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Assistant Project Manager - Maritime 

adzuna-uk  |  United Kingdom  |  

United KingdomCommercial Rd, Portsmouth, PO1
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Assistant Project Manager - Maritime An Assistant Project Manager is required to work on a six month contract, with the possibility of extension for our defence client based in Portsmouth.

This is a 6 month contract with a leading UK defence business.

Overview of the APM contract role Responsible for the project management and successful delivery of T45 DMS tasking that require leverage of Engineering Services resources to time, cost and quality.

To be the primary point of contact for all Engineering Services activities on T45 DMS tasks to ensure work is appropriately costed, approved, planned and prioritised.

To work with closely customer and other stakeholders to manage the T45 DMS budgets, provide a clear picture of task and project progress and financial expenditure.

Core Duties Develop and maintain a working knowledge of the Engineering aspects of the ship classes covered by the Design Management Services (DMS) Project and the relevant MoD Customer processes.

Specifically T45 in this role.

Co-ordinate with others to proactively resolve cross functional issues including the scheduling and resourcing and take appropriate action to ensure deadlines are achieved Ensure outputs and deliverables are met and reported in accordance with targets and company policies ·Manage Customer budget and monitor financial expenditure in order to achieve agreed targets ·Establish and maintain positive customer / supplier relationships with all relevant functions to ensure effective team work Report and present to the customer at technical and Programme and Finance Review meetings.

Chair Engineering Design reviews and progress meetings with key stakeholders.

Establish and maintain risk/opportunities register for tasks in sphere of responsibility Maintain positive working relationships with all internal and external customers and stakeholders based on good partnering principles.

Functional Knowledge (Requirements for knowledge of functional work and activities) Minimum HNC/HND or equivalent in relevant Engineering or, ·Minimum HNC/HND or equivalent PM/Business discipline Experience working in an Engineering project environment.

The role is based in Portsmouth, Hampshire - commutable from Southampton, Cowes, Isle of Wight, Salisbury, Winchester, Andover, Basingstoke, Guildford, Aldershot, Crawley, Horsham, Brighton, Worthing, Chichester If you are a APM looking for a new contract either apply online or if would like to find out about other Project opportunities please contact Kris Foston on or phone 0161 694 9200 Do you know anyone who might be looking for a new role? You could benefit from our candidate referral scheme.

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