AP-ADV-SYS-6378: Junior Project Manager
  • 28 Jul 2020
  • Location:
    Birmingham - 134 Edmund Street
  • Sector:
    Engineering and manufacturing
  • Type:
  • Offering:
    Competitive salary and excellent benefits
  • Start Date:
    ASAP post interviews
Job Description:

Junior Project Manager

Birmingham Offices

Full Time Permanent

Following on from the award of West Midlands Trains franchise, we arededicated to giving people and businesses the rail service they’vealways wanted.  We’re investing £1 billion into the region’s network,providing new and smartly refurbished trains, better stations, extrabenefits and cheaper travel.  London Northwestern Railway (LNR) and WestMidlands Railway (WMR) are 2 new rail brands to the UK rail market,operating since December 2017. 

As a Junior Project Manager, you will create and maintain allrelevant Project plans to effectively steer Project through to enddelivery (including resource plans) and ensure they are agreed with theProject Sponsor. Estimate, schedule, plan, track and control tasksthroughout the Project lifecycle including tasks assigned to Projectteam members

You will be responsible for supporting delivery strategy andprocurement as agreed by the Transition & Projects Director and inconjunction with Group procurement activity. As well as, controlling andmanaging delivery through the creation and maintenance of appropriateProject control mechanisms including Risk and Issue Registers.

The successful applicant will have the following:

  • HNC / Degree (or equivalent) and / or significant relevant professional experience ideally with membership of a relevant technical body
  • Experience in Project Delivery roles
  • Awareness of relevant laws, regulations and practices appropriate to the service delivery sector, e.g. British Standards, Railway Group Standards, Network Rail Line standards.
  • Qualified in either: PRINCE2, APMP or PMIBOK (desirable)
  • Certified member of a professional body – APM, PMI (desirable)
  • Good general knowledge of the Railway or similar transport industry

Please refer to full JD on the company web site

In return we will offer in addition to a competitive salary a wealthof benefits including free travel on West Midlands Trains and otherAbellio group trains for you, your partner and dependent children.  75%discount on all other train operating companies over most of the UK railnetwork, enrolment of our West Midland Railways Pension Scheme and ourpension salary sacrifice scheme – Smart Pensions.

We reserve the right to withdraw this advert at any time due to highvolumes of applications (please submit your application as early aspossible to avoid disappointment).

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