Graduate Project Manager

United Kingdom, Cumbria, Carlisle, Carlisle, Cumbria

Full Time

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Becoming a Graduate Project Manager with Capita Real Estate and Infrastructure

Capita Real Estate and Infrastructure is part of Capita plc, a FTSE 250 member and the UK's leading provider of business process management and integrated professional support service solutions, with 75,000 staff across the UK, Europe, South Africa and India.

We are one of the UK's largest and most diverse multidisciplinary consultancies in the design, management, infrastructure, real estate, civil engineering, environmental, management and transport sectors. We are also the market leader in strategic public-private partnerships with local government clients.

We have over 2,000 staff based in 60 UK and Ireland offices offering a vast range of professional and technical expertise across an unrivalled number of services. The breadth and depth of our experience ensures that we are able to add value to any project, regardless of size, complexity or sector.

Technology – Infrastructure

Capita's Technology business is part of the Infrastructure Division of Capita Real Estate and Infrastructure. Technology comprises five teams: Software Development & Hosting, Smart Infrastructure (Intelligent Transport Systems & Lighting), Smart Places, Asset Management and Security Consultancy. The Technology business is currently delivering, and has a strong pipeline of several projects across the country for numerous public and private sector clients including Highways England, Transport for London, Network Rail, Department for Transport, various Civil Engineering Contractors, Local Authorities and the Parliamentary Estate.

We have a rich pedigree of working on leading edge projects including Connected and Autonomous Vehicles, Crossrail and the London Congestion Charging Scheme and have recently launched a new Smart Places initiative. This will examine how a wide range of technology disruptors including artificial intelligence, machine learning, augmented reality and blockchain can be deployed to shape the future of our cities and towns over the next few years.

What you'll be doing:

Capita Technology are looking for enthusiastic, self-starting graduates with a background in project management and keen desire to learn and to apply their knowledge acquired at university in addressing the challenges of our clients. We provide professional consultancy services predominantly in the transportation and property sectors but are also diversifying into other sectors including environment and utilities.

Typical projects include designing and supporting databases of highway assets for Highways England and Transport for London, development of a Rail Passenger Count Database for the Department for Transport, monitoring and evaluation of connected and autonomous vehicle trials for the Department for Transport or the roll-out of technology solutions across complex organisations. You will work as part of a team to help deliver projects, undertake research activities or assist in the preparation of proposals to our clients.

We have a thriving Graduate community with hubs at most of all our key locations and offer support, guidance and mentoring to assist you with the next stage of your career. We have a particular emphasis on encouraging individual's professional development through to accreditation with relevant professional bodies with both on the job and structured formal training to enhance your skills.

What we're looking for:

Degree educated in a business-related discipline.
Keen interest in Project Management (previous experience would be ideal).
Knowledge of Project Management methodologies including PRINCE2 and SCRUM
Interest and previous experience of working in Information Technology.
Good communication skills and the ability to prioritise and multi-task.

About Capita Real Estate and Infrastructure

Capita Real Estate and Infrastructure is part of Capita plc, a FTSE 250 member and the UK's leading provider of business process management and integrated professional support service solutions, with 75,000 staff across the UK, Europe, South Africa and India.

We are one of the UK's largest and most diverse multidisciplinary consultancies in the design, management, infrastructure, real estate, civil engineering, environmental, management and transport sectors. We are also the market leader in strategic public-private partnerships with local government clients.

We have over 2,000 staff based in 60 UK and Ireland offices offering a vast range of professional and technical expertise across an unrivalled number of services. The breadth and depth of our experience ensures that we are able to add value to any project, regardless of size, complexity or sector.

What's in it for you?

23 days holiday with the opportunity to buy extra leave
Company matched pension, life assurance, a cycle2work scheme, 15 weeks' fully paid maternity, adoption and shared parental leave…and plenty more
Voluntary benefits designed to suit your lifestyle – from discounts on retail and socialising, to health & wellbeing, travel and technologyYou'll get the chance to follow your chosen career path anywhere in Capita. You'll be joining a network of 63,000 experienced, innovative and dedicated individuals across multiple disciplines and sectors. There are countless opportunities to learn new skills and develop in your career, and we'll provide the support you need to do just that. Our purpose is to create a better outcome for you

Posted: February 12, 2020