Scheme Project Manager

Basic Job Overview

> Scheme Project Manager<
> Cardiff, South Glamorgan <
> Job Type: Full Time / Permanent, Contract <
> Salary: <


Job description

An exciting opportunity has arisen to work on the Core Valley Lines project. We are recruiting on behalf of a well-established consultancy who are seeking an ambitious Scheme Project Manager. Please note there are contract and permanent opportunities available.

role details:

1. Accountable for delivery of low complexity projects or parts of complex projects in a safe & environmentally responsible manner to time, cost and quality, in accordance with the Governance of Railway Investment Projects (GRIP), applicable Network Rail company standards, current legislation and procedures including HMRI guidance where appropriate.

2. Support the project Sponsor in preparing and maintaining definitions of the project requirements.

3. Manage multi-disciplinary teams including commercial, programme controls, engineering, and others to identify solutions to client requirements and establish a robust baseline plan.

4. Identify and monitor project risks (threats and opportunities), plan and implement mitigations to them, and respond to other issues that affect the project

5. Implement and update resource allocation plans needed for delivery of the project including identification and management of critical resource requirements. Secure resources needed for projects from internal and external sources.

6. Managing stakeholders, taking account of their levels of influence and particular interests.

7. Managing project reviews at appropriate points throughout the project lifecycle which will inform governance decisions of projects by providing evaluations of progress, performance, risk, contingency, and continuing relevance.

8. Establish, and implement where necessary, protocols to change the scope of projects and updating configuration documents as required.

9. Support accident investigations when remitted to by the relevant designated competent person.


• Worked on Rail & Infrastructure projects

• Membership (or working towards membership) of the Association for Project Management.

• Achieved PRINCE2 Foundation or equivalent.

• Good stakeholder engagement and communication skills.

• Successful relevant experience including experience of contracting and project delivery.

• Knowledge and experience of project budget management.

• Strong experience of working on Signaling projects

• Project safety management and Health and Safety legislation knowledge.

• Knowledge safety cases in support of projects.


• Experience in the Rail Industry Sector (including application of GRIP, and Construction Design Management (CDM) on simple projects).

• Knowledge of Network Rail’s Project, Investment, Commercial and Procurement practices.

• Experience in risk identification, assessment and mitigation.

• Flexible and pro-active approach.

• You will be a team player with willingness to learn, challenge and get involved.

• Knowledge of Network Rail’s assets and how they are managed

To apply for this job please visit www.cv-library.co.uk.