Assistant Project Manager

Ref: REC164 Based in Harpenden Permanent Role

Primary Purpose

To assist the Project and Operations Managers to ensure the Infrastructure Group meets the required deliverables in a timely and efficient manner. To develop and draft key project documentation and prepare data reports in line with the client’s programmes and requirements. To be actively involved with all aspects of the project, including technical data management, operational and commercial functions

Key Responsibilities

  • Arrange access to work sites, with clients and third parties.
  • Work with UAV division to coordinate and organise access to TOL.
  • Coordinate and manage Survey team resource allocations.
  • Organise accommodation for survey teams working remotely.
  • Actively participate in and champion the Infrastructure team drive to improve and maintain the quality of deliverables.
  • Prepare project documentation including Method Statement and Risk Assessments.
  • Prepare schedules and works programmes, in line with resource and contract commitments.
  • Arrange and prepare project documentation required for final reports and commercial records.
  • Assist Infrastructure group management team at client meetings and presentations.
  • Brief project teams on requirements and instructions and report on site progress to the Infrastructure management team.
  • Be responsible for the maintenance of site and survey records.
  • Assist on the preparation of bid and technical proposals.
  • Deputise in the absence of the Project Manger.
  • Provide progress reports to clients.
  • To undertake all other reasonable tasks as requested.
  • Collate and prepare technical data reports for issue to the client.

Person Specifications

  • A technical, engineering or surveying degree.
  • Experience in generating project documentation suit, Methods Statements, Risks Assessments etc., and accurate recording of work actives, programme and progress.
  • 1 – 2 years post-graduation experience in construction and/or surveying.
  • Will have the ability to communicate on a technical level with Clients on quotes, project specifications and technical matters related to the project.
  • Will have good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Positive and proactive approach to problem solving.
  • Have an understanding of project costs and basic contract knowledge

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Benefits of working at Plowman Craven

Plowman Craven is a great place to work and offers a range of competitive family friendly benefits including:

  • 25 Days Annual Leave - increasing to 30 days plus bank holidays
  • Performance related bonus
  • Professional Membership and Development
  • Enhanced Family Friendly benefits
  • Enhanced Pensions Contributions
  • Health Care benefits
  • Life Assurance
  • Social activities organised throughout the year
  • Wellbeing Group
  • Flexible working hours (role dependent)

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