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  • Job reference: RMS0170760

Assistant Project Manager

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Daresbury, Warrington, Cheshire WA4
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 27/08/2016
  • Duration: temporary-permanent
The Company:
Our client is an Engineering Services company, who are an international technical consultancy, providing a range of services including licence to operate, asset management, manufacturing improvement and capital investment to customers in the chemical, petrochemical, oil & gas, pharmaceutical, manufacturing and consumer industries worldwide

The Role:
An opportunity is available for an Assistant Project Manager to work within Power Grids division.. The position will be to coordinate and manage a number of framework and industrial contracts cooperating with 9 factories across 7 countries throughout Europe. International travel will be required along with customer meetings to ensure contractual requirements are achieved to communicate progress with customer

Responsibilities will be varied and will include, but will not be limited to:
Ensure all Health Safety and Environmental (HSE) requirements and implications are managed effectively and efficiently throughout the project lifecycle.
Demonstrate an in depth knowledge of the project scope of work, commercial and contractual position to maintain accurate reporting of the current and forecast financial status, risks and opportunity, and project cash flow for the business unit working with the finance controller and each of the contract managers
Support the Tendering team and give direction in the order pursuit process (helping to develop capture and execute strategy)
Take responsibility for the safe, on-time and to-budget delivery of the project deliverables, keeping all stakeholders positively engaged and updated on project performance
Effectively manage changes in the scope (and the associated commercial aspects) to maximise the contractual position
Represent the company in all key project delivery meetings i.e. the principle point of contract with the client and all stakeholders for the project

Company interactions
Provide direct line managers with feedback/input to project team member’s
Ensure the performance of the project team is managed effectively, and development/training needs are identified appropriately through interaction with responsible line managers

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
SAP knowledge required
Accurate reporting of the current and Forecast Financial Status, risks and opportunity, and project cash flow for the business unit working with the finance controller and each of the contract managers
Computer literacy – Minimum Microsoft Office applications, Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
Recognised Health, Safety and Environmental qualification, IOSH or similar.
Experience of successful project delivery and management principles either in project or procurement management.
Experience of developing, leading and motivating a multi-disciplinary team
Excellent interpersonal and communications skills

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Experience working in the Electricity Supply Industry (or similar client base with projects incorporating electrical engineering scope).
Ability to travel international to Factory Acceptance Tests and build relationships with clients
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