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Start a career like no other. Working at Mace enables you to make your mark on the world – delivering projects that improve lives, grow communities and inspire new generations.

From managing the construction of a new hospital, to regenerating a town that brings people together, to developing iconic buildings that transform the landscape, as a Mace trainee or apprentice you’ll get hands-on experience working on amazing projects alongside industry leading professionals.

We have a wide range of career opportunities for people who are starting out in the industry and we offer all of our trainees and apprentices financial and practical support with part-time study towards a recognised qualification.

Whatever professional role you move in to, you will have access to a structured training programme where you will learn technical skills related to the construction industry and key business skills, such as presenting and managing your time, to help you succeed in your career.

In the past, our trainees have worked on some impressive projects such as The Coca Cola London Eye, the London 2012 Olympic Park, The Shard, Birmingham New Street Station and Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. Imagine being able to point to buildings which help shape our skylines and say: “I helped deliver that!”

School leaver opportunities

Mace offer a Construction Management scheme. See the website for details.

Apprenticeships

Mace offer Project Management Consultancy, Civil Engineering, Quantity Surveying, Building Services Engineering schemes. See the website for details.

Salary & benefits

Mace offer a competitive salary, see website for details.

Requirements

Please check you meet the entry criteria for the programme you are interested in.

Apply

Applications will open via our website in March 2018. If you are interested in applying to Mace’s 2018 Apprenticeship programme we recommend that you register your interest via the Mace website. We will then contact you once our applications open.

Mace Heathrow
27 Jun, 2018
Higher Apprenticeship
Project controls is responsible for efficient, joined-up delivery of a complex series of projects, constantly gathering and analysing the performance data required to effectively manage a project, programme or portfolio. This performance data includes financial information about contracts, progress data from contractors, risk data and other data that enables the project or programme managers to direct the work. Programme management is a core Mace discipline and typical of our larger commissions in sectors like aviation, infrastructure and energy sectors. It was central to the delivery of major projects and programmes such as the London 2012 Olympic Games and Heathrow Terminal 5. The role Project controls encompasses the associated disciplines that allow timely and accurate reporting of key data to allow decisions to be made with confidence. As a Project Controls Apprentice you will play a key supporting role in the delivery of our services to our clients. Initially, working alongside more senior Project Managers and/or Project Controls Managers, you will be responsible for gathering, sorting, analysing and presenting a wide variety of information and data relating to the projects you have been assigned to. Your role will be focused on the set up and execution of processes that predict, understand and constructively influence the desired outcomes of a project or programme, through the communication of information to assist effective decision making. Responsibilities will include, but not limited to: Recording and understanding scope definition Management of a work breakdown structure Planning and scheduling and recording progress on site Cost control Forecasting outcomes by time and cost Change control Risk management Writing procedures and creating process flow charts General project administration Document management Interface management Extensive data management and integrating departmental systems through common coding structures Stakeholder management Producing reports on all of the above Qualifications Project controls apprentices are supported in working to achieve either a Level 4 Diploma in Project Management or a Level 3 Project Controls Technician apprenticeship. We will be deciding which qualification will enable you to get the best construction project controls training and is the most relevant course to help you develop in the role.  
Mace London, UK
27 Jun, 2018
Degree Apprenticeship
Cost consultancy is the management and procurement of a construction project predominantly but not limited to cost and contract management. Cost Consultants may often be referred to as professional quantity surveyors (PQS) or Cost Managers. Their role is to represent the client and protect the client’s interest within the clients design team. They are involved in every stage of a construction project from early inception through to final delivery with a main contractor. Their role includes working with a client or developer to estimate the initial cost of a proposed build, to managing the setting up of contracts and the post contract financial management between the client and the main contractor of construction projects. The Role This role is predominantly based within Mace or client offices, with regular site visits. As an Apprentice Cost Consultant you will be assisting the Lead Cost Consultant with a variety of responsibilities, including: Developing an understanding of the procurement process to realise best value Helping our clients to understand the potential costs of construction projects Assisting the team with producing feasibility estimates, cost estimates and cost plans Assisting the team with building measurements and design assessments Assisting with the management of costs through the construction phase of the project by regular reporting and monitoring Management of project design and cost changes during construction Conducting site valuations and payments to the main contractor Assisting the clients team with implementing the construction contract Qualifications You will be sponsored through a five-year part-time BSc degree in quantity surveying. We will provide support and mentoring to develop your experience and achieve Membership of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors within six years.
Mace London, UK
27 Jun, 2018
Higher Apprenticeship
Mace has  a vision  to be the industry leader in helping shape cities and build sustainable communities. As an apprentice working in project management, you will have the opportunity to be involved in the whole lifecycle of a construction project, from when a client has an idea through to handing over the finished project and then supporting our clients manage the property or building on an ongoing basis. These projects could be in a variety of sectors, for  example  it could be a school, hospital, home, office or retail outlet. The Role Project management involves managing the cost, quality and programme of a project to ensure it is delivered on time, within budget and to the client’s expectations. The project manager represents and advises the client at all stages of the project, keeping them briefed and making sure their views are communicated to the team. You will be involved in every stage of the project lifecycle supporting senior project managers in: Establishing the client’s requirements and developing this into a client brief Working with architects, engineers, and clients to develop the design of the project Preparing bid documents needed to help the client select which contractor should manage the build of the project Administering contracts Building relationships with key stakeholders who might be affected by the build of the project, such as the local community Producing and monitoring project programmes to ensure the project is delivered on time Communicating regularly with the team responsible for managing the physical build of the project, including construction managers, subcontractors and quantity surveyors - your role throughout the construction phase will involve recording, reporting and helping to resolve problems that might arise Producing various reports to update the client on progress and budget Closing out and handing over the completed project to the client so they can use the building. Qualifications Project management apprentices are supported in working to achieve either a Level 4 Diploma in Project Management (APM) or a Level 3 Surveying Diploma (RICS). We will be deciding which qualification will enable you to get the best construction project management training and is the most relevant course to help you develop in the role. At  Mace  we will guide you in working to achieve Associate Membership of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (AssocRICS) and/or entry level membership of the Association of Project Managers (APM) to support your ongoing development into a high performing project manager. From there your career can continue to develop to positions of greater responsibility and leadership.  
Mace Heathrow
27 Jun, 2018
Degree Apprenticeship
Commercial Managers are predominantly based on site and are responsible for managing the project’s finances and commercial position throughout the lifecycle of the project. The role of the commercial manager in contracting covers all financial aspects of a project, from bidding for work through to the close out of final accounts when the project is completed. This involves procurement of works and the subsequent management of costs through the design and construction phase. The Role This is a site based role and you will be assigned to one project. As an Apprentice Commercial Manager you will be assisting the Senior Commercial Manager with a variety of responsibilities, including: Producing monthly applications for payment Raising interim payment certificates (IPC’s) for sub-contract packages Administering interim statement of accounts (ISA) Updating cash flow forecasts Assisting in the internal cost reporting process Procuringof sub-contract packages which includes carrying out reviews, comparisons and assessments of tender returns Attending mid and post tender meetings with potential sub-contractors and suppliers Drafting of sub-contract documentation Managing the cost of of construction packages (e.g. demolition work, roofing and cladding) including assessing/reviewing variation costs Settling of final accounts with supply chain Qualifications You will be sponsored through a five-year part-time BSc degree in quantity surveying. We will provide support and mentoring to develop your experience and achieve Membership of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors within six years.