Assistant Project Manager

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  • Location

    Warrington, Cheshire

  • Sector:

    Power, Nuclear and Utilities

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  • Salary:

    Up to £40.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Natalie Pritchard-Barrett

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Duration:

    8 months

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We have an opportunity for an Assistant Project Manager based in Warrington for a temporary contract for 8 months.
The role of Assistant Project Manager will be expected to undertake the following:
Manage and support the delivery of multi-disciplinary projects within the constraints of an agreed budget, programme, and quality criteria, to achieve successful outcomes.
Contribute to the development and delivery of the departmental business plan, providing professional / technical expertise to support operational priorities in line with legislation, and required environmental outcomes.
Guide, advise and support team members to resolve local issues and incidents, so that decisions are made on sound technical grounds and in line with best practice and timeframes.
Monitor progress of work, identify gaps in the delivery of priorities and take remedial action to enhance the service for the appropriate reallocation of time and effort.

Contribute to the successful implementation of emergency plans, including acting as 'site controller' during incidents to deliver effective, timely and safe response to emergency incidents.
Participate in or lead local projects and working groups to achieve well planned and managed integrated solutions that progress effective change and improvement in the organisation and support the best environmental outcomes.
Seek to influence customers and build strong partnerships internally and externally to maintain a positive reputation, response and effective resolution of issues.
Encourage and develop a safety conscious culture within the team to deliver work programmes without risk to the health & safety of the team or any other individual

Education, Professional Qualifications Requirements
The individuals proposed for the role of Project Manager 3 shall demonstrate:
A minimum of one year of project management experience
Working towards a project management qualification such as PRINCE2 or APM
A relevant degree such as in civil engineering, environmental science or geography
History in both contract (NEC) and project management.
Working towards a related professional body, preferably chartered
A record of delivering/supporting projects successfully including working on civil engineering projects.
The ability to bring big-picture thinking that improves the methods, behaviours and processes.
A full driving licence, as some travel is involved.

Promotes inclusion by respecting differences in our workforce and works to build a supportive & engaging workplace.
Required to understand, influence and negotiate with internal and external stakeholders. Needs to understand the audience and communicate at the right level.
Ensures work is consistently delivered to required standards and service levels while reflecting best practice ways of working.