Assistant Project Manager - (client-side construction)

Syntech Recruitment Ltd
£30000 - £35000/annum
07 Jul 2017
06 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Assistant Project Manager - (client-side construction)
Retail and commercial projects
To 35k + superb bens
My client is a global and well recognised construction and engineering consultancy.
You’ll be part of professional team that’s in tune with the ethos of the retail/commercial sector and understands the distinctive challenges and responsibilities that come from working in this arena.
The role offers growth for progression for the right candidate and the opportunity to make an impact on a growing sector within their business.

The successful Assistant Project Manager will be responsible for supporting managers in achieving service excellence and positive outcomes for our clients; showing high levels of technical capability, sound commercial knowledge and a good understanding of the key drivers or cost and value; capturing and sharing knowledge and driving innovation in service. Successful candidates will be presented with a great opportunity for career progression whilst at the same time being exposed to cross sector experience.
Activities include:
• Lead day to day delivery of retail/commercial projects
• Development of Client Briefs and Project Execution Plans to deliver outputs
• Manage design teams in the development of design solutions to planning application and approval.
• Stakeholder mapping and engagement
• Administration of complex building contracts, proactively managing and confirming the compliance of contractors/consultants to the contract terms and conditions.
• Assist with the compilation of tender documents, and critically reviewing tender returns, contract negotiations, award of contracts and client reporting.
• Initiation and development of project documentation, programmes, master budget etc.
• Select and maintain a robust document management system so that the project team uses it to document project execution
• Design and produce reports to suit relevant stages of the projects
• Comply with governance
• Deliver projects within the framework of risk, sustainability and environmental considerations agreed at the business case/client brief stage, while maintaining focus on time, cost and quality
• Manage reporting on the contractors progress against the contract programme
• Direct consultant teams to ensure that the contractor’s design is done in compliance with the contract
• Direct consultant teams to ensure that the built product is compliant with the contract.
• Utilise Sector specific market.
• Significant experience of project management for buildings projects
• High quality oral and written communications (reports, instructions etc.)
• Strong people management and leadership skills
• Experience of producing executive reports on a monthly basis relating to project deliverables
• Experience of sustaining client relationships as a trusted advisor
• Pro-active approach - able to identify areas of need and to manage outputs
• Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail
• A flexible attitude - able to respond to the needs of the business
• Experience to include interpretation of contracts, design and implementation of change management, resolution of contractual disputes, design and implementation of project controls, contract correspondence and financial close out of contracts.
• Experienced in contract negotiation.
• Strong knowledge and use of document management systems to aid efficient service delivery.
• Experience of programme analysis, interrogation, interpretation and client reporting.
What they Offer:
They offer a dynamic challenging job with international focus in a pleasant working climate, attention to retail/commercial and a competitive remuneration package reflecting the seniority of the role. You will have a great deal of responsibility with endless opportunity for impact and freedom for initiatives. Given the international spread of the business a certain level of flexibility in working hours is important.
They offer a fantastic working environment where you own your destiny and will be encouraged to forge a successful career.
All applications to Alan or call him in confidence, evenings and weekends too