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Programme Manager - Traction Power

  • Location: London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
  • Salary: Negotiable per year
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 7 days ago

  • Sector: Rail and Transportation
  • Contact: Rail Technical Team
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  • Duration: 5 months
  • Start Date: Immediate
  • Client: Morson Talent
  • Expiry Date: 20 August 2021
  • Job Ref: 191632JM_1626856783

Programme management responsibility for delivery and integration of all Line of Route, Substation and system integration scope required to support Traction Power system commissioning.


- Managing delivery of the supply chain and overseeing administration of supplier contracts including construction contractors designers and consultants.
- Integrating design and construction plans to support staged system commissioning.
- Integrating construction and commissioning works into railway possession access. Ensuring plans are in place and leading engagement with Network Rail to obtain the required access.
- Implementing the project health safety and employee well being policies with respect to the traction power projects.
- Oversee the engineering function with respect to traction power. Control emerging scope and technical risks to protect project cost and schedule from undesirable change. Manage delivery of engineering deliverables and technical assurance to support programme.
- Driving and monitoring delivery of construction plans, identifying and resolving problems as required.
- Implementing delivery reporting regimes and metrics with the Project Controls function as appropriate for the scope and levels of risk.
- Taking action to address supplier performance issues.
- Driving value for money by challenging suppliers, methodology and scope.
- Support the Network Rail Risk & Value Management processes
- Planning and delivering Close Out and Completion tasks as an on-going part of the project
- Fulfilling NR Project Management responsibilities associated with GRIP 5-8 Contracts

Knowledge / Experience:-

- Project Management
- Leadership
- UK Railway Experience
- Contract Management and Administration
- Trending, change control and governance
- Traction Power systems
- Understanding of Network Rail Authorisation and Assurance processes

Our client will consider both permanent or contract hires within this remit of expertise to meet current and future demands of their programme portfolio.