Apprentice Project Manager

Posted 20 April by Daisy Group Featured

This is a 2 year fixed term contract. The target start date is end of August 2018.

We help UK businesses build the foundations they need to thrive in the digital economy.

By joining the dots between old and new technology, across the converging worlds of IT, telecoms and cloud, we help to make our customer’s core infrastructure simple, secure, reliable and invisible.

We provide services to half of the country’s high street retailers and are at the technological heart of the nation’s critical infrastructure. We help keep trains running and planes flying. We help doctors care for their patients. And we connect businesses of every kind to the customers they serve.

Salary: DOE

Location: Birstall

Hours: Monday to Friday - 37.5 hours between 8.30am - 5.30pm


Job Responsibilities

We are looking for dynamic individuals to join our Digital Apprentice Programme. This is an exciting opportunity for you to be part of an ambitious team that is looking to enhance its Project Management capabilities. The Apprentice Project Manager will join the Daisy Group Infrastructure Services, Project Management team and engage in a two year programme.

You will learn the basics of project management, such as stakeholder engagement, project communications and how to develop plans to meet deadlines. You will work alongside and support qualified project managers so straight away you will be making an impact on real projects. From there, you’ll learn plenty of specialist skills tailored to your talents and competencies. These could include managing project scope, scheduling, finance, risk, quality, resources and contracts, or leading your own areas of responsibility.

The Person

  • Are self-motivated and looking to enhance their career within a technology business
  • Are intrigued by the digital world and want to be involved with the latest technologies
  • Thrive on challenge and always look at ways to improve things
  • Work well in a team
  • Have a good attention to detail
  • Possess clear and confident communication skills
  • Have strong numeracy abilities
  • Have 5 x GCSEs grade A* to C (including English & Maths)
  • Have 2 x A Levels (desirable)
  • Hold a full UK driving licence (desirable)

Daisy Group... About us

When Daisy Group was first established, it had a simple business model, to be an alternative provider of telephone lines and calls for UK-based small and medium-sized businesses.

Well over a decade later and both Daisy and the telecommunications industry are almost unrecognisable. As technology and the different types of communication have advanced, Daisy has continued to evolve to ensure that it is able to offer customers and partners a full suite of IT and telecommunications products and services.

Over the last decade Daisy has developed through a combination of organic and acquisitive growth. With a business-to-business only focus, Daisy now boasts more than 60,000 customers and supplies IT and communications to some of the UK’s best-known organisations.

Daisy provides a range of unified communications and IT services, including connectivity, voice, maintenance, as well as cloud and hosting solutions.

The Package

Our colleagues work hard to deliver for our customers and that is why we give them the recognition and rewards they deserve for their effort.

But working at Daisy is much more than just a fair salary. It’s about providing a range of benefits and opportunities to all our staff to make working with us enjoyable.

Our ethos is simple: the more you put in the more you get out.

Here are some of the benefits that we offer:

  • Holiday entitlement of 25 days, plus bank holidays
  • Additional day’s holiday for every year of service, up to a maximum of 30 days.
  • Holiday Purchase Scheme
  • Company Sick Pay
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Eye care Vouchers
  • Discounted Medicash Membership
  • Monthly reward scheme
  • Daisy Deals - Everyone who works at Daisy has the option to take advantage of discounts and savings at over 1,200 retailers.
  • Discounts on a range of Daisy products

Why work for Daisy?

It only takes a quick glance inside Daisy to appreciate the contribution of every single employee to our success.

Whatever our employees do - from sales and marketing to engineering and customer service - their dedication is helping thousands of UK businesses realise their digital potential.

In order to reach our target, we make sure that every person has the opportunity to create a long and successful career at Daisy. With so many varied roles across 30 sites throughout the UK, and various training and development programmes, the growth opportunities with us are boundless.

So if you’re an enthusiastic, driven and passionate individual looking to make a difference, you could be just the type of person we are looking for.

Required skills

  • Apprenticeship
  • Project Management

Application questions

Have you ever been convicted of any criminal offence?
Do you have the right to work in the UK?

Reference: 34958664

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