Project Manager - Rail

Project Manager - Rail

York/ Manchester/ Leeds/ Warrington

Salary TBC

We are currently recruiting for a Project Manager to join an international consultancy with a proven track record of delivering world class engineering solutions in a multitude of sectors. They currently have a range of projects from £1m -£50m across a plethora of high-profile clients.
Effective delivery of Project Management services across a range of Infrastructure sectors in particular; Rail, Highways, Utilities.
Support Senior Project Managers on complex multi-faceted projects
Provide support to PM Team Leaders as required on all business issues including but not limited to business development, client management, bid writing, thought leadership

  • Degree qualified or qualified through experience and be a professional member of a recognised professional institution e.g. APM or RICS
  • Has led the successful delivery of projects in complex programmes in similar operating environments to Network Rail
  • Strong knowledge and experience of working in a safety critical, regulated and multi-organisation operating model within the public sector
  • Responsible for managing teams to provide multi-disciplinary skills and services to meet programme and/or project objectives
  • Capability to hold key client relationships, managing communication effectively both upstream and downstream
  • Holds service management responsibilities including but not limited to resourcing, onboarding, reporting and rectification of issues
  • Oversees and ensures high quality output for the programme and/or project s/he is responsible for
  • Experience of working in a consultancy environment and knowledge of the construction industry
  • Ideally you will have experience of working in a client facing role, for both private and/or public sectors clients
  • An understanding of the role of an Employers Agent
  • Be conversant with all aspects of project management and have some experience of both pre and post contract project responsibilities
  • You will have provided project management assistance at various stages of the project life-cycle
  • Possess excellent stakeholder management skills with the ability to listen and understand client goals
  • Possess strong organisational skills; arranging, and accurately recording project meetings (possibly having chaired some) as well as the control of project documentation;
  • General knowledge of current legal developments in respect of construction and associated law
  • IT literate with an understanding of Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook (and preferably P6)
  • You will have the necessary ambition and drive to not only deliver a high-quality professional service but also support the office with business development and marketing activities to help grow the team.
  • Able to work independently (with senior support) whilst being pro-active and helping to identify what the next steps are in order to keep the project on track

How to apply.

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