Assistant Project Manager

  • Location

    Birmingham, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Railway Construction

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  • Salary:

    £28000 - £33000 per annum + 24 Days Holiday, Pension, Life Assurance

  • Contact:

    Rail Technical Team

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

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Our client are world leaders in asset management, engineering design and operational delivery, solving complex challenges for clients such as Network Rail.

They are seeking to recruit Assistant Project Managers to work on a permanent basis to assist in the management of multidisciplinary or single projects.

What will the role involve?

Supporting the Project Manager and other team members in undertaking a wide range of project delivery tasks including:
- Outline cost estimating and management and monitoring of project budgets
- Project planning, programming, cost control and administration
- Attend meetings with the Client and other project related organisations
- Maintain high technical standards, consistent with the project brief and compliance with company HSEA requirements
- Support the preparation of bids and delivery of services on other contracts
- Maximise operating efficiency, so that projects portfolio is delivered in compliance with the Project Control System, and to agreed standards and targets
- Implement quality improvements when opportunities arise
- Contribute to the bid management process on tenders for bid opportunities

- Degree qualification (or equivalent) to satisfy the current entry requirements for a relevant professional qualification
- Computer literate and conversant with the MS Office suite
- Basic project experience
- Proven ability to work within a team environment with a dedicated approach to meet project deadlines
- Good written and oral communication and organisational skills
- Desire to develop existing skills and acquire new technical competencies to enhance personal and team capability
- Proven enthusiasm to embrace and participate in career development initiatives
- Self-motivated with the drive to achieve continuous improvement targets

- A minimum of 2 years direct project exposure
- Rail experience is preferred, but not essential
- Transferable skills/experience from industries such as construction and/or engineering sectors are welcome.