Posted on: 20/03/2017Ref: VAC-13361
One of the UK’s leading Cost and Project Management Consultancy has an exciting opportunity for an Assistant Project Manager to join their Leeds operation
In this role, you will provide Project and Programme Management services to high profile private/public sector clients. It is intended that the role will offer the opportunity to progress your career as your experience grows
Overview of Role:
You will be responsible for supporting managers in achieving service excellence and positive outcomes for our clients; showing high levels of technical capability, sound commercial knowledge and a good understanding of the key drivers or cost and value; capturing and sharing knowledge and driving innovation in service. Successful candidates will be presented with a great opportunity for career progression whilst at the same time being exposed to cross sector experience.
Join the team and you will work alongside professionals from a mix of backgrounds, including design, architecture, town planning and construction, all committed to delivering for clients. You will be given roles that let your play to your strengths and will get the support you need to flourish professionally
·Undertake day to day delivery of Education projects
·Manage design teams
·Undertake contact administration
·Development of project documentation, programmes, master budget etc.
·Maintain a robust document management system
·Produce of reports to suit relevant stages of the projects
·Compliance with governance
·Deliver projects with the framework of risk, sustainability and environmental considerations agreed at the business case/client brief stage, while maintaining focus on time, cost and quality.
·Monitor and report on the contractors progress against the contract programme
·Assist in the management of consultant teams to ensure that the contractor’s design is done in compliance with the contract
·Assist in the management of consultant teams to ensure that the built product is compliant with the contract.
·Utilise Sector specific market, client and Built Asset know how (Insight)
What You have to Offer:
·Demonstrable track record of delivering buildings projects
·Professional qualification of appropriate level
·Ability to interface with clients
·Ability to work in multidisciplinary teams
·Ability to articulate current issues specific to the education market
·High quality oral and written communications (reports, instructions etc.)
·Good people management and leadership skills
·Experience of producing reports on a monthly basis relating to project deliverables
·Pro-active approach – able to identify areas of need and to manage outputs
·Good organisational skills and attention to detail
·Ideally experience to include some of:
·Interpretation of contracts, design and implementation of change management, resolution of contractual disputes, design and implementation of project controls, contract correspondence and financial close out of contracts.
·Knowledge and use of document management systems to aid efficient service delivery.
·Experience of programme interpretation and client reporting