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Business Support and Social Value Manager

ARC Group London


  • Video »
  • Case Study »
    • Amy works in pre-construction, which involves the pricing of projects. Writing commitments to client on how you will deliver a project.
    • Amy’s role is also as a Social Value Manager, where she works in supporting the younger generation into industry via apprenticeships and work experience.

    5 Key Aims:

    1. Developing our communities
    2. Education for young people
    3. Employment skills
    4. Providing volunteering opportunities
    5. Environmental sustainability

  • Routes »


    • You could get into this career through a higher or degree apprenticeship.


    • Getting a degree in any subject can help you get into this type of job, although business or project management may give you an advantage.


    • You may be able to work your way up if you've got several years' experience in a project support or administration role.
  • Entry Requirements »


    • 4 or 5 GCSEs at grades 9 to 4 (A* to C) and A levels, or equivalent, for a higher or degree apprenticeship


    • 2 to 3 A levels, or equivalent, for a degree
  • Skills and Knowledge »
    • leadership skills
    • knowledge of computer operating systems
    • persistence and determination 
    • the ability to use your initiative
    • to be thorough and pay attention to detail
    • business management skills
    • maths knowledge
    • excellent verbal communication skills

  • 10 reasons why »
    1. Providing the younger generation with a career opportunity.
    2. Supporting local communities, we work within.
    3. Meeting new people every day.
    4. Everyday brings a new challenge and the opportunity to learn something new.
    5. Supporting our site teams and operatives in delivering projects on site.
    6. Providing people with an insight into the construction industry.
    7. Supporting educational establishments with various careers talk events and activities.
    8. Working in collaboration with various clients and supporting the local initiatives.
    9. Seeing schools, colleges, leisure centres, Houses etc. being built following an initial design.
    10. Learning about all the different trades on site and the range of roles available in the industry.

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Prior to joining the industry, I didn’t realise the variety of roles that are available in construction.