Assistant Project Manager

Vital Human Resources
14 May 2019
21 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Assistant Project Manager
Location: Birmingham
Rate: £275/day
Duration: 12 month rolling contract
Short Description:
Our client is the backbone of Britain’s transport network and they are working on one of the largest infrastructure projects of its time. They are looking for an Assistant Project Manager and the role will be based in Birmingham.
Baseline 2 is the critical governance deliverable to the DfT on the Phase 2b programme. It details the scope, projected cost, construction schedule, risks / opportunities and benefits of Phase 2b and will be used by the DfT to gain approval from Government to proceed with the submission of Phase 2b hybrid Bill in 2020.


Coordinate with the project Controls BL2 planner to collect and report weekly progress updates against the BL2 work-streams, including, but not limited to: Cost estimate, Delivery schedule, Value engineering opportunities;Scope changes;Risk and Benefits.
Update and maintain the BL2 Actions log, recording actions as they are raised either internal to the project or from external interfaces (e.g. DfT or P-Rep recommendations and actions). Follow up on action closures with responsible parties, maintaining a detailed record of updates against actions and preparing action review / closure sessions as required.
Develop / improve reporting tools / methods to coordinate the BL2 delivery and outputs and support management of the Baseline outputs.
Prepare and maintain presentation materials as required to assist communication of BL2 activities and critical issues at various levels, for example: Cost Waterfalls, What-if strategy scenarios, Board papers, Progress and status updates.
Maintain and update the Baseline 2 Project Execution Plan, including tracking of review actions and governance.
Attend, minute and track actions at the Baseline Working Group meetings.
Attend project coordination meetings to keep up to date with project developments and feed into Baseline Working group.
Maintain and coordinate responses to programme-level risk registers.
Coordinate with Sponsorship Lead and Engineering Interface Manager to maintain and track project scope and develop the Baseline Scope Book.
It is expected that you will actively promote and embed Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) in all your work and support and comply with all organisational initiatives, policies and procedures on EDI.

To apply for this position contact Nathan Kemp by emailing your C.V to n a t h a n . k e m p @ vital. uk. com
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