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DATE ADDED: Thu 25/10/2018

Senior Project Manager - Rail

London, UK


Job Description
I am recruiting for a Senior Project Manager to join a Rail Team in London.

Overview of Role:

To manage the delivery of high profile, projects within the constraints of agreed budget, programme and quality criteria, ensuring successful outcomes are achieved.

To be directly accountable for delivery and provide leadership of project teams to ensure that our service delivery meet customer expectations.


Programme and Project Management.
Communicates Effectively.
Focuses on Efficiency, Innovation & Quality

Provide high level advice and support to the Associate PM to resolve local issues and incidents, ensuring that decisions are made on sound technical grounds in line with best practice and required standards & timeframes.
Oversea and mentor the more Junior members of the PM team that you are allocated to work in
Act as a "number two" to the Associate Director that you report into
Monitor progress of work, identify risks in the delivery of priorities and implement timely resolution of issues, to ensure appropriate reallocation of time, finance and effort and enhancement of the service.
Provide good quality management reporting on service delivery, to support the planning of operational work, inform business decisions and provide a sound basis from which to communication with and influence internal / external partners.
Lead or support project teams to achieve well planned and managed integrated solutions that progress effective change and improvement in the organisation and support the best environmental outcomes.
Establish and maintain good relationships with internal and external partners to understand and influence their activities and promote and enhance the client goals and reputation.
Provide effective leadership to health & safety matters by actively promoting health & safety awareness and ensuring the provision of safe working practices.
Manage the feasibility and business case development process ensuring efficient delivery of funding approvals.
Experience will be required/desirable in the following areas: option analysis, outline design, economic appraisal and report writing. The PM will require sufficient understanding to be able to: prepare accurate project briefs, review Supplier project plan responses (cost, methodology, programme), prepare contract award documentation and quality review and finalise business case products/reports.
What You have to Offer:

Previous Rail experience ( LUL / NR / TFL )
Design Management experience
Experience of managing designs at feasibility stage
Be familiar with TFL pathway or at least NR GRIP processes
Experience of working on projects ranging in value from £1 million-£50 million +
Proven track record in leading project management teams within the Rail sector
Prior Consultancy / Client-side background

Professional Qualifications:
APM or equivalent
PRINCE2 (Practitioner status or equivalent desirable)
RICS/ CIOB ( Desirable but not 100% necessary)
Educational Requirements:

Educated to degree or equivalent in an engineering or construction discipline.
If interested, please send your CV

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