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Scheme Project Manager

  • Location: Leeds
  • Salary: Up to £0.00 per day per day
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted over 1 year ago

Morson International are looking for a Scheme Project Manager to come and join the team based in Leeds. Due to COVID-19 and office space available the role will predominately be home based. You will be supporting the delivery of 2 large platform extensions. The projects are Civils heavy however someone with a multi-disciplinary background is preferred as you will be interfacing with a range of other teams.

What you will do:

  • Accountable for delivery of low complexity projects or parts of complex projects in a safe & environmentally responsible manner to time, cost and quality, in accordance with the Governance of Railway Investment Projects (GRIP)
  • Support the project Sponsor in preparing and maintaining definitions of the project requirements.
  • Manage multi-disciplinary teams including commercial, programme controls, engineering, and others to identify solutions to client requirements and establish a robust baseline plan.
  • Identify and monitor project risks (threats and opportunities), plan and implement mitigations to them, and respond to other issues that affect the project
  • Implement and update resource allocation plans needed for delivery of the project including identification and management of critical resource requirements. Secure resources needed for projects from internal and external sources.
  • Managing stakeholders, taking account of their levels of influence and particular interests.
  • Managing project reviews at appropriate points throughout the project lifecycle which will inform governance decisions of projects by providing evaluations of progress, performance, risk, contingency, and continuing relevance.
  • Establish, and implement where necessary, protocols to change the scope of projects and updating configuration documents as required.
  • Support accident investigations when remitted to by the relevant designated competent person.

Your experience will include:


  • Educated to degree level in a relevant discipline or equivalent experience.
  • Membership (or working towards membership) of the Association for Project Management.
  • Achieved PRINCE2 Foundation or equivalent.
  • Good stakeholder engagement and communication skills.
  • Successful relevant experience including experience of contracting and project delivery.
  • Knowledge and experience of project budget management.
  • Good evaluation and decision-making skills.
  • Project safety management and Health and Safety legislation knowledge.
  • Knowledge safety cases in support of projects.