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Project Coordinator Degree Apprentice

Location: UK - Hatfield, UK - London, UK - Reading, UK - Nottingham, UK - Manchester, UK - Milton Keynes, UK - Sheffield | Job-ID: 206950 | Contract type: Fixed Term Contract | Business Unit: Project Management


Life on the team


Salary: £18,000

Start Date: 2nd September 2024

Degree Qualification: BSc in Project Management Professional at Aston University

Duration: 3 years

Location: Hatfield, London, Manchester, Milton Keynes, Reading, Sheffield – Hybrid; mix of working remotely and from office locations as required

Contract type: Fixed Term Contract


By joining the Project Management Degree Apprentice programme, you will become part of Computacenter’s Projects Practice Team. You’ll work as a Project Coordinator but dedicate some of your time to virtually studying towards a level 6 degree in Project Management.


You will be part of a team that supports and develops people, and you will be given training and support to work towards confidently supporting project managers with delivery of IT projects for our customers. Which includes, some of the world’s leading organisations, spanning across both Public and Private Sectors.


You’ll work within an inclusive and supportive environment where we make sure everybody feels welcome and included. And if there’s anything you’re not sure about, a colleague will be happy to answer any questions you might have. It’s how we all grow.


Project Management is all about people, our team works across all areas of the business to ensure we deliver successful project outcomes and delight our customers - so you’ll have the opportunity to contribute to a team helping our customers to change the world.


What you’ll do


  • You will be given a thorough induction and training period, where you will learn from a range of experts from across the business.
  • Learn the fundamentals of Project Management, as well as our specific systems and our Project Management methodology & processes.
  • Develop an understanding of the IT Industry and gain first-hand experience of supporting project managers with delivering a range of technical solutions to solve some of our customers’ most important challenges.
  • Project reporting, this includes recording project schedules and progress to keep the team and customer informed.
  • Prepare and host meetings, internally and with customers.
  • Handle financial management for your projects.
  • Gain an understanding of our customer’s business objectives to then assist them to gain access to our range of services.
  • Have exposure to other functions across our business, to understand how we operate.
  • Opportunity to work on a diverse range of well-known customer accounts.


  • Attend bi-monthly virtual webinars with Aston University.
  • Meet with university supervisors once a month online of in person.
  • Take part in practical and theoretical training to develop project management skills and gain a formal degree qualification.
  • Learn how to strategically, and financially, manage small- or large-scale projects.
  • Complete a large work-based project demonstrating the theory and skills gained throughout the apprenticeship.



What you’ll need

  • To be considered for this programme, Aston University expects that applicants will have/are predicted to achieve three A Levels at CCC or above, or equivalent BTECs. Please ensure that your grades/predictions are visible on your CV.
  • You must have a minimum of five GCSEs at Grade C/4 or above including Mathematics and English Language.
  • You’ll be driven and committed to provide outstanding levels of service.
  • You’ll be ambitious, with a desire to succeed.
  • You can adapt to situations to solve problems and make decisions.
  • You’ll enjoy team collaboration and can build good working relationships at all levels.
  • You can confidently contribute ideas and suggestions.
  • You are organised, with the ability to learn and analyse information.


Please note that for successful applicants, offers will be conditional on passing additional eligibility checks with our training provider including a review of any previous qualifications you hold. Due to the funding requirements of the apprenticeship, applicants must not have already obtained or studying towards a level 6 qualification in Project Management.


About us



Current information for our applicants

Business as usual? Not quite. Of course, the Corona crisis also presents us with major challenges.


However, we are broadly positioned across various industries, plan for the long term and have always been flexible in our approach to our customers, especially in times of crisis. Our core business is digitisation. We believe that this topic will continue to grow in importance for many companies in both public and private sectors.


That's why there are still areas of our business with clear hiring requirements – and we would like to bring talent like you on board! By the way, we have completely virtualised our application process and our recruiters remain available to you should you have any questions.


We are still looking forward to getting to know you!


About us

Computacenter is a leading independent provider of IT infrastructure services. We work at the heart of digitisation, advising organisations on IT strategy, implementing the most appropriate technology and managing our customers’ infrastructures.


We offer a friendly, open working environment without too much fuss about hierarchy. We are looking for professionals with diverse competencies, personalities and strengths who want to live our shared value of teamwork and performance.


Interested in joining a company with a strong sense of community?
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