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Affiliate Venture Supervisor

Occupational Profile

Tasks could be outlined and delivered inside completely different contexts, throughout numerous trade sectors. They are often giant or small. Each venture must be managed to make sure its success, An affiliate venture supervisor is aware of what must be achieved, how it will likely be achieved, how lengthy it is going to take and the way a lot it is going to price, and works with the venture group to attain the required outcomes. Affiliate venture managers want good planning, organisation, management, administration and communication abilities. An affiliate venture supervisor utilises sources with appropriate abilities, {qualifications}, expertise and data to work collectively in a motivated and built-in group, with clearly outlined reporting strains, roles, duties and authorities. Dependent upon the scale of the organisations and the complexity of initiatives, affiliate venture managers’ job titles will differ, however usually they’ll embrace: assistant venture supervisor, junior venture supervisor, venture group chief. Some organisations use ‘venture supervisor’ as a generic job title.

Typical job titles: 

Assistant venture supervisor, Junior venture supervisor and Venture group chief


An affiliate venture supervisor will be capable of perceive and have data of:

  • Venture governance -Various kinds of organisational constructions and duties, capabilities and venture phases on several types of venture. How governance can management and handle the profitable supply of initiatives. The importance of the venture administration plan (PMP).
  • Venture stakeholder administration – Stakeholders: their views, completely different pursuits and ranges of affect upon venture outcomes.
  • Venture communication – Key contexts of a venture communication plan, its effectiveness in managing completely different stakeholders. Elements which may have an effect on communications akin to cultural and bodily obstacles
  • Venture management – The imaginative and prescient and values of the venture and its hyperlinks to aims; the methods during which these could be successfully communicated and bolstered to group members and stakeholders. Management types, qualities and the significance of motivation on group efficiency. Traits of the working atmosphere which encourage and maintain excessive efficiency.
  • Consolidated planning – Objective and codecs for consolidated plans to help total administration, taking account of classes learnt and the way the plans stability elementary elements of scope, schedule, sources, budgets, dangers and high quality necessities.
  • Budgeting and value management – Funding, estimating, overheads; direct prices, oblique prices, mounted prices, variable prices and an total funds for a venture; monitoring methods for precise prices, accruals and dedicated prices; various price breakdowns to supply for graphical representations, and efficiency administration.
  • Enterprise case and advantages administration – Preparation and/or upkeep of enterprise instances, together with advantages administration.
  • Venture scope – Necessities administration, and analysis of different strategies to study from the previous to enhance supply. Venture scope change management, baseline change administration, configuration administration.
  • Venture schedule – Scheduling and estimating for venture actions together with how they are often high quality assessed. Progress monitoring and metrics to evaluate work carried out towards the schedule. Schedule administration strategies to guage and revise actions to enhance confidence in supply.
  • Useful resource administration – Useful resource evaluation, useful resource allocation and useful resource acceptance.
  • Venture threat and situation administration – The necessity for and implementation of a threat administration plan. Danger administration strategies and methods to establish and prioritise threats or alternatives. Mitigation actions to minimise threat impacts and to optimise advantages by managing alternatives.
  • Contract administration and procurement – The character of contracts, and their implications for contracting organisations. Procurement processes. Authorized and moral means for managing contracts.
  • Venture high quality – High quality administration processes, assurance and enhancements. Outcomes of a top quality administration plan, metrics for processes and high quality requirements.
  • Venture context – The completely different contexts during which initiatives could be delivered, together with well being, security, and atmosphere administration. The interdependencies between venture(s), programme(s) and portfolio administration. Venture phases and key evaluation factors, throughout venture life cycles.


An affiliate venture supervisor will be capable of reveal the next abilities inside the context of your organisation.

  • Venture governance – Venture monitoring and reporting cycle to trace, assess and interpret efficiency by the applying of monitoring methods to analyse standing and handle info.
  • Stakeholder and communications administration – Handle stakeholders, taking account of their ranges of affect and specific pursuits. Handle conflicts and negotiations. Talk to a wide range of completely different audiences. Contribute to negotiations referring to venture aims.
  • Budgeting and value management – Develop and agree venture budgets, monitor forecast and precise prices towards them and management modifications. Help funding submissions. Monitoring methods for precise prices, accruals and dedicated prices; constructions for various price breakdowns.
  • Enterprise case – Contribute to the preparation or upkeep of a enterprise case together with reaching required outcomes.
  • Scope administration – Decide, management and handle modifications to the scope of a venture, together with assumptions, dependencies and constraints.
  • Consolidated planning – Consolidate and doc the basic elements of initiatives. Monitor progress towards the consolidated plan and refine as applicable, implementing the change management course of the place related.
  • Schedule administration – Put together and preserve schedules for actions aligned to venture supply.
  • Danger, and situation administration – Determine and monitor venture threat or alternative, plan and implement responses to them, contribute to a threat administration plan. Reply to and handle points inside an outlined governance construction.
  • Contract administration and procurement – Facilitate a procurement course of, contribute to the definition of contractual agreements and contribute to managing a contract.
  • High quality administration – Develop a top quality administration plan, handle venture assurance, and contribute to look opinions. Utilise an organisation’s continuous enchancment course of together with classes discovered.
  • Useful resource administration – Develop useful resource administration plans for venture actions, purchase and handle sources together with dedication acceptance, monitor progress towards plans.


An affiliate venture supervisor will be capable of reveal the next behaviours:

  • Collaboration and group work – Understands and is efficient as a part of an built-in group.
  • Management – Communicates route, and helps the imaginative and prescient for venture supply.
  • Efficient and applicable communication – Working successfully with and influencing others, taking account of range and equality. Influences and facilitates efficient group efficiency.
  • Drive for outcomes – Demonstrates clear dedication to reaching outcomes, and bettering efficiency.
  • Integrity, ethics, compliance and professionalism – Promotes the broader public good in all actions, appearing in a morally, legally and socially applicable method. Promotes and fashions the best requirements {of professional} integrity, ethics, belief and continued growth.

Entry necessities:

Particular person employers will set their very own entry necessities for his or her apprentices. Usually candidates can have achieved a grade C or above in a minimum of 5 GCSEs together with English and Arithmetic, and maintain a minimal of 48 UCAS factors, or equal.


The everyday period of this apprenticeship might be 24 months.


Both earlier than or in the course of the apprenticeship, apprentices might be required to attain stage 2 {qualifications} in English and Arithmetic previous to taking finish level evaluation (EPA). Apprentices are required to attain an appropriate stage of data as a part of their growth such that they obtain an IPMA Stage D qualification or APM Venture Administration Qualification, previous to their EPA.

Hyperlink to skilled registration:

Upon graduation, apprentices could develop into scholar members of the Affiliation for Venture Administration (APM) as step one {of professional} membership. Apprentices might be eligible for development to affiliate membership upon profitable completion of the apprenticeship. Full membership could be attained by way of additional expertise {and professional} growth.


This apprenticeship is at Stage 4.


This apprenticeship customary might be reviewed after 3 years following approval.

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