Project Manager (Works Delivery) - FTC

Network Rail

  • Contact: Human Resources
  • Reference: IRC2148196

Network Rail is at the heart of revitalising Britain's railway. From Crossrail ' Europe's largest civil engineering project ' to investment in world-class stations and major programmes of electrification, we're involved in some of the most ambitious and diverse ventures that this country has ever seen.

Route Businesses E&W plans, operates and maintains the railway day-to-day. Our business units ' 'routes' ' work closely with our customers, and are accountable for improving customer service, safety, and performance, as well as providing a value for money railway.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join LNW Works Delivery as it embarks upon the next stage of expansion.

LNW Works Delivery carries out work LNW route wide from Euston in the south, through the major cities of Birmingham and Manchester to just over the Scottish border - the backbone of Britain. The LNW Works Delivery team plans, designs and delivers project covering as Track, Signalling, Civil Engineering, Buildings, Drainage & Off-Track, Electrification and Plant within the route.

The team delivers an ever increasing work bank, currently over '170m per annum, which will increase to over '200m per annum in the next Control Period. We achieve this through a mix of both direct delivery and contracted works.

Job Skills, Experience and Qualifications


' Relevant successful experience in project management

' Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

' Detailed knowledge of Construction Design & Management (CDM) Regulations 2007.

' General knowledge of Health, Safety and Environmental Regulations

' Team leader capable of motivating the team

' Commercial and financial understanding and knowledge

' Accident Investigation experience


' Membership of the Association for Project Management or other professional body

' Six Sigma Yellow Belt

' A degree or equivalent

' Knowledge of investment processes and procedures

' Knowledge and understanding of project and contract management

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. We positively embrace flexible working recognising that employees may wish to balance work and family/home life.

We will endeavour to provide a gender diverse interview panel wherever possible.

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.

A career with Network Rail is a journey and we will do everything we can to make it a great one. That means plenty of support for personal and professional development. It also means a great range of benefits. Working with us, you'll enjoy 28 days holiday, access to a range of contributory pension schemes, and the potential to top up your competitive salary with a bonus. We can offer you a season ticket loan, annual season tickets are discounted. What's more, you can take advantage of childcare vouchers, discounted cycle hire and more. Discover more at

We adhere to a structured pay framework, any salary offered will be within the following pay range: '50,400 - '56,700. This particular role covers LNW North hence the successful candidate can be based in Carlisle, Preston, Liverpool or Manchester however travel throughout the North will be required.

We are looking for talented people from all backgrounds to join our journey and move us forward by having a rewarding career, the right lifestyle balance and great benefits in a caring environment. We value the commitments you may have outside of work and will consider flexible working applications. If we can make it work ' we will!

As an arm's length department of the UK Government, Network Rail is required to comply with a well-established pre-employment vetting process for all prospective employees.

Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) checks require prospective employees of Network Rail to meet the following requirements;

For more information regarding BPSS pre-employment related checks, please visit the UK Government website for further information.

Closing date: 8th May 2019. Late applications will not be accepted. We retain the right to close the advert before the listed closing date based on application volumes.

This vacancy is a 12 month fixed term contract.

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