Senior Project Manager

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Rolling Stock

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  • Salary:

    £350.00 - £400.00 per day

  • Contact:

    Hayley Murray

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

  • Expiry date:


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We are currently recruiting for a Senior Project Manager (fleet/rolling stock) to lead and provide successful management of projects/programmes to time/budget/quality to meet the needs of the Fleet/rolling stock Renewals and Enhancements department

Key Accountabilities

  • Leads and manages the delivery of a group of smaller projects or a large project affecting a significant part of the organisation with significant complexity, usually involving complex stakeholder management and external partners
  • Undertakes detailed resource planning to ensure that the resource requirements for projects are communicated and agreed by relevant stakeholders, to secure required resources
  • As a Project Manager, ensure delivery of project and programmes to meet the agreed objectives, in line with TfL quality standards and TfL Project Management methodology (Pathway), including adherence to all processes and procedures, governance requirements and communication standards
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with the project Sponsor, end user(s), and suppliers' and contractors' project management teams as appropriate to facilitate the smooth running of the project and ensure alignment of interests
  • Within agreed authority levels, negotiate, procure and authorise all major project contracts and variations with a focus on win: win agreements and approve spend to agreed limits

Skills, knowledge and Experience

  • Knowledge and understanding of contractual issues in a project environment
  • Knowledge and understanding of legal aspects, financial control and procurement processes and techniques
  • Knowledge and understanding of planning and project management tools and techniques
  • Degree or equivalent in e.g. business or engineering (desirable) Awareness of safety issues in a transport environment (desirable)
  • Experience of working on fleet / rolling stock projects
  • Experience of working in a complex, multi-disciplinary, matrix-management environment
  • Proven record of taking personal responsibility and accountability for delivery of projects up to £100m in value in a large complex organisation, delivering to time, quality and budget
  • Experience of managing performance and delivery through external contractors/suppliers

This role is inside of IR35 and as such will need to be set up on a PAYE or Umbrella basis. Limited companies or PSC's will not be permitted.

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