Assistant Project Manager

Company Overview

Bennett Construction is a fourth generation family owned construction services company with offices and projects in Dublin, London and Germany.
The Bennett Group was founded in 1917, since then the group has grown dramatically in both size and reputation. Bennett have a broad portfolio of successfully completed projects across a range of sectors including Commercial, Residential, Restoration, Hospitality, Industrial, Healthcare and Pharmaceutical.
Each employee is important to Bennett, because we rely on their dedication and professionalism in meeting client’s needs. While working with Bennett, you will benefit from realising your own personal goals and achieving a sense of satisfaction from a job well done.
We employ talented, innovative and proactive people who like to exercise their skill in building better buildings and stronger businesses for our clients.
We employ diverse people who are not afraid to bring ideas that can change the marketplace, who want to continue to learn, be challenged, have superior interpersonal and communication skills and a willingness like the Bennett Culture to be progressive.

Role and Responsibilities

The Role

We are seeking an experienced Assistant Project Manager to support the successful delivery of one of our Dublin City Centre based projects. This role will report directly to the Project Manager.

Key Responsibilities

  • Directly involved in the management and coordination of key elements and packages of the building
  • Meeting with specialist and domestic subcontractors to track coordination, programme and cost related items
  • Liaising with site engineers and foreman to track and manage progress on site and compliance with QA systems
  • Liaising with the design team to ensure design information flow is available when required
  • Working under the direction of the Project Manager
  • Preparing and tracking compliance with design queries, RFI’s
  • Managing the timely execution of technical submittals by all main subcontractors

The Ideal Candidate Will Have

  • Degree qualification with a minimum of 3-4 years’ experience at Senior Engineer or Assistant Project Manager level
  • Proven experience in successfully delivering projects in one of our key areas, ideally as a main contractor
  • Excellent ability to analyse and interpret contractual documents
  • Strong commercial awareness and cost control ability with a proven track record in the area of construction planning
  • Technical competence with the ability to set and track project milestones and deliverables
  • Experience in directing project teams and effectively managing sub-contractors
  • Superior oral and written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Thorough knowledge of computer and database applications, e.g., MS Office, including ability to use programming software – e.g. MS Project/Powerproject etc