Job Title: Assistant Project Manager
Location: Birmingham
Category: Project Management
Type: Permanent Full-time
Salary: Negotiable
Reference #: RG1742

Job Description


The Opportunity:
Do you want a career in Project Management working for a multi award winning property and construction consultancy? Do you want to be involved in projects worth up to £300M for cutting edge clients including F1 Teams, corporates, universities, manufacturers, developers and regeneration companies?

As the demand for our expertise continues to grow, we now have an opportunity for an Assistant Project Manager. You will join our significantly (Over 65 Project Managers in 9 UK locations) experienced and talented Project Management Team based at our Birmingham, Solihull offices. The team is continuing to expand creating new opportunities for ambitious individuals to develop their careers

Job Responsibilities/Accountabilities:
•Assisting with the day to day delivery of projects
•Building relationships with clients
•Development of project documentation and reporting
•Identifying and developing innovative solutions for clients
•Assist with leading and managing multidisciplinary design teams
Produce reports to suit relevant stages of the projects
•Assist with conducting feasibility studies, including site surveys, site investigation, site evaluation, etc
•Monitor and report on contractor’s progress on site
•Support the team in developing new business opportunities
•Support the team managing existing client relationships
•Attend, chair and record meetings as appropriate
•Develop skills that will enable you to provide single point of contact taking responsibility for all aspects of the project and liaise with the client

Skills, Experience and Qualifications:
We are seeking a confident and aspirational degree qualified candidate who wants to develop leaderships skills to enable them to be an outstanding Project Manager of the future. To be successful in this role, you will need to be an excellent communicator who can articulate complicated issues between our clients and our highly skilled project teams. You will also need to show ambition and a willingness to learn whilst demonstrating commercial awareness and exhibiting the ability to get the job done!

This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing team offering excellent career progression prospects.

Construction project management experience essential
•Experienced with Microsoft Office software and ideally Microsoft Project
•Degree in a construction related subject is desirable, but not essential. All degree backgrounds will be considered
•Experience in delivering presentations
•Experience in communicating with senior professionals
•Experience in report writing

What’s in it for you:
At Ridge we invest heavily in our biggest assets…our people. We actively challenge and continuously improve our performance by investing in the training and development of our people.

And as you will find out, from day one, in your Ridge career, you will be handsomely rewarded:

• 25 days holiday, increasing with length of service
• Private Healthcare
• Life Assurance
• Pension: Standard 6% Ridge Contribution
• Highly competitive salary

About Us
Ridge is an award winning, UK top 20 multi-discipline property and construction consultancy with over 625 people. Core disciplines include Project Management, Cost Management, Building Surveying, Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering, Building Services Engineering, Building Services Maintenance Management, Property Consultancy, Architecture, Health & Safety, Sustainability, Expert Witness & Advisory Services, Traffic & Transportation, Infrastructure Commercial Management, Geo-Environmental and Town & Country Planning. In addition, we provide property consultancy expertise for asset management, modern procurement, planned maintenance programmes, innovative strategies and holistic delivery planning.

We maintain a spread of projects across all public and private sector markets from affordable housing to Formula One which is the essence of our strength in the depth and diverse range of our activity. All services are accredited to BS EN ISO9001 2015 for quality, ISO14001 environmental and ISO18001 Health & Safety. Ridge has been successfully operating since 1946 and now employs over 625 people in 11 offices across the UK and has delivered projects in 75 countries worldwide.

Closing Date: 26th October 2019
or if you have applied to Ridge previously