Project Manager - Rail

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    Design Engineering, Design Consultancy

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  • Salary:

    c£385/day umbrella

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    James Walker

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months+

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Project Manager - WFH/Glasgow - Duration 12 months - Rate c£385/day umbrella
Key skills / words: Project Manager, Rail, Network Rail, BPSS.

Wilde Recruitment  Ltd are working along side Network Rail in order to recruit a Project Manager on a 12 month contract WFH / Glasgow.
As a Project Manager your responsibilities and duties will include:
Scheme Project Manager (Strategy and Efficiencies)
The Works Delivery Buildings and Civils team has a staff of 60 delivering a £65M annual budget of works ranging from minor reactive maintenance tasks to significant renewal projects (circa £3M). The team covers all of Scotlands operational property along with Structures, Geotechnics, Drainage and Slabtrack.
This role will work closely with the Programme Manager to develop processes around the identification, recording and evidencing of efficiencies along with development and implementation of strategy to deliver the teams improvement plan. The successful candidate will work under their own direction but will be required to consult widely with the team to develop and implement practical strategy and process improvements.

• Experience of working in the railway environment
• Experience of working in a project environment
• Experience of implementing strategy
• Experience of implementing change plans
• Good communication skills
• Ability to write clear and concise policy documents

• Experience of developing and implementing strategy or standards
• Experience of developing and implementing change plans

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.

You will be an experienced Project Manager.
You will have 5-10 years experience.
HNC / HND / Degree.

To discuss this vacancy please contact: James Walker or Mike Kelly
We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

Wilde Recruitment Ltd operates as both an employment business and agency. If your application is for a position based in the UK or EU, under European Employment Law you MUST be eligible to live and work there.