Assistant Project Manager

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Lagan Specialist Contracting Group


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Assistant Project Manager

Company: Charles Brand Ltd
Job Type: Full-time/Permanent   
Location: Cumbria 

Role Overview
The role holder will be responsible for assisting the PM in the overall management of the projects to ensure the safe and efficient delivery, and lead the team within Charles Brand values and guidelines, while adding value and development to the Business.

Key Competencies:
The candidate should display the following key competencies which are essential for the role:

  • Leadership/Coaching – Display the leadership qualities such as ownership, vision, integrity, humility and resilience.
  • Effective Communicator both with the Charles Brand Team and with Clients, Supply Chain, Consultants and 3rd Parties.
  • Decision Making and Problem Solving – Must demonstrate the ability to resolve problems and make positive business decisions.
  • Planning – Must possess the ability to plan-ahead to achieve results.
  • Commercial- Must possess and natural ability to assess cost and value
  • Flexibility and Initiative – Must demonstrate a positive, flexible and self-motivated attitude towards the organisation and the achievement of CB objectives.
  • Work Completion – Must display the drive and determination to complete work efficiently and on time.

What you'll do
The following reflect the main tasks associated with your position. Please view the attached job description for a more detailed overview.

  • Assist with leading construction of the project to ensure the project is adequately resourced and successfully delivered to scope, cost and quality. 
  • Provide direction, motivation, and leadership to both internal staff on site and external consultants or supply chain partners engaged in providing support activities to the project.
  • Responsible for all safety, health, environment, and quality matters including driving excellence and championing continuous improvement
  • Ensure project complies with Charles Brand’s procedures including delegated levels of authority
  • Support Delivery of the project, demonstrating a thorough understanding of associated processes and technology
  • Actively seek out, drive, and promote service excellence, best practice and continuous improvement initiatives
  • Review and advise project management plans, health and safety plans, environmental work package plans  

What you'll bring
As an APM your main skills and experience will include:

  • Project Management Experience or People Management Experience within a telecommunications environment
  • Ability to monitor performance and intervene appropriately to ensure targets are achieved and exceeded
  • A good understanding of Civils and Build elements necessary to deliver effective supply chain management and support across the organisation
  • Good management skills, with the ability to motivate employees to achieve high standards of compliance
  • A strong communicator, comfortable interfacing with internal management and external clients
  • IT literacy
  • PIA Experience


  • Supervisor accredited – streetworks (RWG)
  • Nebosh Qualification

How we'll reward you
In return, we offer a competitive salary plus we’ll provide a wide selection of lifestyle offers, development and learning programmes, services and support designed to help you manage and balance your work/life priorities.

Our Core Benefits include:

  • Mentoring and Career Pathway
  • Generous Holiday Allowance
  • Biannual PDPs
  • Employer Pension Contribution
  • Paid Membership of a relevant Institution or Professional Body
  • Life Assurance
  • Health Cash Plan
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Gym Membership
  • Car Allowance & Fuel Card
  • Private Medical Cover
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