Assistant Project Manager

Chelmsford, Essex
Project Management
Job Description

Purpose: Supporting the Senior Project Manager in the delivery of installation projects. Involvement may start from an agreed point in the pre-execution planning stage and thereafter supporting the Project Manager within agreed company procedures to ensure that contracted scope of work is completed on time, within budget and within quality requirements.

A key objective of this position is to develop the post holder to achieve full Project Manager status based on achievement of key competencies within a structured and evolving development program.

Key Deliverables:

  • Undertake responsibility over a list of subset activities within a wider project scope.

  • Manage the project activities within agreed company procedures, and ensuring that contracted scope is completed within time, budget and exceeding quality requirement. Ensure best level or balance of Quality, Cost, Time and Scope are met.

  • Liaise with relevant stakeholders in the management and tracking of Project Risk Assessments.

  • Prepare and manage the Project Documentation and ensure that the documents are up-to-date and available for all stakeholders.

  • Liaise with relevant Global Marine Departments in ensuring that adequate resources are provided for the envisaged scope of work.

  • Provides continuous monitoring and support, in ensuring the devised solution is still feasible with the changing scenarios and constraints, throughout the project lifecycle. Methodologies, procedures and risk log to be updated with each revision.

  • Conduct Post-Project Review and consolidate feedback and lessons learnt, and ensure that the information gathered is archived for future reference.

  • Support and undertake tasks designated by Project Managers.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience
  • Required:

    • Competent in the use of MS Word, MS Excel and MS Project.

    • Well verse in Risk Management Methodology.

    • Sound knowledge on marine engineering industry, encompassing offshore/subsea installation of telecoms and power cable.

    • Experience in contract management.

    • Engineering experience, with relevant diploma/degree or professional education.

    • Good analytical capability with the ability to assimilate technical and project management information and understand the associated issues.

    • Willingness to travel overseas as required in performing the role.

    • Proven experience working within a cross-functional environment.

    • Excellent interpersonal and team working ability.

    • Experience in project management


    • Approved Project Management Qualification such as APM, PMP, PRINCE or equivalent.

    • Results-orientated individual with a desire to improve performance.

About The Company

The Global Marine Group is an innovative market leader in offshore engineering with an enviable track record of successful project execution. The Group consists of four business units; Global Marine providing fibre optic cable solutions to the telecommunications and oil & gas markets, CWind delivering a range of project services, CTVs and GWO-accredited training courses to the offshore wind industry, Global Offshore delivering cable installation, repair and trenching services to the offshore renewables, utilities and oil & gas markets and OceanIQ providing unparalleled subsea cable data, survey, route engineering, permitting and consultancy services for telecom and power cable installation projects.

The Group also demonstrates its global reach with two successful joint ventures, SB Submarine Systems in China, and CWind Taiwan.

With a global workforce of over 850 talented individuals, together the Group has installed over 300,000 kilometers of subsea telecoms cable and more than 1,500km of power cables, performed maintenance operations on 33% of the worlds fibre optic cables and offered  engineering services, assets and highly qualified personnel for projects at more than 50 wind farms globally.

The Global Marine Group team is full of passionate people, sharing a wealth of knowledge and constantly achieving excellence. Together the Global Marine Group is committed to engineering a clean and connected future.