Assistant Project Manager

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Admin, Secretarial
East Midlands
Salary Description:
£21,844 to £31,042 per annum
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Do you want to be recognised as a leading specialist in the water and environmental engineering industry? The Coal Authority has an exciting opportunity for an Assistant Project Manager to join the team based in Mansfield on a full time, 12 month contract in return for a competitive salary of £21,844 to £31,042 per annum . You can be forgiven if you’ve never heard of us before. We think we’re pretty unique here at the Coal Authority where we are making a better future for people and the environment in mining areas. We’re a great bunch of people to work with. We all have united passion and desire to live and breathe our values. We are inclusive, trusted and progressive in everything that we do. With a genuine commitment to flexible working, we believe that work life balance is incredibly important. There are a number of benefits that you’ll be able to access being a part of our inclusive team including flexi time, 27.5 days holiday (with an additional 6 days flexi time), civil service pension scheme, gym membership contribution, and professional membership. The Assistant Project Manager role: The Environment team is responsible for addressing the issues of water pollution from abandoned coal and metal mines. We develop new schemes and support the operation of over 70 existing mine water treatment schemes across the UK. This is a fantastic opportunity to work in a diverse team with people from a variety of backgrounds in civil & mechanical engineering, contaminated land, mining and construction. We're looking for an Assistant Project Manager to assist in the delivery of a portfolio of varied mine water treatment projects, developing new and maintaining existing schemes. Many of these schemes are located in challenging environments, involve working with multiple stakeholders and will require innovative and efficient solutions. Responsibilities of our Assistant Project Manager: - Assist the Project Managers to: manage and lead the project delivery teams as assigned. To commission and project manage scoping, feasibility investigations to deliver a performance specification for a design and build contract to enable schemes to be implemented to prevent and reduce mine water pollution. - Take the lead on managing low – medium risk projects such as refurbishments, efficiency schemes as required. - To undertake in-house scoping & feasibility studies to find innovative, cost effective solutions. - To apply best practice Project Management principles, tools and techniques (taken as read), including: Lifecycle Management, Managing Issues, Risks, Change, Budgets, Stakeholders, Stage Reviews, Task and Resource Planning and Management, Reporting at all levels, Problem Solving, Learning lessons, ensuring Business Case Benefits Realisation etc. - To assist with assigned tasks and projects and communicate information at all levels. - Update and contribute to production of regular and ad hoc management status reports. What we’re looking for in our Assistant Project Manager: - HND or equivalent or working towards such a qualification in an appropriate discipline or able to demonstrate suitable experience for the role. - Desire to continue to learn & develop professionally. - Able to engage and communicate effectively with project and non-project people at every level. - To have an understanding of Project, Programme and Portfolio Management principles, tools & techniques. - Analytical & Reporting Skills. - Methodical & organised. - Capable of using MS Office, including MS Project. - Potential for regular travel on business which could up to 7-10,000 miles per year. - Occasional nights away from home, up to four times per month - Occasional visits to construction sites - Potential for travel to network events and/or conferences in the UK and overseas If you believe you are the right candidate for the role as our Assistant Project Manager then please click ‘apply’ now! We’d love to hear from you

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Contact: Kris Clare

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