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Assistant Project Manager

Assistant Project Manager

Role Summary

We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Filton as a Assistant Project Manager.

The role will be an initial 6 month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to support the Project Manager in their day to day management of the project taking a lead in project management principles and processes, which will include planning, project reporting, performance data analysis for cost and schedule.

Key Responsibilities

  • Conduct process confirmations where appropriate.

  • Support the project lead with effective communication across the project.

  • Build and maintain effective liaison with all functional groups involved in project delivery.

  • Identify more efficient and effective ways of working across the projects.

  • Identify best practice and align local processes and procedures as applicable.

  • Provide general programme management assistance and support to the Control Account Managers (CAM) and other discipline line managers.

  • Prepare project management information in support of the Project / Engineering Manager as required.

  • Support monthly reporting requirements in accordance with the project reporting lifecycle.

  • Lead the schedule management including monthly updates.

  • Lead BCR process for changes to schedule and cost.

  • Assist in the development and management of the support schedule, cost, risk and opportunity baseline.

  • Support all reviews and audits including phase reviews and design reviews.

Key skills & qualifications

  • A good knowledge of project management techniques including; resource planning and management, cost capture, analysis and forecasting, schedule planning and tracking, Earned Value Management(EVM), risk and opportunity management and change management.

  • Able to pursue best practice and align local processes and procedures as applicable.

  • An understanding of Life Cycle Management.

  • Excellent IT skills particularly Microsoft office suite.

Company / Industry Knowledge:

  • Understanding of project management and project control processes ideally within an engineering environment.

  • Previous experience of working in a project management environment

What we're looking for in you

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Well-developed analytical/ problem solving/ decision making skills.

Strong organisational skills who is adaptable in a fast-paced environment.

Stakeholder management skills.

Mobility - Occasional travel to other Combat Systems sites.

Drug & Alcohol Test, Computer or DSE Work, Working from Home During Covid

Location: Filton

Rate: £42.49 per hour (INSIDE IR35)

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