Project Manager Development Programme 12 month FTC

Location: Royal Leamington Spa

West Midlands

Other information: 40 hour week

Salary: £25,000

Job Title: Project Manager Development Programme   

Location: RLS

Contract: FTC 12 month (to perm)

Hours: 8am – 5pm


About the Role:

This programme will enable you to manage key projects in WUK, through hands on experience working with experienced project managers. You will be introduced to effective project management methods, and undertake Prince 2 training. Becoming a successful project manager will involve negotiating resource requirements, ensuring communication links exist with customers, customer expectations are managed and projects are delivered to agreed timescales and within agreed budget constraints

Key Responsibilities:

  • Learn to take responsibility for the delivery of projects, both internal and external, throughout the full project lifecycle
  • Build, develop and execute plans
  • Maintenance of project documentation and preparation for project board meetings
  • Management of customer expectations for projects
  • Definition of the scope and plan for a project, including resource requirements
  • Management of Risks, Issues, Changes to the project and communication to relevant parties
  • Management of progress against plan, milestones/deadlines and budget requirements
  • Creation & communication of project reporting (e.g. Project Status Reports)
  • Closure of projects and ownership of Project Implementation Reviews, including communication and handover of identified issues/enhancements to relevant parties
  • Additional responsibilities as defined by the PMO Manager


About You:

We are looking for someone who has

  • At least 6 months branch experience - Desirable
  • Attention to detail and good organizational skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and influencing skills (consensus building, conflict resolution, etc)
  • Degree Level education, or equivalent, desirable
  • Excellent people management and leadership skills
  • Excellent customer facing skills and experienced at managing customer expectations


About Wolseley

Wolseley is FTSE100 Company and the world’s largest trade distributor of plumbing and heating products and a leading supplier of building materials. Our brands are market leaders with outstanding reputations for supplying professionals in the construction market.

Wolseley UK has announced a major programme to transform the way it serves its customers following a wide-ranging review of its plumbing and heating operations. Our plan is based on (i) a deep understanding of what our customers value and what makes them successful, (ii) maintaining and growing our specialist expertise, and (iii) delivering a step change in our operational efficiency and consistency.

The resulting transformation plan and £100m investment will make Wolseley UK the first choice specialist for trade customers delivering the highest levels of customer service in the industry coupled with a leaner, more efficient operating model which will significantly improve service levels, product availability and choice.

Wolseley UK also invests heavily in people through a company-wide training structure focused on developing core skills, and offers an award-winning pension and rewards package.


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