Project & Programmes Specialist Graduate

How long: Two years 

Where: London (We're currently using hybrid working, required to travel to a TfL Head Office a minimum of two days a week. This could change during the course of the scheme.)

Salary: £28,500

What you'll need

A minimum of 2:2 degree in any discipline.

Offers will be subject to a satisfactory medical which may include but is not limited to drugs and alcohol screening, eye test and hearing test.

What you'll be doing

You'll have the opportunity to work across multiple areas in TfL and be involved in some of the UK's most exciting and high-profile programmes and projects. There's also potential to be involved in technology programmes that improve the experience of customers across London. You'll have the chance to go into a role in any of the below areas:

  • Project Controls (including Planning & Risk management)
  • Project Management
  • Construction Management

Your development programme will be made up of up to four placement rotations. Here's an idea of what your programme could look like:

Placement 1 - Planning Assistant /Risk Assistant - six months

  • Work in a team responsible for the project planning or Risk Management for multiple Projects & Programmes across Capital Delivery and Asset Performance & Capital Delivery

Placement 2 - Assistant Project Manager - six months

  • Work in a project team in TfL Capital or Technology & Data
  • Be responsible for all aspects of managing a project including Scope, Governance and Resource Management. Responsibilities will depend on the stage and details of the project

Placement 3 - Construction - six months

  • Gain experience of managing construction projects in TfL Capital taking responsibility for aspects including stakeholder management and quality assurance

Placement 4

  • Return to one of the three areas you've already had a placement in

Where this career can take you

Graduates progress to a variety of roles, for example: Assistant Project Manager, Project Controls Assistant, Planning Assistant, Assistant Risk Manager, Assistant Construction Manager, Project Sponsor.

In the longer-term, graduates have progressed to senior leadership roles, for example: Senior Programme Manager, Senior Construction Manager, Professional Manager-Project Controls/Planning. 

What we look for

Everything we do as an organisation is to ensure that our evolving city remains future proof for millions of Londoners. Our talented graduates form a vital part of that vision, so it's important that we find the best people to help us do this. We're looking for people who:

  • Lead the way
  • Have an inquisitive mind
  • Motivated to add value 
  • Have a positive attitude to problem solving 
  • Like to make a difference

We'll give you responsibility and the opportunity to add value from day one.  If you're excited by inspiring and influencing the future of London and are up for a challenge and thrive under pressure, then this is the career path for you.