Assistant Project Manager

Come and join a dynamic and forward- thinking practice delivering consultancy services to a broad spectrum of clients in the construction industry.  

We are looking for individuals with 3 – 4 years’ experience to join a dynamic and ever expanding Project Management team. Whilst our employees are currently working from home, when the time comes, the role will be based in our London (Vauxhall) office.

You will assist in the delivery of project management advice on various projects in the public and private sector, which are either New Build, Refurbishments or Fit Out’s.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support in the preparation of appointment documents for consultants
  • Set up the internal QA filing system
  • Produce the project directory
  • Produce the project meeting schedule
  • Arrange necessary meetings and workshops
  • Produce agenda’s and minutes for meetings as necessary
  • Support in the preparation of the brief
  • Support in the identification the project Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s)
  • Produce the Project Execution Plans (PEP)
  • Produce the risk registers/logs
  • Support in the risk workshop reviews
  • Support in value engineering reviews and workshops
  • Produce the issue logs
  • Produce the master programme and monitor progress
  • Produce the monthly reports and monitor progress
  • Produce the weekly/fortnightly dashboard reports
  • Support in producing the procurement strategy report
  • Support in tendering and procurement of the projects
  • Production of the Gateway documents and Governance papers 
  • Support in the collation of the contract documents
  • Support in the implementation of change control
  • Set up the change control template and change control log
  • Set up the project manager’s instructions (PMI) template and register/log
  • Set up the contract administrators instructions (CAI) template and register/log
  • Set up the employers agent instructions (EAI) template and register/log
  • Carry out post contract administration duties in accordance with the building contract
  • Production and issuing of the certificates in accordance of the building contract – sectional completion, practical completion, end of defects etc.
  • Support in the snagging process and inspections
  • Prepare the defects schedule and administer closing out the defects
  • Support in the handover process
  • Move management support
  • Support in the post project review discussions
  • Support in the negotiation of the final accounts
  • Interfacing with the client and other consultants
  • Observe Health & Safety provision in the working environment

(The above list is not meant to be an exhaustive range of tasks and responsibilities and is subject to the changing requirements of the business).

Person Specification:

  • Good technical grounding in all main areas of project management
  • Degree qualified in the built environment – working towards RICS status
  • Good communication skills
  • Good knowledge of procurement
  • Knowledge and understanding of post project contract administration
  • Experience in using industry standard processes and systems (IT, Microsoft) and others.

You will have good communication skills and have the ability to work in a busy environment as a member of a team.  You will need to be willing to develop new skills beyond the core PMS functions and have the ability to meet deadlines.

If you have any questions about this role or would like to submit your CV for consideration, then please contact Laura Noel