Assistant Project Manager

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Public Sector
South West
Salary Description:
£32 - £33/hour
Job Ref:

Assistant Project Manager

This leading organisation is actively seeking an Assistant Project Manager to join their company working on an initial 3-month contract based at their site in Portsmouth.

The Package

Location: Portsmouth
Duration: 3 month initially
Rate: £33.14 per hour

The Role

* The Individual in this role will be responsible for all aspects of Project Management for construction projects, including the deployment of project control and project management techniques.
* Responsible for the management and performance of assigned projects, sub contracts, vendors and/ or accounts and will ensure plans are in place (e.g. Budgets, quality, performance and output plans).
* To monitor & report progress and feed information as part of the project recording and review process.

Key Tasks:

* Management of sub contracts, work packages and/ or 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.
* 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.
* In the absence of the PM, delegated authority to lead in setting and agreeing direction with senior management on behalf of the Project.

To be successful in the role of Assistant Project Manager...

* Extensive understanding of Line of Business or project, its markets, customers, strategic priorities and culture.
* Previous membership in a supervisory role.
* Experience of building relationships and negotiating outcomes with internal and external stakeholders.
* Extensive understanding of the wider Project Management environment, and of developments and practices in the field.
* Extensive understanding of the structure, organisation, processes and culture of Line of Business or project, so as to be able to implement Project Management approaches.

Company Information:

This position is for a global aerospace/ defence organisation has many sites around the UK, employing over 80,000 talented people. With an innovative culture, they produce the most advanced products within the industry which promotes their world renowned reputation. Holding a large market share, this company offers each contractor an opportunity to gain security clearance therefore you must be willing to undergo this procedure. Furthermore, there’s the possibility of longer hours, repeat work and longer contract durations for gifted candidates.


If you are interested in this role of Assistant Project Manager, please send your CV to Leah Wakefield via the apply button!

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