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Assistant Project Manager - RAIL

  • Job reference: TR-002278
  • Sector: Rail, Transportation
  • Location: London, Derby, Croydon
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Atkins is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. They build long-term trusted partnerships to create a world where lives are enriched through the implementation of new and exciting ideas. Atkins have a vision to shape the future of transportation, to lead where others follow and to deliver the future of mobility today.

Atkins’ Transportation is our centre of excellence for the design of highway and rail infrastructure projects. We aim to be the first choice designer for local and national highway authorities, Network Rail, contractors and developers. We are working on a number of high profile projects and frameworks nationwide, including Cambridge to Huntingdon A14 upgrade and Smart Motorways programme through the Collaborative Delivery Framework for Highways England, Cross Rail, Great Western Electrification Programme, HS2 and related projects.

The Rail business of Atkins is looking to recruit Assistant Project Managers to join our Project delivery practice delivering £ Multi-Million rail infrastructure projects, based in the Greater London area. The role will include managing experienced design and delivery teams in the South East. The role of Assistant Project Manager is to actively support the delivery teams and manage key client accounts to ensure Atkins remain as amongst the first choice of customers.

Our Project Delivery practice within our Transportation division provides support and guidance to the whole of Transportation in project management, project controls and quality and technical assurance. Project Delivery leads on our portfolio of major projects within both Strategic Rail & Highways. This includes functional leadership and standards for how we govern our projects.

• Assisting the Project Manager to deliver major multi-disciplinary infrastructure projects, delivering on time and to budget.
• To ensure Safety is maintained and promoted along with promoting the highest standards of safety at site.
• To establish & build relationships with key suppliers, contractors & internal stakeholders.
• In conjunction with the Procurement Manager, inviting tenders, selecting and making recommendations on all consultants and other external specialists necessary to facilitate the achievement of the project

• Project management experience within complex projects including experience working within multi-disciplinary teams.
• Well organised and confident, with enthusiasm for learning new skills and willingness to take on a variety of tasks.
• Able to establish and build relationships with suppliers, client/contractors and internal stakeholders.
• Good communication skills

Atkins develops individuals through a portfolio of training, development and mentoring activities designed to help you make the best of your abilities and talents. These are reviewed with individuals through an annual appraisal process. We actively support staff in achieving corporate membership of relevant institutions.

Join us in this role and you can take your Transportation career so much further. We offer the opportunity to work across different disciplines, in different UK offices and even to take up international or client-based secondments. You won’t just be helping to shape the world of tomorrow; you’ll be shaping your own future too. We’ve got a lively culture where people from a diverse range of backgrounds support and inspire each other to achieve great things. So alongside excellent rewards and benefits, you’ll enjoy being part of a team that builds strong bonds both in and out of work!

We are passionate about collaborative working. Our people build lasting relationships.

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary it will be discussed with you at interview.

If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

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