Scheme Sponsor

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

Location

London, GB

Department Name

North West & Central Region

About Network Rail

We at Network Rail are dedicated to becoming one of Britain's best employers and believe this starts with placing the candidate at the heart of everything we do!

Our ambition to be responsive to passengers and freight users, drives us every day and we're empowered to do the right thing for those who use the rail network. We actively challenge unsafe practices and take responsibility for addressing risks, resolving issues and protecting safety and wellbeing.

We're passionate about great service and we ask ourselves, what can we do to put our passengers and freight users at the centre of everything we do? With this in mind, we pull together as one industry because we care about people and teamwork is key. For more information about Network Rail click here.

Brief Description

Network Rail operates and maintains the railway infrastructure 24/7 365 days a year.

You will be part of the North West & Central (NW&C) Region which consists of three routes:

  • North West Route, covering Manchester, Liverpool, Lancashire and Cumbria.
  • Central Route, covering the West Midlands and Chiltern areas.
  • West Coast Mainline South Route, covering the West Coast main line south of Crewe to London Euston.

We are looking for hardworking people from all backgrounds to join our journey and move us forward by having a rewarding career, the right lifestyle balance and great benefits in a caring environment. We value the commitments you may have outside of work and will consider flexible working applications. If we can make it work - we will!

To support the Redevelopment of Euston Conventional Station programme, including the interface with HS2. To support the project sponsorship and programme management, of the Euston Redevelopment, to enable the successful delivery of the scheme through the project life cycle.

About the role (External)

Key Accountabilities

  • Work as part of the sponsor team to support the development and implementation of specific schemes and work streams as directed by the project sponsor. Demonstrate the right behaviours to successfully build lasting and collaborative relationships including confidentiality.

  • Support the interests of the client, customer or stakeholder where appropriate within Network Rail.

  • Prepare remits working with the client, customer, and stakeholder requirements to test the viability of proposed schemes taking in to account value for money, network availability and capacity for future development and whole life cost and disseminate lessons learnt.

  • Prepare investment papers for small / medium sized schemes and support the business case process.

  • Prepare and monitor progress on the initial project plan and budget; working with the project sponsor and project manger to specify how the project will be delivered, expected milestones and associated timescales, risks and issues. Effectively manage change through the formal control process

  • Communicate and report project progress status to the sponsor, client, customer and stakeholders against defined and agreed milestones.

  • Participate in negotiations with customers and stakeholders on commercial and contractual terms in accordance with relevant corporate policy and strategy.

  • Comply with the requirements of corporate investment regulations, other corporate governance and the GRIP process. Adhere to corporate processes, including those related to finance, legal and corporate affairs, safety and CDM.

  • Manage your direct reports to achieve business and functional objectives and meet agreed performance measures. Proactively contribute to the development, engagement, safety and welfare of yourself and your team.

Job Skills, Experience and Qualifications

Essential

  • Proven experience in project management and sponsorship

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills

  • Some understanding of commercial and financial awareness

  • Intermediate Skills: Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Desirable

  • Educated to HNC/HND or degree level or similar standard

  • Membership of a professional body (or working towards)

  • Knowledge / understanding of the railway industry

  • Advanced PowerPoint skills

How to apply (External)

About NR new

We at network rail are dedicated to becoming one of Britain's best employers and believe this starts with placing the candidate at the heart of everything we do!

Our ambition to be responsive to passengers and freight users, drives us every day and we're empowered to do the right thing for those who use the rail network. We actively challenge unsafe practices and take responsibility for addressing risks, resolving issues and protecting safety and wellbeing.

We're passionate about great service and we ask ourselves, what can we do to put our passengers and freight users at the centre of everything we do? With this in mind, we pull together as one industry because we care about people and teamwork is key. For more information about Network Rail click here

New how to apply external:

Salary: £32,256 - 36288

Closing date: 30 September 2020. Late applications will not be accepted.

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