IT Project Manager

Project Manager

£338/day Ltd – £440/day umbrella in scope of IR35

6 Months initial contract

Based in Milton Keynes

Our client is a well established Nationwide Rail company whose professionalism and well respected name have been instrumental in their success.

Our client is looking for an experienced Project Manager to join the team based in Milton Keynes on Training and IT programmes of work. (interface and networks)

These Programmes are split into 2 areas, 1 is to look at the internal systems and processes used to support recordings and assurance of rail competences and the second is to look at supply chain activities.

What you will need:


* Recognised PM qualification

* Rail experience would be an advantage

* Previous experience of running L&D type programmes/projects

* Demonstrable experience of managing complex programmes.

* Relevant successful experience in project management

* Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

* Detailed knowledge of safety regulations (particularly CDM)

* Team leader capable of motivating the team

* Commercial and financial understanding and knowledge

* Accident Investigation experience

• Membership of the Association for Project Management or other professional body
• Six Sigma Yellow Belt
• A degree or equivalent
• Knowledge of investment processes and procedures
• Knowledge and understanding of project and contract management

The role:

* Deliver the project(s) safely to time, cost and quality, in accordance with the Guide to Railway Investment Projects (GRIP), applicable Railway Group, company standards and other specific legislation including construction design management (CDM) Regulations.

* Provide a professional, first class, consistent and effective project management service to the clients, including project monitoring and reporting systems in accordance with Railway Group, company standards and guidelines.

* Participate in the development of supply strategies and framework contracts.

* Provide detailed input for compilation of the business plan and production of the possessions plan.

* Control project change, risks and contingency within the project life cycle and provide all cost, contingency and programme details to enable the Sponsor to obtain authorisation for portfolios/projects.

* Provide a safe working environment in the execution of work directly under the post holder’s responsibility, including development of project safety plans and other associated documentation.

* Act as CDM Planning Supervisor as directed.
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