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Assistant Project Manager – Derby Office

RPS is one of the world’s pre-eminent consultancies employing over 5000 people in the UK, Ireland, the Netherlands, Norway, the Russian Federation, the United States, Canada, Brazil and Africa, Middle East, Australia Asia Pacific regions.

Our area of the RPS UK Water Business focusses on asset management support and waste water drainage planning for water companies across the UK. From our Derby office we serve six major clients on long term framework agreements. The role that we are currently recruiting for is an assistant project manager to provide support across 2 -3 of the water company frameworks.

As well as offering a diverse and exciting workload, we put significant emphasis on development of innovative technical approaches and providing an enjoyable working environment in which our staff can develop their careers through our varied training and development programme.

The ideal candidate must:
• Have a degree or equivalent qualification in a relevant subject (e.g. business studies or engineering)
• Have a working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Project
• Be well organised and have excellent attention to detail

The following would also be beneficial:
• Be working towards or aspiring towards PRINCE2 or APM Qualifications
• Knowledge of the UK Water Industry
• Knowledge of contracts including NEC family of contracts.

The role will include general support towards the management of projects and programmes of work under the direction of the Programme/Project Manager including:

• Ensure projects follow our Integrated Management System (Project Quality Control)
• Progress reporting and programming to updated client on a monthly basis
• Monitor our KPIs in terms of Client Performance
• Organise and review client feedback forms
• Budgeting, cost control and invoicing under direction of PM
• Project change management under direction of PM

This role will suit graduates with up to 3 years’ experience or recent graduates with enthusiasm and a relevant degree

RPS is an equal opportunity employer

RPS is an equal opportunity employer.

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