Assistant Project Manager

Reporting to the Team Principal, the Assistant Project Manager will work with the Project Manager to coordinate all aspects of the project. Assisting with managing the internal and external team to ensure that the project they are working on is delivered on time, in budget and to an exceptional standard. They need to work closely with all members of the team across all disciplines.

  • Ensure in collaboration with Team Administrator that RWD project planning and work schedule are kept up to date and synchronise with Project Build schedule to ensure that all RWD information is supplied on time
  • Liaise, co-ordinate, and correspond with the project team i.e. shipyard, naval architects, and sub-contractors
  • Effectively communicate and translate the interior or exterior design information to the Client and Shipyard
  • Prepare for and represent RWD at project meetings, including overseas
  • Reporting to the Team Principal and Project manager at regular intervals on progress of tasks and update with project work both internally and at the shipyard
  • Regularly review projects to ensure they are delivered within budget for time allocated, constantly mindful of identifying efficiencies
  • Draft the General Arrangement plans for review
  • Working closely with the creative teams to meet design brief
  • Provide CAD drawing and 3D models to shipyard and/or subcontractor manufacturers
  • Organise and supply information to visualisers
  • Keep up to date with latest industry news and developments

  • 3+ years’ project management experience
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Exceptional client relationship skills with excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to think on your feet, making project decisions that ensure client expectations are met, whilst also knowing at what point to escalate to the Project Lead/Project Director for support
  • Ability to focus on individual detail whilst maintaining a good overall view
  • Demonstrate a deep knowledge of industry standards and yacht codes
  • Excellent IT skills and knowledge of AutoCAD, Indesign, MS Project
  • Hand sketching desirable

  • Achievement of personal goals identified in performance review
  • Living the Company values

If we sound like the company for you, please email your CV with a covering letter and portfolio to

Original British Yacht Design

The Old Electric Light Station Beaulieu
Brockenhurst Hampshire so42 7yf England

+44 (0) 1590 611 300