Project Manager - London James Forbes House x 2

Location:Greater London
Job Type:Full Time

About Network Rail

Network Rail is at the heart of revitalising Britain's railway. From Crossrail - Europe's largest civil engineering project - to investment in world-class stations and major programmes of electrification, we're involved in some of the most ambitious and diverse ventures that this country has ever seen.

Brief Description

To lead the safe delivery of projects to achieve cost, time and quality objectives within corporate guidelines and to develop appropriate delivery and supply strategies and plans for specific projects. This project will focus on embedding change across GTR and Network Rail with a focus on performance improvement and reviewing performance in a systematic way to identify and deliver performance improvements.

Please note we have 2 roles available.

About the role

Key Accountabilities

1.Deliver the project(s) safely to time, cost and quality, in accordance with the Guide to Railway Investment Projects (GRIP), applicable Railway Group, Network Rail company standards and other specific legislation including construction design management (CDM) Regulations.

2.Provide a professional, first class, consistent and effective project management service to the clients, including project monitoring and reporting systems in accordance with Railway Group, Network Rail company standards and guidelines.

3.Participate in the development of supply strategies and framework contracts.

4.Provide detailed input for compilation of the business plan and production of the possessions plan.

5.Control project change, risks and contingency within the project life cycle and provide all cost, contingency and programme details to enable the Sponsor to obtain authorisation for portfolios/projects.

6.Provide a safe working environment in the execution of work directly under the post holder's responsibility, including development of project safety plans and other associated documentation.

7.Act as CDM Planning Supervisor as directed.

8.Identify training needs in safety, technical and management areas for the personnel reporting to the post holder and contribute to their personal development.

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

10.Comply with the Investment Competence Framework.

Job Skills, Experience and Qualifications


    Relevant successful experience in project management

      Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

        Detailed knowledge of safety regulations (particularly CDM)

          Team leader capable of motivating the team

            Commercial and financial understanding and knowledge

              Accident Investigation experience


                Membership of the Association for Project Management or other professional body

                  Six Sigma Yellow Belt

                    A degree or equivalent

                      Knowledge of investment processes and procedures

                      Knowledge and understanding of project and contract management

                      How to apply

                      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 costing up to £3,333 (to a maximum amount of £2,500).

                      We adhere to a structured pay framework, any salary offered will be within the following pay range: £42,971 - £48,342

                      Network Rail is required to comply with UK Government standards when carrying out pre-employment checks for all new starters; this includes a basic criminal record check. In addition to the basic criminal record check, in accordance with the UK Government we are also required to verify your identity, right to work in the UK and previous three years employment history.

                      Closing date: 20-11-2019. Late applications will not be accepted.We retain the right to close the advert before the listed closing date based on application volumes.

                      This vacancy is for a fixed term opportunity for 12 months