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Apprentice Project Manager

Apprenticeships & Early Careers


Oldham Council

Higher Apprentice – Project Management
Transformation and Reform


Ref: APP/OL-44009

Contract: Fixed Term

Salary: £17,186 (based on current rates) per annum

Hours: 36.66 per week

Based: Civic Centre, West Street, Oldham OL1 1NL (currently home working until further notice)

Closing Date: Wednesday 3rd March 2021

Shortlisting & Interview Dates: TBC.

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Role Overview:


Oldham Council’s Transformation and Reform Service provides programme and project support to a wide range of service areas within the Council and its wider partnerships.  

As an apprentice working in project management, you will have the opportunity to be involved in the whole lifecycle of a project, from when a transformation need is identified through to handing over the finished project. You will support a number of different projects and have involvement in large-scale, complex programmes.


This is an excellent opportunity for someone interested in developing a career in project management while helping to make a positive impact for the residents of Oldham.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Supporting the Programme and Project Managers with the management and organisation of key projects.
  • Arranging project meetings, taking action notes and monitoring progress.
  • Building relationships with key stakeholders.
  • Producing and monitoring project plans to ensure the project is delivered on time.
  • Producing reports to capture and summarise progress of projects..


Key Requirements:


To succeed in this role you will need as a minimum:

  • To be able to demonstrate that you can communicate effectively to develop and maintain effective working relationships with a wide range of people at different levels. 
  • Experience of Microsoft Office software; including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. 
  • Excellent organisational skills to plan and prioritise work to meet deadlines. 

About Us:


Oldham is committed to developing a Co-operative future; one where citizens, partners and staff work together to improve the borough.  Anyone joining the council is coming into an ambitious organisation with big plans. We are working hard to build a brighter future for our borough and we need people from a wide range of backgrounds to continue delivering the best for our communities.


The Council has a clear set of Values and Behaviours, our Values outline how we do business and we share these borough wide with our residents, partners and businesses.  Internally we have translated these values into five cooperative behaviours which outline the priority areas of focus for all staff at all levels. You can view the Values and Behaviours on our Greater. Jobs pages Working for Oldham


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Please note that should a vacancy that has been released for internal or external recruitment be deemed suitable for an at risk employee, it can be pulled back at any point up to the post being formally offered to an external candidate or an internal candidate that is not at risk of redundancy. 

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3rd Mar 2021