Assistant Project Manager

  • Location

    Glasgow, Scotland

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

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  • Salary:

    Up to £26.09 per hour

  • Contact:

    Morson Rosyth

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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Core Duties

In the absence of the PM, delegated authority to lead in setting and agreeing direction with senior management of other functions on behalf of the project

Integrate all functions to identify, manage and support the resolution of project specific issues, to enable the achievement of programme objectives

Manage project scope to ensure that all aspects are fully defined to ensure customer requirements are achieved as well as ensuring the accurate recording and reporting of progress of planned targets for budget, schedule and quality.

Utilise planning and scheduling skills, ensuring the complex activities of interrelated project teams are controlled, coordinated and linked into the overall project plan

Manage assigned cost accounts to ensure completion to planned targets for budget, schedule and quality.

Support the management and review of the project Estimate at Completion (EAC)

Support and co-ordinate the quarterly look ahead (QLA) process and stakeholder input

Coordinate any change applicable to the project & continually deliver improvement across the business

Manage the risks / opportunities that develop during the project within their area

Coordinate the collation, documentation and transfer of project LFE (Learning From Experience)

Functional Knowledge

Broad knowledge and understanding of Business and project.

Comprehensive Project Management (PM) experience demonstrated in a professional role within a Business or project.

Comprehensive understanding of a range of PM methodologies and toolsets.

Broad knowledge and experience of PM governance and assurance processes

Experience of influencing internal and external stakeholders.

Ability to capture, evaluate and share good practice.

Business Expertise (Requirements of the position for knowledge and expertise about the business rather than the technical expertise)

Broad understanding of Business, project, its markets, customers, strategic priorities.

Experience of building relationships and negotiating outcomes with stakeholders.

Broad understanding of the wider PM environment, and of developments and practices in the field.

Broad understanding of the team structure, organisation, processes, Business or project, so as to be able to implement appropriate PM approaches.

Good understanding of how the team integrates with other teams in order to achieve objectives.

To apply for this position, you must be eligible to live and work in the UK and either possess or be able to obtain UK MOD Security Clearance to SC Level.