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Electrical Project Manager

Vannin Solutions
Closing date
5 Jul 2024

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Contract Type
Full Time
Job Function
Project Manager

We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated Electrical Project Manager with a background in the rail industry to join our client s expanding rail team in Warwickshire. Our client is a well-established company that specialises in mechanical and electrical (M&E) works, civil engineering (Civils), and signalling and telecommunications (S&T) within the rail sector. Available on a long term contract or a permanent basis, this role is working on a long-term project and primed for professionals seeking stability and growth in their careers.

The successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing and managing electrical projects within the rail sector, ensuring they are completed on time, within budget, and to the highest standards of quality and safety. While high voltage (HV) experience is not essential, a solid understanding and experience with low voltage (LV) systems are required

Key Responsibilities as an Electrical Project Manager:

  • Project Management: Plan, execute, and finalise rail projects according to strict deadlines and within budget. This includes acquiring resources and coordinating the efforts of team members and third-party contractors or consultants to deliver projects according to plan.
  • LV Systems: Demonstrate a thorough understanding and practical experience with low voltage (LV) systems in the rail environment.
  • Stakeholder Coordination: Serve as the main point of contact for all project stakeholders, including clients, contractors, and internal teams. Ensure clear communication and understanding of project requirements, timelines, and deliverables.
  • Compliance and Safety: Ensure all projects comply with relevant industry standards, regulations, and safety protocols. Promote a culture of safety and compliance within the project team.
  • Budget Management: Develop and manage project budgets, ensuring financial objectives are met. Prepare regular reports on project status, including financial performance.
  • Resource Allocation: Identify and allocate resources (both human and material) effectively to achieve project goals.
  • Risk Management: Identify potential project risks and develop mitigation strategies to minimise impact on project timelines and outcomes.
  • Quality Assurance: Implement and oversee quality assurance processes to ensure all work meets the specified standards and customer expectations.
  • Documentation and Reporting: Maintain comprehensive project documentation, including progress reports, risk assessments, and project plans. Provide regular updates to senior management.

Qualifications and Skills required as an Electrical Project Manager:

  • Experience: Minimum of 2 years of project management experience in the rail industry, with a focus on electrical systems.
  • Technical Skills: Extensive knowledge and practical experience with low voltage (LV) electrical systems in a rail context.
  • Communication Skills: Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to interact effectively with a wide range of stakeholders.
  • Leadership: Proven leadership and team management abilities, with a track record of successfully leading project teams.
  • Problem-Solving: Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to anticipate issues and implement effective solutions.
  • Organisational Skills: Exceptional organisational skills with a keen attention to detail and the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.


  • Long term contract, or a permanent basis
  • 21 days holiday plus bank holidays (accruing with service)
  • Company pension
  • Company sick pay
  • Hours of work are 45 hours per week
  • Discretionary annual company bonus
  • A culture of promotion from within
  • Additional training and career development is encouraged

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