Assistant Project Manager (Highways)

Assistant Project Manager (Highways)

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Building & Infrastructure

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  • Salary:

    £30 - £32 per hour

  • Contact:

    Joanne Smith

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  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8972

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months+

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Due to an increase in workload our Client is currently seeking an Assistant Project Manager based in Stockport.

Role expectations:

· Developing and maintaining a detailed project plan that embraces all elements of the project.
· Using project management techniques, to enable early identification of problems and implementation of mitigation actions.
· Assisting with control of the health, safety and wellbeing of the project team
· Assist in managing project controls through WCE and client systems.
· Assist in managing the interface between the Client and WCE, and to manage all progress reporting and cost controls in collaboration with Project Manager.
· Forecasting and cost to complete reporting to client.
· Assist in producing documentation to support each stage of the project.
· Assist in managing effect of any changes of scope.
· Monitor project resource against schedule.
· Report on project progress and on completion.
· Arrangement and coordination of regular internal / external project meetings.

Qualifications / experience required:

Degree / HNC / HND in Architectural or Civil or Structural Engineering 
7-10 years’ industry experience 
Previous design experience, from a design engineering consultants background on
local roads, drainage projects or transport projects 
Combined with previous site supervision experience (not motorways) 
Able to effectively manage multiple stakeholders, internally & externally 
Financial or cost control management experience 
Full UK driving licence 
Good knowledge of Microsoft Office suite including MS project 
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills – verbal & written 
Lives locally within a reasonable commutable distance of client’s offices

Previous experience of managing NEC3 contracts is desireable.

Rate: £30-32.00 (inside IR35)

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