Assistant Project Manager

Location Paisley
Discipline: Commercial
Contact name: Neil McKinven

Job ref: 007167
Published: 3 months ago

As Assistant Project Manager you will have the responsibility for the safety, technical, contractual, budget and scheduling activities of each project.



  • Manage multiple simultaneous projects from design through completion in accordance with company objectives.
  • Facilitate reviews and help resolve issues with cross-functional groups and external firms.
  • Demonstrate superior performance in resolving highly critical issues while maintaining rigorous adherence to project timelines and costs.
  • Managing vendor relationships and understanding of standard practices in the Telecommunications industry.
  • Manage and ensure all project programmes are issued and up to date.
  • Ensure all projects are delivered on time, to budget, meet the client quality standards and have the required functionality.
  • Formulation & management of budgets for all contracts under your control to ensure that cost control is effective in ensuring that financial objectives are met.
  • Promote and deliver the aims of the company to meet or exceed the quality levels and customer support objectives central to the company’s core business.
  • Develop and deliver Service Level Agreements for each project and sub-contractor contract under your control.
  • Measure and monitor the effectiveness of the service delivery against agreed Service Level Agreements.
  • Administer formal management and reporting procedures.
  • Ensure safe systems of work are in place for all operations by managing and addressing the Health & Safety requirements of each function.
  • Suggest and implement improvements and innovations in service delivery.
  • Ensure client satisfaction.
  • Take on adhoc projects from time to time as deeded necessary by the Contracts Manager.


Health & Safety Obligations

  • Fully understand and implement the company safety policy and procedures.
  • Ensure that the programmes for the contracts are successfully delivered in a Safe, Quality and On Time Manner.
  • Ensure that a ‘Right First Time’ culture is adopted and developed throughout the business.
  • Drive compliance to any regulatory measures that may apply to the works and operations that  undertake.
  • Ensure that all contracts achieve turnover and profitability by maximising efficiency and minimising cost of failure.
  • Manage Client relationships within the client organisations across all areas.
  • Sponsor new ways of working which would improve delivery and service then support any activities being undertaken to implement change.

Knowledge Requirements:

  • Significant Project Management experience in 2G / 3G / 4G project deployments in Telecommunications environment.
  • Thorough and practical understanding and implementation of project lifecycle and delivery.
  • Excellent project planning and project management skills.
  • Capable of managing large and complex projects.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong vendor management experience.
  • A third level education is desirable.
  • NRSWA accredited.