Project Manager - Rail in Wales, United Kingdom

Project Manager - Rail

Location: Wales

22-Sep-2021
What is the purpose of this role?

To lead and direct the delivery of a high-profile signalling project including signalling systems. This project encompasses the signalling, power and communications sectors within mainline railway. We are looking for an experienced Project Manager to join our Signalling team.

To be managed and delivered safely in accordance with legislation, Amey Procedures to contract specification and programme, whilst building and sustaining long term customer relationship through continuous improvement and collaborative working.

What will this role involve?
  • As an integral part of the management team you will be both technically and commercially responsible for the management and delivery of Signalling & Power projects.
  • Oversee health and safety by ensuring that all work is delivered in compliance with all relevant Company and Industry standards and procedures.
  • Project management professional with a main contracting background ideally in Signalling. Previous experience in a client facing role is an essential requirement for this role.
  • To lead and direct the allocated package works ensuring co-ordination of all disciplines within
  • the contract works.
  • Effectively lead and line manage the project team, including training, development and
  • performance management.
  • Ensure that allocated contract works are effectively planned, and progress reviewed on a weekly
  • Ensure Works packages are effectively & efficiently integrated within the transformation
  • programme
  • Undertake duties of Project Manager as defined under IDP Works Contract (NEC3 PM)
  • Timely submission of reports to an agreed format.
  • Implement the allocated budget for the package works, review & report on budget performance
  • with the commercial team.
  • To promote, through pro-active leadership, improvements in Safety, Health and Environmental
  • management in line with the objectives set by Amey.
  • Ensure that systems are in place to ensure all work activities obtain the necessary approvals
  • and that all contract, technical and administrative instructions are implemented prior to
  • commencement of the works.
  • Input to and monitor the Contract Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), including financial,
  • commercial, safety and personnel related issues, as agreed with the Account Director.
  • Proactively seek improvements in efficiency of operation to support the TFW Amey targets
  • through continuous business improvement.
  • Display and develop in others a collaborative behaviour and culture.
  • Ensure that the operations organisation is properly resourced with competent people in order to
  • deliver these key accountabilities.
  • Effective management of IDP performance and efficient working.
  • Understanding customer requirements and clearly developing the project plan, scope and
  • Ensure that all project activities from design to construction are performed within the programme requirements.
  • Resolving issues by coordinating and integrating the relevant disciplines
  • Ensuring project expenditure is tracked, reconciled to budget and forecast to completion
  • Working in line with the TfW Plan of Works and making sure Stage Gates are adhered to between Stages C, E & F.
What are we looking for?

Essential Skills, Qualifications and Training:

  • Proven track record in Project Management and is likely to have in excess of five years
  • experience at a Project management level.
  • Good understanding of the construction / railway industry.
  • Understanding of Railway Planning systems
  • Knowledge of Health and Safety at Work Act and CDM Regulations
  • Knowledge of accident investigation techniques
  • Highly effective motivator with strong written and spoken communication skills and
  • capable of interfacing at all levels in the organisation.
  • Exhibit behaviours that will support and develop collaborative working.
  • Good management skills
  • Understanding commercial processes and requirements.
  • PTS

Desirable Skills, Qualifications and Training:

  • Min HNC/HND in Engineering (or a similar approved qualification)
  • Must be able to drive
  • IOSH Managing Safely

Do you want to work on a high- profile project in the rail industry like Wales and Borders?

Here at Amey we support the multi-billion-pound contract to run the Wales and Borders train service and to develop the Cardiff Central Metro. We will work closely with TfW to deliver a new era for passengers and for Wales, with more services, newer trains, better stations and a more reliable network. We will continue to provide support to TfW Ltd in delivering key projects such as the introduction of new rolling stock and the construction of the £738m South Wales Metro (SWM) transport project, a planned multi-modal transport system, which incorporates trains, light rail and bus services.

We’re all originals here and our individuality is an asset. We have unique backgrounds and personalities, which means we all bring different ideas to the table. But we do have one thing in common: we all take personal pride in our public service. With every drop of water and spark of electricity we supply, with every bolt we tighten and with every guiding golden nugget of advice, we better manage the services that we all use and rely on every day, ensuring every household in Britain benefits from our work.

Amey is one of the top five support services suppliers in the UK. We employ 16,000 people, have a turnover of £2.1bn and a strong forward order-book. Every household in Britain benefits from the work we do. We maintain the UK’s road and rail infrastructure, keep schools safe and clean, manage the UK’s defence estate, safely escort prisoners and keep prisons and courts secure. We also collect and process waste, as well as deliver utilities services. All of this is underpinned by our leading consulting capabilities which uses engineering design and data analytics to better manage the services we all use and rely on
As one of us, you can really be you because your individuality is an asset. You’re surrounded by a team of people who want you to grow and embrace new challenges. People who care about your job satisfaction as well as your wellbeing. There’ll be experiences as original as you are, in a career that can feel like many rolled into one. You’ll be stretched but always supported. Whether it’s working on the biggest bridge in the country, learning to get to grips with the latest technology, or just working with a great group of people every day, you’ll find what gets you out of bed in the morning at Amey.

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