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Assistant Project Manager

  • Salary: £250 - £300 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Kent
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Date posted: 29/11/2018
  • Job reference: BBBH93716

Assistant Project Manager (Electrical, Building Services)

Location: Chatam

Salary: £300 p/d DOE

6 months initial contract

General Description of Job:

To provide project, technical, financial, and administrative support to the Infrastructure Project Management team, across the contract, focusing on electrical engineering systems project delivery.

Main Tasks:

  • Provision of a range of surveying and technical support activities to electrical engineering systems projects across the Estate, including planning, resource allocation, and budget management and the management of principle supply chains on site
  • Identification, development and implementation of a wide range of electrical systems projects, supporting the company's contract obligations for asset management, and ensuring legal and regulatory compliance
  • Preparation of supporting documentation for projects from feasibility assessments to post completion stages, such as business cases and cost / spend analysis
  • Project impact assessment and options appraisal of electrical systems projects, including SWOT analysis and summary reporting to management team
  • Co-ordination of electrical engineering systems projects with annual asset management and maintenance management planning, including planned preventative maintenance plans
  • Attendance at site project meetings as required, ensuring accurate recording of minutes and actions agreed
  • Management of project financial processes and procedures including invoicing and purchase orders, liaison with credit control and monitoring of payments and transactions with contractors consultants and third parties
  • Support to and co-ordination of project procurement processes, including supplier selection and evaluation of tenders
  • Preparation and production of project contract documentation, co-ordinating with other teams and departments across the company as required, under the supervision of the Project Manager
  • Co-ordination, supervision, and monitoring of contractor support to ongoing electrical engineering systems projects, as well as consultant and third party inputs, including spot checks, and contract performance monitoring, ensuring company requirements for consistently high standards of quality and value are delivered
  • Ensure all project management activities are compliant with all relevant health and safety regulations and industry good practice
  • Ensure the company's Computerised Maintenance Management System (CMMS) remains accurate and up to date in relation to electrical systems projects, including new asset installations
  • Day to day operational support to the Project Manager.
  • Attendance and completion of company training and development courses as required
  • Work collaboratively supporting others when required.
  • Provide support to other Assistant Project Managers as required
  • Commitment to keep up to date with professional development (CPD) in industry developments in technical disciplines relevant to role
  • Ensure company health, safety and environmental procedures are implemented and complied with at all times
  • Complete any other tasks that are deemed within your area of competence

Technical Experience and Qualifications

  • Minimum of City & Guilds Electrical Installation 2391
  • HNC or HND in Electrical Engineering
  • Latest edition wiring regulations qualification (BS7671)
  • Minimum three years' experience in relevant technical field
  • Minimum three years' experience in project management related environment
  • Strong technical knowledge of building services engineering, with an electrical systems bias
  • Membership of relevant industry body such as IET, CIBSE
  • Computer literate in a range of Microsoft Office packages, including Word, Excel, and Project
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of the Construction Design & Management (CDM) Regulations 2015 and any further amendments
  • Experience in the application of project management practical techniques to enable monitoring and control of multiple programmes and projects
  • Evidence of successful delivery of building services and construction related projects
  • Knowledge of Part P domestic installation
  • Experience in producing and evaluating Risk Assessments & Method Statements (RAMS)
  • Knowledge of Joint Services Publication (JSP) Documents
  • Good working knowledge of construction and property contracts, and ability to give advice on the same to senior colleagues (e.g. JCT form of contract)
  • Hold a current CSCS card
  • Hold a driving licence suitable for use in the UK
  • Proven track record of working within a busy customer focused organisation
  • Experience in providing technical support on construction / property projects
  • Qualified IOSH Managing Safely