Brighton College is seeking to appoint an Assistant Project Manager: Estates Capital Projects, The role will be a full-time, permanent position and in return, you will receive a competitive salary of £40,000 per annum.

The Assistant Project Manager Role:

You will report into the Head of Estates Capital Projects and will lead on the successful delivery of a broad portfolio of capital projects, typically up to a value of £600k per project, and frequently with up to 30 projects running concurrently.  

Key responsibilities as an Assistant Project Manager: 

Under the guidance of the Head of Estates Capital Projects, manage a defined portfolio of refurb projects (all those delivered by third party contractors; keeping a watching brief on smaller refurbs managed via inhouse service team).  

Form a clear overview of the project planning schedule (what is happening when), with liaison with other key members of staff for impact. 

Work with the Head of Estates Capital Projects, to develop best practice ideas from elsewhere into tangible designs, affordable and of high quality on the ground.

Contribute to the longer-term programme planning of projects, 3-5 years, assisting with the refresh of project management procurement, commissioning and monitoring techniques.

Supporting the Head of Estates Capital Projects with paying invoices on time and in a managed way, organising key project tasks under direction and with support to keep projects on track.

Reporting of project progress to stakeholders.

Contribute to the delivery of the estates capital delivery programme.

Ensure that sustainable practices are followed when designing, overseeing and delivering projects. This may include working with the Head of Energy and Sustainability to introduce the use of sustainable materials, responsible waste management and implementation of energy and water efficiency measures in refurbishments.

What we're looking for in our Assistant Project Manager:

Experience of delivering projects, or in a related project management / coordinator role.

An understanding of construction procedures and material and project management principles.

Knowledge of current construction and safety legislation.

Familiarity with quality and health and safety standards.

Outstanding communication and negotiation skills.

Excellent organizational and time-management skills.

A collaborative leader and team player.

A confident communicator which will involve chairing meetings, taking an active role in project debate.

An exemplary level of customer service in dealing with all internal and external stakeholders.

Computer literate and competent in the use of Microsoft software packages and Project Management programmes and Gantt charts.

Benefits and wellbeing you will receive as our Assistant Project Manager:

Complimentary lunch is provided.

Free tickets to the College’s music, dance and drama performances.

Job-specific Learning and Development programme available to all employees.

Life Cover is provided whilst working at Brighton College after successfully passing probation period (for eligible staff).

Brighton College provides a contributory pension scheme, which all eligible employees will be automatically enrolled into within three months of commencement of employment.

Perkbox:  Employee* benefit and rewards platform that provides access to a wide range of discounts, employee benefits and wellbeing resources. 

*Eligible staff are those who are exclusively employed at Brighton College and on a permanent, contracted hours basis.

Hours of work:

8.30am to 5.00pm, Monday to Friday inclusive, with a one-hour unpaid lunch break.

Flexible approach needed to work beyond core hours to complete projects.

There is some flexibility available with regards to the hours, to be agreed during the interview. 

If you are interested in joining our community, and think you have the skills needed to join us as an Assistant Project Manager please click apply today! We would love to hear from you

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