Assistant Project Manager

Assistant Project Manager

Job Title: Assistant Project Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Salary: £28 - £30 per hour
Start Date: 03/05/21
Reference: BBBH16901_1617785898
Contact Name: Lauren Byrne
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 07, 2021 09:58

Job Description

Our client in Stevenage is looking for an Assistant Project Manager to join them for a 6 month contract. This role requires SC clearance and will fall inside IR35.

The ideal candidate will come with a background in aerospace or defence.

· Provide support to the Project Production Managers and Manufacturing Management Team to define, plan, direct and deliver the manufacturing projects/contracts against business plan targets through rigorous cost control and schedule adherence.
· Manage stakeholder interfaces including internal customers and ensure accurate reporting of progress against all aspects of project performance.
· Planning, facilitating and providing support to the success of large scale contracts throughout the product life cycle.
· Developing and maintaining key relationships with internal customers and key subcontractors.
· Ensuring accurate reporting of progress against all aspects of project performance and interpreting requirements back to manufacturing.
· Assisting in the preparation and maintenance of contract risk and opportunity plans/budgets.
· Communicating consolidated project/programme requirements to a multi-disciplined team to safeguard deliveries.
· Playing a key role in tendering/bidding activities associated with the successful acquisition of future business.

Skills and Experience
· Experienced Project Manager with a proven track record in the delivery of fixed cost programmes, of significant value, within a matrix organisation.
· Experience within an engineering or production environment would be of preference.
· A natural communicator, able to build strong relationships, with experience in driving multi-functional teams and delivering to tight time-scales.
· Enthusiastic, pro-active and tenacious individual who can prioritise and understand strategic business needs as well as managing the day-to-day tactical decisions.
· Experience in the application of Project Management skills at assistant level in a relevant business environment. ESD training.

Keywords: project assistant, junior project manager, project management, aerospace, defence Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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