Scheme Project Manager Development
Job Title - Scheme Project Manager (Development)
Location -Birmingham, Baskerville House
Rates - £250 - £350 per day (In Scope of IR35)
About the role / project:
Working on the strategic rail freight (road and rail) programmes. The projects include; - Rail Central SRFI, Northampton Station - Castle Yard Relocation, West Midlands Interchange - Intermodal Terminal at Four, Ashes (Stretton) and Midlands Rail Hub. The role is responsible for developing and delivering specific projects in line with business requirements, client and customer expectations. These projects are to be delivered in a safe and environmentally responsible manner to cost, time and quality in line with Corporate Governance; Company Standards and Procedures.
What you will do:
Working on the strategic rail freight (road and rail) programmes. The projects include; - Rail Central SRFI,
Northampton Station - Castle Yard Relocation, West Midlands Interchange - Intermodal Terminal at Four, Ashes (Stretton) and Midlands Rail Hub
The role is responsible for developing and delivering specific projects in line with business requirements, client and customer expectations. These projects are to be delivered in a safe and environmentally responsible manner to cost, time and quality in line with Corporate Governance; Company Standards and Procedures
- Liaison and support to Group Strategy in initial developing of strategy, requirements, outputs and order of magnitude costs/ programme for development schemes.
- Liaise and support Sponsors in the development of Client/ Sponsor Instructions & Remits and Contract Requirements Documentation, identify outputs and deliverables required.
- Determine development strategy - procure designers/ Panel contractors, obtain costings, draft PESTs, assist Sponsor in drafting of Authority papers and DSA/ BSA agreements with third parties, agree milestones and deliverables.
- Identify key stakeholders, liaise and ensure timely involvement and incorporate constraints, requirements and priorities in deliverable outputs.
- Identify, programme and manage estimating resource, develop buildability options, input to estimates, track and monitor changes, monitor deliverables/ programme submission to study dates.
- Establish project schedule/ milestones, management, control and monitoring of the programme, including change control and reporting of progress.
- Management of the development process for each GRIP stage - identify/ agree/ produce required deliverables, Stage gate review, CDM, CSM, Risk registers, value engineering, liaison with designers, buildability reviews/ ECI, programme, project controls, etc.
- Management of the development for each Business Case under the DfT requirements with GRIP interfaces as above.
- Meetings attendance - manage, support and carry out actions as required at Hand over meetings (from Business Development team), Start Up meetings, Sponsor meetings, Working Groups, Design Review meetings, VM/ Risk Management reviews/ meetings, Progress meetings, Development meetings, Client/ customer meetings, Stakeholder meetings.
- Manage, input, liaise and support Sponsor with capability analysis, capacity planning, timetable planning, economic planning, Business Cases, whole Life Costings.
- Liaison and involvement with Route Planning, Integrated Access Planning to identify and develop opportunities and constraints for delivery of schemes.
- Day to day management - correspondence, project change control, risk and contingency, queries, interfaces, issues, liaison with Sponsor/ third parties/ stakeholders/ NR disciplines, reporting, commercial, review/ accept of project HSE documentation, etc.
- Establish and maintain collaborative relationships with all internal and external stakeholders
- Project Management
- Project Development experience
- Experience of GRIP 1-4
What you'll get in return
Network Rail (powered by Capita), understand what it is like to work as a contractor and do everything they can to make it a simple process for you - this includes a dedicated Onboarding and extension teams and access to a web based timesheet portal giving you an ability to access and submit your timesheets wherever you are.
About our client - Network Rail
Network Rail is at the operational centre of the railway and playing a key role in a rapidly evolving industry. We are responsible for rebuilding Britain's railway infrastructure and are managing some of the biggest and most complex engineering programmes in Europe. Over the next five years we will be spending around £23 billion to maintain and upgrade every aspect of an infrastructure that comprises 21,000 miles of track, 2,500 stations, 9,000 level crossings, 40,000 bridges and tunnels, and signalling and power for the movement of 25,000 trains every day.
What we hope you will do next
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Network Rail welcomes applications from a diverse range of candidates regardless of background, disability or gender and is committed to interviewing all applicants who declare a disability and meet the essential criteria advertised. We are striving to achieve the 'two ticks' disability symbol and to create a workforce as diverse as the communities we serve.
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