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Project Management Industrial Year Placement Scheme (2020)

  • Job reference: FG-080
  • Sector: Buildings, Construction, Programme Management, Transportation
  • Location: Bristol, London, Manchester, Oxford, Swansea, Warrington

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As a Project Management placement student, you’ll be helping to support and deliver a variety of services across a range of challenging and exciting projects in the UK.  We operate across a range of markets including; education, central and local government, commercial property and heritage. 

We strive to build strong relationships by understanding the challenges our clients face, sharing their vision and helping them transform their visions into reality.  Our core suite of digital platforms and tools underpin our service delivery model and through innovation, standardisation and automation, we maximise efficiencies for our clients to save time and money. Our cutting-edge independent advice and support enables our clients to turn bold ideas into reality and deliver their most important projects and programmes. 

We offer an intensive training package tailored to your individual needs, you will define this with your mentor to take you from student to Chartered Professional. You’ll be motivated with a positive attitude and enjoy working with others, sometimes directly at client sites, sometimes from our offices, and always seeking to be forward thinking and going the extra mile to help us maintain our excellent performance. 

Does this sound like you? In which case, please read on - we’d love for you to apply!

Where could I work?

Industrial placement locations: Bristol, London, Manchester, Oxford, Swansea, Warrington
Degree requirements: On track to achieve a 2.2 degree or above in project management or a degree in any subject for those who can demonstrate commercial or technical acumen. 

Working as a Project Management placement student you’ll be part of our established team of project and Programme Management practitioners and will be supported in all aspects of your career development. Our Project Managers are involved in some of the world’s most prestigious and complex projects, requiring meticulous planning to ensure successful delivery to our clients and stakeholders. You’ll be exposed to a wide variety of industry sectors and will develop your skills on a multitude of projects, learning from some of the best professionals in the world. You will be developing your confidence, building upon your communication and problem-solving skills as well as honing your management abilities.

As a Project Management placement student at F+G, you’ll be working directly with clients to achieve their goals, this may include assisting clients in developing the strategy for their project or programme, managing multidisciplinary project teams to turn ideas into tangible designs, or managing projects onsite to help turn concepts into reality. This will require spending time in F+G’s offices, the client’s office or the client’s site.

In joining F+G’s Project Management team, you will not only be gaining the knowledge and experience to support and complement your degree, but you’ll be joining one of the world’s leading project management providers.

What are we looking for?

Passion and understanding for working in a consultancy environment, with the ability to work with clients and internal stakeholders
Drive and determination
Excellent communication and relationship building skills, with the confidence to work on your own initiative or as part of a multidisciplinary team
Ability to apply your technical knowledge to analyse problems and create innovative solutions
An interest in developing digital and technology-based solutions 

What are the benefits and rewards?

If you join us, you’ll be working on a wide range of innovative and demanding projects, helping us to turn bold ideas into reality. You’ll have opportunities to work closely with clients, spending time within their organisations and taking learning from some of the most experienced consultants in the industry. Some of our benefits, to name a few, include:

dedicated support from your line manager who will create personalized objectives with you, so you can get the most out of your time with us to support you with your studies and beyond
our top performing placement students have the opportunity to be nominated straight onto our Graduate Development Programme
a competitive salary 

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How do I apply?

Please click the apply button now to start your application journey!  As an equal opportunity employer we value applications from candidates of all backgrounds, cultures and abilities.  For further details on our recruitment process, please refer to our website.

We want you to perform at your best at each stage of our recruitment process and can make adjustments to ensure this.  So, whether you consider yourself to have a disability or not, or would simply like to know how we can support you better, please contact us confidentially on

Our deadline for applications is Friday 28th February 2020.  Some of our opportunities are incredibly popular, so to avoid disappointment (where some roles may close earlier) we recommend you apply as soon as possible. 

NB: This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary, it will be discussed with you at interview. 

If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.