Birmingham, West Midlands
Rail Technical Team
9 months ago
Senior Project Manager Opportunity
A leading client in the Rail Industry is recruiting a Senior Project Manager to work on a permanent basis, based in Birmingham. Offering excellent salary and package.
What is the purpose of this role?
To act as bid manager on tenders for significant bid opportunities and take full responsibility for the management of quality, programme, cost and project contribution on the project for the Company; and
To manage major multidisciplinary or large single disciplinary projects and deliver or exceed the Company's agreed financial expectation for the project.
What will this role involve?
Manage preparation of bids for design services including co-ordination of input from other design teams and sub consultants, preparation of method statements and programmes and tender presentations
Manage projects in compliance with the Project Control System Set up programmes for project, update regularly and ensure that activity managers have sufficient capable resources to meet deadlines
Forecast and monitor the financial performance of the project, giving regular (minimum monthly) reports, comparing actual and forecast performance to plan expectations and explaining variations Maintain detailed project records and the Project Management Workbook or other system for monitoring performance of projects
Identify budgetary and programme issues that need to be addressed with the client to ensure their satisfaction and ensure that agreed key performance indicators, as agreed with the client, are met Manage, develop, coach and motivate employees in the project team
Ensure compliance with Health and Safety, Environmental and other appropriate regulations
Maintain and develop key client contacts to maximise future business opportunities
Assist the Contract Manager with development of new business by involvement on key client management process, tendering and winning work
The position is office based, but may require visits to clients, suppliers, third parties and work sites as required. Work on site during weekday nights, at weekends and bank holidays will be required occasionally
What are we looking for?
MEng, BEng or equivalent CEng MICE or MIStructE Membership of APM
Computer literate and thoroughly conversant with MS Office suite and experienced in the use of project management software - MS Project, Primevera
Knowledge of progression Financial Management System is an advantage
Demonstrable relevant experience of civil engineering projects with significant experience in the management of design projects for consultants
Previous experience in the rail industry and knowledge of railways standards is essential in particular the design and construction of repairs, refurbishment or replacement of bridges, stations or other structures in an operational railway environment Level 4: competent to work unsupervised and to supervise others; competent to check and approve the work of others; competent to sign off design certificates on behalf of the company Environmental awareness for managers IOSH managing safely