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Project Manager

  • Location: Greater London
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 30 days ago

  • Sector: Infrastructure
  • Contact: Tristan Walker
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: +441483467294
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 08 December 2021
  • Job Ref: 1038423

NRL are currently recruiting for a Project Manager (Depot & Stabling) on behalf of a client of ours, based in London Bridge. This is a 6-month contract role and will be a hybrid of both remote and site-based working.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Have responsibility for the delivery of projects and sub-projects across the programme to meet the needs of our client’s customers

  • Prepare and manage project schedules, costs, and risks

  • Analyse project data, understand trends, and coordinate responses to issues that have the potential to impact on successful delivery of the project and its outcomes

  • Negotiate and procure project contracts, variations and manage the governance process for onward approval

  • Negotiate and administer relevant project agreements with outside parties, including local authorities, developers, and wider stakeholder groups

  • Facilitate and support continuous improvement and innovation activities

  • Establish and maintain appropriate, professional, and pro-active working relationship with supplier’s project management team

  • Take responsibility of your own and others’ health and safety by adopting and working to our client’s Co Health and Safety principles.

  • Co-operate with our client's in all matters relating to health and safety, including following safe working procedures at all times.

  • Act as a role model for our client’s vision and values, behaving in ways that are aligned with our client’s Ways of Working, as well as encouraging and supporting others to do so too.

  • Promote diversity in the workplace and adopt appropriate behaviour when interacting with colleagues

Role Requirements:

  • A compelling, convincing, and articulate communicator, who uses written and oral communications to inspire as well as convey succinct and clear message

  • Demonstrably fair, open, and honest, with a strong moral compass

  • Unswerving in your attempts to seek the best value to the public purse

  • A self-starter who excels in a fast-paced and changing environment

  • A persuasive stakeholder manager, able to take stakeholders on a journey to help achieve their aims

  • Comfortable in a politically influenced environment where strategic change may frequently lead to a new approach and a sudden reworking of previous efforts.

  • Intrinsically flexible and relaxed in a role which grows and changes as the project develops, doing whatever is necessary to deliver the desired outcomes

  • Motivated by helpfully challenging your peers, and being challenged by peers, to achieve better outcomes

  • A problem solver who is excited by resolving issues at pace

  • Well versed in, and at ease with, all the basics of project management – including the control of cost, schedule, and risk

  • Proficient in using your analytical skills to develop and deploy incisive mitigations

  • A passionate supporter of innovation and improvement, who is always searching for better ways to deliver

  • Captivated by the opportunity to lead disruptive change to the UK infrastructure sector

  • Motivated to develop and grow professionally as a project leader and/or specialist

  • A strong enthusiast of a paradigm shift in working practices and project reporting, using technology to empower honesty and accuracy and drive successful delivery and productivity change

  • Driven to lead a step change in how documentation is used, and how bureaucracy can be drastically cut to aid delivery certainty.

  • Ability to analyse complex data, draw effective conclusions, and rapidly produce solutions and decisions (essential)

  • Confident, succinct, and inspiring communication (essential)

  • Adept at balancing competing needs and pressures to achieve strategic aims (essential)

  • At ease with, and having an appetite for, technological change (desirable)

  • A proven successful deployer of innovation and change in a project environment (desirable)

  • An understanding of risk control, evaluation methodologies, (desirable)

  • A good understanding of continuous improvement methodologies and ideas (desirable)

  • Knowledge of all project management activities within the APM Body of Knowledge

  • Experience of working on project management for a complex, safety focused and regulated organisation with multiple complex interfaces, and delivering to time budget and quality (essential)

  • Degree qualified in an engineering or business discipline or an experiential equivalent (desirable)

  • Chartered membership of a relevant professional body (desirable)

What’s in it for you:

  • Stable contract duration

  • Competitive hourly rate