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Project Manager Intern

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(COMPANY NAME) Defence and Space Limited

(COMPANY NAME) is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. In 2018 it generated revenues of EUR 64 billion and employed a workforce of around 134,000. (COMPANY NAME) offers the most comprehensive range of passenger airliners. (COMPANY NAME) is also a European leader providing tanker, combat, transport and mission aircraft, as well as one of the world's leading space companies. In helicopters, (COMPANY NAME) provides the most efficient civil and military rotorcraft solutions worldwide.

Our people work with passion and determination to make the world a more connected, safer and smarter place. Taking pride in our work, we draw on each other's expertise and experience to achieve excellence. Our diversity and teamwork culture propel us to accomplish the extraordinary - on the ground, in the sky and in space.

Job Description

Start date: September 2020
Location: Farnborough

To stay on top, (COMPANY NAME) recognises the importance of supporting high-achieving and talented undergraduates. We do this through offering challenging internship opportunities during which your skills and potential are fully maximised.

Our internships give a unique insight into potential career paths within (COMPANY NAME). They are designed so that you can put your theoretical knowledge into practice and gain crucial industry experience. The skills and knowledge you gain will improve your chances of a future role within the (COMPANY NAME) and should benefit your future studies.

Zephyr is the world's leading solar-electric stratospheric unmanned aerial vehicle. As part of the Zephyr team, you will be able to explore the unlimited opportunities of the future UAV technologies by supporting many different projects within the program. During your work period, you will be able to experience all aspects project management and observe the specifics of project organization. Working in a positive and motivated team you will be able to explore your full potential in the area of project management.


During this internship, the activities you may undertake will include;
* Supporting and following Zephyr's senior project managers or members of the PMO to develop an understanding of the project requirements to the point where you will be able to manage your own project or work package. At this point you will then take responsibility for updating your own project plans and schedules, ensuring deliveries are on time, cost and quality, managing risk and issues and provide regular reports to all project stakeholders.
* Depending on the type of project you will also be expected to take responsibility for engagement with the customer, as well as coordinating with supporting functions such as procurement, finance, commercial, logistics and export.


Please note, we love your interest in working for (COMPANY NAME) but we do ask that you make only one application. We encourage you to take time to decide which of our exciting opportunities is right for you and then submit an application that best represents you, your skills and experience in connection with the role you have selected.

One application: Make It Possible, Make It Happen, Make It… Count!

Our Internships are open to Undergraduates only. Therefore it is mandatory for candidates to be an undergraduate for the whole duration of the placement.

Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate the following;
* Qualified to degree level in a business related degree or Engineering with a keen interest in Project Management.
* Proficient in MS Project and MS Office inc. Excel, Word, and Power Point with recent practical experience
* Good communication skills and a personable approach that will unify team members who are often working under pressure.
* Ability to work autonomously once tasked with an activity
* Experience of delivering innovative, high technology systems operating in a harsh and remote environment.
* Experience supporting the management of high value, technology development projects including systems integration activities.
* Experience of working in engineering, ideally aerospace is advantageous but not essential

Please ensure that a covering letter detailing motivations and suitability for this position is included in your application.

The successful candidate will be subject to UK National Security Clearance in order to undertake related work in accordance with business needs.


Please let us know if you need us to make any adjustments. Examples of this may include (but is not exclusive to) accessible facilities; additional time for written exercises; auxiliary aids; room layout; dietary requirements etc. If you wish to discuss this further please contact via email ixxxxxx@xxxxxx.xxx. Any information disclosed will be treated in the strictest confidence.

(COMPANY NAME) is committed to achieving workforce diversity and creating an inclusive working environment. We welcome all applications irrespective of social and cultural background, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation or religious belief

This job requires an awareness of any potential compliance risks and a commitment to act with integrity, as the foundation for the Company's success, reputation and sustainable growth.

By submitting your CV or application you are consenting to (COMPANY NAME) using and storing information about you for monitoring purposes relating to your application or future employment. This information will only be used by (COMPANY NAME).
(COMPANY NAME) is committed to achieving workforce diversity and creating an inclusive working environment. We welcome all applications irrespective of social and cultural background, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation or religious belief

Source: Company website
Posted on: 19 Sep 2019
Type of job: Internship
Job duration: 0 months
Languages: English
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