Project Leader

Network Rail

  • Contact: Human Resources
  • Reference: IRC2143043

About Network Rail:

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 forward-thinking and state of the art ventures that this country has ever seen.

This opportunity sits in Supply Chain Operations, a division of Route Services that procures safe, balanced, products and services that are in turn used to improve and enhance the rail infrastructure across Britain. Our aim is to deliver excellent value and service to our customers, helping the rail industry to work together to deliver a more cost-effective railway.

About this role:

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Project Leader to join our team. Supporting Programme and Project Managers you will be managing the introduction, enhancement and replacement of wheel plant assets. These assets range from our half mile long Ballast Cleaning Systems through to specialist wagons delivering materials to worksites. All playing a significant role in supporting Network Rail's commitment to deliver a rail network, that enables trains to run safely, punctually, reliably and at a cost that represents value for money. On projects ranging in duration and complexity, you will be part of a team that is committed to meeting the needs of our customers.

As a Project Leader, it is desirable that you have an understanding of working with original equipment manufacturers in a heavy engineering environment and you must have experience in stakeholder relationship management. We are looking for someone with a 'can-do' attitude who is keen to take an innovative approach to influencing continuous improvement and project delivery. In this role you may also have the opportunity to deliver business change projects.

Key Accountabilities:

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

At Network Rail we encourage our staff to work flexibly as we recognise our busy lives don't always fit around our jobs. We would welcome any applications from those wishing to carry out this role in a flexible way ie part time job share, compressed hours work pattern etc.

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 (to a maximum subsidy of '2,500).

Network Rail adheres to a structured pay framework, any salary offered will be within the following pay range: '32,256 - '36,288

Network Rail is required to comply with UK Government standards when carrying out pre-employment checks for all new starters; this includes a basic criminal record check. In addition to the basic criminal record check, in accordance with the UK Government we are also required to verify your identity, right to work in the UK and previous three years employment history.

Closing date: 24-MAY-19. Late applications will not be accepted. We retain the right to close the advert before the listed closing date based on application volumes.

Please clearly show in your application how your skills and experience match the requirements of this role.

It is a requirement of the role to live within 90 minutes commuting time of The Quadrant Milton Keynes.

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.

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