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Project Manager

  • Job reference: TR-002091
  • Sector: Rail
  • Location: Birmingham
Our Transportation Division is currently seeking Project Managers in our Birmingham office to support the delivery of a wide variety of multi-disciplinary railway projects across the UK. Using your excellent people, technical and delivery skills, you’ll drive multi-disciplinary designs for new build, renewal, maintenance and assessment works.

You’ll be working as part of one of the largest transportation consultancies in the UK, and a leading supplier of engineering services to government, regulatory and local authorities, infrastructure owners and operators. Major clients include Network Rail, London Underground, HS2, Train Operating Companies, Design & Build Contractors and other niche clients. You’ll also have the opportunity to work on overseas projects and with our internationally based design teams.

Ideally you will have a background in civil engineering design and delivery within a railway environment. You’ll be familiar with working in large, geographically dispersed multidisciplinary design teams on projects at varying stages of development from feasibility to detailed design.


Responsibilities
Technical
·Co-ordination of tenders and projects for clients.
·Ensuring compliance with business management standards set in the company’s quality, safety and environmental policies and procedures.

People
·Mentoring and supporting the development of Assistant Project Managers, graduates and technicians.
·Able to work and integrate into multi-disciplinary teams and work independently.

Stakeholder
·Maintaining and developing excellent professional relationships which can secure repeat business.
·Presenting to clients and key stakeholders in a professional, responsive and client focused manner.
·Client, programme and financial management of projects.

Management
·Assisting with / preparing fee offers for agreement with the client.
·Assigning work to and checking / reviewing the project team’s work.
·Working collaboratively across the Atkins Group

Requirements
Essential
·BEng / MEng or MSc degree in civil engineering or equivalent.
·Chartered status with the ICE, MCIHT or IStructE.
·Experience of working on Network Rail / Rail design projects.
·Experience of the current Network Rail, British and European standards and Construction Design Management Regulations (CDM).
·Experience of railway design interfaces (e.g. track, OLE, signalling, E&P, telecoms, civil, geotechnical, environmental, structural).
·Ability to research information and data independently.
·Ability to prepare reports and specifications, and to collect data and statistics necessary for the preparation of progress reports.
·Ability to develop and agree project scopes and manage budgets, programmes and quality of deliverables.
·Good written standard of English
·Good oral communication abilities
·Strong interpersonal and team working skills

Desirable
·Proficient in software such as Microsoft Project, Excel, Primavera P6.
·Flexibility for occasional periods working away from normal office location, including overseas
·Experience of site, construction contracts and of site management.
·Hold a valid UK driving licence.

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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