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Assistant Project Manager

  • Location: Plymouth
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 23 days ago

  • Sector: Defence
  • Contact: Emma Lamb
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01942 323277
  • Start Date: 2022-04-26
  • Expiry Date: 26 May 2022
  • Job Ref: 1040838
NRL are currently recruiting for an experienced Assistant Project Manager to work for one of our leading defence clients on a contract basis. This role will be based at Devonport Dockyard in Plymouth and has been deemed inside IR35.

Purpose of Role:
A Project Manager is responsible for day-to-day management of the project(s) and must be competent in managing key aspects of a project i.e. safety, scope, schedule, finance, risk, quality and resources to achieve a project’s agreed objectives. This scope of time, budget and requirement will often be set by our customer via a contract to deliver a specific capability or service.

Role will support the Compliance Assurance Testing programme which link the new IOIs to the LC24 documentation and training. The Role will also manage the handover process from the outage team to the plant management group.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:
  • Deliver key project management functions in support of the overall project delivery
  • Support the development of accurate and up-to-date financial and schedule estimates
  • Support the planning, monitor and control of work packages
  • Produce and communicate project-reporting data
  • Undertake of stakeholder management and communications activities
  • Individual should be flexible and able to adapt to changes in priority and focus.
Qualifications & Professional Membership/Accreditations:
  • Ideally a bachelor's degree in engineering/project/construction management or a related field
  • A postgraduate qualification is also desirable, as is membership in a professional body
Mandatory (or agreement to attain in 12 months)
  • APM Project Management Qualifications (PMQ)
  • APM Project Risk Management – Level 2
  • 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 (e.g. FIDIC/NEC3/JCT etc…)
  • Prior involvement in Project Management with demonstrable ability in the discipline.