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Senior Project Manager

  1. Transportation
  2. West Midlands, Manchester
R-110617

Senior Project Manager - Birmingham or Derby

AtkinsRéalis Transportation Project Delivery Practice (PDP) is the centre of excellence for the delivery of Major Transportation infrastructure projects and combines the best in project management and design management to provide a full suite of services to clients in the public and private sectors.  The team is responsible for delivery of design services across our markets of Rail, Highways and Local Transport.   

We have an exciting vacancy within the Strategic Rail Team within PDP and are seeking to recruit an experienced Senior Project Manager to join our Project Delivery Practice based in Birmingham or Derby, delivering projects in the West & Central Region. This is an exciting opportunity for a Senior Project Manager looking to lead the successful delivery of the portfolio of projects in the region, influence the growth and development of the project management team and progress into a Project Director role.

This role offers an excellent opportunity for a talented individual who wants to take the next step in their career and take responsibility for projects from inception through to completion. You will be an established Senior Project Manager within the Rail Market sector; this role offers the chance to develop your career and expand your experiences across a wide range of challenging and exciting projects across a variety of Rail projects. The position is likely to combine agile working from our Birmingham or Derby offices with time at client offices and sites. 

The Strategic Rail Team leads the most complex, biggest and exciting projects within the UK. The project managers in this team directly influence the lives of people within the UK by improving their passenger experience, making their journeys better and by making the country a greener place to live. We have an established portfolio of projects including Wigan to Bolton Electrification, Midland Mainline Electrification and Levenmouth Rail Link, as well as being Engineering Delivery Partner for HS2. We also deliver an extensive stations portfolio, delivering new stations across the West Midlands and Wales Western Regions.

Responsibilities: 

  • Providing project leadership either as a Senior Project Manager on large projects or as a Project Director on medium to small projects
  • Delivery of project management and contract administration through the project life cycle. 
  • Ensuring that there is a common understanding of requirements and scope, programme, costs, constraints, risk and interfaces across the team. 
  • Leading the project team – building, motivating, maintaining, coaching, guiding, and developing the team. 
  • Deliver governance arrangements for projects within corporate and business policies, directives, guidance, and procedures to ensure a robust outcome. 
  • Ensure safety is prioritised throughout delivery. 
  • Management of Risk (and Opportunity) for the project from inception through to completion. 
  • Manage approved sub-contractor procurement processes. 
  • Clear and accurate monitoring and reporting of project performance against programme, technical quality, financial and KPI targets; both internally and externally. 
  • Mentoring and developing of Project Managers and other team members, as required. 

Requirements: 

  • Ideally with a Project Management/Engineering background, with design management, project management and contract administration experience within the Rail Market.
  • Experience of undertaking accountable Project Manager roles on multidisciplinary rail design projects (>£5M design fees per annum).
  • APM PMQ (or equivalent) recognised level of competence in Project Management – desirable. 
  • Understands and has experience in deploying various forms of construction contract, in particular NEC3 or 4 and/or bespoke forms of contract. 
  • Experience of working with Network Rail and/or HS2 and Principal Contractors
  • Understanding of Network Rail Standards.
  • Experience of working closely with multi-disciplinary design teams. 
  • Client facing and customer service skills, with the ability to understand clients’ requirements. 
  • Current driving licence. 

Why work for AtkinsRéalis?

Our Transportation teams are reinventing transport for a challenging yet exciting future. We're creating new ideas and smart solutions for cities, people and the environment. You'll be working alongside some of the top people in our industry, solving challenges that bring together traditional engineering and new technologies. As part of our organisation, you'll be in a privileged position, delivering what's right for governments and communities. You'll be helping us to improve our leading environmental performance while enabling others to do the same.

Meeting your needs:

To help you get the most out of life in and outside of work, we offer employees "Total Reward." It's a package that can be tailored to your changing lifestyle, career and personal needs. You'll enjoy benefits such as partner discounts, leadership training, professional, accreditations, and career planning for any stage of your career. Making sure you're supported is important to us. So, if you identify as having a disability, tell us ahead of your interview. And let's talk through any adjustments you might need.

New name, new era. We are AtkinsRéalis. It will take some time for all our information to update – you can still refer to our fantastic benefits via the link below:

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More about us:

AtkinsRéalis, is a leading global consultancy with over 80 years of design and engineering expertise. With us, you'll be surrounded by the skills, knowledge and support to help you succeed.

Together, we can deliver projects which have a positive, sustainable impact on the world.

AtkinsRéalis, ranked as one of LinkedIn’s Top 25 Companies, where UK professionals want to work and stay once they join.

Training:

AtkinsRéalis is committed to developing its people both personally and professionally. Our colleagues have the advantage of access to a high ranging training portfolio and development activities designed to help make the best of individual’s abilities and talents. We also actively support staff in achieving corporate membership of relevant institutions.

Additional Information:

Some roles may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary, it will be discussed with you at interview. The vetting process is delivered by United Kingdom Security Vetting (UKSV) and may require candidates to provide proof of residency in the UK of 5 years or longer. If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community - a place where we can all be ourselves, thrive and develop. To help embed inclusion for all, from day one, we offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and employee networks to support staff from different backgrounds. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures and ability.

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