Job Type:Full Time


York, GB

Department Name

Eastern Region

About Network Rail

Network Rail is revitalising Britain's railway on behalf of the passengers, freight customers and communities who rely upon us. We're building a safer, more reliable and more efficient railway than ever before and to do that we have a supportive, sharing, respectful and diverse culture where talented people are empowered to make the right decisions for our customers. Together, we're making a railway fit for the future. And as the network continues to grow, you'll grow along with us.

We are transforming the network with a huge range of ambitious and ground-breaking projects. We're harnessing the latest technology and innovative thinking to create and maintain the railway of the future - safe, reliable, efficient and impressive. We keep commuters and freight moving in the right direction. Forwards, and that means we help keep the economy moving, too.

Brief Description

Direct and manage the development and implementation of major renewal and enhancement projects, funded by government, customer, stakeholder, or multiple funders, where Network Rail assumes a sponsorship role.Deliver the project benefit realisation to agreed scope, time and cost.

About the role (External)

It is imperative you have…

    Qualified to degree level or equivalent

      Experience of dealing with client portfolios and liaising with people at all levels

        Ability to articulate complex business problems into manageable work packages and produce synthesised logical solutions

          Proven ability to write coherently; conveying report / investment information in a concise manner

            Commercially astute, persuasive, and customer focused

              Proven influencing and negotiating skills

                Experience of leading a successful teamIt is advantageous if you have…

                  Experience in management roles in a commercial environment

                    MBA or other related postgraduate qualification

                      Experience in negotiating contracts to finalisation and ability to demonstrate commercial success

                      How to apply (External)

                      External 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. Network Rail positively embraces flexible working, recognising that employees may wish to balance work and family/home life. We will consider all flexible working applications.

                      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).

                      We adhere to a structured pay framework, any salary offered will be within the following pay range: starting at £42,971 per annum and increasing to £48,342 per annum.

                      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.

                      This vacancy is Band 3b salary: £42,971 - £48,342.

                      Closing date: 03-06-2020. Late applications will not be accepted. We retain the right to close the advert before the listed closing date based on application volumes.

                      This is a fixed term opportunity.