News - Vacancy: Graduate Project Manager

The NHS is the fifth largest employer in the world and offers exciting opportunities behind the front line in support services. The Graduates into Health programme links students and graduates from universities to NHS managers who are recruiting to business functions within their teams at entry level roles.

Our award winning team is currently recruiting for our new two year project management training programme.

You will enjoy a busy and challenging role which will contribute to the built environment of one of the largest NHS Trusts in London.

  • Would you like the opportunity to join our dynamic team developing, constructing and refurbishing new hospital buildings?
  • Can you think creatively and pro-actively, work with busy clinicians, patients and other construction professionals?
  • Do you want to study for the APM’s well-regarded Project Management Qualification (PMQ)? 

What we can offer

We are looking for graduates in any subject, with a minimum of a 2:1 degree or equivalent. Applications from final year undergraduates who have an anticipated 2:1 result are also welcome.

During your time with us, you will rotate across our teams and projects to broaden your experience.  We’ll equip you with valuable knowledge and skills as a foundation for a highly successful career in project management, with a healthcare focus.

The healthcare industry is one of the biggest construction clients in the UK.  Guy’s and St Thomas’ capital budget for 2017-18 will be in excess of £82m. Join us and:

  • Work on both design and commissioning phases of large and complex capital projects
  • Lead the project management of minor works schemes
  • Engage in the procurement and contract management of projects.

Your programme will be supported by placement managers from our senior management team, a personal mentor and a nominated tutor.

Key Dates

Closing Date: 19 July 2017, 23:59
Assessment Day: 27 July 2017
Start Date: 5 September 2017

Applicants will be asked to complete two online tests - verbal and numerical reasoning as part of the shortlisting process. Applicants will be emailed further instructions once their applications have been submitted. Please be aware that these must be completed by 11:00 am on Thursday 20 July for you to be considered for the assessment day on 27 July. Please apply early to allow yourself greater time to complete the tests.

Please note: Due to the high level of response we receive for some of our vacancies, we may expire any of them prior to the advertised closing date. We advise you to submit your CV and Cover Letter as soon as possible.

To Apply:

Please provide responses to the following questions (max 250 words for each question).

1. Do you have a 2:1 degree (or equivalent) or are you expected to achieve a 2:1 degree this summer?  YES/NO 

2. What attracts you to a Construction Project Management role in the NHS?

3. Describe how you might demonstrate two of our five Trust Values as a Construction Project Manager?

4. Do you have the right to work in the UK? (this will not affect the progression of your application)  YES/NO 

Send the responses to your question, CV and Cover Letter to Recruitment Project Manager, Palvasha Zia at palvasha.zia@nhs.net 

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26 April, 2017