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Apprentice Highways Project Manager

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Job Introduction

Job title: Apprentice Highways Project Manager

Salary: £22,737 per annum

Location: Cunard Building, Water Street, Liverpool L3 1AH and City Wide

A bit about us 

Liverpool is home to vibrant, energetic and engaged communities, people who take real ownership of their local area and are passionate about making our city a better place. We've got ambitious targets to meet by 2025 and we need people who are driven, dynamic and ready to deliver the very best for our communities.  Public service is more important than ever, and this role represents a real opportunity to make a difference to our communities by transforming the way we work and placing our residents at the heart of everything we do. 

Working at Liverpool City Council provides an opportunity to contribute to your community and make a positive impact on the lives of residents. Our values shape how we work to deliver public services, and how we communicate with the residents we serve. We care about the best outcomes for local people, through our public services.

We are proud of our world-famous thriving city with its rich culture, affordable housing, stunning waterfront, and our beautiful green spaces – there’s really something for everyone!

The Role

The role of Apprentice Highways Project Manager is to provide technical support to the Delivery and Performance Office and the Major Highways Infrastructure Team.

In the role of Apprentice Highways Project Manager, you would be expected to attend in the office 4 days per week and visit projects across the City on site.

The role also requires you to support the team in delivering key Transportation and Highways service improvements, in particular support on implementing learning and innovation from benchmarking, best practice, and also the improvement projects and subsequent workstreams.

You must be able to provide evidence of the following qualifications – 
 5 GCSE’s Grade A*-C/9-4 including English Language and Maths or equivalent and 3 A levels, a Level 3 Apprenticeship, or an equivalent level 3 qualification.

The role is a fixed term for the duration of the apprenticeship – 24 months.

Our offer to you

  • At least 27 days holiday rising to 32 after 5 years service.- option to purchase further days
  • Agile working  - A “Flexibility First” approach to Agile working where flexibility is the norm rather than the exception.
  • Part of the Local Government Pension scheme - option to join the AVC scheme
  • Health and Wellbeing - including Employee assistance programme
  • Cycle to Work and Travel Pass Schemes 
  • Drive Time - a salary sacrifice car lease scheme
  • Family friendly policies with enhanced leave  
  • Discounted Gym Memberships 
  • Employee Volunteering Scheme - Voluntary work can benefit the community and help you to gain valuable new skills and experiences.  You can request up to 5 days.
  • Medicash - The plan can be used to cover a range of essential healthcare expenses such as dental treatment, dental check ups, optical care, physiotherapy and more
  • Next steps

Closing Date for this role is Friday, 19 July 2024.

If you would like to talk to a member of the team about the role or have an informal discussion, please contact –

Liverpool City Council is committed to fostering a workforce representative of the communities we serve. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we believe in appointing candidates based on their skills, experience, qualifications, and abilities. To support this commitment, we guarantee an interview to candidates from under-represented groups who meet the minimum essential criteria for the role

If you require any reasonable adjustments in line with the Equality Act 2010, such as an application form in a different format or additional time to complete your application, please contact us at

Although we advertise on Jobs go public, and other websites, your application process will be directed to our Tribepad system. Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered on Tribepad, including your invite to interview if you are shortlisted. Please check your emails regularly, including Spam/Junk, after the closing dates for notifications.  Please ensure you complete your full profile, work and education history in Tribepad.

We reserve the right to close vacancies earlier than the specified date should we receive sufficient applications. If interested, please complete an application as early as possible.

At this current time, Liverpool City Council are unable to provide sponsorship for internal applicants.

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