Assistant Project Manager

City of London
12 May 2017
09 Jun 2017
Vishnu Datt
Contract Type
Full Time
• Responsible for delivering project/programme workstream activity both on site and office based, and delivery of assigned work packages in the wider context of the overall project or programme
• Supports various project delivery activities with the assigned project or programme on a day-to-day basis, including but not limited to issue resolution, progress reporting, risk management, budget management and on-schedule achievement of project deliverables
• Responsible for identifying emerging issues, problems or variance to the agreed project objectives, plan, budget and scope; and where appropriate, providing recommendations and escalate to the Project Manager for potential courses of action as appropriate
• Responsible for supporting the Project Manager in their project reporting and governance accountabilities, including but not limited to progress reporting, risk and issue management, budget and financial management, planning and scheduling, and document control
• Responsible for supporting the Project Manager in building effective relationships with the project Sponsor team and other key stakeholders
• The role will not have direct line management responsibilities but may be occasionally required to provide informal guidance to the Project Support Officers on projects

• Knowledge and understanding of project and programme management methodologies and their practical application in a transport setting (Desirable)
• Knowledge and understanding of project controls tools and techniques (Essential)
• Understanding of working in a highways civils environment with practical knowledge and application (Essential)
• Ideally CSCS qualified and knowledge of CDM to work within Highway civils schemes (Essential)
• Ideally a Professional Qualification in Project Management, e.g. PRINCE2, APMP (Desirable)
• Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with people within and outside the organisation (Essential)
• Analyse complex data (quantitative and qualitative), draw conclusions, and produce solutions (Essential)
• Build effective working relations with people within own project teams and with delivery partners outside the organisation (Essential)
• Ability to work under pressure in complex environment and deliver work with conflicting priorities to tight deadlines (Essential)
• Experience of personal responsibility and accountability for working in high pressure teams and delivering to time, budget and quality (Desirable)
• Significant experience of delivering packages of work within projects (Desirable)

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