1: I've never been a manager before, do I need this experience before I can apply for the job?
No - you do not need previous management experience.
2: How do I apply?
It is possible to apply for the job here!
*Keep an eye out for the opening date for applications!
3: Do I need to have a specific degree in order to apply?
No, you do not need a specific degree but you are required to have graduated with a 2:1 or higher.
4: What is the duration of the scheme?
5: What is the qualification?
This year, the trainee will be following CMI Level 7 in Strategic Management and Leadership at Bangor University. The qualification receives a Masters level recognition.
6: Is there a guaranteed job at the end of the Scheme?
Every possible effort will be made to ensure that the successful candidate is given all possible opportunities to secure a post at the end of the Scheme.
The Council is proud that the majority of the successful candidates have gained a permanent post in the Council at the end of the Scheme, and the majority are by now in a leadership or management post.
7: What if I don't enjoy the scheme and wish to drop out of it?
If you are the successful candidate, there will be a contract to sign with specific terms on this matter highlighted in it.
8: What support will be available to me during the scheme?
Full support will be offered to the successful candidate throughout the scheme - during the placements and with the qualification work.
9: I have applied for the job in the past but was unsuccessful, will it be possible for me to apply again next year?
Of course, if you reach the requirements of the post then you may apply again even if you were unsuccessful the first time. *Possible to ask for feedback on the unsuccessful application?*
10: What is the process for applying?
1. Apply on-line
2. Draw the short list
3. Assessment centre
4. Formal interview
5. Appoint new roles