23 Oct

Project Management Assistant Smethwick Rolfe Street Depot Jobs Vacancy at Network Rail

Project Management Assistant Smethwick Rolfe Street Depot
Network Rail
23 Oct, 2018 30+ days ago

Network Rail urgently required following position for Project Management Assistant Smethwick Rolfe Street Depot. 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 Management Assistant Smethwick Rolfe Street Depot Jobs Vacancy at Network Rail Jobs Details:

Works Delivery Civils undertakes a wide range of projects. Some are short duration and some are longer and more complex. All projects we deliver are vitally important for Network Rail and its customers. We undertake the management of rapid response interventions that address immediate safety concerns or issues across the entire LNW route.This is a £30m per year programme and involves directing suppliers, managing cost and working with all in the team to drive up performance and deliver thework efficiently and to strict programme deadlines.

Delivering our projects to a high standard is of vast importance to this project and Network Rail, this role plays a significant part in helping the Scheme and Project Managers.

About the role (External)

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.

Key Accountabilities

1. 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.

2. Monitor and report programme and progress in accordance with project reporting systems and guidelines.

3. Develop and integrate effective support systems to enable the Project Manager to manage and control change.

4. Process contractor possession and isolation applications so that they applications are complete and submitted to the prescribed time scales as directed.

5. Monitor contractor performance indicators and provide periodic progress reports.

6. Support the Project Management team in providing a safe working environment at all times during the execution of those projects under their responsibility.

7. Manage generic and site specific methods of working and supply risk assessments to agreed timescales.

8. Monitor so that HSQE risk assessments have been carried out by the contractor, and monitor compliance.

9. Comply with the Investment Competence Framework.


  • Some management experience including project management.
  • Educated to HND/HNC or similar standard.
  • HSQE awareness, issues and principles.


  • 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
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.

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

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 costing up to £3000 (to a maximum amount of £2,250).

As an arm’s length department of the UK Government, NetworkRail is required to comply with a well-established pre-employment vetting process for all prospective employees.

Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) checks require prospectiveemployees of Network Rail to meet the following requirements;

§ Provide eligibility to work in the UK and identity documentation
§ Complete a satisfactory 3 year employment history check
§ Complete a satisfactory unspent criminal conviction disclosure check

For more information regarding BPSS pre-employment relatedchecks, please visit the UK Government website for further information - UKGovernment - BPSS Checks

Salary; Circa £24,000

Closing date: 29th October 2018, late applications will not be accepted. We retain the right to close the advert before the listed closing date based on application volumes

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