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Assistant Project Manager

Posted on Jan 24, 2019 by Omega Resource Group Limited

South West, South West United Kingdom
Construction & Architecture
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Assistant Project Manager
Structured Training Programme
Salary : £NEG + Good Benefits

My client is a leading Utilities connection company with the head office based in Stonehouse, Gloucestershire, a London branch, a Warrington branch and various depot's nationwide. They currently have 235 staff and a turnover of £34m. They are looking to recruit an Assistant Project Manager. They are looking for either someone currently working as a APM/PM or someone ideally with electrical/Utilities knowledge who is looking to progress into the project management field. The role is assist and support in the successful delivery of new electricity connection projects from LV to 66kV, on behalf of a growing independent company with a national footprint, under the supervision of Project Managers and the Senior Construction Management team. This is a training and mentored role, the expected period of training will be approximately 2 years dependent on candidate progress.
*Assist the Project Managers in the management and supervision of internal and external staff; covering cable jointing, substation installation, excavation & reinstatement, cable installation, commissioning and energisation
*The candidate will work with assigned Project Managers and others, to help achieve their respective project objectives
*Responsible for project safety, cost and quality
*Prepare Work Instructions, Risk Assessments & Method Statements
*Liaise with Local Authorities regarding street works
*Procure and control project materials
*Provide monthly project reports and ensure that projects are delivered on time and within budget
*Liaise with DNO's & iDNO's to complete final connections
*Liaise with and support both the client and project team to ensure smooth project delivery

Person Background:
*Qualification in Electrical Engineering e.g. C&G, ONC, HNC & Degree or qualifications in a similar discipline.
*Previous experience in Project Management within the Electricity distribution industry or similar is useful
*Previous experience of power distribution networks is beneficial
*Solid organisational ability, initiative and strong influencing skills
*Ability to work effectively within a team, with good communication skills
*Customer service orientated, and a desire to achieve the best results and contribute to the success of UKPS
*Problem solver and solution provider
*IOSH, SMSTS, ECS, CSCS, NRSWA Supervisor, First Aid, Manual handling - these accreditations are useful but not mandatory as full training will be given
*Ability to plan, priorities and meet deadlines
*Keen to learn and commit to long term career progression within the company
*Intermediate IT skills to include Microsoft Office applications, spreadsheets and database software

For more information on the role please call Giles Churchill at Omega Resource group on or

Omega Resource Group Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Reference: 632252939

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