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Assistant Project Manager

  • Location: Stevenage, Hertfordshire
  • Sector: Mechanical & Electrical
  • Position: Project Manager
  • Salary: Up to £30 per hour
  • Job type: Contract
  • Job reference: MH1990APM_1530707215
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Job description

Assistant Project Manager


6 Months


A leading manufacturer within the Defence sector are currently looking for an Assistant Project Manager to join them on an initial 6 month contract.

  • Provide support to the Project Production Managers and Manufacturing Management Team to define, plan, direct and deliver the manufacturing projects/contracts against business plan targets through rigorous cost control and schedule adherence.
  • Manage stakeholder interfaces including internal customers and ensure accurate reporting of progress against all aspects of project performance.
  • Planning, facilitating and providing support to the success of large scale contracts throughout the product life cycle.
  • Developing and maintaining key relationships with internal customers and key subcontractors.
  • Ensuring accurate reporting of progress against all aspects of project performance and interpreting requirements back to manufacturing.
  • Assisting in the preparation and maintenance of contract risk and opportunity plans/budgets.
  • Communicating consolidated project/programme requirements to a multi-disciplined team to safeguard deliveries.
  • Playing a key role in tendering/bidding activities associated with the successful acquisition of future business.

Skills/ Qualifications:
  • Experienced Project Manager with a proven track record in the delivery of fixed cost programmes, of significant value, within a matrix organisation.
  • Experience within an engineering or production environment would be of preference.
  • A natural communicator, able to build strong relationships, with experience in driving multi-functional teams and delivering to tight time-scales.
  • Enthusiastic, pro-active and tenacious individual who can prioritise and understand strategic business needs as well as managing the day-to-day tactical decisions.
  • Experience in the application of Project Management skills at assistant level in a relevant business environment.
  • ESD training.
  • SC Clearance or willing to go through SC Clearance.

If you would like to find out more, please contact Michelle Heard at PSR Solutions.