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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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