Assistant Project Manager - Engineering

08 Jan 2020
04 Feb 2020
Full Time
Contract Type

The Role

Amey Consulting are working on various intricate and challenging Highways, Structures and Bridges design projects throughout Highways England's Area 10 Network. The highways sector has always been one of our core sectors and because of our success in designing, building and maintaining the Strategic Road Network, Amey Consulting has become an industry leader in Highways Design consultancy services. With a growing team of 45+ staff, working collaboratively with Highways England in a shared office space in Birchwood, we continue to create innovative solutions to complex problems. We also support our people in their need to work flexibly, to fit around their lifestyle needs.

The Assistant Project Manager role is required to assistant Area 10 Programme Delivery Manager in the management of the portfolio of works. Due to an increase in work, across Highways, Structures & Technology portfolios the Programme Delivery Manager needs further support.

This role will offer the opportunity for the right candidate to innovate and work with their team to develop themselves and the projects they work on. We are continuously working hard to collaborate with clients and our supply-chain to ensure we are successful in the objective of improving the world we live in.

In a typical week you will:

  • Maintaining excellent working relationships with our client and demonstrating a collaborative, flexible, can-do approach
  • Working knowledge of NEC4, assisting with writing of Early Warning and Compensation events on behalf of design teams
  • Liaising with design teams and hub design teams to provide feedback on performance to the client
  • Reviews fee proposals and bids and understanding the importance of managing and monitoring cost and resource against progress
  • Commissioning other disciplines and resources within the business, and external consultants where necessary
  • Ensure a high standard of technical output for projects including being aware of current developments in standards and best practice
  • Assisting with our practice of continuous improvement, leading lessons learnt exercises, canvassing feedback from clients and monitoring key performance indicators
  • Promoting H&S awareness and ensuring compliance with relevant legislation and standards
  • Keep up to date with your own personal development to ensure the natural growth of the team

The candidate will be required to demonstrate the following technical and business skills:

  • Ability to work to tight timescales and budgets
  • A team player with a high level of oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to demonstrate a flexible and enthusiastic in approach
  • Developing and motivating self and others
  • High level of computer literacy including competency in the use of Microsoft Office and preferably CEMAR software
  • Ability to build and maintain excellent customer and client relationships
  • The confidence to bring new ideas and innovation

We want to hear from you if you have:

  • A Degree qualification in a relevant discipline
  • Began working towards a relevant professional qualification
  • Project Management experience
  • Knowledge of CDM regulations and other health and safety legislation
  • Knowledge of Management of projects and programmes
  • Knowledge of Management of project risk
  • Report writings skills
  • A track record of successful project delivery
  • The ability to problem solve in collaboration with clients

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