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Project Management Graduate Scheme

  1. Cities & development, Clean power, Environment & geoscience, Project, programme & cost management, Security, aerospace & defence, Transportation, Water
  2. Oxford, Birmingham, Warrington, Derby, Whitehaven, York, Leeds, Manchester, Southampton, Dartford, Tunbridge Wells, London, Epsom, Leatherhead, Trowbridge, Bristol, Belfast, Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Cardiff, Swansea, Gloucester, South Mimms
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This role is currently closed, however if you register your interest here we'll be in touch as soon as a vacancy becomes live again, alternatively you can continue applying to a different role.

Making big things happen

Join our Graduate Development Programme where you'll be trusted with complex work and supported by your peers, line managers and senior leaders. We’ll give you everything you need to thrive; from plenty of opportunities in areas you’re interested in, to flexibility for work, life and study – not to mention excellent training and support to develop professionally. Join us: you'll be in great company.

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. We’re not all the same, and that’s our greatest strength. Find out more about why we believe ‘Different, makes a difference’.

Where you could work

Aerospace, Defence, Security & Technology (ADS&T):  Please note this business area is now closed for applications, please select an alternative business area.

Our Aerospace, Defence, Security & Technology (ADS&T) team provides trusted advice and expert support to organisations in mission critical industries. So, when we say you’ll be making a difference, we mean your work will help keep people safe, protect our national interests, and overcome some of the biggest challenges our global community has ever faced.

Our approach is underpinned by our ability to draw on and effectively integrate our capabilities in several areas including:

• Engineering: We have a strong engineering heritage and deep technical expertise, which enable us to find innovative and sustainable solutions to our clients’ challenges.
• Project Management: We consistently demonstrate that we have the skills and experience to deliver large, complex projects including in highly regulated and safety- critical environments.
• Consulting: We’re all changing the way we live and work to respond to an ever- changing environment and unforeseen events. We help our clients navigate these changes and seize the opportunities that transformation can bring.
• Digital: We leverage technology to deliver the best results, measure our progress against targets, demonstrate value for money, and future- proof our client’s projects

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

Project & Programme Services (previously known as Faithful+Gould):

Join the team that manages some of our world's largest, most complex project and programmes across the built environment including buildings, development sites, transportation, nuclear and energy, defence, utilities, and net zero. As one of our Graduate Project Managers, you'll have the chance to plan and deliver benefits to local community projects and major nationally important programmes that are Government priorities. You could manage an eco-friendly build, like the Cambridge Mosque, or upgrade our railways to be digital, or build the infrastructure needed to support the Royal Navy's fleet. We'll trust you to own your projects while supporting you to become qualified, and develop your skills with confidence.

Find out more about our Project & Programme Services teams and locations.

Infrastructure:

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: 

We're the team that has been engineering, delivering, managing and decommissioning nuclear facilities worldwide for over 20 years. As a Graduate Project Manager, 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 & 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.

What you can bring

  • A passion for working in a consultancy environment
  • Embracing equality, diversity and inclusion in everything you do
  • A desire to work collaboratively with a curious approach, challenging yourself to find new solutions
  • Enthusiasm and drive to develop your skillset and seek out development opportunities within a supportive team
  • Motivation to achieve professional accreditation (where applicable)
  • Comfortable to embrace agile ways of working and learning new technologies.


Training and development

Our graduate programme has been designed to give you an insight into a wide variety of areas of work and the chance to explore where your own skills and interests lie.

Featuring a series of training events and modules, professional development, mentoring and on-the-job experience as well as practical skills development, 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 where applicable; so whichever path you take, your future starts here.

Meeting your needs

As well as ensuring you’re rewarded for your efforts, we also have a variety of initiatives to support you:

• 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, with the option to buy an additional 15 days or sell up to 5 days
Flexible working arrangements
• Two paid annual volunteer days
• Join any of our employee networks for social interaction, peer support and personal development
• Opportunities to further develop yourself by applying to various company-wide development programmes
• 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
• Life #InsideAtkinsRéalis - join hundreds of talented graduates, with opportunities from skill-building to social events, charity challenges, Young Professional Awards, social clubs, and exciting secondments.

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

How do I apply?

This role is currently closed, however if you register your interest here we'll be in touch as soon as a vacancy becomes live again, alternatively you can continue applying to a different role.

Do also check out our Connectr platform for tips and advice on applying. You can message your questions directly to one of our graduate mentors.

We’re a Disability Confident Employer, and can make adjustments to support you to perform at your best during the recruitment process. Please contact us confidentially at graduates@atkinsrealis.com to find out how we can support you.

We will reviewing applications on a rolling basis. Our programmes are incredibly popular, so apply as soon as possible as roles will close based on volume of applications.

More about us

AtkinsRéalis is a world-leading design, engineering and project management organization. We design and deliver major projects on the built and natural environments all around the world. We believe that digitally enabled engineering has the power to radically improve the way we are all housed, connected, powered, and protected and can change our relationship with our communities and our planet for the better. Learn more.

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, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

AtkinsRéalis 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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Looking to boost your degree with a placement? Or just can’t wait to start a fantastic career? AtkinsRéalis is here to support your ambitions through unrivaled industry exposure, balanced with t

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