Company: Purple Penguin Media
Location: Knaresborough




£35,000 – £40,000 a year

Assistant Project Manager – Modular Homes (Knaresborough)

Cometative Salary + Car Allowance + Benefits

Our client is based on the expertise of two complementary industry leaders. They have come together to offer an exciting, vibrant business where you can make a difference and where progression is achievable. One of the UK’s leading housebuilders and world-leaders in off-site manufacturing and construction of schools, hospitals, restaurants and residential buildings are looking to add to their team. Using intelligent off-site processes, they aim to provide customisable, high quality homes and create inspiring places to live.

As we grow our team, we have opportunities for Assistant Project Managers to join our team. There are roles based from Knaresborough.

The successful Assistant Project Manager will be joining an innovative and dynamic business, who have a strong pipeline of projects, capitalising on their growing reputation, expanding client base and position in the off-site housing sector.

As an Assistant Project Manager, you will be responsible for coordinating the activates of several projects to ensure cost, programme, clients expectations and transportation logistics are all met. The role is based either from the factory in Knaresborough , however; the successful candidate would be expected to travel regularly to meet with clients and monitor projects within their region.

Primary Responsibilities:
Involvement and management of all phases of a project from start to finish, including feasibility works, design management, construction, transport logistics, commissioning, handover and post project review.

Assist the Project Manager in all phases and aspects of projects.

Communicate and follow up with clients about specific projects and their goals.

Visit project sites to evaluate progress and to respond to clients concerns or questions.

Maintain client relationships at the appropriate level reinforcing the company’s commitment to continuously addressing their needs and interests.

Demonstrate effective relationship building within the project team and throughout the company.

Monitor and check works or information and plan time and resources efficiently even under the pressure of multiple demands.

Ensure changes in project plan are communicated to team members.

Gain a full understanding of all live and upcoming projects, which can then be visualised and prioritised.

Qualifications & Training:
Degree or diploma in Project Management / Construction

Proficient in Microsoft suite and other management software.

Valid UK driving licence.


1-4 years’ experience in Project Management role

Experience in House Building

Experience in managing people and successfully meeting targets.

Qualities & Attitude:
Positive, self-motivated and able to work effectively without close supervision.

Excellent communication skills, oral and written.

Ability to monitor and check works or information and plan time and resources efficiently even under the pressure of multiple demands.

Able to build good relationships at all levels, externally & internally.

This is a permanent role with an annual salary to £40,000pa + full benefits package.

Please note that every effort will be made to contact all applicants, however due to the high volume in candidate applications if you have not had a response to your submission within 10 days please assume that you have not been shortlisted for interview on this occasion.