Apprentices

Associate Product Manager

Do you want to be a part of developing products that customers love? Would you like to study, learn and work towards a professional qualification? Join us on our Associate Product Manager Apprentice Scheme and you can do both!

Be the reason our customers stick with us  

Product Managers are the people who make sure we’re offering the products and services consumers really want. They do this by researching consumer preferences, conducting tests, and developing, managing, and maintaining our offerings. As an apprentice, you’ll work alongside professionals in our Consumer division, gaining exposure to product strategy, development, and more.  

 

Build skills for the future  

Opportunities to work on a variety of products along the way, such as our superfast broadband, dazzling TV and entertainment services, the latest and greatest phone launches and even our exclusive O2 priority. By the end of the scheme, you’ll have learned how to:  

  • Research and understand what customers want and how they might act to proposed changes  
  • Advise on which products or services should be launched, when they should launch and how they should launch  
  • Plan tests and trials of new services and decide whether they’re right for our consumers  
  • Work with technical teams to make impactful changes to existing products and services 

 

What we look for  

We need collaborative individuals with great communication skills, enthusiasm and the ability to take on anything with a structured, organised approach. You may be responsible for lots of different projects at the same take, so multitasking skills are important. Each day is different in this role, you should be flexible about how and where you work. There may be the option to work from home however, time in the office is critical to gain all the skills and knowledge you will need to thrive.  

We’re 100% committed to having a workforce that represents every part of our society, so we’re keen to hear from candidates of all backgrounds and circumstances. The only barrier to applying would be if you didn’t have the right to work in the UK and were unable to obtain it without our support.  

 

What’s in it for you  

A starting salary of 22,500 with some fantastic opportunities to progress. During the programme, you’ll work towards a Project Management Level 4 Apprenticeship, which is secured with a final assessment, as well as the association of project management qualification (APM PMQ). As well as this, we’ll provide some amazing benefits, including:  

  • Company pension  
  • 25 days holiday  
  • Your birthday off  

…and loads more! 

 

What is involved with studying for an apprenticeship? 

Your apprenticeship is made up of learning on the job, but also gaining the academic skills to put into practice in your day-to-day job.  As a result, you’ll complete the apprenticeship as part of a structured learning programme alongside working in the role. The learning programme is made up of a suite of modules and milestones and you’ll be required to evidence your work against these modules via tasks and assignments. For some apprenticeships, you may also undertake additional technical qualifications, which include studying for, and taking an exam. Once you have completed your modules and milestones, you’ll then move to your End Point Assessment (EPA) which is typically made up of an interview and a project. Once you pass this stage, you will receive your apprenticeship qualification with us. 

 

Apprenticeship: Level 4 Project Management
Duration: 18 months
Start Date: July 2022
Locations: Reading & Hammersmith
Requirements: 5 GCSES Level 9-4 including Maths and English, or a Level 2 Apprenticeship or equivalent 
Salary: Starting salary of £22,500, with an increase to £25,500 after 12 months. Final salaries can be in the region of £25,500-30,000 + amazing benefits 

 

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