Project Manager – Rail

  • Salary: £45 - £55 per hour

  • Location: Bolton

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  • Reference: 36142032

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Project Manager
12 Months
Manufacturing (Part of HS2)
Greater Manchester

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Project Manager with an increasingly successful manufacturing organisation based in the Greater Manchester area on a 12-month contract basis.
My client supplies to solutions to the nuclear and rail industries predominantly.

The Project Manager is required to have the following;

  • Minimum BEng (Hons) in Engineering (preferably Mechanical Engineering)
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience managing engineering teams on projects of value >£5m. ideally within the rail environment
  • Strong knowledge of the rail/nuclear/construction or another highly regulated industry
  • Preferably a Chartered Engineer (CEng) with a relevant professional body (e.g. IMechE, IET, ICE)
  • Project Management qualification (Prince 2/APM)
  • Vast knowledge around deliverable, programmes, budgets and relationships
  • Strong and effective communication skills.
  • Sound motivational skills with a focus on quality adherence and output.
  • Ability to assess situations quickly, diffuse confrontation, and drive pragmatic decisions.
  • Planning, managing and reporting project tasks and responsibilities.

The Project Manager will be responsible for the following;

  • Management of budgets and deliverables
  • Liaise with Engineering Supervisor on holiday requests, timesheet submittals, and additional resource availability
  • Checking and Approval responsibilities in accordance with F-023-ENG, as required
  • Agree project procurement specifications with purchasing department.
  • Expediting TQ’s through the HS2 system
  • Update daily activity trackers for department visibility
  • Control of the project Verification and Validation Requirements Matrix (VVRM).
  • Promote good working relationships within the department, and with other departments

If you are interested in the position, please apply with an updated CV.