Project Management Assistant

Last updated 7 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 outstanding 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're seeking a Project Management Assistant to support the Access Planning Team (APT) in the everyday management of access issues and projects for which they are responsible, in accordance with the Railway Group, Network Rail's company standards, and all current applicable legislation.

About the role (External)

Day to day, you can expect to be involved in:

    Work as part of the APT, to deliver the publication of the Anglia Route Annual Access Plan and deliver the EAS (Engineering Access Statement) through its development.

      Support the process of integrating and de-conflicting rail possessions and the works planned for execution within those possessions.

        Support in the transition of the ACT process to manage the late change of access with train operators, deliverers and the Anglia executive, and other IT system change programmes.

          Assist the transition, development and publication of the Period Possession Plans, DPPP and CPPP.

            Assist the coordination of Network Rail teams to resolve significant business critical access requirement issues.

              Assist the review process of deliverers construction plans to ensure readiness, de-confliction and identify clashes and opportunities to optimise the works and avoid over runs.

                Assist the APT integration of Access Planning Specialists and Access Planners in the use of planning and analysis tools and techniques.

                  Assist and support the APT with business critical issues and areas of focus.

                  You must be able to demonstrate the following essential criteria:

                    Educated to HNC/HND level

                      Excellent Microsoft Office skills, in particular Excel and Word

                        An understanding or experience in the development and or publication of EAS (Engineering Access Statement), or Period Possession Plans

                          An understanding or experience in the delivery of rail renewals, maintenance and or enhancements

                            An understanding or experience in the Anglia rail network

                              An understanding or experience of Engineering Train and SCO capability and operations

                                Experience of supporting IT system change and integration

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

                                  Associate Member of the Association for Project Management or other professional body

                                    Green Belt trained

                                      Degree in a relevant subject

                                      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 relevant 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 5; £27,000 - £32,000. Closing date: 23-September-2020. Role location: London Stratford. Late applications won't be accepted. Network Rail retain the right to close the advert early depending on application volumes.