Assistant Project Manager - Rail

Acorn Recruitment And Training
United Kingdom
28000.00 - 38000.00 GBP Annual
15 Aug 2019
18 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
An excellent opportunity has arisen for an Assistant Rail Project Manager to join a well-run family business in Aberdare.

This is a company that was established over 20 years ago and is currently experiencing sustained growth in the rail market, yet still keep its family feel.

This is an award-winning company that is aiding in the development of the patented Railway Platform, a system that resolves the gap between trains and platforms. This company is successful establishing the platform within the industry throughout the country.

The successful candidate will be based in Aberdare and will be working on UK Rail projects throughout the UK and London. Ideally, the role will encompass both commercial and contractual activities, so a detailed knowledge and experience within the sector would be preferable and knowledge of Principle Contractors Licence (PCL) is advantageous.

This is a well-known, established company with a genuinely low staff turnover. It's an enjoyable place to work and you will feel valued!

Responsibilities will include:

*Travel will be an essential part of the job - Mainly London, overnight stay.
*Management of schemes and understanding client's requirements.
*Management of the technical aspects of design, procurement, implementation and
close-out in accordance with the programme.
*Co-ordination of all relevant parties of the project from inception to closeout.
*Ensuring effective supplier management by raising purchase orders, resolving parked
invoices and raising sub-contract requisitions, able to complete OM Manuals.
*Assisting clients in defining project requirements as well as managing budgets.
*Stakeholder management and co-ordination of third-party interfaces.
*Risk management and ensuring quality controls are in place to regularly monitor
project RA, MS and Rams.
*Proven ability to work within a team environment with a dedicated approach to meet
project deadlines.
*The company has an open and friendly working environment however applicant must
be self-motivated.

The ideal candidate:

*Previous experience in successful delivery of rail projects.
*Good attention to detail, good organisational, written and oral
communication skills.
*Must be Computer literate and conversant with the MS Office with excellent
Excel skills.
*An engineering qualification (Degree, HNC) which has been completed in the
UK / Ireland (preferable but not essential).
*Ideally PTS, Street works supervisor / SMSTS/ CSCS certification.
*Full UK driving license.


*Competitive Salary (Salary will be commensurate with successful
candidate's experience).
*Pension scheme.
*Up to 25 days paid holiday plus 8 statutory days holiday.
*Excellent opportunities for development.
*Supportive working environment .
*Company Vehicle.

Apply today if you feel your skills and experience can fulfill this role and you are interested in working for this great company!

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