Assistant Project Manager

Assistant Project Manager

Project Management

Closing Date: 07 December 2018

To apply please send your CV and covering letter to:

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Reporting to:Project Manager

Purpose of Role

Reporting to the Project Manager, the Assistant Project Manager is key to supporting the delivery of a bespoke workload in conjunction with the annual budgeting process.

Main responsibilities include producing project documentation such as timelines, Capex submission and spend analysis; meeting, communicating and managing consultants, contractors and utility companies whilst ensuring that programmes remain on track with schedule and budget.
Objectives and Accountabilities

•    Drafting, producing, reviewing and implementing appropriate documentation including: pre-construction information, pre-tender plans, scopes of work, specifications for tender, cost plans as required for each project.

•    Production of multiple detail design packages as part of the overall Project tender packages.

•    Project cost procurement, analysis and appraisal.

•    Maintaining, monitoring and managing project budgets including cost and payment management in liaison with the Project Co-ordinator and Finance Department.

•    Overseeing the maintenance of project correspondence, documents, drawings, certificates and financial records through management of the Group Technical Library.

•    Meeting with clients to establish their requirements.

•    Ensuring that programmes are agreed between the client and the contractor prior to each project commencing, updated as required and that key deadlines are met.

•    Regular communication with other internal departments regarding business impact from projects.

•    Source a range of contractors with a view to managing a portfolio of approved contractors compliant under the Construction Industry Scheme, to meet Company requirements.

•    Chairing progress meetings with contractors and communicating throughout the course of each project.

•    Ensure quality is delivered to the highest standard throughout every project.

•    Regular and clear progress reporting to management to enable Capex approval and strategic direction.

•    Assisting with the planning process as required.

•    Any other duties deemed appropriate by line management.

Competencies, Knowledge & Experience

•    Previous construction Project Management / Building Surveyor experience.

•    Proven track record in successfully managing construction projects.

•    Commercially aware with excellent organisational skills.

•    Excellent communication and customer focused.

•    Good financial knowledge in meeting business objectives.

•    Value driven both personally and business orientated.

•    Fully conversant with all applicable legislation, regulations and standards.

•    Excellent attention to detail.

•    Good understanding of technical drawings, schematics and specifications.

•    Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines.

•    Firm but professional approach.

•    Desire and ability to engage in continuing professional development.

Person Requirements and Qualifications

Personality:  Flexible, outgoing, friendly personality with a positive attitude for a ‘can do’ culture and approach to differing people and situations. Responsible attitude, dependable and punctual. Keen to develop their own skills and motivate others.

Personal Situation:  Able to commute reliably to the office bases, Pinewood Studios and Shepperton Studios. Working hours will vary depending on Company requirements.

Computer skills: Must be adept in use of MS Office 365 and ideally database / work allocation software. Proficiency in AutoCAD desirable but not essential.

Literacy and Numeracy: Good literacy and numeracy skills to ensure clear reporting to management and enable decision making on capital investment.

Business Skills: Must be confident and professional when dealing with customers, face-to-face and via telephone / emails.