Trainee Project Manager

Location Dagenham
Discipline: Plant Hire, Powered Access, Lifting & Handling, Material Handling, Construction Plant
Associated job titles: Project Manager
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £27.5k - 35k per year + Travel expenses
Contact name: Leo Edwards

Contact email:
Contact phone: 01933 667223
Job ref: 39191a
Published: about 1 month ago

New and interesting opportunity for a Trainee Project Manager - This could suit someone with an engineering / design background.  You may have knowledge of low rise / high rise, BMU's, facades, curtain walling, vertical hoists or fall arrest within construction, however this role will come with training. Travel expenses will be covered for your train/tube journeys as predominantly you will be London based. 

Trainee Project Manager, this new role will command a salary of circa £27.5k - £35k highly relative to your current pay and experience. Bonus/commission schemes are also possible.

If you are looking for a role to challenge you on a permanent basis then this Trainee Project Manager opportunity could meet your ambitions. This rewarding and accountable role will take responsibility for delivering major long-term projects across London & the South and beyond.

We are recruiting for a respected & successful major company with an impressive reputation in the UK, who also have a strong presence overseas. We are looking to appoint a new member to the team, who will either have held a previous Junior Project Manager position, Project Engineering role or as an assistant project manager. You may aleady have experience as a Trainee Project Manager. 

To be successful in the role:

  • You will come with a proven background with extensive experience, managing multiple engineering teams/projects, delivered to budget safely and on time.

  • Strong manager of people, you will be expected to source and build teams when needed including subcontractors

  • You will be a key intermediary and influencer between production, consultants and the end client

  • Allied experience in Facades, Lifting, Wind or Materials handling, would be an advantage but is not essential.

  • This is a commercial position, effectively managing an engineering/design team. Planning, SHEQ and budget management will come naturally to you

  • Possibly degree or HND qualified with NEBOSH / IOSH and a senior-level CSCS card

This  trainee project manager role will predominately be based within London / the Home Counties, with some national travel. A flexible mindset to working hours is a must.

This opportunity is an appealing package and rewards, realistic progression prospects, and ongoing training where required, with a very successful and growing organisation. The successful candidate could be fast tracked into a Project Manager role alongside all the benefits, travel and additional training that will come as standard.

Apply or reach out on LinkedIn to have a confidential discussion.

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