Assistant Project Manager

Recruiter
Mott MacDonald
Location
Exeter
Salary
Competitive
Posted
29 Aug 2017
Expires
21 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Permanent

The Advisory and Programme Delivery division delivers services to projects ranging in scale and complexity from GBPmillion's to GBP20bn, through the Technical disciplines of Programme Management, Project Management, Project Controls, Scheduling, Cost Management, Estimating, Infrastructure Finance, Management Consulting, Digital Consulting, Education and Healthcare Management.

Our buildings portfolio is primarily a UK business working in both the public and private sector of the construction market. We provide cost and project management services for a wide range of clients including central government, local authorities and private clients. We work in the majority of buildings market sectors including workplace, residential, law and order, health, education, retail, sports and commercial property. Our vision is to provide added value to our clients business through high quality services and our people.

Providing key support to the senior project manager in delivering commission obligations and internal project performance.

Responsibilities include:

Delivering projects to time, quality and budget
Contributing to open communications across the project delivery/client teams
Implementing problem solving and decision making
Adopting programme and business management systems across project team
Controlling the internal and external commercial aspects of projects across a range of contractual arrangements
Developing and monitoring the project program
Monitoring budgets and costs and take appropriate action
Identifying and managing contractual risks

Candidate Specification:

A relevant degree in Engineering, Construction or Project Management
Some experience in a project management role
Working towards membership of the APM
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Effective time management
Ability to prioritise and work under pressure