Project Manager (Works Delivery)

Network Rail

Project Manager (Works Delivery)


Network Rail, Dundee

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Onsite working

Posted 2 weeks ago, 27 Jun | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: fa482c225dd14774a1c9e515fa32fe53

Full Job Description

Project Managers Works Delivery work across the full portfolio of Network Rails Works Delivery track renewal and refurbishment programmes. To be accountable to the Route for leading their teams to achieve safe, compliant and cost effective delivery of all projects within programmes, meeting client requirements.

About the role (External)

Here are some of the duties your role will include: -

1. Accountable for delivery of a portfolio of projects in a safe & environmentally responsible manner to time, cost and quality, in accordance with the Governance of Railway Investment Projects (GRIP), applicable Network Rail company standards, current legislation and procedures including HMRI guidance where appropriate.

2. Lead, inspire, direct and develop specialist teams to deliver successful projects to meet route objectives for internal and external stakeholders.

3. Direct and co-ordinate multi-disciplinary teams including commercial, programme controls, engineering, and others to identify cost effective solutions to client requirements, establish a robust baseline plan and manage and maintain the plan to project completion.

4. Lead the identification and monitoring of project risks (threats and opportunities), and the associated planning and implementation of mitigation. Respond to previously unidentified issues that affect the programme and implement change control in collaboration with clients and contractors in accordance with NR processes.

5. Responsible for the management of resource planning for current and projected work banks, including identification and management of critical resource requirements for direct labour, contingent and specialist resource, in accordance with Network Rails policies.

6. Engage with and lead stakeholder relationships including internal and external parties, taking account of their levels of influence and particular interests.

7. Establish and maintain governance arrangements for the delivery of projects, defining clear roles, responsibilities and accountabilities that align with organisational practice. Managing project reviews at appropriate points throughout the project lifecycle which will inform governance decisions of projects by providing evaluations of progress, performance, risk, contingency and continuing relevance.

8. Accountable for the management and implementation of Construction Design Management (CDM) requirements associated with programmes to deliver compliance to regulations management and management of the Works Delivery Principal Contractors License.

9. Lead & undertake accident investigations when remitted to by the relevant designated competent person.

· Educated to degree level in a relevant discipline or equivalent demonstrable experience

· Member of the Association for Project Management or equivalent, holding or working towards chartered status or equivalent

· In depth knowledge and previous experience of the application of Construction Design Management (CDM) regulations

· Excellent and demonstrable stakeholder engagement and communication skills all levels. This should include customers; 3^rd party representatives, delivery teams, other business & functional leaders.

· Successful relevant experience in a project environment including demonstrable experience in team leadership, planning, contracting and delivery of projects

· Successful record of project budget management and ability to understand and interpret commercial and financial landscapes (budgets, forecasts, actual status)

· Previous experience of inspiring and leading multi-disciplinary teams to successfully deliver projects

· Successful experience in managing ambiguity in a project environment with strong evaluation and decision-making skills

· Demonstrable safety management practice in project delivery

· Detailed knowledge of Health and Safety legislation and best practice

· Successful experience in Accident Investigation


· Demonstrable experience in the Rail Industry Sector (including application of GRIP)

· Detailed knowledge of Investment, Commercial and Procurement regulations and practices

· Formal qualifications in risk identification and assessment

· You will be a team player and a self-starter with willingness to learn, challenge and get involved

· Knowledge of Network Rail’s assets and how they are managed

At Network Rail, our passengers and freight users are at the heart of everything we do. We help connect people to their friends and families and get goods to their destination safely and efficiently. We’re an organisation where people matter. Watch our video to find out more!

Scotland's Railway is part of this large family and it covers a large geographical area from the Borders to Thurso at the far tip of the North East of Scotland, accounting for almost 20 per cent of the UK rail network. We provide rapid access along busy commuter routes to our seven cities, servicing the varied needs of our business and leisure commuter services, including cross border services and rural services. We have up to 50 freight services operating every day and we are steadily building capacity for this to grow. Our ambition to be responsive to passengers and freight users, drives us every day and we're empowered to do the right thing for those who use the rail network. We actively challenge unsafe practices and take responsibility for addressing risks, resolving issues and protecting safety and wellbeing.

Our colleagues are encouraged to work flexibly as we know that busy lives don’t always fit around a traditional working pattern, if you need flexibility to complete your role just let us know and we will do our upmost to help you to invest in your career with us while balancing other aspects of your life.