Royal Mail operates in one of the fastest-changing, most exciting industries in the UK and Europe. . To ensure we are industry leading and continue to always deliver an exceptional service, we are constantly updating and improving every aspect of our operations and our Project Management Apprentices have a key role to play in helping us achieve this.
We give our employees the opportunity to use their skills and talents to build a rewarding career. Throughout your career here you will never stop learning, and if you want to broaden your experience even further across the business we will support you. We are flexible, skilled, professional and diverse.
• Two-year programme
• £19,000 to £21,500 per year starting salary dependant on age and location, rising to £27,500 per year on completion, plus benefits
• London based, including a series of nationally based project placements
• Associate Project Management Level 4 Apprenticeship Standard
• 5 weeks management development training to develop leadership skills
• Membership with the Association of Project Managers (APM)
• Five GCSEs (or equivalent) at grade C/4 or higher (including Maths, English and Science)
• Two A-levels required
About the programme
We rely on our projects to be on budget, on time and – ultimately – successful. On this two-year programme you’ll gain a comprehensive understanding of how we operate. It’s the ideal head start to become a project professional and with the right motivation and capability, a future leader of Royal Mail.
On the programme, you’ll learn the foundations of exceptional project management and work towards Associate Project Management L4 Apprenticeship Standard. That means working alongside senior colleagues to understand how different business areas work, how to improve them, planning projects of all sizes and learning how to make them happen. It’s the ideal combination of mentoring, training and on-the-job learning that will give you the experience and skills to build the career you want.
Who we’re looking for
You don’t need to be an expert before you join us but you need to be passionate about understanding how businesses work and becoming an exceptional project manager. We’re looking for people with a good head for numbers, sharp eye for detail and strong organisational skills.
You’ll also need to enjoy working in a team and be someone who prides themselves on doing a good job, as efficiently as possible. No matter what experience you have, we’re always looking for people who have a strong work ethic, are easy to work with and want to make a difference and learn in a hands on role. All you’ll need is at least tow A-levels and five GCSEs (or equivalent) at grade C/4 or higher (including Maths, English and Science).
Royal Mail has a clear vision to be recognised as the best delivery company in the UK and across Europe and is one of the UK’s largest employers. We have a goal of becoming a global parcels business. To achieve this, we have set out a 5-year strategic plan – a journey in which we’re investing £1.8 billion, with the aim to improve service, efficiency and productivity through a range of innovative digitally-enabled work tools and targeted investments. Achieving our strategy depends on having the best possible talent at all levels in our business, supported by a culture that gives individuals the opportunity to grow and develop. We live our values and take pride in how we do what we do.
If you share our passion and want to help us deliver to c.30 million addresses across the UK, 6 days a week, you’ll thrive as a Royal Mail Apprentice. Wherever you work, you’ll be pivotal to the future of Royal Mail.
We are an inclusive employer with equality, diversity and fairness at the heart of our values. We welcome applications from individuals from all different backgrounds and are committed to promoting fair participation and equality of opportunity for all of our job applicants.