience on site advantageous (work placement / summer placements)

In addition, you will–

·have a good understanding of team dynamics and will support people in the team to achieve shared goals

·be self-confident and articulate, with strong negotiating and influencing skills, and ability to build rapport both internally and externally

·be resilient and work successfully under pressure


Please send your CV to Emmanuel Johnson, HR Advisor via email link below.


1. Screening

2. Graduate Assessment Day

3. Final Stage Interview


02 July 2018


In relation to speculative CVs received from providers without a prior assignment issued in writing by Ardmore's Recruitment team, no fee payable by Ardmore will apply. We do not use recruitment agencies for graduate level recruitment and therefore ask that unsolicited CVs are not sent to us.

Ardmore are an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender, reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy or maternity.