Assistant Project Manager

Lethaby & Cook
London (Central), London (Greater)
Up to £42,500 per annum, plus pension, healthcare, and bonus
Closing date
7 Oct 2022

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An opportunity for a bright, degree qualified engineer to gain first class training and experience on prestige projects with a highly regarded employer and acclaimed project management consultancy. Their work focuses on major building projects within the culture & heritage, science, health, education, mission critical, industrial, residential & mixed use, hotel & leisure sectors and for corporate occupiers. The position offers a career path leading to professional qualification and a senior role in project management.     

Under the guidance of senior project managers and directors you will gain experience in planning, programming, procurement, design management and co-ordination of contractors, external consultants and stakeholders. You will undergo an in-house training programme and be provided with mentorship and support to become a professionally qualified project manager with the Association for Project Management. Support to pursue ICE chartership is also offered.     

About you: A strong academic background with  2:1 degree or above, in engineering or construction management from a leading university. You will need one or more years’ work experience and have had some site based experience and exposure to building projects. Strong interpersonal and communications skills are essential, to succeed you will need to work well as part of a team and be able to forge productive working relationships with clients and eternal stakeholders who will include contractors, architects and sub consultants.  You must also have the drive and interest to learn new project management skills and to make use of the opportunities provided to learn and develop.    

The company: Employing over one hundred staff and with a thirty five year trading history the company is structured to remain an independent entity. Their projects are usually notable, high profile schemes for blue chip companies and the public sector. Employees are drawn from the engineering, construction, design, commercial, planning and management sectors. Their projects have received numerous accolades and awards and their involvement has been instrumental in achieving timely delivery, lasting quality and value.     

Work Environment: Their friendly and co-operative culture is pervasive, and employees work in highly resourced purpose-built offices. In-house training and career development is excellent, It is an environment where people and careers thrive and where employee wellbeing is enshrined. This is an organisation with high levels of professionalism that has a friendly and nurturing nature that competitor corporations struggle to achieve. Outside of work there is an active social and sporting scene.         


Lethaby & Cook’s civil engineering division places engineers and engineering managers with a high level of technical expertise. Our strength is our ability to present opportunities across a wider spectrum of employers who appoint civil and structural professionals.

Our clients include developers, design and build contractors, civil and structural consulting practices, insurers, client organisations and operating companies, loss adjusters, project managers, not for profit organisations, forensic engineers and more besides. By understanding how and where skills and experience can flourish we offer opportunities worth considering and candidates with real potential.

We place permanent and contract professionals and our recruiters are some of the most experienced to be found in their sectors. To find out more about current and forthcoming vacancies, or to discuss the next step in your career progression please do not hesitate to make contact by phone or email. We will always treat your enquiry and any information you may provide in the strictest confidence.



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