Assistant Project Manager


Competitive plus car / car allowance

Closes 29/03/2024

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Are you focused with the ability to engage and build relationships? Can you deliver exceptional results on a range of projects and drive success within a team? Do you want to make a difference in a successful business?

We are looking for an Assistant Project Manager to come and join our North West team.   

We have office locations in Chorley and Carlisle and can be flexible on location - there really has never been a better time to join our business!


We have a number of exciting projects in our North West region including earthworks, structures and building renewals. Although the work we do has a rail/civils construction focus you don’t need to have specific experience in rail or construction to apply. We believe in recruiting the right people for our business and are committed to building diverse teams. 


As an Assistant Project Manager you will be involved in the development and planning of our projects. Reporting to a Project Manager and working closely with our site teams, you will play an important role in supporting and ensuring the safe, timely and cost-effective delivery of our projects.


Some key responsibilities include;

  • Engaging with team members to produce and maintain all project documentation
  • Managing activities and monitoring project performance
  • Developing relationships with stakeholders
  • Agreeing all required access for the works, this can include road closures, track access, land access and station permits
  • Providing support during the tender period by documenting access and assisting with the methodology
  • Being familiar and keeping close to the project cost to complete and ensure we are being efficient
  • Playing an active role in the procurement and management of supply chain partners (SCPs)


At Story Contracting, we invest in our people. We provide award-winning training and development opportunities for all employees to help you get to where you want to be in your career.

In addition to a competitive salary, pension and for some roles a company car/allowance We show we care about our people by offering a health cash plan and wellbeing support to keep you fit and well - inside and outside of work.

Our agile working policy allows for a mixture of office and home working, and flexible working arrangements are available so that our people are engaged to give their best.

We care about our communities too and offer our employees two paid for volunteering days each year to spend as a team or individually.

The Ideal Candidate will have:

  • Relevant work experience
  • A full driving licence
  • Excellent communication and teamworking ability
  • The ability to engage with clients and build relationships.

Why Story Contracting?

Story Contracting is a privately-owned, award-winning infrastructure company who is financially secure and agile with a wide range of public, private and third sector clients who enjoy working with our talented and committed team. Our track record for delivery on time and to budget, safely and reliably, has meant repeat business from our clients, which is reflected in our motto of ‘Do It Right!’

Our values are at the heart of everything we do - the way we work and the behaviours we display. We believe that this is what makes Story Contracting and our people exceptional.

GROUNDED - Everyone is equal at Story. We are down to earth and treat each other with respect.

HARDWORKING - We all pull our weight and work hard for each other.

PROUD - We are proud of our safety, our projects, our people, our clients and the success we create together.

FAMILY - We nurture, train, develop and keep our people safe, just like a family. We are inclusive and do the right thing for the business and its people.

TRUSTED - What we say is what we do. Our clients, our people and our communities trust us to do it right.

WINNERS - We are hungry for success and want to be the best performing contractor for our clients, our people and our communities.

Find out more about what it’s like to be part of Team Story here. Jobs - Story Contracting

Every Story Matters

We are proud to be a place where everyone can be part of the Story!

As part of our pledge to eliminate discrimination and encourage diversity among our Story Team, our ‘Every Story’ policy ensures all employees are a part of a diverse environment and always feel included.

All applicants will receive careful consideration for employment regardless of who you are, where you come from or what you believe in.

Think you’d be a good fit?

Successful applicants will be contacted shortly after the closing date.

Apply today and start your story

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