Project Management Apprentice

We have an exciting development role for the right person to join our small, but growing team. To support all elements of the shop fitting and visual merchandising business. You will gain experience of this creative and challenging environment where you will develop project management and design skills.

About the role

About Luga Baruga – Having worked together for over twenty years servicing clients around the globe, the founding partners decided to create a brand to offer ‘agency services’ to the visual merchandising and shop fitting industry. Over time, our no-nonsense approach and commitment to delivering excellent products and services meant that we were increasingly being involved in the BIG picture stuff with our clients. As a result, our service offering began to broaden – and to help achieve this, we invested in talent who share our passion for creative and innovative excellence. 

We do not strive to be the biggest name in the industry – but we are trusted by our clients due to our integrity, transparency, friendliness, commitment to excellence and ethics combined with our attention to detail on all aspects of a project. We genuinely love what we do and the ‘extra mile’ isn’t extra to us.

Wage: Competitive salary

Working week: Monday to Friday 9:00am till 5:00pm. Some flexibility around hours for the right candidate.

Total hours per week: 37.00

Expected duration: 24 months

Possible start date: 1st December, 2021

Apprenticeship level: Higher, Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

Responsibilities and skills: reporting to the Lead Project Manager – and working in partnership with relevant team members – the successful candidate will be responsible for (but not limited to):

  • Attending briefing meetings with Head of Projects

  • Supplier and product sourcing

  • Supplier management

  • QC visits

  • Logistics planning and management

  • Raising and issuing of purchase orders

  • General administration

Requirements and prospects

This role requires:

  • Good level of office software and applications

  • Be used to working with technology

  • Previous experience of working in projects would be advantageous, but not required

  • Use of CRM and Business Tools advantageous, but not required

  • Excellent communication skills

Personal qualities:

  • Motivated by being creative

  • Be able to be flexible for each project

  • Ready to multi-task and look for work

  • Good level of customer focus

  • Resonates with our mantra of ‘creative and innovative excellence’

Desired qualifications:

  • Must have full driving licence for client and site visits

  • Must be able to complete the challenging Project Management qualification

  • Good academic record of achievement 

Future prospects: It is hoped that on completion of the qualification, an offer of full-time employment can be made.

Things to consider:

  • The starting wage is £16,000 for somebody with no experience
  • There may be scope for some negotiation if you have some history of project management
  • Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week)
  • For more information please visit: https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

Training

Training provider: Heart of England Training Limited. Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Heart of England Training Ltd.

Contact: Emma Stead 01788 820132 [email protected]

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