Special Projects Manager

Last updated 2 days ago
Location:Greater London
Job Type:Full Time


London, GB

Department Name

Eastern Region

About Network Rail

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

Brief Description

We are seeking a Special Projects Manager to lead the development and delivery of the Anglia Route Integrated Possession Plan, optimising delivery of renewals, enhancements and maintenance, and minimising disruption to train operator's services. This forms part of our Controlling Minds programme.

About the role (External)

You can expect to be involved in the following activities:

  • Assess RAM work bank maturity to identify risks and assumptions

    Create Integrated Possession Plans at 2 - 8 years out, working with Sponsors and RAMs, from both an access and deliverer centric perspective.

      Managing and regular up-dating of the Risk and Assumptions associated with the Integrated Possession Plans (Box Plans).

        Work bank Change Identification Analysis - from an Access perspective

          Regular up-dating of the Integrated Possession Plans as work banks change - keeping it up-dated and communicated

            Validation of Anglia delivery team plans e.g. High Output plans

              Train & Freight Operating Company Engagement with respect to long term plans

                Protecting Anglia Routes core renewals interests when integrating Major Scheme access requirements.

                  Supporting 5yr Control Period Submissions for future control periods, to gain regulator support through early operator engagement

                  We're looking for someone who can demonstrate the following:

                  • Experience of leading development of long-term integrated possession plans, 2 to 8 years out

                  • Extensive experience in delivering rail infrastructure renewals, enhancements and maintenance

                    Experience and or robust understanding of the process of developing and negotiating the annual EAS, Engineering

                      Access Statement, with train operators.

                        An understanding of the Anglia Network to support the development of the EAS possession plan

                          Experience of the organisation and capability of Engineering Train resourcing and planning to support work in possessions

                          • Good interpersonal, influencing, communication and organisation skills

                          Whilst it's not essential, we'd love it if you:

                          • Degree qualification

                          • Membership of professional body

                          How to apply (External)

                          Network Rail encourages 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 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 dedication 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 follow a structured pay framework, any salary offered will be within the following pay range: Band 2A; £56,067 - £63,075.

                          Closing date: 7th August 2020