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Scheme Project Manager

  • Location:

    United Kingdom

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  • Job type:

    Contract - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £350 - 400 per day

  • Contact:

    Olivia Woods

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876 046

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

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Excellent opportunity for a Assistant Project Manager to work on Rail Infrastructure in the Scottish region, on a long term contract basis.
This role will work closely with the Programme Manager in the Rail Works Delivery, Buildings and Civils team, delivering works ranging from minor reactive maintenance tasks to significant renewal projects.
You will be required to develop processes around the identification, recording and evidencing of efficiencies along with development and implementation of strategy to deliver the teams improvement plan.
Duration: 12 months
Location: Working from home, with 1 or 2 office visits to Glasgow over the course of 12 months
Rate: £350-£390 per day, Inside IR35
·Experience of working in the railway environment
·Experience of working in a project environment
·Experience of implementing strategy
·Experience of implementing change plans
·Good communication skills
·Ability to write clear and concise policy documents
·BPSS Clearance (Basic Disclosure)
Main Duties and Responsibilities:
·Management and delivery of plans to ensure all necessary preparation and execution tasks and dependencies are included.
·Ongoing management of those plans to achieve the delivery goals Work with key stakeholders to manage the deployment of all aspects of the project assigned to Identify and mitigate potential risks for delivery of products .
·Operate as a full member of the team; supporting the Programme Director and other team members as directed Project Manage all aspects of specific work packages
·Working with stakeholders to ensure Design; Delivery; Technical Build; testing; MI requirements etc are managed and delivered to date and time
·Completion of detailed plan for the medium term including MSP; Resources; costs
·Completion of the detailed design phase to time and quality; working with the Design team to secure stakeholder sign-off at all stages.
·Development of stakeholder relationship with suppliers; including preparation of joint plans; proposals and any design and build documentation.
·Completion of the high level plan through to Go Live and BAU handover.
·Experience in the delivery of projects; with particular emphasis on the management of suppliers and stakeholders
·Experience of governance and risk control frameworks
·Good planning and organisational skills
·Strong leadership; people and communications skills
·Possess strong analytical skills with a proven ability to persuade and influence senior decision-making.
The successful candidate will work under their own direction but will be required to consult widely with the team to develop and implement practical strategy and process improvements.
if you are interested in applying for this role please email your CV to me at or call me on 023 9387 6046.