Assistant Project Manager
Main purpose of role
To support the delivery of a programme of Additional Works (Projects) for area of remit, ensuring a high quality output and that all works are delivered on time and within budget. The projects managed will be within estate management and will vary from low value repair/maintenance projects to medium/high value construction projects.
- Support the Project Management Team in overseeing of the effective, compliant and timely delivery of Additional Works in accordance with Government Regulatory and Statutory undertakings, complying with all Health & Safety and Environmental standards and policies.
- Manage your projects from development of scope with client, through feasibility/options, through to quotation stage with contractors to client approval to Work in Progress (WiP) stage through to completion & handover.
- Monitor Supply Chain work teams to ensure suitably qualified and experienced operatives are directed to relevant tasks.
- Review Risk Assessments and Method Statements to ensure they are to an acceptable standard.
- Confer with local Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) representatives, the Local Customer Service Representative and the relevant Amey Site Manager to agree scope & priorities of Additional Works on a regular basis.
- Ensure, as far as reasonably practical, that all persons on site observe the requirements of JSP 375, work closely with the Amey Mobile Authorised Persons team to ensure compliance.
- Ensure compliance with the Asbestos register and management plan and the Legionella management plan.
- Coordinate project meetings, record and follow-up resulting actions, update and amend project logs on the CMS portal.
- Be responsible, directly and/or indirectly, for conducting post implementation reviews and audits in pursuit of continuous improvement.
- Negotiate with and positively influencing customers, suppliers and internal stakeholders
- Act decisively to rectify any adverse circumstances that threaten the delivery of the agreed programme.
- Establish and actively manage client and stakeholder relationships.
- Manage the production and storage of project documentation in order to effectively document, manage, monitor and report on allocated projects.
- Complete regular case studies of projects that have been successfully delivered by the Amey Projects team, work with the project PM to gather the details & produce the case study.
- Liaise with the PM's to complete weekly project update reports via Excel to update the client & other Amey teams on progress of the Additional Works projects
- Working closely with the Project Managers and helping them out when required, (e.g. with escorting, uploading documents onto CMS, other admin tasks)
- Complete internal Amey training to become a security verifier and manage the new security applications on behalf of the projects team.
- Undertake any other reasonable task as requested.
- Support management in providing optimal solutions to customer requirements to resolve end user issues.
- Understand operational priorities of the Head of Establishment, develop and maintain close working and effective relationships with local DIO and end users to pro-actively support estate activities and provide professional and technical advice as required.
- Support end users in the development of new work requirements and the provision of formal Additional Works project submissions.
- Assist in the resolution of complaints in a timely and satisfactory manner.
- Liaise with the local Amey Operations team to ensure site knowledge and on-going maintenance requirements are fully incorporated in the planning and delivery of Additional Works.
- Able to work flexible (sometimes long) hours to meet project requirements.
- Able to travel locally to different sites within area of remit.
- A high level of expertise in the use of software applications such as MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook, MS Project and MS Visio.
- Good understanding of project management terminology.
- Basic Financial and Commercial terminology.
- Able to successfully set-up and run a project files.
Demonstrable experience of supervising staff in Project Management including:
· Supporting an operational team to achieve KPIs
· Stakeholder management
· Management of costs
· Planning, directing and controlling activities
· Management of Safe Systems of Work
Experience of supervising site operations, including:
· Planning, directing and controlling activities
· Agreeing scope and priorities of work
· Proactive performance management
· Ability to solve problems and make decisions
Experience in Construction, Property Maintenance or related field including:
· Experience of operating in an MOD environment
· Good working knowledge of CDM regulations
· Experience of the Asbestos at Work Act, DDA, energy performance, Sustainability etc.
· NEC3 contract requirements
· Familiarity with geography and establishments within area of responsibility
Training & Qualifications
· Technical/Construction related Level 3 Qualification (A-Level equivalent)
· Experience of working to CDM regulation
· Good understanding of Health & Safety within construction
· Developed IT skills (e.g. Outlook, Excel, Word etc.)
· Continuing Professional Development
· Project Management Qualification or associate member of a relevant professional body (e.g. APM)
· Management level qualification in H&S and Environment (e.g. SMSTS)
· Accredited training qualification in Asbestos Responsible Person, Legionella Responsible Person, Authorised Person Training
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