Assistant Project Manager
1d ago

Assistant Project Manager - Cockermouth

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.

Region UK Job type Project Management Location Cockermouth Discipline Surveying & Asset Management Fixed term No Ref No 13459

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.

    At WYG we develop, design and deliver interdisciplinary projects that support a sustainable future; from technical solutions to complex challenges.

    Our teams connect across a project lifecycle, creating tailored programmes that address client needs and manage risk.

  • We work alongside clients to develop their strategies and plans providing the services they need to unlock opportunities.
  • We design for outcomes that realise value for clients and make a difference in communities
  • From single projects to large-scale programmes of work we deliver against our client’s objectives and are adept at working in complicated or highly regulated environments
  • WYG is now part of the Tetra Tech group, a leading provider of consulting, engineering, programme management, construction management, and technical services.

    As part of the Tetra Tech team 20,000 people in over 450 global locations we can achieve more for our clients, through a wider alliance of services and industry expertise across our markets.


    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.

    WYG is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, transgender status, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

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