19 Sep

Project Manager Jobs Vacancy at Network Rail London

Project Manager
Network Rail
London ENG
19 Sep, 2017 30+ days ago

Network Rail London urgently required following position for Project Manager. Please read this job advertisement carefully before apply. There are some qualifications, experience and skills requirement that the employers require. Does your career history fit these requirements? Ensure you understand the role you are applying for and that it is suited to your skills and qualifications.

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Project Manager Jobs Vacancy at Network Rail London Jobs Details:

We are offering a challenging and rewarding Project Manager opportunity.

The Network Rail – High Speed 2 On Networks Team is a growing organisation focused on developing, managing and delivering projects on Network Rail infrastructure on behalf of High Speed 2 (HS2 Ltd.) or as an opportunity precipitated by HS2. The NR HS2 ONW Team is part of IP-Central.

As the Project Manager you will be accountable for the safe and effective delivery of the Euston conventional station redevelopment package [including railway systems scope in the station throat] of works, known as Stage B2, triggered by the recent legislative approval of the HS2 terminus at Euston. The project is currently in early development, currently working towards the completion of a Strategic Outline Business Case and GRIP 2 outputs.

You’ll work closely with System Operator as IP-Central’s internal client for the project and will interface with internal and external stakeholders such as Route, DfT, Local Authorities, and HS2 Ltd. Initially the role will manage production of early project stages deliverables the majority delivered through external suppliers and support the delivery strategy beyond GRIP 3.

The characteristics of the project are such that excellent interpersonal skills and collaborative behaviours are essential; with a demonstrable track record of success in project management in a complex multi-disciplinary major project environment. A sound understanding of how commercial, financial, safety, quality and environmental procedures can be applied in a complex project environment is essential.

About the role (External)

Key Accountabilities

· Accountable for delivery of complex projects or a portfolio of lower complexity projects in a safe & environmentally responsible manner to time, cost and quality, in accordance with the Governance of Railway Investment Projects (GRIP), applicable Network Rail company standards, current legislation and procedures including HMRI guidance where appropriate.

· Support the project Sponsor in preparing and maintaining definitions of the project requirements.

· Lead and develop multi-disciplinary teams including commercial, programme controls, engineering, and others to identify solutions to client requirements and establish a robust baseline plan.

· Empower and inspire others to deliver successful projects

· Identify and monitor project risks (threats and opportunities), plan and implement mitigations to them, and respond to other issues that affect the project

· Implement and manage resource allocation plans needed for delivery of the project including identification and management of critical resource requirements. Secure resources needed for projects from internal and external sources.

· Engage with and lead stakeholder relationships including internal and external parties, taking account of their levels of influence and particular interests.

· Establish and maintain governance arrangements for the delivery of projects, defining clear roles, responsibilities and accountabilities that align with organisational practice. Managing project reviews at appropriate points throughout the project lifecycle which will inform governance decisions of projects by providing evaluations of progress, performance, risk, contingency and continuing relevance.

· Establish, and implement where necessary, protocols to change the scope of projects and updating configuration documents as required.

· Manage and update business cases that justify projects in terms of benefits, costs and risks

· Undertake accident investigations when remitted to by the relevant designated competent person.

Job Skills, Experience and Qualifications


· Educated to degree level in a relevant discipline or equivalent demonstrable experience.

· Membership (or working towards membership) of the Association for Project Management.

· Registered PRINCE2 Practitioner or equivalent.

· Excellent stakeholder engagement and communication skills all levels. This should include Customers; 3 rd party representatives, other business & functional leaders and key support personnel.

· Successful relevant experience in a complex project environment including demonstrable experience in team management, planning, contracting and delivery of projects.

· Successful record of project budget management and ability to understand and interpret commercial and financial landscapes (budgets, forecasts, actual status).

· Experience in managing ambiguity in a project environment with strong evaluation and decision-making skills.

· Demonstrable Project safety management practice and knowledge of Health and Safety legislation and best practice.

· Experience with safety cases in support of projects.

· Accident Investigation experience.


· Demonstrable experience in the Rail Industry Sector (including application of GRIP, Construction Design Management (CDM) and the Common Safety Method (CSM).

· Detailed Knowledge of Network Rail’s Investment, Commercial and Procurement regulations and practices.

· Knowledge of structuring safety cases in support of projects.

· Formal qualifications in risk identification and assessment.

· You will be a team player and a self-starter with willingness to learn, challenge and get involved.

· Knowledge of Network Rail’s assets and how they are managed.

How To Apply- External

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 other irrelevant factor. We will interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria.

We positively embrace flexible working recognising that employees may wish to balance work and family/home life.

Keeping people safe on the railway is at the heart of everything we do, safe behaviour is therefore a requirement of working for Network Rail. Applicants should demonstrate their personal commitment to safety in their application.

Network Rail can offer you a rewarding career with competitive pay and excellent benefits including a choice of contributory pension schemes, a generous annual leave package, a bonus scheme and an annual 75% subsidy on season tickets (up to a maximum subsidy amount of £2500).

Network Rail positively embraces flexible working recognising that employees may wish to balance work and family/home life.

Network Rail adheres to a structured pay framework, any salary offered will be within the following pay range : £50,400 - £56,700

Closing date: 29 September 2017 , late applications will not be accepted. We retain the right to close the advert before the listed closing date based on application volumes

Network Rail adheres to the Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS). This is a government standard for pre-employment vetting. All prospective employees will undergo the required checks to meet this standard before joining the company.



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