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Department NameScotland Region
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Scotland's Railway covers a large geographical area from the Borders to Thurso at the far tip of the North East of Scotland, accounting for almost 20 per cent of the UK rail network. We provide rapid access along busy commuter routes to our seven cities, servicing the varied needs of our business and leisure commuter services, including cross border services and rural services. We have up to 50 freight services operating every day and we are steadily building capacity for this to grow.
As a Scheme Project Manager, you will work closely with the Project Manager to deliver across the Capital Delivery portfolio on a number of Signaling Renewals and Signaling Re-Control projects.The successful candidate will be responsible for key outputs of high complexity multi-disciplinary railway schemes and will also be accountable for the safe and effective delivery of lower complexity signaling projects.
You will primarily support the delivery of the Carstairs Junction Rationalisation Project, as well as playing a key role in the delivery of the wider signaling projects portfolio.
The role requires the effective project management of a wide area of disciplines, including engineering, construction, health & safety, programme controls, and commercial. As such, the ideal candidate should have a broad scope of relevant experience, excellent communication skills and a proactive and collaborative approach to working positively and effectively with members of the direct team and other stakeholders.
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The starting salary for this vacancy is£40,107 and rising to £45,120 per annumClosing date: 7th August 2020. Please get your application in as soon as possible, we may close the advert before the listed closing date if we receive enough applications.
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