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Assistant Project Manager

  • Location: Stoke Gifford
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 22 days ago

  • Sector: Nuclear
  • Contact: Emma Lamb
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01942 323277
  • Start Date: 2022-04-25
  • Expiry Date: 25 May 2022
  • Job Ref: 1040815
NRL are currently recruiting for an experienced Assistant Project Manager to work on a contract basis for one of our leading clients in Stoke Gifford, Bristol. This will be working inside IR35.

Job Purpose:
The Assistant Project Manager operates in support of Project Managers covering specific project
tasks, deputising for the lead Project Manager or sometimes managing non-complex projects
under supervision.

The Assistant Project Manager is be expected to apply the central project management competencies to a sufficient level. They are unlikely to have full-delegated accountability for project financial, commercial and resource decision-making but may apply these aspects under varying levels of supervision and/or sub project delegation.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Deliver key project management functions in support of the overall project delivery, including schedule, financial and risk functions.
  • Support the development of accurate and up-to-date financial and schedule estimates to ensure the project is accurately planned and reported
  • Manage the planning, monitor and control of work packages being delivered by other internal and external resources.
  • Apply the Business Management System (BMS) appropriately for the project and produce and communicate project-reporting data on Project Controls and Finance systems.
  • Undertake aspects of stakeholder management and communications activities are required and support development of stakeholder management plans.
  • Facilitate, develop and agree requirements , project scope and solutions for specific outputs and work packages.
  • Develop, monitor and control schedules for packages of work and small projects – Forecast costs and monitor and report against budget.
  • Maintain project cost and time estimates and ensure regular reviews are undertaken with each discipline to ensure they are accurate.
  • Provide under supervision the resource and financial forecast data from the project into the business.
  • Manage under supervision the risk process including the identification, assessment, planning and implementation of risks, opportunities and issues.
  • Document the scope, schedule, resource requirements, budget, risks, opportunities, issues, quality and HSE requirements for aspects of the project, including in the Project Management Plan.
Company/Industry Knowledge:
  • Full project lifecycle experience from bid phase through to close out
  • Application of core project management techniques
  • Ideally recent and relevant experience in a similar environment / business sector
  • Ideally awareness of various contracting methodologies (eg FIDIC/NEC3/JCT etc…)
  • Awareness of Engineering principles and common project challenges
  • A bachelor's degree in engineering / project / construction management or a related field (or equivalent)
  • APM Project Management Qualification (PMQ) (previously APMP) working towards Chartered Project Professional (ChPP)