Assistant Project Manager

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Nuclear Engineering, Defence, Design Engineering

  • Salary:

    £30-£35/hr Ltd Co

  • Contact:

    James Walker

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:

    JO10315 - MK

  • Published:

    over 2 years ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months+

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Assistant Project Manager - Bristol - Contract 6months+  Rate£35/hr Ltd Co

Key Skills/Words: Project Manager, Weapons, Launch Systems, APM, PMQ, Cost Control, Project Reporting, Change Control, Stakeholder Engagement.

Wilde Recruitment are in partnership with Babcock Integrated Technology to recruit an Assistant Project Manager to work on a contract basis initially for 6months based at Bristol.
The Weapon Launch Products and Mechanical Controls Team (WLP&MC) provides design, manufacture, and in-service support for hydraulic systems across the Weapon Handling and Launch System. The team also manufactures key products for all DST projects. The product work also includes design, assembly, and test support.
The WLP&MC Assistant Project Manager will be responsible for managing the design engineering tasks within the team. The role will be responsible for maintaining budget, resourcing plans, managing risk and prioritising work to meet the cross project business commitments and business priorities.

Cost control – Securing and agreeing budgets with other project areas, controlling budgets through proactive management and feedback to team.
Project reporting including ETC Forecast reporting to project teams on current work packages. Ensuring reports are accurate, timely and presented in a professional and appropriate format.
Tracking actual spend against expected value earnt across all projects and tasks
Support Team Manager in stand-ups with team members on work in the week ahead.
Change control – ability to identify changes to scope, cost and schedule baselines and liaise with internal customers to approve in line with change control processes.
Priority management and ability to negotiate priorities with stakeholders.
Schedule management – through the use of MS Project and Excel based reporting tools
Resource capacity planning – through effective management of current work packages and stakeholder engagement to identify future packages of work.
Stakeholder management of and communication to the internal customers within the business.
Future growth of the team into other business sectors, supporting business winning activities including proposal development and supporting documentation.

You will be an experienced Project Manager with the following;
Good Knowledge of Project Management tools
Planning experience (Microsoft Project 2013 ideally)
Sound relationship and teamwork skills
Stakeholder engagement
Commercial awareness
APM Project Management Qualification (PMQ)
Experience working within IFS

To discuss this Assistant Project Manager vacancy please contact: Mike Kelly

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

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