Ridge and Partners LLP

Assistant Project Manager


Due to our continuing success of our existing Infrastructure team and our ongoing expansion; we are now on the lookout for a passionate and driven individual who is looking to develop their career within our Infrastructure Project management office team.


Experience of working with and/or at the Environment Agency in flood risk management is desirable since an understanding of EA systems and processes will be of essence to be able to undertake the duties of this role. 


Working for us you will be entitled to a range of benefits which are shown on our website: https://ridge.co.uk/careers/working-with-us/

Role and Responsibilities

  • Assist Project Managers in ensuring quality control of projects by traveling to job sites for inspections and close-out walks
  • Take complete responsibility for some of our smaller projects and support senior colleagues as you gain experience on our major programmes of work.
  • Update contractual milestones in project systems
  • Ensure the document plan for the project is in place
  • Follow up the project progress and inform the main stakeholders if there is any deviation
  • Communicate time recording instruction to all employees

 Support to manage projects, programmes and portfolios from inception to close out, demonstrate:

  • Ability to work with Microsoft projects
  • General awareness of NEC suite of contracts
  • Good communication skills
  • Health & Safety competence such as CDM & CSCS Card (can be attained on joining)
  • Team player

Experience and Skills Required


  • BSc/MSc in a relevant engineering / project management related subject

You will ideally be working (or considering to work) towards achieving one of the qualifications below):

  • APMP

To apply for this role you will be an excellent communicator who can articulate complicated issues between our clients and our highly skilled project teams. You will also demonstrate ambition and a willingness to work flexibly, both in the office and on-site, whilst demonstrating commercial awareness and exhibiting the ability to be a proactive and passionate team player.


Experience and Skills Required:

  • Consultancy construction project management experience within the infrastructure sector
  • The ability to lead a series of projects and manage client relationships
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office and particularly MS Project and similar digital software

Additional experience that would be beneficial includes:

  • Understanding Hydrology & Hydraulic modelling principles
  • Basis knowledge of preparing appraisal/feasibility assessments
  • Previous experience of working on civil engineering schemes
  • Working with Environmental Agents risk analysis tool
  • Working on carbon reduction or sustainability related projects

  • Option Development Outline Design
  • Basic understanding to principles of Management of Detailed Design development


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