Assistant Project Manager

  • Location

    Portsmouth, Hampshire

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

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  • Salary:

    £33.13 - £33.14 per hour

  • Contact:

    Mark Cunliffe

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

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Assistant Project Manager required to be responsible for all aspects of project management of construction projects, including the deployment of project controls and project management techniques. Responsible to monitor & report progress and feed information as part of the project recording and review process.

The Assistant Project Manager will be responsible for, but not limited to, the following:

Management of sub contracts, work packages and small projects, ensure delivery of budget, schedule, scope, risk management and quality of the sub contract

Issue authorisations for work within the scope of own activity, ie. release of budget such that work can be undertaken and the contract or project delivered

Involvement in the creation of Reporting Packs and delivery of Project reports up through the business chain.

Ensure compliance with all Project Management tools and techniques, e.g. Life cycle management, risk register, change control, etc.

Ensure SHE and Quality Governance and compliance including application of CDMC across all projects.

Assist with decision making for projects on resourcing strategy, sub contract and supply chain activity.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate experience of the following:

Project Management qualification or experience of managing projects is essential

Professional qualification in a construction related discipline either as "Member" or "Associate/Incorporated" membership level, with significant relevant post qualification experience is essential.

Current CITB CSCS card or be prepared to obtain is essential

Extensive skill and significant experience of defining the scope of the project and of breaking this into manageable units; work breakdown structures, control accounts and work packages.

Extensive skill and significant experience of Familiar with and some practical experience with a structured approach to planning, cost collection and performance measurement.

Extensive skill and significant experience of the lifecycle gates to assess the health and management maturity of a project.

Extensive skill and significant experience in periodic business/ project progress reviews within a project lifecycle.

Extensive skill and significant experience in identifying, analysing and planning actions to communicate, negotiate, and influence internal/ external stakeholders

A professional qualification in health and safety is desirable.

Recognising the RESTRICTED nature of the work, suitable candidates will be SC cleared or eligible for this level of clearance