Assistant Project Manager (Small Projects)

  • Location

    Portsmouth, Hampshire

  • Sector:

    Aerospace Project Management

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  • Contact:

    Louise Wardle

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

  • Duration:

    3 months+

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Assistant Project Manager required to join our client's Training Services Group (TSG) which provides a total training service for the business. The strategy is to grow the business by delivering training improvements and sustainable savings for the customer through an integrated approach to Training Management.

The role will involve but not be limited to the following:

The delivery of a number of small training projects.

Execute technical proficiency in leading the application of core Project Management processes and tools throughout the various programmes under the guidance of the Project Manager.

Responsible for collecting, formatting and interpreting data and information, co-ordinating the input of others, monitor progress and reporting.

Project Manage key aspects of the development and execution of the various small projects including the provision of risk and opportunity management.

Establish and maintain strong Customer and Supplier relationships, ensuring clear points of contact and high levels of customer satisfaction.

Responsible for maintenance of the documentation set for the project (e.g. for resources, schedules, financials and management plans).

Responsible for running Contract/Bid Status Reviews and Phase Reviews for the work-package in accordance with the Lifecycle Management Framework in conjunction with the Project Manager.

Responsible for the content, collation and dissemination of Project Reports and information internally (Project Team and Senior Management) and externally (Customers, Partners and 3rd Party Suppliers).

Proactively manage emerging risks and opportunities to the benefit of the business/programme.

Candidates will have some of the following:

Proven leadership skills and a high degree of influencing skills.

Customer focussed, with a track record of delivery.

Understanding of a recognised Project Management methodology (e.g. APM)

Experience in the application of Lifecycle Management.

Demonstrated track record in the delivery of financial targets and manageme nt of risk and opportunity to optimise programme and business performance.

Proven ability to establish and manage strong Customer and Supplier relationships.

Knowledge and understanding of Training Systems and Services would be advantageous.

Good understanding and practical experience of using Project Management theories and practices.

Practical experience across different areas of the Project Lifecycle in delivering projects

and programmes.

Experience in Programme Management

A level of understanding of a range of Project Management tools techniques and practices.

Knowledge of the Project Management capability landscape including with Professional institutions.

Knowledge and experience of Project Management governance and assurance processes such as Integrated Baseline Reviews (IBRs) and as Assessor at LCM Reviews.

Ability to capture, evaluate and share best practice.

Understanding of how the project integrates with associated teams and suppliers and then contributes to achieving business goals.

Understanding and commercial awareness of the Maritime Sector.

Good interpersonal, influencing and persuading skills, with the ability to form relationships with MoD and operational customers including third party suppliers and companies.

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