Assistant Project Manager

Full time | North-East | £30,000 – £40,000 per annum.

About The Role

SRC is seeking an Assistant Project Manager who will be keen to develop their skills, whilst having a proactive and positive approach to being part of a developing wider team. The role is being offered on a permanent basis to an individual who is driven, ambitious and looking to take that next step in their career. In return the successful applicant will be offered a generous package with excellent career prospects and the opportunity to contribute to the shaping and development of the business.

The role

Assisting and supporting the Senior Project Managers with their portfolio of projects, which will include:

  • Helping to develop Project Programmes
  • Helping to create and manage Risk Registers
  • Attending and administrating meetings supporting the Senior Project Manager in following up actions as appropriate
  • Drafting Monthly reports as required
  • Assist in the co-ordination and production of tender documentations, which will include gathering information and formatting documents
  • Manage invoicing and Purchase Orders for the PM team and ensure that all projects have a cash flow forecast and a schedule of invoices is passed to the Office Accounts Manager as required
  • Undertake and develop Project Skills by delivering a project with support from the Senior Project Managers
  • Assist in Business Development events, documentation and meetings as required
  • Report to Director

    Skills, knowledge and relevant qualifications

    • Ideally, you will have experience of and/or and understanding of Project Management within Construction and/or Infrastructure sectors, and a basic knowledge of Project Management life cycle including, estimating, scheduling, contracts administration, procurement, commercial controls and reporting
    • A practical and proactive approach to problem solving, with analytical skills for resolving issues which may arise, such as planning, contract administration and procurement issues within construction and design activities
    • A good set of organisational skills, with attention to detail, whilst having the ability to keep projects moving forwards
    • Have good knowledge of MS office suite and ideally knowledge of Microsoft Project You should be willing to work as part of team, where you will get the benefits of working for a small company, such as being able to undertake Business Development and take part in discussions around future plans
    • You should be friendly, approachable, proactive, a good communicator, and have the ability to positively interact with colleagues and clients alike
    • Be open to developing your skills through mentoring and training as required

    Other requirements

    • Willing to undertake relevant security clearance checks, and inductions as required by our clients (DBS etc)
    • All staff must have a Driving Licence and the ability to drive to projects, although sustainable travel and the use of Teams is encouraged to help the carbon footprint of the work of SRC

    What we can offer

    • Competitive salary
    • Bonus scheme
    • Pension
    • 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays. An additional day’s holiday for each years’ service after 5 years with the company
    • A flexible benefit structure following a successful probationary period that allows you to choose what is right for you. These choices include health insurance, death in service, extra holidays & critical illness
    • Hybrid working
    • Early Friday finish
    • Access to funding for training or courses that are beneficial to your career growth

    Steel River Consultants are committed to having a diverse, inclusive workforce and value applications from all backgrounds, cultures and ability. 

    Apply now

    If you have any questions about our company or would like to speak to us about a specific project, please contact us:


    Unit 4, Diamond Court
    Douglas Close
    Preston Farm Ind. Estate
    TS18 3SB

    t. 01642 605147
    e. info@srconsultants.co.uk


    Suite 1.14,

    Merlin Business Centre

    20 Mossland Road

    Hillington Park 




    Chatsworth Court,

    Alpha Construction,



    DE65 5GE


    Room 122

    Walker Road


    Newcastle upon Tyne

    NE6 2HL

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