|Career Level||Mid-Senior Level|
|Company Size||Large (1000+ employees)|
|Posted Date||July 13th 2012|
|Start Date||Not Specified|
Contracts Manager Rail Sector
To manage a portfolio of rail projects for a contractor which is entering the UK Rail Industry and has significant rail contracting experience outside the UK
To assist in developing a team which will successfully deliver this portfolio of projects
To play a key role in meeting railway clients with a view to increasing the profile of the company and to secure tendering opportunities within the light rail and heavy rail sectors.
Degree in Civil Engineering or related discipline
12 years contracting experience
6 years experience in a rail environment
Successful delivery of projects for Network Rail
Highly motivated self-starter
Ability to manage all aspects of design and build projects
Ability to communicate well with clients, subcontractors and in-house staff
Computer literate and familiar with Microsoft Office applications.
Previously accepted by Network Rail as Contractors Responsible Engineer.
Business development experience
Competent in use of Microsoft Project programming software.
Manage and oversee all aspects of project works (supported by the Contracts Director, Safety Manager, Quality and Environment Manager and Purchasing Manager), including
o Selection, supervision and coordination with design partners
o Selection, supervision and coordination of subcontractors
o Recruitment of junior managers and workforce
o Formalising contract scopes
o Dealing with all contractual matters
o Ensuring that projects fully meet the client specification in accordance with relevant standards
o Ensuring client satisfaction during projects and at handover
o Dealing with third party stakeholders.
Supervise assigned company personnel
Implement project requirements to fully meet the client specification in accordance with relevant standards.
Undertake regular formal inspections of sites and consultants work in accordance with company policy
Prepare progress reports and technical reports for clients and for internal use
Support the preparation of bids and support the delivery of company services on other contracts, when required.
Keep up to date with industry best practice
Meet with potential clients regularly and promote the company at seminars and events.