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Assistant Project Manager

Location: City of London, London Industry: Mechanical, Electrical & Instrumentation / Construction Trades & Labour / Transportation & Infrastructure / White Collar Construction / Engineering Construction
Salary: Negotiable Contact: Darren Johnston
Posted: 9 months ago Contact Email: djohnston@meridianbs.co.uk

Assistant Project Manager - London Underground - Central London

Our client, London's Public Transportation provider, are looking for an Assistant Project Manager to join their Wayside Infrastructure and Enabling Works team on the 4 Lines Modernisation (4LM) programme. The Wayside Infrastructure team is working to deliver a scope that will provide the infrastructure for the signalling systems needed to complete the Upgrade for the Metropolitan, Circle and District and Hammersmith and City line. It is a multi billion pound programme to deliver replacement of fleet and signalling assets across the 4 lines.

This work will include designing and implementing over 140km of cable route management systems, 51 x signalling equipment rooms and electrical infrastructure delivering all projects within a tightly controlled budget programme and matrix organisation structure.

The successful candidate will be responsible for project deliverables from concept to handover. The role will involve management of the design, procurement, construction and handover to the programme milestones. You will be personally responsible for budgets up to £2Million, the day to day engagement with team and stakeholders, get involved in all aspects of project management (risk, commercial, cost, planning, etc), supporting project planning and periodic reporting activities and ensure the team members are provided with information and resources they need in order to fulfil their responsibilities.

The ideal candidates for this role will be/have:

  • Appropriate professional qualification, e.g. RICS, MICE, APM, MIET or IMechE
  • Good degree in appropriate built environment subject (for example, Engineering, Project/Construction or Commercial Management)
  • Full project lifecycle experience in a multi-disciplinary construction / built environment setting
  • Good commercial sector preconstruction building environments experience working for well known and reputable Engineering Consultancies.
  • Experience of managing design and build construction projects
  • Must be pro-active and have the ability to work independently
  • Understanding of the impact of decisions on commercial and schedule
  • Knowledge of CDM
  • Previous experience of large scale infrastructure construction projects
  • Knowledge and experience of using the NEC3 contract, including Professional Services
  • Ability to plan and manage tasks to time, budget and quality
  • Ability to analyse complex data, draw conclusions and produce reports
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with people at all levels across the organisation and externally
  • Ability to build effective working relationships with people at all levels across the organisations and externally
  • Ability to plan and manage tasks to time, budget and quality
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word and Excel)

This is an outstanding opportunity to join an expanding team and significant player in Public Transportation, working on the some of the most renowned projects on the LU network.

For a confidential discussion on this role, please contact Darren Johnston on 0161 929 3804, or likewise please submit your CV to djohnston@meridianbs.co.uk.

Meridian Business Support is acting on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Business.

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