Project Manager / Planning Engineer

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    Design Engineering, Project Management & Controls

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  • Salary:

    c£450/day Umbrella

  • Contact:

    James Walker

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months+

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Project Manager / Planning Eng - London SE1 - Duration 6 months - Rate c£450/day Umbrella.
Key Words / Skills: Project Management, Manager, Engineer, Planning, Rail, Stakeholder, Prince2.
Project Management - Change, PowerBi, Project Methodologies.

Wilde Recruitment Ltd are working along side Network Rail in order to recruit a Project Manager / Planning Engineer to work on a 6 month contract in South London SE1.
As a Project Manager / Planning Engineer your responsibilities and duties may include: 
Woking on portfolio of projects covering governance and reporting for the Sussex route

Key Accountabilities

Agree remit and success criteria of change projects with the relevant Executive Sponsors and Functional Directors.
Manage the development and delivery of change projects in compliance with company processes and procedures.
Manage the production of project management plans for change projects.
Establish and manage collaborative cross-functional virtual teams to deliver change projects, where appropriate.
Deliver regular progress reports on change projects, including relevant risks and issues, to Executive Sponsors and Functional Directors.
Manage project budgets within agreed targets.
Promote and monitor the use of efficiency improvement methods.
Disseminate lessons learnt.

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 / Planning Engineer.
Must have worked on Network Rail projects.
Ideally Prince2.
HND / Degree qualified.

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.