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Assistant Project Manager

MJH Recruitment Solutions
Central London
£32.5k - 37.5k per year + Benefits
Closing date
26 Oct 2021

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Job position
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Function
Project Manager, Surveyor - Building, Surveyor - Quantity
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Job Details

Our client is an outstanding SME consultancy specialising in residential and mixed use developments within a wider parent UK Property Group. They've seeking to hire an Assistant Project Manager as a result of increased project opportunities with both existing and new clients. Current projects are with established private developers, large public / private frameworks and various private joint venture partnerships with local councils – they deliver a host of schemes, cradle to grave, typically between £10-50m.

This strategic hire will support an Associate Director / Senior Project Manager on a range of projects including some smaller fit out schemes to c£1m with a view to building responsibility towards involvement in larger schemes with greater levels of client accountability.

Key Duties: 

  • Work closely with colleagues to identify and understand the project brief /  requirements. 
  • Develop  successful, professional relationships with clients
  • Manage & lead smaller projects 
  • Manage & lead project tasks as part of a wider team on larger projects . 
  • Work closely with all stakeholders. 
  • Understand, promote and implement sustainability briefs and Health & Safety Policies 
  • Prepare construction and development budgets
  • Providing regular reports  on actual and forecast expenditure against budgets. 
  • Assist with the negotiation of consultant fees, instruct and manage invoice process 
  • Prepare programmes for monitoring purposes
  • Prepare and update accurate internal and external project documentation  
  • You will be supported in these duties and working towards a career development plan.
Successful applicant requirements: 

  • BSc in Surveying / Construction Project Management / Engineering or Architecture degree  – with Honors accreditation for APC pathway.
  • Minimum 6 months full time (post-graduation) professional consultancy experience as a Junior Project manager.
  • Effective communicator and enthusiastic character.   
  • Developing knowledge of the key principals of Project Management. 
  • Understanding general principles of project / development cost control.   
  • Understanding of project programmes and critical paths   
  • Good MS Office skills including Excel, Word, Powerpoint and Outlook   
  • Car owner & driver

Remuneration package would include a starting salary up to £35,000 basic + Pension (Contributory) + Car allowance + Health packages + RICS fees + Season ticket Loan + Bonus (discretionary c15%) + 25-30 days annual leave 


At mjhrecruitment it’s simple. Outstanding client relations and recruitment expertise, choose the experts… we make things happen. If you have the necessary skills to match this specification, please drop us a line for a confidential chat on 0207 932 0090


Since 2000 MJH Recruitment has specialised in recruiting for the building and surveying industry. We pride ourselves on providing an exemplary recruitment service and matching top notch consultancy clients with talented job seekers.

Over the past 17 years, our focus has never changed: we hunt out candidates of the highest calibre in the following specialities:

  • Project Managers
  • Quantity Surveyors / Cost Consultants
  • Building Surveyors

The majority of our appointments are in London and across the South East and we work with the following types of businesses:

  • Professional quantity surveying practices (PQS)
  • Building consultancies
  • Project management specialists
  • Multidisciplinary consultancies

Why us?

Our knowledge of the construction consultancy industry is second to none and we have nurtured longstanding relationships with the brightest and the best.

With mjhr it’s simple. Outstanding customer relations and unrivalled recruitment expertise, choose the experts.

MJH Recruitment Solutions is a fully compliant corporate member of the recruitment employment confederation (No. 00068790) and as such upholds a strict code of recruiting ethics and conduct. We are also a member of the construction body of the Recruitment Employment Confederation and we are also a member of the Institute of Recruitment Professionals (No: 00075263).    

You can contact us on 0207 932 0090 or please visit

We make things happen.

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0207 932 0090
7 New Quebec St
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