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Assistant Project Manager

  • Job reference: 913286
  • Location: Glasgow
  • Salary: GBP40000 - GBP45000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Nuclear, Project Management
  • Date posted: 18/04/2017

We have a need for Assistant Project Managers to support the projects that sit under our multi-million pound Principal Support Provider - Nuclear (PSP(N)) framework that we have with UK MOD Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO). The PSP(N) Framework involves the provision of multi-disciplinary design and engineering, programme / project management, project controls, risk management, procurement and construction supervision services and expertise to the MOD DIO at all the UK nuclear submarine-related naval bases, particularly HMNB Clyde in Scotland, and a number of related UK facilities, to support a programme of life extension and new infrastructure construction projects for the current and future UK nuclear submarine fleet, to support the UK's continuous-at-sea-deterrence and nuclear submarine operations to 2050 and beyond.

Key Responsibilities include:
Support the PM to deliver a complex, multi-discipline nuclear project throughout the full project lifecycle from concept phase to final handover
Support the management of an integrated project team including interfacing with other stakeholders
Support the PM in all aspects of Project execution, and in ensuring that project execution is in accordance with the Project Management and Project Execution Plans
Promote best practice and support & develop project team to maximise efficiency & effective delivery
Support the development & implementation of effective execution strategies & plans in line with the overall project strategies & plans
Facilitate budget monitoring & commercial awareness
Support the development and maintenance of the project risk register, including helping to ensure that relevant project risks are identified & managed/mitigated as appropriate
Support the preparation of monthly reports

Qualifications

Essential:
Good communication skills and ability to negotiate and influence others including building and maintaining effective relationships with multiple stakeholders
Degree qualified
Experience of modern project management techniques within complex, multifunctional organisations (Membership of APM is desirable)
Knowledge and understanding of processes involved in planning and strategy; organisation and governance; personnel and professional matters
CTC cleared and ability to be SC cleared

Desirable:
SC or DV cleared
An engineering degree (civil / mechanical / marine, in particular).
Membership of a relevant professional body
Knowledge of the full project life cycle stage-gate principles of project delivery. The Company system will be explained after engagement.
Knowledge of UK Health and Safety Legislation, information concerning specific company safety, quality and security procedures shall be provided in-post.
Experience of working on complex nuclear infrastructure projects
of defence (infrastructure) projects
Qualification such as APMP, PMP or Prince2.
Membership of a relevant Professional body where PM Competence is a criteria for qualification.