Project Management Higher Apprentice at Rolls-Royce

Start Date:
2013
Location:
Derby
Programme Type:
Apprenticeship - Higher Level (Level 4/5)
Salary:
Review Date:

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Review Score

8.6/10

1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis:

8/10

Project Management Higher Apprentice. Reviewing supplier contracts, checking internal systems reflect contract price, ensuring forecasting systems are correct, ensuring price paid is fair. Interactions with buyers (internally) who negotiate contracts

2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?

9/10

Level 4 Diploma in Project Management. Foundation degree in project management. Variety of internal training courses including Primavera P6 training, Microsoft excel, Microsoft project etc

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?

9/10

I enjoy the variety of placements I have been able to experience throughout my programme. All the teams I have worked in have been very supportive and friendly which makes the programme much more enjoyable. The company has a great culture which makes it an enjoyable place to work. The apprenticeship has met my expectations

4. How valued do you feel by Rolls-Royce?

7/10

I feel valued and appreciated on the projects I have worked. All managers in my placements have been very supportive. Sometimes I do not feel fully valued/respected by the Learning and Development team as I feel they often see my opinion as just a 'trainee' rather than a full time employees opinion.

5. How well organised/structured is your programme?

7/10

Due to the programme being new there was some difficulties with organisation when I first started. However this has since been improved. Generally the programme is well organised and structure now.

6a. How much support do you receive from your training provider?

10/10

I receive enough support. I am offered more support when I say I am struggling.

6b. How much support do you receive from your employer?

10/10

I receive a good level of support.

7. How well does your salary/package meet your costs?

7/10

The salary meets my cost for living at home. However it would be difficult to live independently on the salary (especially at the start of the scheme)

8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?

10/10

Yes there are a variety of activities and opportunities.

9a. Would you recommend Rolls-Royce to a friend? *

Yes

9b. Why? *

Has good holiday / flexible hours policy. A good employer with a wide range of opportunities available. Very supportive of developing their employees.

10. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to Rolls-Royce? *

Ensure you have research both Rolls-Royce and the role you are applying for for the assessment days. Ensure when filling in the application forms you clearly explain how you can demonstrate the key skills needed for the role.

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