Project Management Placement – Architecture, Design & Construction at Hilton

Placement Year (10 Months+)
Application Deadline
30th May 2019
South East
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salary Band
£18,000 - £19,999
Role May Involve
Architecture Business Management Construction/Trades Surveying

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Project Management Placement – Architecture, Design & Construction

We are looking to hire an Intern to join our Architecture, Design and Construction team on a 12-month placement, to support in a Project Management capacity. This placement is ideally suited to an undergraduate or postgraduate student currently undertaking a degree in Construction Management or Quantity Surveying, with a genuine passion for the industry. The internship will be based out of our Corporate Office in Watford, Hertfordshire (UK).

As an Intern, you will have an active and involved role within the team, supporting with a range of construction and renovation projects for our hotels across Europe, Middle East and Africa.

About the Department

The position would report into the Architecture, Design & Construction EMEA (AD&C) team. Headquartered in the UK, the AD&C team support the design, construction and renovation of all managed, franchised, leased and JV hotels across EMEA building exceptional properties that delight our guests, reward our partners, and reflect the unique cultures of their geographical locations.

With design and construction professionals across 16 locations, our team has EMEA wide presence as well as local resources, skills, and expertise. The team provides the programs and resources to help ensure that properties conform to our uniformly high standards and are current with relevant product selections and designs.

What will you be doing?

Responsibilities will include, but are by no means limited to the following;

Capex Projects & Cost Management;

  • Assist in developing refurbishment disruption models
  • Lead role in initiating research on industry benchmarking against cost and programme/disruption for completed projects
  • Lead role in updating and improvement of existing project library alongside database of completed projects indicating, project team, programme, costs, scope of works summary etc.

Development Project Management;

  • Assist in updating and improving project management processes and owner facing project and programme management documentation
  • Assist in maintaining Global Development pipeline database
  • Lead role in updating and improving online resource library with current documentation to enable and simplify development project management.
  • Attend and participate in a diverse range of project meetings on site, to gather project related knowledge.

What are we looking for?

This is a 12 month internship starting in June or July 2019. In order to be considered, you will ideally be currently studying towards a degree in Construction Management, Quantity Surveying, Architectural Technology or similar. If you are not studying towards one of these degree programmes, then you will need to be able to demonstrate a strong desire to pursuing a career within Construction Project Management. Further requirements for the role include the following;

  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to hold your own in dealing with stakeholders at all levels, both internally and externally.
  • Strong analytical skills, with a good level of financial awareness.
  • Highly organised, must be able to manage multiple work streams concurrently.
  • Able to demonstrate initiative, and the ability to be proactive.
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office, in particular MS Excel (including v look ups, pivot tables, formulas etc.).
  • Able to use Adobe Photoshop and CAD Software.
  • Some knowledge or an interest in the hotel industry (e.g. hotel real estate) would be preferred, although not essential. We would equally welcome applicants who are able to demonstrate a broader desire to work in construction management.

What benefits will you receive?

Your benefits will include a competitive starting salary and holiday entitlement. As an employee you will become a member of the Go Hilton Team Member Travel Program, which provides reduced hotel room rates for you, your family & friends! We look forward to explaining in detail the range of excellent benefits that you would expect from a global hotel organization like Hilton.

What next?

If you would like to be considered for this Internship then please first ensure that you have spoken to your university to check that your degree program can support you being out on placement for 12 months from June or July 2019. You will then need to apply online on or before 30th May 2019 and a member of our recruitment team will be in touch with a response as soon as we've been able to review your application.

* Please ensure when you upload your CV to our recruitment portal that it is submitted in English.

About Hilton

Hilton is one of the largest and fastest growing hospitality companies in the world, with more than 5,000 properties and more than 825,000 rooms in 106 countries and territories. In the 100 years since our founding, we have defined the hospitality industry and established a portfolio of 16 world-class brands, including our flagship Hilton Hotels & Resorts brand, which is the most recognized hotel brand in the world. Our premier brand portfolio also includes Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Canopy by Hilton, Curio Collection by Hilton, Tapestry Collection by Hilton, DoubleTree by Hilton, Embassy Suites by Hilton, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton by Hilton, Tru by Hilton, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations. We have more than 65 million members in our award–winning customer loyalty program, Hilton Honors.

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