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Department NameNetwork Services
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.
The Network Services Directorate incorporates key national functions affecting all regions and routes including our National Operations Centre and Freight and National Passenger Operators team. Its purpose is to provide leadership and oversight for national operational performance, network-wide initiatives, programmes and strategic capability. Network Services promotes the importance of the railway operating as a national network, driving up performance and delivering improvements for passengers and freight users.
Network Services will offer specialist and unique services across the network to enable and support our regions in improving the railway for all. We will collaborate with customers to develop, design and deliver national technology programmes which aim to provide innovation and technology advancement to our network, which in turn will make us more efficient and effective
The Operational Programme Delivery (OPD) team delivers the outputs of a large portfolio of national programmes.
Working on behalf of regional customers and route clients, the OPD team deliver network wide initiatives to time, cost and quality, driving for the realisation of benefits for the operational railway.
The key part of our model and approach will be ensuring we can support our team, putting proper focus and resource on the continuous development of the people across all our teams.
We have multiple opportunities to join Network Rail as a Scheme Project Manager which can be based from the following locations: Milton Keynes, York, Glasgow, Rugby, Crewe and Manchester.
As Scheme Project Manager, you will be responsible for leading projects through various stages of the life cycle and will support and assist delivering the overall project portfolio handled by the team.
Operational Programme Delivery will support you with a Level 4 Project Management Apprenticeship scheme to broaden your skills and knowledge. This is an outstanding opportunity to progress your project management career!
About the role (External)
Job Skills, Experience and Qualifications
We are looking for someone that can demonstrate the following:
It's not essential but we'd love it if you have:
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 factors. We will interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria.
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 (to a maximum amount of £2,750).
Network Rail positively embraces flexible working recognising that employees may wish to balance work and family/home life.
Network Rail adheres to a structured pay framework, any salary offered will be within the following pay range: £32,740 - £36,832
As an arm's length department of the UK Government, Network Rail is required to comply with a well-established pre-employment vetting process for all prospective employees.
Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) checks require prospective employees of Network Rail to meet the following requirements;
For more information regarding BPSS pre-employment related checks, please visit the UK Government website for further information - UK Government - BPSS Checks
Closing date:12 August 2020, late applications will not be accepted.We retain the right to close the advert before the listed closing date based on application volumes