Assistant Project Manager - Gamecock Barracks

Nuneaton | Other





VIVO, a 50:50 joint venture between Serco and EQUANS, has been awarded places on the Defence FM and Housing Maintenance framework contracts. 

VIVO embodies both experience and innovation. It combines Serco's comprehensive track record delivering engineering, technical and FM services to the UK MOD for over 55 years with EQUANS' market leading FM, energy, asset optimisation and regeneration capabilities. 



Salary: Competitive plus company car (or cash allowance)

Location: Gamecock Barracks, CV11 6QN

Type: Perm, Full-Time


This role will see you support the Projects Team in timely delivery of a major new project in accordance with customer requirements or specifications and provide coordinated support to all stakeholders to assist with the smooth delivery of the project.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Project Management Support - POC on site for Vivo, highlight risks & assumptions, keep all relevant parties informed, monitor and record project delivery.
  • Creating and updating of project reports and documents for Projects Team.
  • Carry out site inspections to ensure workmanship meets the standard.
  • Conduct Site inspections to ensure H&S practises and procedures are being adhered to.
  • Support the Project team in ensuring all relevant issues are communicated appropriately & progress reports produced as requested.
  • Engage with Supply Chain to obtain quotations for works and discuss technical solutions.
  • Perform effective version control management for output produced by projects.
  • Proactive management of internal and external customer expectations.
  • Identify and resolve errors in project management work.
  • Effectively prioritise to ensure deadlines are met.
  • Direct Control of select projects - through full project lifecycle.
  • Take responsibility and ownership for completing assigned tasks that may rely on the contribution of other team members.


What you'll need to do the role:


Demonstrable experience of assisting in protects or construction delivery:

  • Organisation skill
  • Communications skill
  • Planning, directing and controlling activities
  • Knowledge of project management principles would be advantageous


Experience in construction or trade operations, including:

  • On or off site construction activities or have a trade
  • Working with designs, ie BIM or revit.
  • Planning and organisation activities
  • Ability to solve problems and make decisions
  • H&S awareness



  • Qualification in a Building/Civil Engineering or Electrical/ Mechanical Engineering or a related discipline.
  • Project Management qualification
  • H&S training
  • Continuing Professional Development
  • Developed IT skills (e.g. Excel, Word etc.)


Security clearance is required for our sites, successful applicants will be expected to achieve either BPSS or SC clearance as a condition of appointment into the role.

VIVO Defence Services

The role you have applied for is with VIVO Defence Services, a joint venture between Serco and EQUANS. By applying for this role, please be aware that information contained within your CV may be shared between VIVO Defence Services, Serco and EQUANS during the recruitment process.


At VIVO, we are committed to building a diverse and inclusive organisation that supports the needs of all. Therefore, we will make reasonable adjustments at interview through to employment for our candidates and strongly encourage applications from a diverse candidate pool.


We are open to discussions around flexibility and flexible working and operate a hybrid work structure in many of our business areas. We are proudly a Disability Confident Employer. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview. If candidates wish to request extra time to apply then they should contact 0345 010 4000 and ask to speak to a VIVO Recruiter.


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07/12/2023 01:31:00
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