Project Manager/Engineer - Depot (Birmingham)

Birmingham 
£500 - £600 per day (dependant on experience)

Ford & Stanley - The Rail Recruitment Experts have partnered with an award-winning train operator in the Midlands.

Due to a restructure within the franchise projects team, we are currently seeking a Project Manager with a background in engineering with experience of Rolling Stock depots, who will ensure that everything is in place for the successful delivery of Rolling Sock Depot facilities.

The Opportunity

Location(s)

Birmingham

Contract Length

6 months  

Role and Responsibilities

  • To project manage the successful and timely delivery of the project for the existing Depots, supporting the operation, maintenance and deployment of train fleets
  • To ensure that the depot works are delivered within the agreed timescales to support the servicing and operation of the fleet
  • To ensure that the all the depot works programmes meet all safety and governance requirements
  • To manage effective working relationships with all stakeholders working in a positive and collaborative manner
  • Develop strategies and plans for the delivery of Depot Improvements and participate in the development of depot works, including the modification of the existing Depots sites on the Network
  • Provide leadership and direction to the Technical Advisors in the development of designs as appropriate
  • Develop robust project plans and RAID logs to support the project and to comply with internal Project Governance
  • Participate in the sharing of project management best practice across the Transition & Project Directorate and the wider business

Skills & Experience

  • Experience of complex Rolling Stock Depot projects involving multi-disciplinary teams
  • Experience of managing and maintaining depot facilities
  • Experience in procurement for the build of new and upgrade of old depots
  • An understanding of NEC and commercial contracts
  • Strong Appreciation of importance of stakeholder engagement, and requisite inter-personal skills to engage with stakeholders
  • Strong appreciation of importance of customer experience
  • Strong ability to produce clear and concise reports

Qualified in either:

PRINCE2, APMP or PMIBOK (desirable)

Location:
Birmingham
Salary:
Contract

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