Assistant Project Manager x 2 (3 Year FTC)
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Who we are
Transport for West Midlands (TfWM), the transport arm of the West Midlands Combined Authority is a rapidly growing and fast emerging as a standard setter in the industry. We are a Sunday Times Top 100 Best Companies employer and in October 2017, we became only the second ever to win the ‘City Region Authority of the Year’ twice in a row at the National Transport Awards. We need new talent to join our already excellent team that is making a real difference to people within the West Midlands.
About the team
Sprint is a brand new, modern, high-quality public transport service with dedicated bus lanes and priority through areas of congestion. This will make the journey times much more reliable. The vehicles will offer passengers a level of service and comfort like a tram, with off-board ticketing, multiple-door boarding, wheelchair and pushchair access, free Wi-Fi, and air conditioning as well as on-board audio-visual announcements and travel information.
We currently have an exciting opportunity for two Assistant Project Managers within our Sprint Team. Working alongside our Delivery Managers on a high profile project across the West Midlands, you will be responsible for assisting in all elements of project management, development and delivery. You’ll be responsible for ensuring project documentation, including reports, risk registers, project dashboards and schedules are produced accurately and on time. You will also liaise with stakeholders, both internally and externally, so excellent interpersonal and communications skills are essential.
Who we need
We are a busy team, and we are looking for two enthusiastic and motivated people who are experienced in supporting major projects. To succeed in this role, you will have a professional and can-do attitude, along with an open minded approach to problem solving. You’ll have the ability to work under pressure and importantly, you’ll be passionate about going the extra mile to exceed expectations. You’ll have strong analytical, numerical and written skills.
You should hold a technical qualification in civil engineering or a similar relevant field, be proficient in Computer-Aided Design (CAD) software, along with all Microsoft packages, and used to presenting information using different media.
In return for your hard work and commitment, we will reward you with a range of competitive and attractive benefits.
How to apply
To view and apply for these opportunities please visit https://www.wmca.org.uk/careers where you will be required to register with our Online Recruitment System which is quick and easy. Please provide detailed information in your application outlining your suitability for the post and ensure it is submitted by the closing date.
A CV may be uploaded for extra information, but please note that personal details should be omitted, and a CV alone will not be accepted.
Closing Date: 16:00 on 19 September 2019
Interview/Assessment Date: 1st October 2019
We are committed to developing an organisation that is representative of the diverse communities that we serve and welcome applications from all sections of the community.
The following groups are currently underrepresented: young people, Black, Asian and ethnic minority groups and women at senior levels. We will make reasonable adjustments, in line with the Equality Act, for disabled applicants if these are needed. Wherever possible we will offer flexible working options which assist work-life balance and support service delivery for the customer.