Principal Project Manager - Transport

London (Central)
£53,822 per annum
06 Feb 2019
22 Feb 2019
Job Function
Project Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

In 2026, a brand new High-Speed rail station will open at Old Oak in West London, providing an interchange with the new Elizabeth Line, the Great Western Mainline, and acting as a catalyst for the large scale regeneration of Old Oak and Park Royal. With the opportunity to create 25,500 new homes and 65,000 new jobs over a 20-30 period, this is one of the largest and most exciting regeneration projects in the country. The Old Oak and Park Royal Development Corporation (OPDC) is now seeking a Principal Project Manager to drive forward the co-ordination and delivery of a significant portfolio of Transport infrastructure projects, working in partnership with key public-sector bodies, national government, landowners, infrastructure providers, and developers.

As a Principal Project Manager, you can expect to play a key role in aligning stakeholder interests and objectives for various projects, creating agreement on strategy, developing clear project plans and defined roles and responsibilities, and managing their delivery.


You will bring solid experience in managing Transport projects to time, budget, and quality. You will be experienced in the public sector preferably with experience of delivering projects for Network Rail and/or Transport for London, with demonstrable experience of engaging with stakeholders across the HS2 Ltd, NR, TfL, Local Borough’s and the GLA to develop and deliver project objectives.

Please click here to view the full Job Description and Person Specification.

We are committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We would welcome applications from candidates who are seeking part time work as this role is open to job share.

In addition to a good salary package, we offer an attractive range of benefits including 30 days’ annual leave, interest free season ticket loan, interest free bicycle loan, childcare voucher scheme and a career average pension scheme.

If you have a question about the role or the recruitment process then please contact a member of the recruitment team via email on quoting reference OPDC-PPM.

To apply, please click on the apply button to visit our website.

Application closing date: Friday 22 February 2019 at 23:59 GMT.

Interview date: week commencing 4 March 2019.

London's diversity is its biggest asset and we strive to ensure our workforce reflects London's diversity at all levels. We welcome applications from everyone regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, faith or disability.