Posted September 21, 2022

Project Manager

  • Employer Colas Rail
  • Location Birmingham
  • Salary Competitive plus benefits

Purpose of the Role

The Birmingham Eastside Metro extension to Digbeth will serve the High Speed 2 (HS2) station at Curzon Street. The 1.7km route is planned to run from Bull Street to a new terminus at High Street Deritend. 

The Project Manager is responsible for the day-to-day management of the project within the Alliance in support of the Project Director. The role includes the coordination and facilitation of all processes in such a manner that there is minimal impact and disruption on existing operations throughout the project lifecycle. They will have a strong knowledge and background of commercial management of all aspects of the project to ensure that the project is taken into tram operation safely, on time and under budget. They will be responsible for resource planning within the project and ensuring the correct level of resource is available to ensure the project meets key milestones.

Key Success Measures 

          

  • Safety & Ethics – Support the implementation of the Business Conduct Guidelines, Colas Rail Limited Safety, Health, Environment and Quality (SHEQ) strategy, associated actions and resulting initiatives, to deliver continuous improvement in all areas. 
  • Excellence – Ensure work is carried out with a continuous view to profitability and efficiency and look after our shareholders by guaranteeing that they see value for money and a profitable business. Quality is key to competitiveness. Take responsibility for delivering on time and on budget a high quality product or service, which Colas Rail can take pride in.
  • People – Demonstrate respect for colleagues, our clients and the environment in all areas of work.

Key Areas of Responsibility & Accountability     

MAIN DUTIES OF THE POST

  • Lead the different discipline teams throughout the project maintaining a ‘Best for Alliance’ environment. 
  • Delivery of key elements of the BEE Project in a safe & environmentally responsible manner to time, cost and quality, in accordance with the Alliance Principles.
  • Agreeing timescales, costs and resources needed to deliver a project
  • Drawing up a detailed plan for how to achieve each stage of a project
  • Selecting and leading a project team
  • Directing a multi-disciplinary Construction and Rail team
  • Communicating with staff at every level, in a calm, personable way
  • Overseeing several sections of the projects at the same time
  • Ensuring that each stage of the project happens on time, on budget and to a high standard
  • Reporting regularly on progress to the Project Director and stakeholders
  • Resolving any issues or delays

Person Specification 

  • Knowledge of project delivery in a civils environment 
  • Ability to manage project plans, budgets, and workforce 
  • Managing several projects sections simultaneously with the support of junior project managers
  • Experience of managing multi-disciplinary project teams
  • Experience of delivering within an effective safety culture in a high risk environment

Qualifications 

  • Relevant Degree
  • Recognised Project Management qualification. Membership (or working towards membership) of the Association for Project Management or other professional body.

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