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Project Management Graduate Scheme 2023

  1. Cities & development, Clean power, Environment & geoscience, Project, programme & cost management, Security, aerospace & defence, Transportation, Water
  2. Cambridge, Oxford, Birmingham, Warrington, Derby, Nottingham, Whitehaven, York, Stockton-on-Tees, Leeds, Manchester, Southampton, Tunbridge Wells, London, Epsom, Bristol, Belfast, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Cardiff, Swansea, Gloucester, Liverpool
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Making big things happen

On our  Graduate Development Programme, 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 Atkins or Faithful+Gould, you'll be in great company.

Where you could work

Aerospace, Defence, Security & Technology (ADS&T): Please note this role is now closed and no longer accepting applications

ADS&T is the team that works across mission-critical industries to exploit cutting-edge advanced technology across aerospace and defence markets, helping clients respond innovatively to evolving external environments.  We're maintaining our Defence sector's resilience, transforming aerospace, and keeping transport systems running safely. ADS&T work with leading names to transform the future of aerospace engineering and support our national defence programmes across all domains: land, sea, air, maritime and cyber.  

Find out more about our ADS&T teams and locations.

Faithful+Gould: Please note this role is now closed and no longer accepting applications

Join the team that project manages some of our world's largest, most complex programmes and construction projects. As one of our Graduate Project Managers, you'll have the chance to plan and deliver on both large and niche projects. You could manage an eco-friendly build, like the Cambridge Mosque, or restore a major art centre, such as Edinburgh's Collective. We'll trust you to own your projects while supporting you to develop your skills and confidence.

Find out more about our Faithful+Gould teams and locations.

Infrastructure: This role is now closed and no longer accepting applications.
Help us reimagine our places and spaces, from transport-hubs to university campuses, industrial facilities and critical flood defence schemes. Across all our markets, we touch every aspect of the social and economic framework. As a Graduate Project Manager, you’ll be responsible for supporting the delivery of multi-disciplinary projects from concept through to construction, on our expanding portfolio of the biggest and most challenging projects in the UK.  . 

Find out more about our Infrastructure teams and locations.

Nuclear and Power: Project Manager or Project Engineer
We're the team that has been engineering, delivering, managing and decommissioning nuclear facilities worldwide for over 20 years. As a Graduate Project Manager or Project Engineer, you'll be responsible for realising projects to time, cost and quality. You'll work with our engineering teams, clients and stakeholders: monitoring and reporting on projects, as well as leading and coordinating industry-leading bids. Some of the clients you could work with, include Urenco UK, Sellafield Ltd and various nuclear new build organisations. You'll be transforming the future of energy with us and be proud to play a part in reaching net-zero by 2050.

Find out more about our Nuclear and Power teams and locations.

Transportation:
In a connected and ever-changing world, we’re shaping the future of transport, making journeys easier, safer and more reliable, supporting a healthier, happier and more productive society. Through combining traditional engineering, new technologies and innovative thinking we bring ideas to life, meeting increased demands on infrastructure to deliver not only more, but better for less. As partner of choice, our industry-leading expertise, strategic insight and capability spans the full transport ecosystem, reimagining infrastructure across rail, highways and local transport. Our collaborative approach puts our customers at the heart of everything we do, driving efficiencies, improving mobility and unlocking growth.

Find out more about our Transportation team and locations.

About you

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 graduate programme has been designed to give you an insight into the huge variety 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. You’ll work towards your professional accreditation; whichever path you take, your future starts here.

Find out more about why we believe ‘Different, makes a difference’.

What you'll need?

  • A passion for, and understanding of, a consultancy environment
  • Enthusiasm to drive your own career development and a motivation to learn
  • Be curious in your thinking and apply your technical knowledge to analyse problems and create innovative solutions
  • Drive and determination to achieve professional accreditation
  • An ability to adapt to the changing world of work, embracing new technology and agile ways of working
  • Ability to demonstrate relationship building skills which you’ll use with clients and internal stakeholders
  • Confidence to work on your own initiative as well as being part of a multidisciplinary team

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:

  • A settling in payment of £2,500 when you join and a further payment of £2,500 when you achieve chartered status or reach an equivalent stage in your professional development
  • 33 days annual leave, including bank holidays. You also have the option to buy an additional 15 days or sell up to 5 days
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • An enhanced maternity scheme and family friendly policies
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program (EAP) providing you with immediate and confidential help for any work, health or life matters
  • Two paid annual volunteer days to be used with a charity or initiative of your choice
  • 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
  • Opportunities to further develop yourself by applying to our Women’s Professional Development Programme and ethnic minority Empowering Programme

To view all available benefits, visit our Total Rewards portal.

How do I apply?

Please click "Apply Now" 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 are 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 confidentially on 0121 483 5089 or graduates@atkinsglobal.com.

More about us

Atkins and Faithful+Gould are members of the SNC-Lavalin Group, we're both leading global consultancies with a combined 150 years' expertise. Our organisations collaborate on everything from transportation to defence, energy to infrastructure. At Atkins, you'll be part of a design and engineering team driven to find new answers to the biggest challenges of our time. While at Faithful+Gould, you'll work with project and programme management teams that keep our world moving forward.

Check out some of our recent, most exciting projects.

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary, it will be discussed with you at interview. The vetting process is delivered by United Kingdom Security Vetting (UKSV) and may require candidates to provide proof of residency in the UK of 5 years or longer. If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

 

Atkins are an A rated sponsor, if you have any queries regarding sponsorship, please visit our International Student careers page.

We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community - a place where we can all be ourselves, thrive and develop. To help embed inclusion for all, from day one, we offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and employee networks to support staff from different backgrounds. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures and ability.

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