Project Management Assistant

Capita Managed Services
London, UK
27 Jul 2019
30 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title - Project Management Assistant

Location - London Waterloo

Rates - £235.23 per day - £263.62 per day

In Scope of IR35

About the role / project:

Network Rail are looking to recruit a Project Management Assistant to join their rapidly growing team based in London Waterloo. The main aim is to support the project management team in the everyday management of projects for which they are responsible, in accordance with the Guide to Railway Investment Projects (GRIP), Railway Group, Network Rail's company standards, and all current applicable legislation including CDM Regulations.

What you will do:
  • Work as part of a project team, assisting to deliver projects to time, cost and quality through various phases in a safe and environmentally responsible manner.
  • Monitor and report programme and progress in accordance with project reporting systems and guidelines.
  • Develop and integrate, effective support systems to enable the Project Manager to manage and control change.
  • Process contractor possession and isolation applications so that they applications are complete and submitted to the prescribed time scales as directed.
  • Monitor contractor performance indicators and provide periodic progress reports.
  • always Support the Project Management team in providing a safe working environment during the execution of those projects under their responsibility.
  • Manage generic and site-specific methods of working and supply risk assessments to agreed timescales.
  • Monitor so that HSQE risk assessments have been carried out by the contractor, and monitor compliance.
  • Comply with the Investment Competence Framework.

Your experience will include:

  • Oracle Systems
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Applications
  • Some management experience including project management.
  • Educated to HND/HNC or similar standard.
  • HSQE awareness, issues and principles.
  • Solid experience in project planning tools and critical path management at project level.
  • Strong financial management skills
  • Proven ability in commercial and contractual issues, and resolving issues without damage to the project critical path or funding constraints
  • Ability to drive value from Suppliers

  • Membership (or working towards membership of) the Association for Project Management.
  • A degree or equivalent.
  • Knowledge of safety, quality, environmental, commercial and financial aspects.
  • Understanding of possession planning.
  • Rail Experience
  • Georinm - Mapping software used by NWR

What you'll get in return

Network Rail (powered by Capita), understand what it is like to work as a contractor and do everything they can to make it a simple process for you - this includes a dedicated Onboarding and extension teams and access to a web-based timesheet portal giving you an ability to access and submit your timesheets wherever you are.

About our client - Network Rail

Network Rail is at the operational centre of the railway and playing a key role in a rapidly evolving industry. We are responsible for rebuilding Britain's railway infrastructure and are managing some of the biggest and most complex engineering programmes in Europe. Over the next five years we will be spending around £23 billion to maintain and upgrade every aspect of an infrastructure that comprises 21,000 miles of track, 2,500 stations, 9,000 level crossings, 40,000 bridges and tunnels, and signalling and power for the movement of 25,000 trains every day.

What we hope you will do next

Help us find out more about you by completing our short application process - Click apply now. You will then be directed to a Capita owned microsite that will assist you with your application. Once completed you will then be contacted by the relevant recruiter.

Network Rail welcomes applications regardless of age, disability, marital status (including civil partnerships), pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, transgender status, sex (or gender), employment status, trade union affiliation, or another irrelevant factor. We will interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria.

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