Scheme Project Manager – Rail

  • Permanent
  • Anywhere


Award winning international engineering consultancy seeking to employ project management talent, who have experience of working in the rail industry, in the role of Scheme Project Manager. We are looking for candidates who would be interested in being fast tracked to a Project Manager in 12 months.

This is an excellent opportunity to join an organisation who 100% value their staff and don't just see you as a number. With huge presence in the international market, they are now rapidly growing in the UK across the rail, nuclear, highways and aviation sectors and can offer fantastic progression opportunities accompanied with a rewarding, supportive working culture.

As Scheme Project Manager you will join a growing project management team and provide unique, creative solutions to their clients in the rail industry. You will be responsible for a wide range of engineering activities and will be involved in safety, environment, design, construction, procurement, and cost control. This will always include managing change and risk within each project life cycle and ensuring safe working environment.


Deliver individual projects or parts of projects in a safe and environmentally responsible manner to time, cost and quality in accordance with the Governance of Railway Investment Projects, current legislation and procedures including HMRI guidance where appropriate.
Provide a professional, consistent, and effective project management service including the use of Key Performance Indicators and project reporting systems in accordance with company/client standards and guidelines.
Act upon and discharge of, all Construction Design Management obligations for projects as directed.
Manage the establishment of the initial project baseline to provide effective measurement and control. The baseline will encompass; project documentation; key deliverables; delivery strategy; resource requirements; outputs/measures; risks; dates and cost information.
Manage the selection and/or development of appropriate supply strategies and framework contracts for each project; and confirm successful engagement.
Provide detailed input for compilation of the business plan and production of the possessions plan.
Control project change, risks and contingency within the project life cycle, reviewing and checking that appropriate approvals are sought before implementation.
Manage the development and delivery of change projects in compliance with company/client processes and procedures.
Provide a safe working environment in the execution of work directly under the post holder's responsibility, including development of project safety pans and other associated documentation.
Promote and monitor the use of efficiency improvement methods.
To be considered for the role of Scheme Project Manager candidates will need to have:

Network Rail experience is essential, whether direct or via the supply chain
Relevant experience in project management and successfully delivery of Rail projects
Design and construction management experience
Ability to produce and maintain a robust project program (appreciation of Primavera desirable)
Knowledge of monitoring and controlling project finances
Contract management (NEC and NR suite of contracts) experience
Knowledge of GRIP and Asset Management Plans (AMP)
A good understanding of Construction Design & Management (CDM) Regulations 2015.
General knowledge of Health, Safety and Environmental Regulations
Right to work in the UK
Reward & recognition:

Salary between £35,000 – £50,000
Competitive pension scheme
Life Assurance & additional benefits
Eye Care Vouchers
Travel Loan
Mobile phone allowance
Cycle to work scheme
Healthcare – Aviva
Workplace Nursery Scheme
If you could see yourself working for a diverse, exciting and forward-thinking company, look no further!! Make contact today! To apply is easy, contact Oli for more info or just simply apply online

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