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Assistant Project Manager

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Highways, Transport & Infrastructure

  • Job type:

    Contract - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £300 - 350 per hour

  • Contact:

    Matthew Ulysses

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876013

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


What we need
Our client a principal contractor working in the South West is looking for an experienced, reliable and available Assistant Project Manager to help with work on a major scheme taking place in the region.

What you will do
As Assistant Project Manager, you will be helping them to deliver a major Highways project. You will:
· Support tendering and other work winning activities as appropriate.
· Resource management
· Subcontractor selection and performance
· Promoting and implementing health and safety initiatives and feedback
ideal candidates will reside in South West UK area. To be successful in this role you will require extensive experience in successfully assisting the management of major highways projects. You will be commercially aware and can take the lead on site, ensuring all aspects of your projects are delivered efficiently with an excellent record in quality, health, safety and environment. In addition, you will be expected to be able to plan and programme your works, prepare method statements, and manage your site team and subcontractors.
What you will need to succeed
You will be an inspiring and enthusiastic communicator who sets a high professional standard and leads by example.
Builds trust and gains respect of all parties on site.
Inspires and motivates site team to work together to complete the project, even when under pressure.
Takes personal responsibility and is happy being held accountable for the site tasks.
Sets a high benchmark for the safety and quality standard expected on the project and leads by example.
Regularly undertakes safety audits / inspections Also sets clear line management targets for the members of the site team.
Meets targets set by own manager and is focused on developing capability further.
Has worked on Civil engineering projects, preferably on highways.  
SMSTS competent.
Correct CSCS card
Good level of IT skills

What to do now
If you are interested in this position and match the criteria mentioned, please contact us with your application today.

If you feel that you are right for this job technically, but the rate, location or seniority does not suit you specifically then please still feel free to send us your CV. We constantly recruit for jobs very similar to this one at all levels UK Wide. We are always keen to chat with you discreetly about your employment situation.
Even if you are happy in your current job for now, we always welcome calls from Highways, Traffic & Parking professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Our specialist team has a combined 70+ years' experience in this market. Please call Matt Ulysses at Carrington West on 02393 876013 for more information.
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