Assistant Project Manager

£35.00 - £45.00/hour
15 Jun 2017
15 Jul 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity to join our Global defence clinet on a long term contract as an Assistant Project/ Programme Manager.

In this role you will be assisting in the development and management of the Combat Systems equipment delivery team schedule, cost, risk and opportunity baselines, co-ordinate support team risk and opportunity identification, assessment and management and provide general programme management assistance and advice to the Support Control Account Managers.

Candidates must be eligible for SC Clearance (MOD Sponsored) and hold a British Passport.

Development and management of the integration schedules with the relevant technical lead and establish cost, risk and opportunity baseline.

Work with the IT&T and Make APMs to deliver the full scope of programme management for each team, including the forecast and impact assessment of change on the programme.

Provide general programme management assistance and advice to the CAM and other engineering managers in the team.

APM qualification is preferred but work experience to similar level would also be considered

Experience at APM level on similar large scale complex projects is preferred

Primavera 6 and EVM experience would be beneficial

Excellent IT skills particularly MS Excel and MS PowerPoint

Strong communication skills are key in this role, you will need to be able to influence and negotiate with key stakeholders.

You should be able to work to tight timescales and deal with change at short notice, so need to be adaptable and an agent for change.

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