Project Management Assistant - IP

Last updated 3 days ago
Location:South Yorkshire
Job Type:Full Time

Location

Doncaster, GB

Department Name

Eastern Region

About Network Rail

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Brief Description

To support the project team with the every day management of projects for which they are responsible, in accordance with the Guide to Railway Investment Projects(GRIP), Railway Group, Network Rail's company standards, and all current applicable legislation including CDM Regulations.


About the role (External)

Key Accountabilities

  • Work as part of a project team, assisting to deliver projects to time, cost and quality through various phases in a safe and environmentally responsible manner.
  • Manage and report programme and progress in line with project reporting systems and guidelines.
  • Develop and integrate, effective support systems to enable the Project Manager to handle and control change.
  • Process contractor possession and isolation applications so that the applications are complete and submitted to the prescribed time scales as advised.
  • Monitor contractor performance indicators and provide periodic progress reports.
  • Support the Project Management team in providing a safe working environment at all times during the execution of those projects under their responsibility.
  • Run generic and site specific methods of working and supply risk assessments to agreed timescales.
  • Supervise so that HSQE risk assessments have been carried out by the contractor, and monitor compliance.
  • Follow the Investment Competence Framework.


Job Skills, Experience and Qualifications

Essential

  • Some management experience including project management.
  • Educated to HND/HNC or similar standard.
  • HSQE awareness, issues and principles.

Desirable

  • Membership (or working towards membership of) the Association for Project Management.
  • A degree or equivalent.
  • Knowledge of safety, quality, environmental, commercial and financial aspects.
  • Understanding of possession planning.

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 factor. We will interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria. Network Rail positively embraces flexible working, recognising that employees may wish to balance work and family/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 commitment 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).

Salary: £25,000 per annum

Network Rail is required to align with UK Government standards when carrying out pre-employment checks for all new starters; this includes a basic criminal record check. In addition to the basic criminal record check, in accordance with the UK Government we are also required to verify your identity, right to work in the UK and previous three years employment history.

Closing date: 3rd December 2020. Late applications will not be accepted. We retain the right to close the advert before the listed closing date based on application volumes.