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Project Management Undergraduate 2023

Employer
MBDA
Location
Bolton
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
20 Oct 2022
Reference
R10498-bolton
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Bolton

MBDA Missile Systems - Together. For the Future of Defence.

Project Management & Project Control Undergraduate 10 month placement

Throughout the life cycle of our products, it takes a range of people and skills to design and craft and deliver what we do for our end customer.

One of the most integral roles comes from our Project Management office.

Project Management and Project Control work simultaneously with each other to deliver programmes of work and projects to customers and end users on time, within budget and to the agreed specification.

Working with partners throughout our organisation in a fast paced exciting and changing environment, you will be at the very centre of the project - Collating updates and information from all areas of the business - at all levels - to plan what to do next on a given project.

The opportunity:

We have undergraduate placements available in both Project Control and Project Management - through our assessment process we will evaluate your behaviours, knowledge, skills and experience to determine the best scheme/ route for you.

Project Control

You will help deliver exciting new sophisticated technology and engineering projects, gaining on the job training from experienced professional project managers and project controllers.
  • Further develop your analytical skills to define and develop sophisticated plans, maintain work and cost breakdown structures and create a variety of performance reports.
  • Learn to adapt your communication style for a variety of business partners - you will work with engineers and other business areas and external customers and project partners.
  • Build on your influencing, communication, motivation and team building skills to encourage the wider project teams to meet schedule and cost objectives.
  • Gain a broad understanding of the business through hands-on roles.

Project Management

This varied role will involve;
  • Updating project plans
  • Preparing cost reports from the project which will be presented to senior management
  • Updating Risk Registers.
  • Working with metrics to identify and implement improvements in existing reporting methods as well as look at ways to improve the existing process for project planning.
  • Identifying and locating project kit at a number of UK sites, travelling to the physical locations where necessary as well as preparing a "how to" guide on the documentation suite required for contracts.

You will gain experience in:
  • Fundamental Project Management skills such as communication, time management and organisation
  • Supportingsenior managers
  • Presentation skills
  • Influencing skills
  • Creating and updating Risk Registers
  • Programming and risk tools.

These roles are best suited to those studying a Business or Economics type degree with an interest in our products and the technical aspect of the projects we work on.

Entry criteria, Salary and Start Date
  • Studying for a degree in a Business, Economics or Business Management based subject.
  • £20,000 salary (pro rata)
  • 10 month placement to start September 2023

Why choose us?

MBDA is an award winning company; committed to providing an inclusive working environment where our employees can be themselves and everyone has equal opportunity to reach their full potential. We value difference and know that a diverse community makes for greater innovation and brings a breadth of skills, experience and perspectives.

We're here to help and want to ensure you have a positive experience throughout our recruitment process. We recognise that everyone is unique and we encourage you to speak to us should you require any advice, support or adjustments.

MBDA is a proud member of Working Families - the UK's work-life balance organisation. We welcome applicants who are looking for flexible working arrangements.

We understand that flexibility benefits our people, our teams and our business; wherever possible we will seek to accommodate a blended approach to on-site and remote working.

Follow us on LinkedIn (MBDA), Twitter (@MBDAcareers), Instagram (lifeatMBDA_UK) and Glassdoor or visit our MBDA Careers website for more information.

Please Note: MBDA UK requires all employees to achieve the appropriate clearance relevant to the role.

#LI-DNI

Company

Together. For the future of defence.

We work with purpose, knowing that every advancement provides better, smarter and more effective defence capabilities to the UK and their allies. Regarded as one of the most trusted suppliers of defence solutions in Europe, we have a relationship with the UK military spanning back over 70 years.

Whether it’s designing a future concept for the British Army, managing the procurement of a missile component or harnessing their expertise in software in order to integrate one of our products on to the newest fighter jet, all of our employees are a part of delivering a more secure tomorrow.

In addition to being the only defence company on Glassdoor's Best Places to Work 2022 list, MBDA are also recognised nationally with three Investors in People Gold Awards (People, Apprenticeships, and Wellbeing), a top 10 finisher on the Best Big Companies to Work For 2022 league tables.   

For the latest vacancies, employer updates and stories from our people, make sure to visit and bookmark our MBDA UK Careers site.

Our Values 

Our values are at the core of everything we do and shape the culture of our organisation. No matter what role, our people from leadership to entry-level encompass these values knowing that they are working towards the same common goal, sharing a bigger purpose in order to protect national security and enable strategic independence.

Through promoting change with Innovation, taking ownership through Commitment, building trust through Integrity, inspiring others through Passion and encouraging collaboration through Team Spirit, we have created a place where people feel connected with each other and valued in our community.

 

 

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Telephone
01438754500
Location
6 Hills way
Stevenage
Hertfordshire
SG1 2DA
United Kingdom
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