Assistant Project Manager

18 Mar 2019
15 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Position

Assistant Project Manager

This is an exciting opportunity for an Assistant Project Manager with experience of - and a real passion for - project management. Joining our existing Building Surveying and Asset Management team within the Cockermouth Office, you will develop a wide range of valuable skills and knowledge. You will play an active role in providing all kinds of built environment services, covering clients’ needs, varying from local commercial and residential projects to large commercial sites. Because of the incredibly varied nature of our work, it is vital that you are highly flexible and keen to learn and grow in all of the areas and sectors that we work in.  

Your role

From day one, you will be involved in a variety of duties. We will expect you to assist senior project managers with undertaking project management duties to ensure the successful delivery of projects to time and budget. Working with colleagues who are experts in their field, you will discover how to develop leading edge solutions, maximise efficiency, achieve project revenue targets and use specialist software. Crucially, you will learn to exceed clients’ highest expectations. You will be working towards achieving your APM status within 2-4yrs. You will be flexible and proactive, helping to deliver projects and manage documentation, as required, to deliver to clients.

About you

You will bring a keen interest in project management, with great communication skills, a collaborative approach and a proven ability to deliver on your promises. In return, we will give you all the opportunities and support that you need to turn your fascination and determination into important skills, rewarding achievements, recognised qualifications and, of  course, a successful career. In addition you should ideally have:-

  • Great communication skills
  • Reliable problem solving abilities
  • Proactive to new skills and learning
  • Knowledge of relevant software solutions (Microsoft Office Package)
  • Basic understanding of finance/accounting preferred
  • Driving licence
  • Suitability for security clearance

About WYG

We are an international, award-winning, multidisciplinary consultancy, delivering creative solutions to some of the world’s most challenging projects. We are confident in our abilities, authentic in the advice we give, imaginative in our thinking and resourceful in how we turn our ideas into reality. But most of all, we are a people business. Our success is down to people like you. Our fast growing energy team works with a range of technologies in wind  power, combined heat and power (CHP), biofuels, energy from waste, tidal, coal, gas and oil power stations, and nuclear decommissioning.

You will be joining the Cumbria team who are part of the Asset Management sector of WYG which encompasses professionals throughout the UK, including members of MAPM, RICS, CIBSE and the Institute of Asset Management and who include a range of disciplines including geospatial surveying, building surveying, building services, structural engineering, and asbestos consultancy, offering public and private clients around the world expertise through the full project life cycle, including design, procurement and management.


We are committed to learning and development - from a thorough induction on day one, through to our blended learning experience which spans e-learning, workshops, on-the-job training, external courses and support to gain professional qualifications. We will support you to achieve your personal career goals. Along the way, you’ll enjoy fantastic flexible benefits and personalised rewards.

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