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Project Coordinator Apprentice

Location: UK - Hatfield | Job-ID: 200597 | Contract type: Fixed Term Contract | Business Unit: IT Service Delivery/Managed Services


Project Coordinator Apprentice


Salary: £18.500

Start date: 4th September 2023

Location: Hatfield

Programme length: 18 months

Contract type: Fixed term

Application process: This will involve an online application and up to two interviews. Please also note there will additional screening require from our training provider.


Our team

During this apprenticeship, you will be part of the Central Operations teams within the Group Information Services (GIS). Central Operations delivers support to GIS by ensuring that the projects and services across the business are delivered, maintained, and tested to a high standard. There are two main focuses areas of expertise, Test management and Test execution. Test management ensures projects have a well-structured approach when managing the people, process, tools, and artifacts, to deliver to a consistently high standard of quality. The test execution area provides the skills and expertise to test a range of tools and technologies in a variety of ways, to safeguard Computacenter's production operations.


About the apprenticeship Programme

For the duration for your programme, you will be studying towards a level 4 Associate Project Manager qualification. Throughout your apprenticeship you will dedicate 80% of your time in work and 20% studying toward your qualification.


What you’ll be doing

Project Coordinator responsibilities include working closely with a Project Manager to prepare comprehensive action plans, including resources, timeframes, and budgets for projects. Therefore, you will:


  • Assist the Project Manager and wider team with planning as well as monitoring the project to ensure deadlines are met.
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation, plans and reports to present back to the team.
  • Liaise with internal teams to assign tasks and assist with schedule management. 
  • Analyse risks and opportunities by monitoring working hours, plans and expenditures.
  • Project issue management by using problem solving skills and taking appropriate actions to manage and correct the issue, should any arise.
  • Be a key point of contact for all participants in the project as well as sharing any relevant communications.
  • Assist in the project financial management process, including forecasting, monitoring, and tracking project finances.
  • Ensure standards and requirements are met through conducting quality assurance tests.


What should you bring with you?

As you can tell this exciting role will give you a lot of skills and knowledge, but we do have some requirements upfront.

As well as a strong interest in projects management you should be able to demonstrate the following.


  • For the apprenticeship qualification, we require you to hold a minimum of two ’s at GCSE’s grade C/4 or above in both Maths and English Language.
  • You should have excellent time management and communication skills, as you’ll collaborate with clients and internal teams to deliver results on deadlines.
  • You must also be confident in using computer software including Microsoft office


What we can offer you:

What we can offer you:


Whilst this is an 18-month contract and we cannot guarantee a permanent job at the end, if you work hard and push yourself in work and on the programme then there is every chance of securing a fantastic role at the end of the apprenticeship. 


During your apprenticeship, you will have access to the following:


  • Ability to get involved in a variety of different inclusion programmes including our internal Future Talent Community and Employee Impact Groups for Gender, Ethnic Diversity, Accessibility & Well-being, and LGBTQ+ where you can play a key role in helping to shape things like company policy and procedures, training and development, and social events
  • Assigned to a mentor and a buddy to support you throughout the programme and beyond
  • Flexible employee benefits scheme, corporate discounts from well-known retailers, an employer pension and great work-life balance arrangements
  • The opportunity to work for a company that is leading the way with its sustainability Strategy: ‘Winning Together for our People and our Planet’ and who also helps customers to meet their sustainability objectives through some of our solutions, helping drive change on a global scale.
  • A close-knit apprentice community to support and develop you throughout your programme. This also includes office-based lunches/socials, and a monthly apprentice community call with guest speakers, games, and training sessions.
  • Opportunity to get to know your fellow apprentices across the country.
  • Investment in your personal development by having the opportunity to attend additional training courses, which could include workshops on subjects like presentations or building your confidence.


Please note that for successful applicants, offers will be conditional on passing additional eligibility checks with our training provider.


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Current information for our applicants

Join us and you will be joining an exciting and inspiring work environment where our can-do culture will empower you to actively shape our digital future. All while you build an amazing career! Our business is technology, but fundamentally we’re people dealing with people. Our interest in our talented people is genuine and extends beyond just their skills and experience. To us, your personality, character, and perspective equally matter, and we know that our people do their best work for our customers when they bring their authentic selves to work. Here, at Computacenter, people really do matter! 

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