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Assistant Project Manager

Programme and Project Management
Europe Region

A career at Arup offers you the chance to make a positive difference in the world. Independently owned and independently minded, Arup is the creative force at the heart of many of the world’s most prominent projects in the built environment. We offer a broad range of professional services that combine to make a real difference to our clients and the communities in which we work. For more than 70 years, we have helped bring to life groundbreaking projects across the globe.

We are truly global, and our 15,000 planners, designers, engineers and consultants around the world delivering innovative projects with creativity and passion. We have over 600 staff working in Ireland based in Dublin, Cork, Galway and Limerick.

Assistant Project Manager

The Assistant Project Manager will be responsible for supporting the Project Manager in managing multi-discipline projects. The Assistant Project Manager will be responsible for the following:

  • Prepare and Maintain Project files

  • Collect Status Data from the Project Team and Contractors

  • Coordination and information management support to/from stakeholders, design team, contractors

  • Contribute to Performance Evaluation using Project Management Tools and Techniques (Project Scheduling, Variance Analysis, Risk Analysis, Earned Value Management)

  • Administer and Assist in Project, Design and Site Team Meetings, workshops and reviews

  • Maintain Project Brief, Project Execution Plans, Records, Reports, Logs and Registers Manage the smooth flow of information throughout the team

  • Monitor, evaluate, record and report on progress.

Specification Requirements:

  • 2-3 years of project management experience or working in a project controls/ project management environment

  • Minimum of a degree qualification in engineering, construction or related field (or relevant equivalent qualification).

  • Internationally certified project management qualification, such as IPMA, APM PQ, or equivalent will be an advantage.

  • Experience managing scope, schedule and budget or multiple projects •

  • Strong project scheduling related computer skills utilizing Primavera P6 or Microsoft Project, financial accounting, and spreadsheets

  • Strong independent judgment and analytical abilities

  • Strong interpersonal skills, team working, communication, problem solving and presentation skills

  • Ability to prioritise and manage competing activities simultaneously while meeting deadlines.


What to expect at Arup 

We offer a multicultural and informal international working environment where you can develop professionally by being part of a team of professionals who enjoy what they do:

  • Be part of a company with a strong corporate culture committed to its values and aims: quality of work, holistic approach, humane organization, straight and honorable dealings, social usefulness and reasonable prosperity

  • Short, long or educational assignments at Arup’s offices and projects anywhere in the world

  • Continuous training and professional development that will allow you to adapt to the growing needs of our clients being in the midst of the digital transformation

  • Employees at Arup are eligible for the Global Profit Share scheme, dependent on the firm’s financial performance. Competitive performance based salary growth

  • We offer a flexible Friday scheme. We are open to candidates seeking a more flexible working week including flexible start/finish times, planned working from home and offer the ability to purchase additional leave.


Our goal is to shape a better world. And to do that, we need to make Arup a great place to work for everyone. If we want to solve problems for people around the world, we must seek and attract the best people from the widest talent pool and create an environment that supports and includes them. We aim to encourage a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their contribution. This includes people with disabilities so please discuss any adjustments that you may require throughout the selection and assessment process with your recruitment contact.


Shape your time with us

At Arup, you’ll be a welcomed member of the team with opportunities to participate in cultural and social events with the local community (e.g. as a STEM ambassador) or by joining one of our staff networks for women, culture or LGBT+ people. You’ll have access to a range of flexible working options – whether you’re a parent, a student, or just have a busy lifestyle - we recognise it’s not always easy to commit to standard working hours so if you're interested in flexible start and finish times, working from home or working part-time, please let us know when you apply, and we'll discuss how this could work in your role.


In light of the current coronavirus (COVID) we are continuously and frequently reviewing our recruitment and onboarding processes. The health and safety of our candidates, employees, and community is our top priority. We will be conducting any interviews via video conference and other digital collaboration tools during this time. As a firm, we will continuously adapt our approach in line with any government guidelines and regulations as this situation develops.


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