Project Management Assistant

Network Rail

  • Contact: Human Resources
  • Reference: IRC2140859

Network Rail are revitalising Britain's railway. We're building a safer, more reliable and more efficient railway than ever before. It's a real team effort. One which calls for the collaboration of the industry's finest professionals. We've built a supportive, sharing, respectful and diverse culture. Because shared expertise and new perspectives make us stronger. Together, we're making a railway fit for the future. And as the network continues to grow, you'll grow along with us.

The Anglia route comprises over 1,700 miles of track from London Liverpool street station to Norwich in the east and Cambridge in the west, the North London line from Gospel Oak to Barking East, and Essex Thameside from Fenchurch Street to Shoeburyness.

As we enter CP6, a new five-year period of investment, embarking on a diverse range of projects and improvement plans across the route.

Our Works Delivery S&T team in Anglia focus on all works of an S&T nature. We work on everything from '50k to '2m. Complex or multi-disciplinary works. Some notable examples of works we have completed are:

We are growing the team by a further 9 heads. Part of this growth is the addition of a project management assistant. Over the next five years we are embarking on a variety of work which will push you to develop. As a team, we will be making huge improvements to the route which will affect hundreds of thousands of customers every single day spanning complex, dynamic projects. If you have a passion for project management and challenges, join us.

Your work will enable to team to pull together the information and scheduling needed to make these visions a reality. All performance and works delivery information will need to be in one place and will inform the daily engagement with our partners. Without your work we would be unable to forecast what work needs to be delivered ' you are an integral part of the team.

It doesn't matter if you aren't yet a polished project management professional, we will mentor you to get to where you want your career to be. We will teach you:

This won't be easy for you or the team. Our environments can vary and evolve and achieving the balance of time, cost and quality can seem out of reach. But don't be disheartened. Perseverance now will enable you to craft your career within the project management functions or within planning, your options are near endless.

If you can answer yes to the following questions, we want you in our team.

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.

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 dedication 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 '3,333 (to a maximum amount of '2,500).

We follow a structured pay framework, any salary offered will be within the following pay range: Band 3c.

Network Rail align with UK Government standards when carrying out pre-employment checks for all new starters; this includes a 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: 25-February-2019. Late applications will not be accepted. We retain the right to close the advert before the listed closing date based on application volumes.

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