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Job Description:

Due to continued growth, my client is looking to strengthen their established rail team to support the delivery of existing and new projects.  They are seeking experienced Project Managers to lead the delivery of project management, design and assurance projects, particularly within UK railway infrastructure.

As a Project Manager, you will work on the delivery of projects providing expert advice on assigned projects and directly to the client, where you will be required to manage the delivery of your own work to the client and that of others within the internal team to timescale, cost and quality.

Responsibilities / Accountabilities

  • Work with clients to understand ultimate objectives and desired outcomes for each project.
  • Work as an individual and as part of a team to lead and deliver specific work packages to quality, time and budget.
  • Ensure that scope of work, timescales, and budgets are clear, monitored and managed and that risks to delivering to quality, on time and within budget against acceptance criteria are anticipated and managed.
  • Specify and manage a risk and readiness process to assess complex changes within major rail infrastructure programmes.
  • Deliver progress updates at milestone reviews to key UK railway infrastructure stakeholders.
  • Manage multiple railway infrastructure stakeholders to ensure that the risk readiness process is delivered to time, quality and budget.
  • Ensure overall client satisfaction targets are met throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Support the bidding process to deliver proposals, identify potential risks, devise the approach, specifying clear acceptance criteria, resourcing and costs.
  • Ability to carry out Project Management duties in managing aspects of a project both with a single person team or as a multi-discipline team across a larger project.

 

Qualifications & Experience Required

  • Engineering Degree qualification is preferred but a demonstration of relevant equivalent experience over time will also be considered.
  • Project management qualifications are desirable but not essential

 

Technical expertise and skills

  • Proven experience of project management/engineering on rolling stock/rail infrastructure projects of varying complexity
  • Good working knowledge of risk management techniques and stakeholder management
  • Strong skills in Excel and other analytical packages
  • Knowledge of Power BI and data analysis is desirable
  • Fluent technical report writing
  • Good knowledge of the UK rail industry or transportation/vehicle sector
  • Confident at presenting ideas and concepts to senior-level audiences

 

Highly desirable

There is a strong opportunity to develop new client relationships and further grow existing customers, building upon their well-regarded reputation, therefore they are actively seeking candidates that have the drive and experience to help achieve this. Travel may be required so a full driving license is required. In return a generous package with opportunities for career development and progression is available.

  • Job Type

    Permanent, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation

    United Kingdom

  • Industry Sector Engineering, Utilities
  • Years Experience

    2+ years

  • Career Level

    Experienced (Non-Manager)

  • Educational level

    Bachelor's Degree