Assistant Project Manager

Taylor Made Recruitment
03 Jul 2024
31 Jul 2024
Job Title
Project Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

Assistant Project Manager (construction) – competitive salary and remuneration package.

Are you working in the construction industry? Have you always wanted to work with the best Project Managers, do you have the drive, intelligence, tenacity, and resilience to forge your career as a Project Manager and you want to work with and be mentored by likeminded people? If this sounds like you then we urge you to read on.

The successful candidate will be based at this Clients head office on the outskirts of Gloucester Monday – Friday when not on their Project Site ( this project is envisaged to in the SouthEast of the UK) thus candidates must be a driver and ideally be no more than a 1 hr commute to M5 junction 11. Please note this is NOT a hybrid role you will be working from the office or from your site .

We are excited to be working with this extremely successful company who have carved a name for themselves in their niche market – they really are the leaders within their field and have an excellent reputation, with a turnover already in excess of GBP65m, it's an incredibly exciting time to be joining this business as they have big plans for the future!

This new role will be working alongside an existing Project Manager, liaising with the delivery team, and ensuring successful delivery of each project. Projects are construction based within the B2B commercial arena and thus the successful candidate will need to have previous experience working either as a Site Manager or Junior Project Manager or a Graduate in a construction discipline (who has experience of working within the industry ideally for 2 years) and are looking for the next step within their career.

The intention of this role is that the successful candidate will develop their skills and experience to be able to work autonomously on their own projects, once they have understood this client's product and ways of working

The position of Assistant Project Manager is office based but there is a requirement to attend sites nationally during short periods of delivery, this may be within the UK or on occasion overseas. – it is not envisaged that this role will involve long amounts of staying away from home.

The role is varied and involves project management of the key activities required to a ensure a successful delivery of this Clients projects.

The successful candidate will require an existing awareness and application of design, health and safety, logistics and budget issues. It will require a tenacious attitude and involve good communication and IT skills.

Key initial activities of the role in supporting the project manager are as follows:

Assisting with the project and cost management

Assisting with supply chain management

Ensuring site QA procedures and installation manuals have been followed and are up to date

Producing project folders for QA's, SOP's, and manuals

Maintaining project documentation

Managing defect issues / minor projects

Co–ordination of packing lists for materials going to site

Ensuring drawing files are up to date

Providing meeting minutes and updates

Monitoring and Maintaining Health and Safety

Essential Requirements of the successful candidate are:

A willingness to learn

A confident and competent communicator with good written and IT skills

Good project skills to deliver time, cost, and quality parameters

Comfortable in a site construction environment

It is envisaged that this role would ideally suit either:

A project management / construction graduate with some practical hands–on experience having worked on site or within a construction company


• you maybe already a Junior or Assistant Project Manager with experience of project management in a construction related environment who feels that they aren t reaching their potential in their current role or company

This is an excellent career opportunity for someone who is wanting to surround themselves with Project Managers who are the best at what they do, and if you are wanting to aspire to be the best PM then this is an opportunity you need to look at!

We would describe this company as a collective of extremely intelligent, focused individuals who all work in a structured, process orientated fashion to ensure projects get delivered and that their reputation for being leaders remains at the forefront of every project they undertake, they have extremely high standards, and this is why they have their enviable reputation they have earnt and maintain within their industry.

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