Project Manager - Rail

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    c£370/day umbrella

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    James Walker

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    about 1 year ago

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Project Manager - Swindon - Duration 6 months - Rate c£370/day umb.
Key words / Skills: Project Manager, Network Rail, Metro, Rail, Underground, BPSS

Wilde Recruitment are working along side Network Rail in order to recruit a Project Manager, on a 6 month contract based WFH / Swindon.
As a Project Manager your responsibilities and duties will include:
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.

• Knowledge of product approvals process in NR.
• Understanding of basic signalling principles.
• Familiarity with different forms of train detection and signalling interlocking and control systems.
• A history of managing signalling type works.

Projects that will be involved for the Project Manager role :

• Gloucester Level Crossings renewal – managing Colas Rail and NRDD
• Gloucester Life Extension – replacement of train detection, single to double cut circuits, power supply upgrade works
• Gloucester Area Signalling Renewal – renewal of Gloucester Panel interlocking with a new Computer Based Interlocking (CBI), the recontrol of all outlying interlockings and changing the point of control from a panel in Gloucester with 2 new workstations. All these works require product approval of the new Hitachi signalling system so interfaces to Central Services for these works.
• Berks & Hants Train Detection – the replacement of 112 aster track circuits on BHL with new EBI 400 tracks and upgrade of signalling power supply providing 2 additional Principle Supply Points (PSPs).

You will be an experienced Project Manager.
Network Rail experience essential.

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.