Works Delivery Manager (B&C)

Location:Greater London
Job Type:Full Time


London, GB

Department Name

MT WD Buildings Kent Direct (830006) G5

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

Reporting to Works Delivery Project Manager.

Act as Network Rail's day to day representative, responsible for ensuring Network Rail assets are kept safe and in serviceable condition by carrying out necessary site inspections / monitoring and providing support for mitigation works with minimum impact on the environment & operational railway.

The job holder will have to work collaboratively with the train companies, station management and asset manager, as well as other key stakeholders in the business.

The job holder will manage and monitor progress of the supply chain and maintain close records of performance.

The role requires both skills and knowledge of the construction and building industry.

This Safety Critical role will manage both projects and faults, many of which could be of an emergency nature and require the job holder to be able to plan, scope works within the buildings, stations, line side operational buildings across the route at short notice.

About the role (External)

Key Accountabilities:

    Support a Works Delivery team to deliver a range of reactive, maintenance and project works, including inspections and renewals.

      Responsible for the safety of everyone on site - a responsibility you'll take extremely seriously.

        Play a hands-on role - engaging with the team, contractors and other stakeholders including outside parties.

          Responsible for managing day to day faults by attending site visits and using in-house field date management system.

            Manage the preparation of work specifications and plans.

              Maintain a regular and frequent site presence at all sites and to continually inspect / monitor and carry out mitigation works to any reported defects found on site.

                Monitor so that site activities comply with the Guide to Railway Investment Projects (GRIP), relevant rules, regulations, Railway Group and Network Rail's company standards and all applicable procedures and legislation.

                  Review in conjunction with the Project Engineer, the contractor's method statements and site-specific risk assessments.

                    Monitor by liaison with appropriate Network Rail personnel whether arrangements for access, possession, storage, worksites etc. have been made to facilitate the efficient completion of work.

                      Monitor by a programme of regular pre-arranged inspections the quality of the contractor's work.

                        Instruct contractors in accordance with powers delegated. Where remedial actions are required monitor so that non-conformance reports raised are closed out in an auditable manner. Direct changes as appropriate.

                          Inspect completed works and survey for the readiness of portions of the work for inspection and for the recording of the outcome and the control of any remedial works required.

                            Monitor progress of the works by regular site visits and inspections, comparing work in progress with contract documentation, and information given at site meetings and with the overall contract programme.

                              Encourage an awareness of the importance of HSQE and good workmanship by regular communication with all contractors' site staff

                                Check whether the contractor complies with Network Rail policy in accident/incident reporting and investigation and assist with conducting investigations.

                                Essential Criteria

                                  Experience of managing the production and delivery of a comprehensive and compliant work programme

                                    Able to demonstrate, promote and embed safe working behaviours.

                                      Excellent communication and influencing skills, both in person and in writing.

                                        Knowledge of Microsoft word / excel / power point etc

                                          Comfortable working shifts including days, nights and weekends

                                            The job holder is required to hold a relevant TRACK SAFETY competence.

                                            Desirable Criteria

                                              Hold or be working towards an NVQ level 3 or 4 (or equivalent) in a relevant subject or have attained an appropriate level of knowledge through equivalent relevant experience

                                                Able and willing to drive vehicles as required by business need

                                                This role may involve days, nights and weekend working, and is a safety critical role so subject to drug and alcohol testing and passing of the relevant medical assessment.

                                                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 benefitsincluding 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).

                                                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.

                                                Salary: £40,107 - £50,133.

                                                Closing date:26th May 2020. Late applications will not be accepted.We retain the right to close the advert before the listed closing date based on application volumes.