Job Description

Duties & responsibilities


Plan and manage a portfolio of non-complex/complex projects throughout the complete project lifecycle
Responsible for providing a clear vision and team direction by leading a high-performing team through the effective management, development and empowerment of staff.
Responsible for providing effective performance and development management responsibilities for any direct reports, with regards to appraisals and performance management, (such that poor performance is clearly identified and addressed and good performance is recognised and rewarded).
Responsible for compliance with relevant health and safety legislation and championing the Health and Safety culture, resolving arising issues or escalating as appropriate and ensuring safe delivery in line with the corporate safety vision.
Accountable for complex internal and external stakeholder engagement/management. Agree project requirements with the Project Sponsor to ensure that business objectives are met.
Propose and agree contract strategy with key internal stakeholders. Produce Invitation to Tender documentation and manage procurement events to secure all necessary contracts for successful portfolio delivery.
Lead on post contract management, including management of early warnings, contract change and change control.
Retain full control of project programmes, interogate supply chain programmes and challenge slippage. Work collaboratively to develop and implement mitigation measures.
Responsible for the day-to-day management of project governance, reporting and control structures, with issues, risks and decisions escalated through the agreed Governance arrangements as appropriate.
Lead on all financial reporting, including periodic senior management board meetings


Qualifications, Skills, Experience & Attributes


Member of the Association of Project Management (or equivalent)
A degree or equivalent Relevant experience in project management and delivering complex rail projects
Expérience implementing GRIP, PACE, Pathway or other project management methodologies Strong NEC3 contract administration experience
Ability to interogate project programmes (P6 and/or MSP) Strong financial management/control experience
Chartered Project Manager
NEC ECC Project Manager Accreditation
Right to work in the UK


Annual Bonus up to 10% bonus, depending on level
Private medical insurance For you and your family
Life Assurance Bereavement Support Service
Cycle to work Scheme
Eye Care Vouchers with Specsavers
Travel Loans
Mobile Phone Allowance of £30 per month
Healthcare – Individual or family based on employee level
Workplace Nursery Scheme
Electric Car Scheme
Training & Development

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