Senior Project Manager - Rail

Resolute Recruit
£40000 - £55000/annum
13 Jul 2017
12 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Project Manager - Infrastructure Engineering Consultancy

Location: Reading

Benefits and working conditions: £45,000 - £55,000 basic salary, 37 hour week with flexi-hours, 25 days annual leave + bank holidays, matched pension.

Great opportunity to work for a leading Infrastructure Engineering Consultancy to be involved in a variety of projects and tasks. This role will primarily focus on Crossrail, one of the company's major projects within a multi-disciplinary environment.


The chosen Senior Project Manager will manage and be client point of contact for Crossrail liaising within the organisation to ensure the best service is provided to clients.

As Senior Project Manager your typical duties will be to:

* Arrange client start up meeting and act as principal client contact
* To liaise with Commercial and Planning teams to provide appropriate support to the bid/project
* To lead and direct a project team consisting of design & construction, commercial, planning, testing & commissioning and support personnel throughout the project life cycle
* To be responsible for delivering the projects to time, cost and quality and in accordance with the Integrated Management System (Project Delivery Manual)
* Provision of a professional, first class, consistent and effective project management service to clients
* Ensure that projects comply fully with all statutory and regulatory provisions including HMRI and the CDM Regulations
* To actively liaise with Principal Project Manager to identify and resolve any problems in project delivery, including anticipated problems as well as over-spend and late delivery
* Undertake the role of Planning Supervisor when required
* Ensuring that for all relevant projects, Project Execution Plans are prepared and adhered to throughout the project life cycle
* Ensure project costs are regularly reviewed and invoices are raised on a regular basis
* Ensure project change control procedures are established and adhered to
* Work closely with Project Engineers in order to ensure client requirements are properly interpreted and reflected in the deliverables
* Resolve conflicts over resource allocation
* Ensure regular effective communication with clients and project teams
* Review and approval of reports for remit compliance
* Review and approval of drawings for remit compliance
* Ensure projects are closed and archived and complete the lessons learn process (IMS)
* Apply procedures and systems to ensure the safety of staff, and others, affected by the operations of CRIS
* Any other duties as required
* Acting Deputy Team Leader

Role requirements:

* Five years Rail industry related experience and proven success in the management of projects.
* Experience of managing multi-disciplinary railway infrastructure projects
* A thorough working knowledge of the project management control system and project of the railway system
* A recognised expert in chosen technical field
* Sound market/commercial knowledge
* Membership of The Association for Project Management and/or membership of a relevant professional institution.
* Sound management techniques with the ability to apply these through all project phases
* Demonstrate working/communicating across teams within the company to ensure delivery of projects. Able to identify links and integrate with the business
* A team player capable of leading and focusing team members to achieve objectives
* Sound management techniques with the ability to apply these through all project phases
* A recognised expert in chosen technical field
* Sound market/commercial knowledge
* Ability to multi- task, prioritise and work well under pressure
* Training in risk assessment and environmental awareness
* Computer literate - Microsoft office
* Excellent presentation skills

To Apply:

You must be living and authorised to work in the UK to apply for this position. If you are interested in applying please contact Samuel Merry at Resolute Recruit on or call 01332 34 55 66 or apply via the link.

All applications are kept confidential and will not be used without your permission