Assistant Project Manager

Project Management, Geology, Maths.

About Us

We develop intelligent solutions using our award-winning integrated planning and design approach to deliver functional infrastructure and lasting environmental and social legacies. This is backed by a culture that has stayed true since our foundation over 100 years ago. We create new possibilities for humanity through our innovative approach to delivery.

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Together with our clients, we are always striving to find a smarter way to deliver projects. From providing low carbon, sustainable and resilient water solutions, flood alleviation and environment services, to connecting people with insights and data. Our business exists to improve the quality of life for our local communities today and for generations to come.

Binnies is part of the RSK Group, a leading integrated environmental, engineering, and technical services business providing dynamic, multidisciplinary services to a wide range of sectors.

RSK was founded in 1989 and has grown considerably since then. In fact, Environment Analyst recently highlighted RSK’s growth commenting, “Few companies in the environmental services sector can claim to be expanding at the same pace as RSK.” 

RSK operates as a group of synergistic businesses with a growth strategy centred on diversification to build a resilient business that can withstand external pressures while also bringing more value to clients and opportunities to employees. 

The Vacancy

Binnies an RSK Group company is recruiting Assistant Project Managers who have some previous experience in project management to join our growing team. As an assistant project manager, you will have the opportunity to work on multi-disciplinary projects from concept, through outline and detailed design. You will have the opportunity to be a part of the Water Utilities team working primarily in the West of England and Wales region.  

Binnies treats each professional as an individual and will provide all relevant training, development and support so that you may further your career. We are a diverse and energetic team and you will play a key role in contributing to our team’s continuing growth and success.  

About the role

Typically, you will assist and support the Project Manager on multi-disciplinary projects with the following: 

  • plan, execute, monitor and control projects in terms of scope, time, cost, quality, resource, communications, risk, procurement and stakeholder management
  • contract management, predominantly under the NEC suite of contracts
  • deliver projects to the As-Sold financial metrics or better
  • manage the overall coordination of the project team
  • balance the needs of multiple projects
  • organise professional client meetings, taking and distributing minutes and following up on actions
  • liaise with internal and external clients to develop relationships across the business
  • create and review proposals and costings for new projects
  • assess the technical and commercial risk of projects during the sales process
  • previous experience in a project management or technical engineering role on projects using the NEC suite of contracts is desirable
  • previous experience in the water sector is not essential, we would look for technical skills transferrable to a project manager role in the water sector

About You:

  • working towards a professional qualification in Project Management and/or a degree or professional qualification in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths) or Geography discipline
  • excellent written and verbal communications skills.  
  • working knowledge of programme management using Microsoft Project or other suitable software
  • working knowledge of Microsoft programmes such as excel, word and powerpoint
  • ability to work under time pressure and balance multiple priorities
  • a proactive and collaborative individual
  • leadership skills to manage people create positive change
  • motivated to project manage water and environmental projects
  • be driven to develop and improve your technical skills and advance your career.


  • Competitive Salary. 
  • Flexible working, including, if desired, a mixture of office and remote working, nine-day fortnights or other full time or part time working arrangements. 
  • Pension. 
  • Private Medical Healthcare. 
  • Life Assurance. 
  • Season Ticket Loan. 
  • Group Income Protection. 
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  • Salary
    £29,000 + benefits
  • Degree required
    All grades
  • Location
    Multiple UK Locations
Preferred Disciplines...
  • Geology
  • Maths
  • Project Management
  • Sustainability
Also Accepting...
  • Acoustics
  • Architecture
  • Biology
  • Building Services
  • Building Surveying
  • Civil
  • Construction
  • Construction Management
  • Ecology
  • Environment & Sustainability
  • Environmental Science
  • Geotechnical
  • Infrastructure
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Structural
  • Transport Planning
  • Water/Hydrology
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