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Assistant Project Manager

  • Gloucestershire
  • Contract
  • £37.00 - £42.00 per hour

Assistant Project Manager

Role Summary

We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Filton as a Assistant Project Manager.

The role will be an initial 12 month contract and will provide you with support the Project Manager in their day-to-day management of the project taking a lead in project management principles and processes, which will include planning, project reporting, performance data analysis for cost and schedule.

Key Responsibilities

  • Conduct process confirmations where appropriate.
  • Support the project lead with effective communication across the project.
  • Build and maintain effective liaison with all functional groups involved in project delivery.
  • Identify more efficient and effective ways of working across the projects.
  • Identify best practice and align local processes and procedures as applicable.
  • Provide general programme management assistance and support to the Control Account Managers (CAM) and other discipline line managers.
  • Prepare project management information in support of the Project / Engineering Manager as required.
  • Support monthly reporting requirements in accordance with the project reporting lifecycle.
  • Lead the schedule management including monthly updates.
  • Lead BCR process for changes to schedule and cost.
  • Assist in the development and management of the support schedule, cost, risk and opportunity baseline.
  • Support all reviews and audits including phase reviews and design reviews.
  • Support the production of reports monthly for input into project reporting packs.
  • Schedule and cost monthly updates including analysis and forecasts.
  • Update resource planning tool iaw schedule requirements

Key skills & qualifications

  • A good knowledge of project management techniques including; resource planning and management, cost capture, analysis and forecasting, schedule planning and tracking, Earned Value Management (EVM), risk and opportunity management and change management.
  • Able to pursue best practice and align local processes and procedures as applicable.
  • An understanding of Life Cycle Management.
  • Excellent IT skills particularly Microsoft office suite.
  • Understanding of project management and project control processes ideally within an engineering environment.
  • Previous experience of working in a project management environment

What we’re looking for in you

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Well-developed analytical/ problem solving/ decision making skills.

Strong organisational skills who is adaptable in a fast-paced environment.

Stakeholder management skills.

Mobility – Occasional travel to other Combat Systems sites

Location: Filton

Rate: £42.49 per hour (INSIDE IR35)

AAP3 is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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