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Assistant Project Manager

  • Job reference: FG-005393
  • Sector: Construction, Education
  • Location: Cambridge

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Faithful+Gould is one of the world’s leading project and cost management consultancies operating at the forefront of the transport, property and industry sectors. Placing great emphasis on the training, development and progression of our staff, we’re dedicated to providing high quality professional services with cutting-edge expertise.

Within our Cambridge office we are growing our Project Management team. To further enhance our Client focused delivery approach, we are looking for an Assistant Project Manager to work alongside our PM team and work with our varied clients across Cambridge, covering the education, commercial property, science and innovation, leisure and industry sectors.These projects range from £500,000 – £350 million in value.

This is an interesting role offering the ideal person a unique opportunity to grow and develop your career.

This role requires travel within the region.

Responsibilities

Effective delivery of both project and programme management services, across a wide range of sectors and Clients. You will have the necessary ambition and drive to not only deliver a high quality professional service but also support the office with business development and marketing activities to help grow the team.

Requirements

Ideally you would have a relevant degree in a Construction related course and be a professional member or working towards achieving a relevant professional qualification.
Experience in programming and reporting; familiar with RIBA Plan of Work
Competent user of all Microsoft Packages, including Microsoft project
Familiar with multiple procurement routes
Experience in delivering at least traditional and design & build projects (pre and post contract experience)
Ideally, you will have experience of working in a consultancy environment and take a pro-active approach to all work tasks.
You will need to be confident communicator and have proven organisational skills; arranging, and accurately recording meetings, you will be able to work independently (with senior support) whilst being pro-active and helping to identify what the next steps are in order to keep the project on track; you will demonstrate a keenness to learn and would want to further your career by working on more challenging assignments in an assistant capacity and/or running your own minor projects.
You will foster the company ethos positively, collaboratively and professionally.
This role has excellent prospects for an individual who has a strong ambition to progress. As well as technical competence, we are looking someone with the ability to think laterally, who possesses first class communication skills, strong commercial awareness and who will provide a first class service to our clients and a commitment to drive new business opportunities.

Atkins offers a fantastic range of benefits, which you can tailor to suit your own health, wellbeing, financial and lifestyle choices.
All the information you need to know is available on our dedicated benefits portal; your reward, which is available to access 24/7 from any device: http://www.yourrewardatkins.com

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary it will be discussed with you at interview.

If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance