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Location: Gateshead, Durham, Sunderland, United Kingdom, North East England

Assistant Project Manager

Gateshead, Durham, Sunderland, United Kingdom, North East England

Job Description

JOB TITLE: Assistant Project Manager

LOCATION: Rainton Bridge, Sunderland


YOU MUST HAVE THE FOLLOWING: Demonstrable experience of operating as a business analyst or similar role within a Business Improvement and Quality Management environment

IDEALLY YOU ALSO HAVE: Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with advanced Excel skills a distinct advantage



The Project Analyst will support the Development & Investment (D&I) team in ensuring that the teams are in control of their projects, programmes and deliveries. The right person will understand project processes, project delivery as well as demonstrating an appetite to be part of the wider EDF Renewables Business Improvement agenda, keen to learn on the job and understand the company objectives supporting objective assessments of the overall health of the various projects.
The Project Analyst role will work with the rest of the team to achieve the department's objectives, ensuring all department's compliance to the company's Project Management Framework and drives the overall improvement of projects within the D&I portfolio, whilst offering the successful candidate the opportunity to develop their understanding of project delivery, governance and project financial management. Supporting the PMO Manager to help set project standards, suggest improvements to processes and procedures to optimise successful and efficient delivery of projects across the company.


Qualifications & Experience

• Demonstrable experience of operating as a business analyst or similar role within a Business Improvement and Quality Management environment
• Experience of working on change projects in a supportive capacity with the ability to manage low complexity projects with limited supervision
• Working with diverse sets of stakeholders to agree solutions that meet a range of business demands
• Proven track record in delivering workshops and other change management techniques, readily adopting new ways of working and technology innovation
• Experience of working with multi-location teams
• Experience or understanding of project co-ordination/administration.
• Confidence to manage small projects
• Understanding of various project management frameworks and methodologies
• Preferably Prince 2 trained, or similar or at least familiar with the methodologies
• Previous PMO experience essential
• Ability to use Microsoft Office products to a high standard, including MS Outlook, Excel, Project, Visio, PowerPoint, and any understanding of PowerBI would be highly desirable

Knowledge & Competencies

• Excellent analytical and problem solving skills, with advanced Excel skills a distinct advantage
• Confidence to engage key stakeholders at all levels
• Ability to prioritise tasks and meet deadlines
• Ability to work independently and as a team player
• Excellent communication skills
• Strong organisational skills with the ability to prioritise workload to meet deadlines
• Excellent interpersonal, communication and customer service skills
• Analytical thinking with the ability to collate and interpret data, producing meaningful and accurate reports; strong attention to detail
• Able to build meaningful relationships with stakeholders
• Builds trust and demonstrates integrity in all circumstances
• Strong attention to detail
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Visio
• Previous experience in a Coordinator role within QSE or Management Systems is an advantage
• Highly motivated to deliver results and 'go the extra mile' to meet deadlines;
• Must have good written, verbal and presentation skills;

Since 1978, Rullion has been securing exceptional candidates for a range of clients; from large well-known brands, to SMEs and start-ups. As a family-owned business, Rullion's approach is credible and honest, focused on building long-lasting relationships with both clients and candidates.

Rullion is a forward-thinking recruitment company that specialises in providing a wide range of talent consultancy services to a diverse client base; from small start-ups to large household names.

We celebrate and support diversity and are committed to ensuring equal opportunities for both employees and applicants.

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