Reference Quantity: ST0310

Particulars of normal


Affiliate Venture Supervisor

Occupational Profile

Initiatives could be outlined and delivered inside totally different contexts, throughout various trade sectors. They are often giant or small. Each undertaking must be managed to make sure its success, An affiliate undertaking supervisor is aware of what must be achieved, how it will likely be achieved, how lengthy it should take and the way a lot it should value, and works with the undertaking workforce to realize the required outcomes. Affiliate undertaking managers want good planning, organisation, management, administration and communication abilities. An affiliate undertaking supervisor utilises sources with appropriate abilities, {qualifications}, expertise and data to work collectively in a motivated and built-in workforce, with clearly outlined reporting strains, roles, obligations and authorities. Dependent upon the dimensions of the organisations and the complexity of tasks, affiliate undertaking managers’ job titles will fluctuate, however sometimes they will embrace: assistant undertaking supervisor, junior undertaking supervisor, undertaking workforce chief. Some organisations use ‘undertaking supervisor’ as a generic job title.

Typical job titles: 

Assistant undertaking supervisor, Junior undertaking supervisor and Venture workforce chief


An affiliate undertaking supervisor will have the ability to perceive and have data of:

  • Venture governance -Several types of organisational buildings and obligations, features and undertaking phases on various kinds of undertaking. How governance can management and handle the profitable supply of tasks. The importance of the undertaking administration plan (PMP).
  • Venture stakeholder administration – Stakeholders: their views, totally different pursuits and ranges of affect upon undertaking outcomes.
  • Venture communication – Key contexts of a undertaking communication plan, its effectiveness in managing totally different stakeholders. Components which might have an effect on communications corresponding to cultural and bodily boundaries
  • Venture management – The imaginative and prescient and values of the undertaking and its hyperlinks to aims; the methods during which these could be successfully communicated and bolstered to workforce members and stakeholders. Management types, qualities and the significance of motivation on workforce efficiency. Traits of the working surroundings which encourage and maintain excessive efficiency.
  • Consolidated planning – Objective and codecs for consolidated plans to assist general administration, taking account of classes learnt and the way the plans steadiness basic elements of scope, schedule, sources, budgets, dangers and high quality necessities.
  • Budgeting and price management – Funding, estimating, overheads; direct prices, oblique prices, fastened prices, variable prices and an general funds for a undertaking; monitoring methods for precise prices, accruals and dedicated prices; different value 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 other 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 undertaking 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 judge and revise actions to enhance confidence in supply.
  • Useful resource administration – Useful resource evaluation, useful resource allocation and useful resource acceptance.
  • Venture threat and difficulty administration – The necessity for and implementation of a threat administration plan. Danger administration strategies and methods to determine 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 high quality administration plan, metrics for processes and high quality requirements.
  • Venture context – The totally different contexts during which tasks could be delivered, together with well being, security, and surroundings administration. The interdependencies between undertaking(s), programme(s) and portfolio administration. Venture phases and key evaluate factors, throughout undertaking life cycles.


An affiliate undertaking supervisor will have the ability to display the next abilities throughout the context of your organisation.

  • Venture governance – Venture monitoring and reporting cycle to trace, assess and interpret efficiency by the appliance of monitoring methods to analyse standing and handle data.
  • Stakeholder and communications administration – Handle stakeholders, taking account of their ranges of affect and specific pursuits. Handle conflicts and negotiations. Talk to quite a lot of totally different audiences. Contribute to negotiations regarding undertaking aims.
  • Budgeting and price management – Develop and agree undertaking budgets, monitor forecast and precise prices towards them and management adjustments. Help funding submissions. Monitoring methods for precise prices, accruals and dedicated prices; buildings for different value breakdowns.
  • Enterprise case – Contribute to the preparation or upkeep of a enterprise case together with attaining required outcomes.
  • Scope administration – Decide, management and handle adjustments to the scope of a undertaking, together with assumptions, dependencies and constraints.
  • Consolidated planning – Consolidate and doc the elemental elements of tasks. 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 undertaking supply.
  • Danger, and difficulty administration – Establish and monitor undertaking 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 high quality administration plan, handle undertaking assurance, and contribute to look critiques. Utilise an organisation’s continuous enchancment course of together with classes realized.
  • Useful resource administration – Develop useful resource administration plans for undertaking actions, purchase and handle sources together with dedication acceptance, monitor progress towards plans.


An affiliate undertaking supervisor will have the ability to display the next behaviours:

  • Collaboration and workforce work – Understands and is efficient as a part of an built-in workforce.
  • Management – Communicates course, and helps the imaginative and prescient for undertaking supply.
  • Efficient and applicable communication – Working successfully with and influencing others, taking account of variety and equality. Influences and facilitates efficient workforce 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, performing in a morally, legally and socially applicable method. Promotes and fashions the very 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 can have achieved a grade C or above in no less than 5 GCSEs together with English and Arithmetic, and maintain a minimal of 48 UCAS factors, or equal.


The everyday length of this apprenticeship shall be 24 months.


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

Hyperlink to skilled registration:

Upon graduation, apprentices might turn out to be scholar members of the Affiliation for Venture Administration (APM) as step one {of professional} membership. Apprentices shall 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 Degree 4.


This apprenticeship normal shall be reviewed after 3 years following approval.


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