Assistant Project Manager (Infrastructure Projects)

Location:        Cardiff (move to Pontypridd by 2020)
Salary:            £30,000 - £40,000
Apply by:        10/12/2019 @ 10:00
Contract Type:  2 years fixed-term contract, with extension potential

A fantastic opportunity to be part of a project team that has a high profile and high value project portfolio, which is looking to develop an aspiring Project Manager in rail.

As the Assistant Project Manager, you’ll will support the Programme Manager / Management team in the delivery of a variety of transport schemes in accordance with Welsh Government’s remit.

Role responsibilities
Ensure projects are delivered to cost and quality in accordance to applicable project lifecycle processes, by reviewing and producing early warnings and assessing compensation events in support of the Project Manager within all aspects of Project and Contract Management.

You’ll need to support the project team by attending risk meetings and providing documentation support to ensure that we have identified risk mitigation measures and have the appropriate project governance.

You’ll also be attending possession planning and readiness meetings to ensure the works are coordinated, as well as developing pre-construction information to ensure the Health & Safety file is progressed in line with Construction Design & Management (CDM) Regulations 2015.

Who we’re looking for
We’re looking for someone with previously experience of supporting a project team to delivery rail related infrastructure projects, who understands CDM (2015) and is looking for fantastic development on high profile, high value projects.

You’ll need to have:
o    Relevant degree, e.g. engineering/business/project management, or an equivalent professional qualification such as APM or PRINCE2, or similar experience to match.
o    Demonstrable experience of providing project management support on significant infrastructure projects within an infrastructure, construction or civil engineering project environment.
o    Experience of administering project management documentation including; project action trackers, programmes, project reporting, risk and issue processes.

It would be beneficial if you also had:
o    Possess the Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS), or equivalent safety certificate.
o    Experienced in the use of project and contract management software such as Sypro, CEMAR, etc.

Who we are
Transport for Wales (TfW) is the not-for-profit company driving forward the Welsh Government’s vision of a high-quality, safe, integrated, affordable and accessible transport network in Wales. Our mission is to ‘Keep Wales Moving’ by providing customer-focused service, expert advice and infrastructure investment.

Welsh Language Skills
The ability to speak Welsh would be a plus but is not essential for this role.



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