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Assistant Project Manager (Projects & Estates Development Team)

Assistant Project Manager (Projects & Estates Development Team)

Negotiable upon experience plus excellent benefits

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The University of East London is one of the most diverse and vibrant universities in the global capital. Our pioneering and forward-thinking vision is making a positive and significant impact to the communities we serve, inspiring both our staff and students to reach their full potential. Join us and #BeTheChange.

Born in 1898 to serve the skills needs of the 2nd industrial revolution, the University of East London has commenced Year 4 of its transformational 10-year Vision 2028 strategic plan led by our Vice-Chancellor & President, Professor Amanda Broderick, to advance Industry 4.0 careers-1st education. We have a clear route-map to provide a springboard for the jobs and opportunities of the future; drive diversity in the 4.0 talent pipeline - working in partnership to promote talent wherever it is found; and to create an inclusive and sustainable, green future.

Vision 2028 has been developed to transform our curriculum, pedagogy, research impact and partnerships to make a positive difference to student, graduate, and community success. Our ambitious but achievable goal is to become the leading careers-focused, enterprising university in the UK, one which both prepares our students for the jobs of the future and provides the innovation to drive that future sustainably and inclusively.

As the University of East London approaches its 125th anniversary, the University is embarking on a c.£300 million masterplan.  We are seeking to make the appointment of Assistant Project Manager to join its Estates Development Team.

Working in the Estates Development & Projects team, the Assistant Project Manager will support Project Managers and Programme Managers in project delivery by providing administrative and technical assistance.  Key duties will include working closely with consultants, contractors and stakeholders to lead on the delivery of construction projects from delivery through to handover, managing project cost spread sheets, managing and reporting project data, assisting with site inspections, programming works and safety management. 

With a degree preferably in a built environment related discipline, you will have proven organisational skills, excellent IT skills and a clear desire to develop a career as a Project Manager in the construction and property industry.  Previous experience of having worked on refurbishment and/or new build construction projects would be advantageous, and it is anticipated that you will be an ambitious looking to develop towards Lead Project Manager level.

At UEL we are committed to promoting our values of equality, inclusivity, and diversity throughout our community of staff and students.  In keeping with this, we have developed a wide range of benefits making UEL an attractive place to work.  These include flexible working, family-friendly policies, competitive salary & shared success award, pension arrangements, a commitment to staff development, and a host of other benefits.

The candidate brochure can be viewed at

For a confidential briefing discussion please contact our retained advisor Nick Coppard of The Management Recruitment Group (MRG) on 07896 079 495.  Applications should consist of a CV and covering letter sent to

Closing date for applications is 27th November 2022.

Assistant Project Manager (Projects & Estates Development Team)

London, UK
Negotiable upon experience plus excellent benefits

Published on 11 Nov 2022

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