Project Manager - Rail

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    Design Engineering, Design Consultancy

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    c£440/day Umbrella

  • Contact:

    James Walker

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months+

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Project Manager - WFH/London EC4A - Duration 6 months - Rate c£440/day umbrella
Key words / skills: Project Manager, Network Rail, Rail, Metro, Planning, OPEX, CAPEX.

Wilde Recruitment Ltd are working along side Network Rail in order to recruit a Project Manager to work on a 6 month contract WFH and 2/days in office in London EC4A.
As a Project Manager your responsibilities and duties will include:
This role is to temporarily cover the vacant post until a suitable permanent candidate can be offered the role. This role is to efficiently manage the Reactive & Planned Preventative Maintenance (Opex & minor works) on critical operational buildings and passenger facing assets, across Kent & Sussex. The role also leads the key stakeholder management between Network Rail and the TOC equivalents to provide a one team approach to station management. Therefore, includes the management of a team of Works Delivery Managers, Site Managers and artisans to contract manage works across the franchised stations (predominantly GTR & SE), Managed Stations ( London Bridge, Charing Cross, Cannon Street and Victoria) and the Line-side portfolio.

Main Duties and Responsibilities: Management and delivery of plans to ensure all necessary preparation and execution tasks and dependencies are included. Ongoing management of those plans to achieve the delivery goals Work with key stakeholders to manage the deployment of all aspects of the project assigned to Identify and mitigate potential risks for delivery of products Operate as a full member of the team; supporting the Programme Director and other team members as directed Project Manage all aspects of specific work packages Working with stakeholders to ensure Design; Delivery; Technical Build; testing; MI requirements etc are managed and delivered to date and time Completion of detailed plan for the medium term including MSP; Resources; costs Completion of the detailed design phase to time and quality; working with the Design team to secure stakeholder sign-off at all stages. Development of stakeholder relationship with suppliers; including preparation of joint plans; proposals and any design and build documentation. Completion of the high level plan through to Go Live and BAU handover. Experience in the delivery of projects; with particular emphasis on the management of suppliers and stakeholders Experience of governance and risk control frameworks Good planning and organisational skills Strong leadership; people and communications skills Possess strong analytical skills with a proven ability to persuade and influence senior decision-making

• Project Management
• Capex or Opex
• Building & civils (lineside management)
• Interfacing with TOC – train operating companies
• Asset management & stakeholder experience
• Rail experience or understanding of rail & safety culture.