Project Assistant

Project Assistant

As Project Assistant, you will assist senior colleagues to oversee projects and ensure they are completed on time and within budget. You will help establish progress and cost monitoring methods and produce project status reports.

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Average Salary

£24,000 - £32,000

Work Location


What does this role involve?

Typical duties include:

  • Helping to track project budgets and prepare financial reports
  • Managing project schedules
  • Identifying and mitigating project risks
  • Communicating with project stakeholders


  • Analytical thinking
  • Attention to detail
  • Collaboration
  • Communication
  • Organisation


  • GCSE grades A*-C
  • A-Levels
  • Higher Education Diploma
  • T Level in Project Management or related subject
  • Level 3 NVQ / Diploma or equivalent Advanced Apprenticeship in Project Management or related subject
  • Relevant project-specific health and safety qualifications

Example Qualifications

  • T Level
  • Level 3 Award
  • Level 3 Certificate
  • Level 3 Diploma
  • Level 3 NVQ


  • East Anglia: £25,458
  • East Midlands: £26,097
  • London: £31,483
  • North East: £26,432
  • North West: £25,483
  • Scotland: £26,172
  • South East: £32,237
  • South West: £23,287
  • Wales: £27,379
  • West Midlands: £23,667
  • Yorkshire The Humber £24,692

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