Assistant Project Manager

Research & Disruptive Innovation - Wales

Ref: 435 Date Posted: 20 September 2022

Do you want to be a Project Manager?

Do you want to work for the UK’s leading Technology, Innovation and Research Centre for Offshore Renewable Energy?

Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult is recruiting an ASSISTANT PROJECT MANAGER for the Wales site in the Strategy and Emerging Technologies Directorate.  Candidates should live within travelling distance of our Pembroke Dock office.

This role is within the Strategy and Emerging Technologies project management team and its purpose is to ensure that relevant project information is correct, collated and communicated.

What will I do?

  • Support Project Managers to deliver projects safely and to schedule
  • Support the directorate team to scope and plan proposals and projects
  • Identify and manage risks and opportunities during project conception and delivery
  • Ensure projects and programmes are closed out effectively
  • Identify opportunities for improvements on project delivery, resource availability and efficiencies

What are we looking for?

  • Degree in engineering or technical subject or equivalent work experience
  • Project Management training at an introductory level
  • Some experience of managing projects is preferred 
  • Experience in a technical sector, such as energy, utilities or construction is preferred
  • Good knowledge and experience using MS Office suite
  • Awareness of occupational Health and Safety

What do we offer?

  • Salary up to £36k, depending on experience
  • Flexibility for working at home
  • 38 days holidays including flexible bank holidays and option to buy 5 days extra
  • Open and innovative working environment
  • Pension, annual bonus, life assurance and health care scheme as standard


We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of race, sex, disability, religion and belief, sexual orientation, or status regarding gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity.

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