Project Manager (Rail)

First Technical Recruitment Limited
Market related
08 Aug 2017
16 Aug 2017
Job Type
Contract Type
Project Manager (Rail Industy)

Our Client a leading design and engineering company is seeking a talented and enthusiastic individual to work as a Project Manager in our Rail Sector. As a Project Manager you will work in a multi discipline environment on world class facilities leading teams or working within teams holding responsibility for delivery management, technical excellence and working to programmed dates.


Under the direction of the Senior Project Manager and Rail Director, this Project Manager will be responsible for a significant project's within the Rail sector. In operation they will successfully manage large scale and complicated multidisciplinary detailed design or for railway system projects including Electrifican & Plant, Gauge clearance, Civil Structural and general building.

Principal responsibilities and accountabilities

- To manage performance of enquiries or projects within budget (prime cost, fee, programme)
- Develop and manage key customer relationships, through regular reviews of contract performance with customers, understanding and managing needs and gaps and report monthly to internal project review board.

- Be accountable for, and deliver, high levels of performance in key areas of health and safety, design and engineering environment, sustainability and quality and champion continuous improvement and best value, ensuring compliance with the quality systems which constantly support our Perfect Delivery philosophy.

- Manage the appropriate costs within the projects, ensuring maximum utilisation of resources within a Matrix organisation

- Deliver all projects demonstrating a thorough understanding of associated processes and technology and an understanding of Primavera planning software and Projectwise.
- Review and approve project management plans, and where appropriate health and safety plans
- Ensure that project costs are rigorously managed and expenditure is recorded accurately at all times.

Qualifications and Training

- Relevant degree or extensive project focused knowledge plus can demonstrate significant successful high value and complex project management experience

- Experience in the Rail Sector
- Detailed knowledge of at least one discipline (Electrification and Gauge clearance, Arch, C&S, M&E) and an ability to co-ordinate multi-disciplinary teams of designers and site investigation specialists.
- Member of the Association for Project Managers and/or PRINCE 2 qualication (Desirable)

If you could be interested in becoming a project manager with a company with a heritage of over 60 years of quality and innovation, please apply.