Scheme Project Manager

Network Rail
Basingstoke, Hampshire
£39,514 a year
24 Aug 2018
24 Sep 2018
Job Function
Project Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

Works Delivery Off Track team are a multidiscipline workforce which covers vegetation clearance, boundary fencing and drainage works.

This position is available on a fixed term/secondment basis for a period of 12 months

About the role (External)

In this key role, you’ll manage the successful delivery of Network Operations projects to agreed scope, times and cost within the Off-Track team to manage Geotech vegetation clearance/maintenance, fencing renewals, level crossing refurbishment, and civil works in Works Delivery and will require to undertake the management of the full life cycle of the project starting from the project initiation – GRIP 1 to 3 – which comprises scoping/surveying the remits, developing estimates and outline programme, identifying access requirements, then managing the project delivery – GRIP 5 to 8 – which comprises of procurement and tendering process, developing project plans/programmes, managing contractors, delivery/installation of works, handback and project closure. All of that is to be managed in-line with the project budget and robust forecasting/monitor and control period by period.

At the forefront of change, you’ll play a huge role in the delivery of exciting projects. Managing them through various stages of the lifecycle, you’ll also support the delivery of the overall project portfolio. You will enjoy the scope to manage both the development and the delivery of change projects. We’ll look to you to deliver projects in a safe, environmentally responsible way, to time, cost and exacting quality standards. Naturally, you’ll take care to manage tactical changes, risks and costs. Along the way, you’ll follow all guidelines and legislation relating to investment projects.

Essential Criteria

  • A proven, relevant track record in project management
  • HNC/HND or an equivalent level of qualification
  • Experience of creating and maintaining project plans using project software
  • Strong understanding of safety, quality and environmental procedures
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills

Desirable Criteria

  • Membership (or working towards membership) of the Association for Project Management or other professional body
  • A degree or equivalent
  • Six Sigma Yellow Belt

How To Apply- External

How to apply –

A career with Network Rail is a journey. We’ll do everything we can to make it a great one. That means plenty of support for personal and professional development. It also means a great range of benefits. Working with us, you’ll enjoy 28 days holiday, access to a range of contributory pension schemes, and a generous bonus on top of your competitive salary. We can offer you a season ticket loan, annual season tickets are discounted. What’s more, you can take advantage of childcare vouchers, discounted cycle hire and more. Discover more at

Network Rail is committed to offering competitive and fair pay and adheres to a structured pay framework. The successful candidate will be offered a salary within the range advertised and any offer made will not exceed the maximum shown.

Salary: £39514

Closing date: 11 September 2018

How to apply: Please click ‘apply now’ to apply.

We retain the right to close the advert before the listed closing date based on application volumes.

Network Rail welcomes applications from a diverse range of candidates regardless of age, disability, marital status (including civil partnerships), pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, transgender status, sex (or gender), employment status, membership or non-membership of trade union, social class or any other irrelevant factor. We are committed to interviewing all applicants who declare a disability and meet the essential criteria advertised. We are two ticks accredited and we continue to strive to create a workforce as diverse as the communities we serve.

Network Rail adheres to pre-employment Baseline Personal Security Standard (BPSS), this is government standard for pre –employment vetting.

BPSS government standard pre-employment vetting requires Network Rail to screen a potential employee’s unspent criminal convictions and undertake 3 year career checks. Employment at Network Rail is subject to employees meeting the BPSS government standard pre-employment vetting.

This position is available on a fixed term/secondment basis for a period of 12 months