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Senior Project Manager- Signalling

  • Job reference: TR-001942
  • Sector: Rail, Transportation
  • Location: South East
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The role


We are looking to recruit a Senior Project Manager with experience of working on signalling projects to join our Project Delivery Practice delivering £ Multi-Million rail infrastructure projects. The role will include managing experienced design and delivery teams within our Transportation division and will primarily be based in the South, South East and Southwest.



The team


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.


For members of the British Armed forces who are currently in their last two years of service, we are offering the opportunity to undertake a Civilian Work Attachment (CWA) within Atkins. You will have the chance to learn about the Atkins & Faithful + Gould businesses and our culture, as well as being assessed for your fit within our organisation and where your skills may be most beneficial.


You will also develop an understanding of potential career paths and speak to other Armed Forces leavers who have progressed in their time with Atkins. If you are a service leaver and looking for more information, please contact the Recruitment Advisor looking after this role



We are seeking candidates able to demonstrate a high level of project management capability for their experience bands, who can ensure delivery to time and budget on large and complex design projects and groups of smaller projects. You will be a project manager with a proven track record in the UK infrastructure engineering sector, preferably Rail Signalling led multi-disciplinary projects and have experience of managing design and construction programmes demonstrating proven abilities to build and maintain relationships with multiple stakeholders. The appointed candidates will have a track record of successful delivery on a wide portfolio of projects. Experience of managing construction programmes and administering construction contracts would be advantageous. We are looking for candidates with experience of delivering high complexity Major Projects and we would welcome applications from high achievers from sectors such as Rail/Transportation, Construction, Petrochemical, Nuclear, Automotive, Defence (Command & Control) or similar with a transferrable skillset.


The successful applicant will possess the following attributes:

• Extensive project management experience with a proven track record in delivering highly complex engineering/construction projects in a timely and safe manner.

• Well developed leadership, communication, negotiating, influencing and inter-personal skills, with the drive and commitment to achieve project objectives.

• Commitment to provide inspirational safety leadership and ability to deliver high standards on health and safety.

• Experience leading projects under a range of Contract types.

• Proven track record in establishing and building relationships with suppliers, client/contractors and internal stakeholders.



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!


It is expected the interview process will be a two-stage process, including a competency based interview & also a potential meeting with the client as part of the process.

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