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Assistant Project Manager

MJH Recruitment Solutions
£36.5k - 40k per year + Excellent benefits package
Closing date
5 Jun 2024

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Job position
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Function
Project Manager, QS / Cost consultant, Surveyor - Building

Job Details

Our boutique Project management consultancy client, based in Berkshire, is recruiting again due to increased workload and a healthy order book for 2024/2025. Having successfully expanded year on year since their inception, they're seeking to hire another Assistant Project Manager or Project Managerto the team. Their typical projects include a variety of new commercial offices, hotels and numerous projects for out-of-town retail parks.

Supported by an Associate Director, you will become an integral part of their close-knit team making significant contributions to the business, both commercially and culturally.  

Your primary role will be to initially manage smaller projects – typically ‘cut & carve’, strip outs & remodelling projects but also supporting other Senior colleagues on larger schemes, cultivating appropriate skills and experience as part of your CPD.

Projects are located across the South East and Midlands so candidate must be able to drive, own their own vehicle and be within an 1hrs commute of the Newbury area.

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: 

  • MUST have full working eligibility in UK ((client cannot support those requiring VISA or transfers)
  • BSc in Surveying / Construction Project Management / Engineering or Architecture degree – with preference for Hons accreditation to RICS (APC pathway)
  • Min 6 months full time professional consultancy experience to date
  • 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 (client cannot consider candidates seeking relocation)

Package would include a starting salary upto £40,000 basic (experience dependent) + 5% Pension + 28 days paid holiday + Discretionary benefits + Bonus + one professional subscription paid.

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 closely 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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