Project Manager - Permanent Way - Perm or Contract

Ref No. BHN530516
Location Manchester, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Open


Project management, rail, pway, contract or perm

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Project manager

The Job

Project Manager

Project Manager with experience of delivering rail permanent way (PWAY) projects to join the UK arm of a leading international engineering consultancy.

This is an excellent opportunity to join an employee focused organisation who are renowned for working on a wide spectrum of flag ship infrastructure projects across the world. This particular position will see you take the lead in the delivery of major pway schemes within a £multi-billion programme which will link communities together but also increase the UK economy.

Ideally this leading brand is looking to secure candidates on a permanent basis but would consider contract workers but the role has been deemed inside IR35.


  • Responsible for providing a clear vision and team direction by leading a high-performing team through the effective management, development and empowerment of staff.
  • Establish and maintain a good, professional and pro-active working relationship with the Contractor/Delivery partner's project management team where applicable to ensure delivery of intended business benefits.
  • Within agreed authority levels, negotiate, procure and authorise all project contracts and variations and approve and authorise all payment to meet value for money criteria.
  • Responsible for providing effective performance and development management responsibilities for any direct reports, with regards to appraisals and performance management, (such that poor performance is clearly identified and addressed and good performance is recognised and rewarded).
  • Agree major project requirements with the Project Sponsor / Contract Manager to ensure that business objectives are met.
  • Methodology and governance structures to ensure delivery of intended business benefits.
  • Identify and manage any interfaces and dependencies between the assigned project and other ongoing network activities/projects.
  • Prepare and manage a project implementation plan, including responsibility matrix, detailed programmes and cost and resource plans.
  • Responsible for the day-to-day management of project governance, reporting and control structures, with issues, risks and decisions escalated through the agreed current Governance arrangements as appropriate.
  • Responsible for compliance with relevant health and safety legislation and contributing to the Health and Safety culture, resolving arising

What do you need?

  • Personal Track Safety
  • Network Rail experience mandatory
  • Programme and project management qualifications and accreditations preferred
  • Right to work in the UK

In return you will be offered a salary of between £60,000 - £70,000 (dependant on experience) accompanied with a annual bonus, 26 days holiday, pension and other additional benefits.

Next steps:

  • If this role sounds like you, we would love to hear from you! Send your cv through to
  • If we think you're a match, I will be in touch for next steps!
  • Apply now! What have you got to lose?

Applications close 15/06/2022

Molly Scott
manages this role


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