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Affiliate Venture Supervisor

Occupational Profile

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

Typical job titles: 

Assistant mission supervisor, Junior mission supervisor and Venture crew chief


An affiliate mission supervisor will have the ability to perceive and have information of:

  • Venture governance -Several types of organisational buildings and duties, features and mission phases on several types of mission. How governance can management and handle the profitable supply of initiatives. The importance of the mission administration plan (PMP).
  • Venture stakeholder administration – Stakeholders: their views, completely different pursuits and ranges of affect upon mission outcomes.
  • Venture communication – Key contexts of a mission communication plan, its effectiveness in managing completely different stakeholders. Components which might have an effect on communications reminiscent of cultural and bodily obstacles
  • Venture management – The imaginative and prescient and values of the mission and its hyperlinks to aims; the methods through which these could be successfully communicated and bolstered to crew members and stakeholders. Management types, qualities and the significance of motivation on crew efficiency. Traits of the working atmosphere which encourage and maintain excessive efficiency.
  • Consolidated planning – Function and codecs for consolidated plans to assist general administration, taking account of classes learnt and the way the plans steadiness elementary parts of scope, schedule, sources, budgets, dangers and high quality necessities.
  • Budgeting and price management – Funding, estimating, overheads; direct prices, oblique prices, mounted prices, variable prices and an general finances for a mission; monitoring programs 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 be taught from the previous to enhance supply. Venture scope change management, baseline change administration, configuration administration.
  • Venture schedule – Scheduling and estimating for mission actions together with how they are often high quality assessed. Progress monitoring and metrics to evaluate work carried out in opposition to 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 danger and challenge administration – The necessity for and implementation of a danger administration plan. Danger administration strategies and methods to determine and prioritise threats or alternatives. Mitigation actions to minimise danger 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 high quality administration plan, metrics for processes and high quality requirements.
  • Venture context – The completely different contexts through which initiatives could be delivered, together with well being, security, and atmosphere administration. The interdependencies between mission(s), programme(s) and portfolio administration. Venture phases and key evaluation factors, throughout mission life cycles.


An affiliate mission supervisor will have the ability to reveal the next expertise 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 data.
  • Stakeholder and communications administration – Handle stakeholders, taking account of their ranges of affect and explicit pursuits. Handle conflicts and negotiations. Talk to a wide range of completely different audiences. Contribute to negotiations regarding mission aims.
  • Budgeting and price management – Develop and agree mission budgets, monitor forecast and precise prices in opposition to them and management modifications. Help funding submissions. Monitoring programs for precise prices, accruals and dedicated prices; buildings for various price breakdowns.
  • Enterprise case – Contribute to the preparation or upkeep of a enterprise case together with attaining required outcomes.
  • Scope administration – Decide, management and handle modifications to the scope of a mission, together with assumptions, dependencies and constraints.
  • Consolidated planning – Consolidate and doc the elemental parts of initiatives. Monitor progress in opposition to 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 mission supply.
  • Danger, and challenge administration – Determine and monitor mission danger or alternative, plan and implement responses to them, contribute to a danger 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 high quality administration plan, handle mission assurance, and contribute to see opinions. Utilise an organisation’s continuous enchancment course of together with classes discovered.
  • Useful resource administration – Develop useful resource administration plans for mission actions, purchase and handle sources together with dedication acceptance, monitor progress in opposition to plans.


An affiliate mission supervisor will have the ability to reveal the next behaviours:

  • Collaboration and crew work – Understands and is efficient as a part of an built-in crew.
  • Management – Communicates route, and helps the imaginative and prescient for mission supply.
  • Efficient and applicable communication – Working successfully with and influencing others, taking account of variety and equality. Influences and facilitates efficient crew efficiency.
  • Drive for outcomes – Demonstrates clear dedication to attaining 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 improvement.

Entry necessities:

Particular person employers will set their very own entry necessities for his or her apprentices. Sometimes candidates could have achieved a grade C or above in not less than 5 GCSEs together with English and Arithmetic, and maintain a minimal of 48 UCAS factors, or equal.


The everyday period of this apprenticeship can be 24 months.


Both earlier than or through the apprenticeship, apprentices can be required to attain degree 2 {qualifications} in English and Arithmetic previous to taking finish level evaluation (EPA). Apprentices are required to attain an appropriate degree of information as a part of their improvement 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 turn into scholar members of the Affiliation for Venture Administration (APM) as step one {of professional} membership. Apprentices can be eligible for development to affiliate membership upon profitable completion of the apprenticeship. Full membership could be attained via additional expertise {and professional} improvement.


This apprenticeship is at Stage 4.


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


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