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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.
A number of exciting opportunities have arisen within Scotland's Railway for commercial leaders. These exciting roles sit within the Capital Delivery part of Scotland's Railway and will the lead commercial delivery of high value, high complexity projects within the following portfolios:
- Renewals Programmes including structures, buildings and geotechnical works
- Enhancement Programmes incorporating multi discipline railway disciplines including permanent way, signalling, telecoms and electrification
- Electrification Programmes with the lead experience requirements being a proven track record on delivery of railway electrification schemes
As a Programme Commercial Manager you will be responsible for the strategic management of all Commercial, Procurement, Finance and Investment activities on the Programme, including work package planning and contract commercial management.
You will bring with you a demonstrable track record in leading significant commercial programmes in a railway environment as well as managing a team of commercial /quantity surveying staff.
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How to apply (External)
The salary for this role is £78,575 increasing to £88,397 per annum
Closing date: 12th 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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