Senior Project Manager - Rail

Mott MacDonald

Location: England

Job Type: Full time

Posted


Do you want to work for a company whose purpose is to improve society by considering social outcomes, and to transform businesses, communities, and opportunities for it's employees? Mott MacDonald is a global consultancy whose people do exactly that.


As Senior Project Manager you will manage your own projects or workstreams on major rail projects. This opportunity will enable you to support the development of this growing and diverse business whilst progressing your own career. The focus of this exciting role and opportunity is to help build the growing business and to support our Clients by winning and delivering high quality project and programme management services that contribute to society and make the communities in which we live and work better.

A bit about the team

We operate in Aviation, Highways, Rail and Maritime. Our vision is to deliver major transportation projects as part of a global business and to establish our wide-ranging consultancy as 'credible' and 'preferred' for our existing and new clients.

What you will contribute to the team;

  • Delivery of commission obligations and internal project performance
  • Establishing effective communications across the project delivery, client and stakeholder teams
  • Taking the lead on problem solving and decision making
  • Team leadership, resource management and task allocation
  • Controlling the internal and external commercial aspects of projects across a range of contractual arrangements
  • Adoption of programme and business management systems across project teams
  • Mentoring more junior members of staff in project management
  • Securing opportunities and repeat business

Will consider Sheffield, York and Manchester as base location
Candidate Specification :

Required for the position of Senior Project Manager - Rail;

  • 7+ years experience working in the rail industry
  • Membership of the APM
  • Chartered (or working towards)
  • Experience of managing NEC contracts
  • Substantial project management expertise across a wide range of disciplines, contract/procurement routes and market sectors
  • Experience of managing and leading large project teams to successful outcomes
  • High degree of commercial acumen and knowledge of planning and project controls
  • Ability to operate both autonomously and as a part of a larger team
  • Excellent IT Skills - Word/Excel/PowerPoint
  • Strong communication skills including writing reports and presenting
  • Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with clients, stakeholders, colleagues and the supply chain
  • Ability to demonstrate a flexible approach to work
  • Flexibility to travel to client sites and other MM offices

Preferred by not essential:
  • Experience working for Local Authorities / Network Rail / National Highways
  • NEC accreditation (3 or 4)

If you meet 80% or more of what we're looking for, please still apply. We understand not everyone will meet all the requirements, but you might have skills we didn't know we need.

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