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Project Manager - Rail

  • Job reference: 920500
  • Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
  • Salary: GBP40000 - GBP50000 per annum + additional benefits
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Building, Construction & Infrastructure
  • Date posted: 05/07/2018

Orion is recruiting Rail Project Manager with experience of working on Network Rail's infrastructure, London Underground and metro/light rail networks.

Our client are currently expanding their already substantial rail engineering team in Birmingham following several major project wins.

This position is working for a multinational engineering firm that provides design, consulting, construction, and management services to a wide range of clients.

The successful candidate will have solid postgraduate experience.

You will have proven project and design management experience of delivering projects to client's satisfaction at the appropriate standard, ensuring the accuracy of drawings and calculations, ensuring designs are economic and appropriate and that the relevant codes and standards are complied with.

You will have strong business development and client relationships skills and the ability to develop and manage the work of others.

You will also have the technical ability, knowledge, and competence to guide and teach others.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Setting up the project;
  • Managing all risks including quality, environmental and health and safety;
  • Managing quality and integrating quality into all aspects of the project;
  • Drafting Agreements and monitoring their execution;
  • Appointing and managing sub consultants in accordance with company procedures;
  • Establishing and implementing the Project Plan;
  • Establishing and maintaining forecasts, costs and revenue budgets;
  • Establishing and managing project team interfaces;
  • All communications with Client representatives for the project;
  • Producing, checking and verifying all deliverables;
  • Managing and documenting all scope and fee changes and other variations;
  • Implementing and monitoring the agreed staff development and internal communications program;
  • Timely reconciliation of WIP, invoicing and debt collection;
  • Post project review and requesting Client feedback on project completion;
  • Project closure.

Minimum Requirements

  • Experience of working with large infrastructure and minor projects within Rail
  • Experience of working on a variety of projects as project leader on some with experience of dealing directly with clients
  • Experience of managing small teams
  • Awareness of the role of CEM and CRE according to Network Rail's Standard NR/L2/INI/02009 Engineering Management for Projects
  • Experience of significant project and design management
  • Understanding of Health and Safety including CDM

Preferred Qualifications

BSc, BEng or MEng degree in a relevant discipline

Chartered Engineer and member of a professional institution

Not essential but certified project management qualification with a recognised project management institute such as APM or PMI would be an advantage

What We Offer

A place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people.


Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.