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Project Manager - Rail Ancillary Civils W2B

  • Job added:   11 May 2021
  • Location:   Manchester, Greater Manchester
  • County:   Greater Manchester
  • Job Type:   Permanent
  • Reference:   213723593
  • Company:   CV-Library
About Amey

Work with Amey on the UK's most exciting rail project!

TRU is a once-in-a-generation rail upgrade programme to deliver faster, longer, more frequent and more reliable rail services across the north of England, from Newcastle, Hull and York towards Manchester and Liverpool via Leeds. By connecting the major cities of the North with an enhanced, more reliable service, it has the potential to impact the lives of thousands of passengers and support economic growth across the whole of the north of England.

Amey, in partnership with Arup, BAM and Network Rail is upgrading the route between Manchester and Leeds, which includes civils, track, railway systems and electrification. The opportunity to use modern digital signalling and train control also means we can lay the foundation for the Digital Railway.

Working with Amey on TRU is essential for anyone serious about a career in rail. You will be pioneering new techniques, using the latest technology and helping us set new standards for collaborative working.

Fundamental to living our core values is having great people in our business. That's why we believe that Amey is only as great as the people we employ. We place great value on our people and the contribution they make to our business, that's why we aim to offer a competitive benefits package to all of our employees. Working for Amey you will receive a competitive salary and will be able to join our contributory pension scheme. In addition, you will be entitled to Company sponsored life assurance and a generous holiday entitlement. You will also be invited to join Amey Choices which offers a range of flexible benefit options and offers additional benefits available throughout the year. Amey is an equal opportunities employer.

What is the purpose of this role?

You will build, manage and develop the Ancillary Civils scope across Project W2B for Rail Systems within the Transpire Alliance, supporting all contracts and projects on Transpire.

What will this role involve?

You will:

Promote safe working practices, ensuring full implementation and compliance with safety.
Align the project(s) with the overall Amey business strategy and processes.
Develop Project / Programme Brief, Project Initiation Document (PID), Communication and Project Quality Plan.
Be accountable for submitting and meeting accurate forecasts for cost and turnover achieving forecast margins for allocated contracts.
Lead and line manage the project team(s), including training, development and performance management.
Ensure that allocated contracts are effectively planned, and progress reviewed on a weekly basis.
Document critical success factors, project acceptance criteria and customer quality.
Ensure that logs are set up for managing and tracking issues, risks, decisions and lessons learned.
Oversee quality control throughout the project.
Ensure that engagement of any third-party project resources is managed in accordance with Amey procedures and policies.
Plan, execute and finalise projects according to agreed deadlines within budget.
Establish project compliance with Health and Safety, Environmental and other appropriate regulations.
Maintain regular liaison with all stakeholders and employees on the progress of projects.
Identify and monitor project risks (threats and opportunities), plan and implement mitigations to them, and respond to other issues that affect the project.What are we looking for?


HNC / HND in Engineering (or a similar approved qualification).
Personal Track Safety (PTS).
SMSTS/IOSH Managing Safely.
Temporary Works Awareness.
The ability to manage and lead a team in the successful delivery of multi-disciplinary projects.
Strong interpersonal skills to influence and manage all stakeholders.
Understanding of Railway planning systems.
Environmental Awareness, including sustainability.
Railway access & Programme (P6) Awareness/Appreciation.Desirable:

NEBOSH Certificate.
Project Management Methodology Qualification.
Waste Management Awareness.
Scaffold Awareness.
Commercial, Estimating, Contract and Procurement Training.
CDM (2015) Regulations Training

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