Local recruitment: Graduate Project Manager - Water - 2023


Brighton, UK 🇬🇧

Redefine your personal best.

Have you ever thought about joining a Graduate Development Programme, where you get to work in a diverse and welcoming environment whilst getting stuck into amazing projects? With us, you can start your journey to become professionally chartered or qualified.

We are very proud that our last Graduate intake was the largest UK intake to date… and we intend to do it all over again.

We have a super enthusiastic and diverse graduate cohort, with a total global workforce of 25,000 talented individuals.

When you join us, you will be part of our 2-year Graduate programme, tailored to your development. You will learn from and be mentored by some of the best technical minds in the industry. After you finish the programme, you will be continuing your career journey as you develop your technical and leadership capabilities.


As a Project Management Graduate working in our brand new for 2023 Brighton office , you will be working alongside Senior Project Managers and Technical Leaders to understand requirements for projects and supporting them with monitoring progress to meet objectives, forecasting and budgeting.

This role sits within the Water sector at Stantec, working with clients such as Thames Water overseeing design projects for water treatment, water resources and environmental services.

To support you in your career journey, you will be mentored by a senior project manager and have the opportunity to work towards accreditation with the Association of Project Managers (APM). In addition, we work on a hybrid model – havinga balance of working from home and working in one of our many offices acrossthe UK.

Click to hear more about one of our Senior PMs career journeys: My Stantec Story: Pauline Hann (https://www.stantec.com/uk/ideas/careers/my-stantec-story-pauline-hann)


The skills and experience we look for in our graduates:

  • You will have achieved or be on target to achieve a minimum of an Honours Degree in Project Management, Business Management, Engineering Management or similar.
  • You will have a keen interest in a career in project management and can demonstrate this through relevant university modules and projects and/or work experience gained through summer placements and internships.
  • We are looking for someone who is very proactive, can focus on the fine details and work with accuracy. We look for graduates who can communicate effectively and manage different stakeholders.
  • Finally, you must be eligible to live and work in the UK at the time you start employment.

*There is no closing date on this vacancy. Recruitment is ongoing. We recommend applying as soon as possible as adverts may close if we have sufficient applicants.*

Our graduate application process is as follows: Step 1 . Online Application Step 2 . Online Video Interview and Aptitude Tests Step 3 . Face to Face Interview Step 4 . Offer

For further details on our application process, please visit Graduate Application FAQ (stantec.com)

EDI + Reasonable Adjustments

At Stantec we are committed to ensuring our recruitment process is accessible to all so that every applicant has a fair opportunity. During any stage of the application process, we are happy to make any adjustments that may support you if required. Please contact a member of our talent team if reasonable adjustments are required. Our email is Careers.UK&I@stantec.com and a member of our team will be happy to assist.

About Stantec

Stantec is a professional services firm. Our team of 25,000 global experts provides engineering, architecture, environmental, and project management services across all phases of the project life cycle.

We’re designers, engineers, scientists, and project managers, innovating together at the intersection of community, creativity, and client relationships. Balancing these priorities results in projects that advance the quality of life in communities across the globe.

From large-scale developments to challenging neighbourhood projects, we stretch across our global network to learn from others, offer our support, and gain new experiences along the way. So while we work to help the communities around us thrive, our own people thrive too.

Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment.

For more information on Stantec UK Inclusion & Diversity approach please got to:

Inclusion & Diversity (stantec.com) (https://www.stantec.com/uk/about/inclusion-diversity)

Land Aid

Every year we remove single-use plastics from our graduate and apprentice recruitment campaigns and instead using our budget in a more globally responsible way. This year we have decided to partner with LandAid.

In 2019/20, an estimated 120,000 young people asked for help from their local council because they were homeless or at risk of homelessness.

It’s a problem that LandAid are here to help tackle.

As the Property Industry Charity, LandAid unite over 200 organisations from across the sector, working together to bring an end to youth homelessness.

As a Charitable Trust, they distribute funding to frontline charities supporting the young and homeless – and primarily fund capital projects, such as renovating homes and building bedspaces.

We have seen the incredible impact that can happen when the industry unites and so Stantec are proud to be working alongside LandAid this year again to continue the great success achieved last year – Thank you Stantec for supporting LandAid in 2021-2022 (https://stories.landaid.org/thank-you-stantec-for-supporting-landaid-in-2021-2022/index.html) .

Together, we can end youth homelessness.

To find out more about LandAid and the amazing work they’re doing please click go to www.landaid.org .





IHE Delft MSc in Water and Sustainable Development