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Assistant Project Manager - Rail Consultancy

£25,000 to £35,000
Job Type
14 Sep 2022

Assistant Project Manager - required to join a specialist design and engineering company based in London. This is an excellent opportunity for an Assistant Project Manager join a well-established, award winning multi disciplinary company. The Assistant Project Manager will be responsible for key tasks on significant projects and minor project portfolios within the Rail sector.

The Assistant Project Manager will deliver tasks and packages on large scale station, depot, electrification, track, or geotechnical projects from inception through to completion, including bidding. The Assistant Project will support the senior Project Manager overseeing project commercial issues and would be expected to have some knowledge of NR, TfL and NEC contracts and commercial procedures.

Assistant Project Manager - Rail Position Overview

  • Manage performance of enquiries or projects within budget (prime cost, fee, programme)
  • Achieve required quality standards and ensure highest possible Railway HSE standards are achieved
  • Advise the project team on project planning activities and initiatives and present recommendations and project delivery status updates to clients and stakeholders.
  • Prepare financial spreadsheets, summarise information and communicate results to key clients and stakeholders
  • Lead, review and challenge project budgets and forecast to ensure a consistent, challenging but deliverable approach is adopted
  • Deliver all projects demonstrating a thorough understanding of associated processes and technology and an understanding of planning software and document management systems
  • Manage the appropriate costs within the projects, ensuring maximum utilisation of resources within a Matrix organisation.

Assistant Project Manager - Rail Position Requirements

  • Degree within a suitable discipline
  • Project focused knowledge plus can demonstrate relevant and transferable engineering and / or project management experience
  • Working towards full membership of Association for Project Management (or equivalent qualification or progress towards such as PRINCE 2)
  • Familiarity with of one or more technical disciplines (Civils, Architecture, M&E, Track, Electrification)
  • Familiarity with safety legislation and corporate safety procedures, including CDM
  • Knowledge of commercial issues affecting project performance a
  • Experience in assessing value / evaluating variations of works undertaken
  • Experience in the Rail Sector

Assistant Project Manager - Rail Position Remuneration

  • Salary £25k - £35k
  • Company car or cash allowance
  • Up to 6% matched contributory pension plan
  • Life assurance scheme
  • 25 days annual leave + BH + ability to buy additional leave
  • Discount scheme (including gym membership, mobile phones etc)
  • Family friendly policies

Bennett and Game Recruitment are a multi-disciplined technical recruitment agency based in Chichester, West Sussex operating across the UK with specialist teams covering a range of industries. We are acting as a Recruitment Agency in relation to this vacancy, and in accordance with GDPR by applying you are granting us consent to process your data, and contact you in relation to this application and the services we offer.

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  • Job Reference: 711518632-2
  • Date Posted: 14 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Bennett & Game Recruitment
    Bennett & Game Recruitment
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent