Project Manager

Last updated 3 days ago
Job Type:Full Time


Cardiff, GB

Department Name

EF Head of Readiness & Resilience (102303) G5

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Brief Description

The role of the Project Manager [Business Continuity] is to lead the safe delivery of projects to achieve cost, time and quality objectives within corporate guidelines and to develop appropriate delivery and supply strategies and plans for specific projects..

About the role (External)

As the Project Manager [Business Continuity] you will:

1.Deliver the project(s) safely to time, cost and quality, in accordance with the Guide to Railway Investment Projects (GRIP), applicable Railway Group, Network Rail company standards and other specific legislation including construction design management (CDM) Regulations.

2.Provide a professional, first class, consistent and effective project management service to the clients, including project monitoring and reporting systems in accordance with Railway Group, Network Rail company standards and guidelines.

3.Participate in the development of supply strategies and framework contracts.

4.Provide detailed input for compilation of the business plan and production of programme / project plans.

5.Control project change, risks and contingency within the project life cycle and provide all cost, contingency and programme details to enable the Sponsor to obtain authorisation for portfolios / programmes / projects.

6.Provide a safe working environment in the execution of work directly under the post holder's responsibility, including development of project safety plans and other associated documentation.

7.Discharge Network Rail's CDM related duties as required by company process.

8.Identify training needs in safety, technical and management areas for the personnel reporting to the post holder and contribute to their personal development.

9.Comply with the Investment Competence Framework.

10.Establish and manage collaborative cross-functional virtual teams to deliver change projects, where appropriate.

Do you have?


    Degree or equivalent

      Relevant successful experience in project management

        Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

          Detailed knowledge of safety regulations (particularly CDM)

            Team leader capable of motivating the team

              Commercial and financial understanding and knowledge

                Membership of the Association for Project Management or other professional body


                  Six Sigma Yellow Belt

                    Knowledge of investment processes and procedures

                      Knowledge and understanding of project and contract management

                      How to apply (External)

                      Salary: £42,971

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

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