Assistant PM Fit Out Projects

                                                                                            Assistant Project Manager – London – Retail Fit Out

The Exciting Opportunity:

If you’re an experienced Assistant Project Manager and ambitious to achieve your career potential, read on.

Join our Fit Out team as an Assistant Project Manager and we’ll make sure you get the experience and personalised learning support you need to take your career as far as you want it to go. 

We are seeking to locate a career minded APM to support our team on on-going design & build projects within the Fit Out sector. It is intended that the role will offer the opportunity to progress your career as your experience grows.

Our team is involved in some of the UK’s most complex and stimulating projects that are diverse and technically demanding. We have an enviable reputation in the delivery of such schemes and are working closely with our blue-chip clients in the Fit Out sector.

Role Purpose:

Assist in the delivery programmes of work to meet defined objectives

Responsible for Assisting the Senior PM team in delivering their of work in line with budgetary, compliance, regulatory and planning controls, and will have significant technical knowledge and experience

Overview of Role:

Assist & aid the PM team in the delivery of a project or projects ( Commercial Office Fit Out  / Retail / Banking Fit Out) with reasonable complexity up to £50m + in value - to budget, quality and time metrics

Help the PMs interpret and communicate project support policies, processes and systems

Work with the SPMs in the team work in line with budgetary, compliance, regulatory and planning controls, and will have significant technical knowledge and experience


Work within established financial systems and clear project objectives to produce plans, schedules and track budgets, highlighting variances in order to manage and control project delivery targets

Assist to manage small to medium scale projects or programmes of work, ensuring appropriate use of resources to deliver the required scope of work within set deadlines

Present any project risks or issues to senior managers to ensure the project is not adversely impacted, and ensure the delivery of projects to compliant standards

Analyse and review a range of data to identify key themes and trends and use  the outputs to produce recommendations that support project decision-making

Use knowledge and experience to review project processes and policies, providing advice to support management in developing and improving processes and systems

Advise colleagues on issues relating to own projects, providing subject matter advice in order to support delivery and ensure there is alignment between policy and operational practice

Collaborate with stakeholders and third party contractors, in order to ensure all parties are informed and aware of project progress and expectations

What You have to Offer:

Relevant business experience including management of  projects ranging from £10 million to £50 Million Plus

Previous PM experience ideally in Construction sector

Good communication skills, including the ability to liaise with peers and senior colleagues and build and maintain relationships

The ability to negotiate and manage relationships with external stakeholders

Commercial acumen and organisational understanding

A logical approach and ability to think through complex issues to co-ordinate multi-faceted aspects of projects

Professional Qualifications:

Attainment of OR near attainment of relevant professional certification or chartered status

Educational Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline


ARCADIS is the leading global natural and built asset design and consultancy firm working in partnership with our clients to deliver exceptional and sustainable outcomes through the application of design, consultancy, engineering, project and management services. ARCADIS differentiates through its talented and passionate people and its unique combination of capabilities covering the whole asset life cycle, its deep market sector insights and its ability to integrate health & safety and sustainability into the design and delivery of solutions across the globe. We are 28,000 people that generate €2.5 billion in revenues. We support UN-Habitat with knowledge and expertise to improve the quality of life in rapidly growing cities around the world. Please visit:

Arcadis UK now incorporates the Hyder and EC Harris brands.

What We Offer: 

We offer a dynamic challenging job with international focus in a pleasant working climate, attention to education and a competitive remuneration package reflecting the seniority of the role. You will have a great deal of responsibility with endless opportunity for impact and freedom for initiatives. Given the international spread of the business a certain level of flexibility in working hours is important.

We offer a fantastic working environment where you own your destiny and will be encouraged to forge a successful career.  In addition, we offer some excellent benefits, such as:

Highly competitive salary

PMI and Income Protection

Annual holiday allowance, plus the option to buy and sell

One of the best contributory pensions in the industry, Matched pension, up to 8%

Interest free Season Ticket Loan

Annual Professional Subscription Paid

Life Assurance

Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Leave 

Long Term Service Awards 

Discretionary Bonus