Assistant Project Manager

Resource FM
12 Mar 2019
31 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Position - Assistant Project Manager

Location - Leatherhead

Reporting to - Project Manager

Desired Qualifications:

* Educated to degree level within an engineering, law or business related field or equivalent experience

* At least 2 years postgraduate experience in Project Management in a deliver or consultancy based environment with a range of project and client facing experience.

* Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (both written and oral).

* Hold or be eligible to apply for UK based security clearance (UK residency test)

* Have or be working towards a Project Management qualification such as: APM – PFQ , PMQ; PMI, PMP (desirable)

Experience and Skills:


* Between 4-8 years previous experience in a project management role

* Possess strong analytical skills and good organisational skills giving the ability to deliver to plans, schedules and estimates.

* Good written, oral, comprehension and presentational skills to enable effective communication with customers and management

* Ability to work independently, keeping management adequately informed and have ability to work with a wide range of people with differing skills and experience

* Highly numerate and good computer based skills in use of Microsoft and other applications

* Able to develop a project plan and understand the functions that make up project controls


* Understanding of the principles of RAID, RACI and risk management

* Understanding and experience of waterfall and AGILE methodologies

* Experience of working in a secure environment

* Experience of operating in a data centric environment

* Experience of working across a variety of sectors

* Willingness to work overseas

For Security processing candidates must have a minimum of 3 years up to date and unbroken residency in the UK.

KBR Government Services EMEA focuses on delivering a range of infrastructure, operations and services contracts to governmental departments and governmental owned entities. Our clients include the Home Office, Ministry of Defence and NATO, UK Emergency Services, international developers and government offices in the UK and overseas.
Our capabilities range from delivering effective and integrated services in support of deployed military and peacetime operations worldwide to providing programme management services for the world’s largest infrastructure project. We provide base operations, advisory services, facilities management, engineering, procurement and construction services. Our experience is characterised by an unwavering commitment to technical innovation, cost optimization, safety, quality and state-of-the-art project execution. Central to our execution strategy is our ability to provide Project and Programme Management expertise to our clients either as a prime contractor or as a Project Management Consultant (PMC). Working within KBR’s Government Service Business Unit is both varied and challenging with Project Managers working on a wide variety projects for a broad range of clients.

Core Responsibilities and duties:

* Creation of project management products including plans, schedules, budgets and reports as required.

* Supports and/or advises on the successful delivery of projects through all phases from definition through development to close out.

* Supports and/or advises on all aspects of the project through the lifecycle including: schedule, budget, resource, quality, risks, issues, change and stakeholders in relation to task and project delivery.

* Establishes priorities for the completion of assigned tasks and monitors progress of others.

* Actively manages the provision of inputs and documents that are required for the completion of necessary tasks.

* Relies upon developing experience, interpersonal skills, and knowledge gained in assignment to ensure tasks are completed in compliance with policies, procedures and delivery strategy.

* Partakes in risk, change, issue, reporting, deliverables, benefits and improvement plan planning, tracking and monitoring.

* Develops and maintains task management information, collects and analyses project status information to help develop project reporting.

* Supports other members of the team in understand how to apply the processes, systems and tools that are deployed in the project.

* Co-ordination and administrative tasks in setting up projects, organising project diaries and plans.

* Support analysis of supplier performance, reporting on progress, cost and risk positions.

* Provides analysis and support material for potential change events to allow project to make informed decisions.

* Understand and actively manage HSE and security on all assignments

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