Assistant Project Manager

Posted 22 November 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Contract
DisciplineEngineering Skilled Trades Recruitment
Contact NameStewart Bryson

Job description

A vacancy exists within Operations Directorate for an Assistant Project Manager for the DCP Store Extension (DCPSE). The purpose of the job is to safely deliver multi-disciplinary tasks/projects. The Job Holder will provide support and assistance to the Project Manager in the development and implementation of Decommissioning Projects.

Main responsibilities:

  • Support project management strategies, optimising plans to respond to changes when necessary

  • Manage the DCPSE Construction Site Area ensuring all aspects of CDM, integration and coordination are correctly addressed and implemented to create and safe and effective working environment

  • Assist in the production and maintenance of the project baseline

  • Liaise with internal and external stakeholders to expedite safe project delivery

  • Monitor internal and contractor performance against safety, costs, schedule and quality, identify deviations and recommend remedial actions as appropriate

  • Produce/coordinate Project Documentation including statement of requirements, safety documentation, DMRs, works control documentation and project reports

  • Prepare handover documentation and support project handover

  • Efficiently manage projects within the bounds of the safety case

  • Review and report on identified problems and incidents, establishing causes and identifying, recommending and implementing solutions

  • Liaise with works control centres to ensure timely supply of adequate resources both in the short and long term

  • Participate in site emergency exercises as required

  • Perform the responsibilities of Management Appointments relevant to post

  • Manage staff as a Line Manager


  • HND in Science/Engineering or equivalent qualifications plus experience

  • Construction experience

  • Knowledge of DCP SSE Project

  • SMSTS qualification

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As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.