Assistant Project Manager

Posted 12 April 2024
Salary £40k - 45k per year
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Water & Environmental
Contact NameChas Earl

Job description

Role: Assistant Project Manager     
Location: Burham
Salary: up to £45,000 p/a plus package
A leading contractor on multiple UK water authorities' frameworks across the UK is seeking to bolster and strengthen their Project team with an Assistant Project Manager who is capable of handling this type of clean water project.

You will report directly to the Project Manager and your role will be to work with a Project Manager on a single or portfolio of projects providing support to the PM's general duties and taking the lead on project governance, supply chain relationships, takeover and client facing outputs. Supporting the development and continuous improvement of the project team and supply chain, striving to deliver enhanced health, safety, quality & environmental outcomes, customer satisfaction and commercial success. The APM acts as the PM's Deputy and supports the PM in liaison with the Client

Key responsibilities:

·Supporting the project team in ensuring that all legal and industry standards impacted by the project are achieved.
·With the PM ensuring that H&S management arrangements and people are in place for the duration of the project.
·Administration of the Project Management Plan ensuring that Quality Assurance has been accommodated for in all parts.
·Ensure that all staff working on the project have enough training and experience for the role they are performing.
·To have an understanding of all aspects of the client contract and the contracts cascaded to the project supply chain.
·Supporting the PM & QS in supply chain notifications of potential EWN's, CE's, CI or change in scope.
·Working with the PM & QS to ensure supply chain project costs do not exceed allowances.
·Working with the LDE, PM & QS to manage internal design costs.
·To become proficient in the use of client's digital platforms
·Ensure that project outputs are cascaded and communicated as appropriate to design and construction project team members.
·Manage accountability of internal and external stakeholders in relation to programme obligations.
·Escalate to the Project Manager or QS any key project issues and risks with mitigation plans and actions.
·Quality management and reporting to be in place and client KPI's to be managed.
·Continuous improvement against contractual key performance indicators.
·Take a lead role in the project governance from a client facing perspective ensuring that all contractually required documentation is progressed with the PM.
·Assist in the resource profiling of the project programme & project team.
·Supporting the Site Manager in look ahead and supply chain progress reporting.
·The APM represents the PM when attending Client meetings, reporting back to the PM on any issues or actions that arise.


·Educated to HND/HNC and vocational professional/management qualifications or transferable role specific experience.
·Good working knowledge of all relevant H&S legislation and in particular duty holder relationships of CDM.
·H&S qualification SMSTS/IOSH/NEBOSH
·Member of relevant professional body (e.g. APM, CMI, ICE)
·Working towards professional recognition with a chartered body.
·Experience of the delivery of multi-disciplinary projects.
·Internal & external stakeholder management.
·Excellent communicator.
·Self-motivated, resilient, and tenacious under pressure.
·Leadership & management skills.
·Full driving licence.
Job Types: Permanent
We are looking to move quick sourcing for this position. Apply Today and We will be in touch to progress your application. You can contact me at or reach me on 02393 876 074.
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