To lead the safe delivery of a training and IT focussed project to achieve cost, time and quality objectives within corporate guidelines and to develop appropriate delivery and supply strategies and plans.
Deliver the project safely to time, cost and quality, in accordance with the Guide to Railway Investment Projects (GRIP), applicable Railway Group, Network Rail company standards and other specific legislation including construction design management (CDM) Regulations.
Provide a professional, first class, consistent and effective project management service to the clients, including project monitoring and reporting systems in accordance with Railway Group, Network Rail company standards and guidelines.
Participate in the development of supply strategies and framework contracts.
Provide detailed input for compilation of the business plan and production of the possessions plan.
Control project change, risks and contingency within the project life cycle and provide all cost, contingency and programme details to enable the Sponsor to obtain authorisation for projects.
Provide a safe working environment in the execution of work directly under the post holder's responsibility, including development of project safety plans and other associated documentation.
Identify training needs in safety, technical and management areas for the personnel reporting to the post holder and contribute to their personal development.
Undertake accident investigations when remitted to by the relevant designated competent person.
Comply with the Investment Competence Framework.Skills Required:
Relevant successful experience in project management/change management
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Detailed knowledge of safety regulations (particularly CDM)
Team leader capable of motivating the team
Commercial and financial understanding and knowledge
Railway experience is highly desirable
Experience in an L&D environmentDesirable
Membership of the Association for Project Management or other professional body
Six Sigma Yellow Belt
A degree or equivalent
Knowledge of investment processes and procedures
Knowledge and understanding of project and contract management