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Rail - Project Manager (Rolling Stock) - NW London

  • Location

    North West London, London

  • Sector:

    Rail & Civil Infrastructure

  • Job type:

    Temporary

  • Salary:

    Up to £0.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Rosie Wilkinson

  • Contact email:

    rosie.wilkinson@talascendint.com

  • Job ref:

    BBBH91382_1554970929

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-05-11

  • Consultant:

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There is a requirement for a Project Manager (Rolling Stock Testing Support) on the Crossrail project in North-West London on a long-term contract.

Role Brief:

  • To support the CCOS Testing & Commissioning in London plus interfacing with testing in Derby and Melton Mowbray. (Crossrail has a core team responsible for testing and commissioning of the Crossrail Central Operating Section (CCOS), and a rolling stock team responsible for delivering and commissioning of the new Crossrail Class 345 Units).
  • Work as part of a small team based in London with occasional visits to the Bombardier Derby factory and Melton Mowbray test site.
  • Work collaboratively and robustly with other Crossrail teams and suppliers to develop and deliver the integrated testing and commissioning plan for the CCOS.
  • Actively manage Bombardier to ensure they deliver their commitments required to allow the successful testing and commissioning of the CCOS.
  • Work alongside Crossrail's Testing & Commissioning teams ensuring that any quality related issues are fed-back and suitably addressed.
  • Influence supplier conduct and behaviour in the areas of Testing and Quality Assurance to ensure that programme milestones can be achieved in a timely manner, to the required quality.
  • Highlight any specific Risk and Safety concerns and be actively involved in providing mitigating solutions.
  • The role supports a programme that includes night and weekend testing activity and will require occasional on-call support out of normal office hours.

Skills & Experience Required:

  • Knowledge of / proven success in project management of rail infrastructure delivery projects.
  • Strong project management ability including knowledge of schedule management, risk / issue management, budgetary control, approvals & acceptance, quality and safety matters.
  • Educated to HNC or Degree level in a mechanical, electrical discipline or equivalent.
  • Membership of a professional engineering, project management or railway operating institution would be beneficial.
  • Chartered Engineer or working towards Chartered status would be advantageous.
  • Awareness of safety regime within railway industry, railway operations, engineering and manufacturing.
  • Excellent interpersonal, analytical and communication skills (verbal and written), at all levels.
  • Ability to manage internal and external stakeholders and deal with competing interests in an inclusive and pragmatic manner.