Project Management Placement

by Collins Aerospace

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Deadline: 2nd December 2023
Start Date: 01st July 2024
Salary: £20,000
Length: Placement (10 Months+)
Roles: Project Management
Location: West Midlands
City: Wolverhampton

Project Management Placement

Are you looking to kick-start your career with a flying start within the Aerospace industry? Then consider joining us here at Collins Aerospace where you can learn more about the industry whilst finishing your degree.

Company Overview

Collins Aerospace is one of the 3 subsidiaries of Raytheon Technologies and is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defence industry.

Created in 2018 by bringing together Rockwell Collins and UTC Aerospace Systems, we’re working side-by side with customers on exciting industry possibilities. With a comprehensive portfolio, extensive capabilities and broad expertise, we're crafting intelligent solutions to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market - all representing the best in innovation and technology for the industries we serve across commercial, business, space, and military and defense aviation.

Every 1.4 seconds a flight around the world takes off – and our work is on it. We propel aerospace, defence and the other industries we support far beyond imagination, but there is more work to be done. We need your ideas, inspiration and solutions to continue to help us redefine aerospace.

Role Overview

We are looking for a talented individual to join our Programme Management Office within our Programmes function at AS Actuation UK.

The business comprises a significant quantity of highly technical engineering/manufacturing projects and programmes the effective leadership of which will be pivotal to our continued business success. You will learn to support Collins with the effective planning and execution of these activities right across the lifecycle. You will learn key tools and processes to support the programmes teams to effectively deliver to customer demands.

Upon joining our team your responsibilities might include:

  • Support to Project Manager in key areas - relevant to lifecycle stage of the project
  • Utilises basic Project Management Tools & Techniques
  • Maintains schedule actual dates and baseline
  • Conducts project control tasks on behalf of the project
  • Gathers analyses and distributes KPIs associated with the project
  • Administers key project meetings such as risk review or CMB
  • Support Project data generation for customer reviews
  • Support Project data generation for internal reviews
  • Supports governance of project via CMS
  • Contributor to key project documentation such as the Program and Development Plans and cadence reviews

Job Holder Requirements:

A current undergraduate studying a relevant degree and on project to achieve a minimum of 2:1, with a passion for Aerospace.

You will be able to demonstrate:

  • Passion to contribute to the aerospace sector
  • Willingness to learn
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong collaboration and stakeholder management
  • Good oral and written communicator
  • Able to multi-task and prioritise own work
  • Ability to build strong relationships and be a team player
  • A ‘can do’ attitude
  • Experience of delivering high quality work to deadline

IMPORTANT: Candidates must be able to commit to the full 12 month placement (apart from the 25 days annual holiday).

Our Commitment to DE&I

Diversity drives innovation, inclusion drives success. We believe a multitude of approaches and ideas enable us to deliver the best results for our workforce, workplace, and customers. We are committed to fostering a culture where all employees can share their passions and ideas so we can tackle the toughest challenges in our industry and pave new paths to limitless possibility.

We are An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

RTX is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

About Collins Aerospace

Collins Aerospace is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defence industry. Created in 2018 by bringing together Rockwell Collins and UTC Aerospace Systems, Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio and expertise to solve customers’ toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market.

How to apply

Your application will go through a variety of selection methods which may result in an interview. Please note that as we find suitable candidates we will no longer accept applications for this opportunity so we suggest you apply as early as possible to have the best chance of success! 

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