Project Manager

Network Rail
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  • Contact: Human Resources
  • Reference: IRC2150597

The railway plays a critical role in connecting people, businesses and communities to support both regional and national economic growth. We run the safest railway in Europe, committed to getting everyone home safe every day. In our role as an asset management service organisation, Network Rail owns, operates, maintains and, where funded, enhances the railway infrastructure.

Route Businesses plan, operate and maintain 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.

As Project Manager, you will lead the safe delivery of projects to achieve cost, time and quality objectives within corporate guidelines and to develop appropriate delivery and supply strategies and plans for specific projects.

The project manager will be the lead for Control Period 6 Intelligent Infrastructure and will act as the Route's implementation manager. Working to the Programme Manager within the Western Route maintenance team you will be responsible for liaising with the National II team and developing the CP6 II plan to roll out and implement during CP6. You will be an effective leader, complete self-starter who is motivated, engaging and communicates exceptionally to senior management. You will be organised, open minded and have an ability to generate excellent working relations with DU front line staff and facilitate new ways of working to deliver efficiencies to maintenance and the wider Western Route.

The key accountabilities of the role are summarised as follows:

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Network Rail adheres to pre-employment Baseline Personal Security Standard (BPSS), this is government standard for pre 'employment vetting.

BPSS government standard pre-employment vetting requires Network Rail to screen a potential employee's unspent criminal convictions and undertake 3 year career checks. Employment at Network Rail is subject to employees meeting the BPSS government standard pre-employment vetting.

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.

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 '3000 (to a maximum amount of '2,250).

Network Rail adheres to a structured pay framework, any salary offered will be within the following pay range: '42,336 - '47,288

Closing date: 23/05/2019, late applications will not be accepted. We retain the right to close the advert before the listed closing date based on application volumes.

Please note that it is envisaged that interviews will take place week commencing 27th May.

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