Project Delivery Rail Group

Recruiter
The Department for Transport
Location
London
Salary
Competitive
Posted
11 Sep 2017
Expires
09 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Do you enjoy working in a fast paced and exciting environment? Would the opportunity to work with adiverse range of internal and external stakeholders, including Ministers, industry, passenger representative groups, and the public to deliver on challenging and significantly large projects worth billions of pounds motivate you? From making wifi available on trains, to procuring and managing franchises worth billions of pounds, to overseeing large scale, infrastructure projects such as Crossrail and Thameslink. Being a part of Rail Group will mean you will be part of major improvements to rail travel for future generations. We are looking for people who are flexible, can work autonomously and deliver quality work to tight deadlines in a variety of continually evolving policy and project areas.The scope is immense and the opportunity to influence policy, project delivery and commercial contracts is what makes a job in Rail Group a challenging and rewarding experience - and you don't have to be interested in trains! You will need sound judgment and experience of working closely with and influencing a range of internal and external stakeholders to achieve your objectives. You will be operating in a fast paced and dynamic environment and be given the opportunity to make a real difference and leave a lasting legacy. Depending on the role, post holders will have the opportunity to: • Lead substantial work streams with responsibility for managing small teams to deliver ministerial priorities • Sponsor projects through collaborative working with a range of stakeholders, both within government and the wider rail industry • Develop, oversee and implement delivery plans in partnership with other delivery bodies • Directly lead solutions to ensure robust management of project and programme delivery, including managing risks effectively to give the Senior Responsible Officer and relevant governance boards assurance that delivery is duly governed and controlled • Proactively and professionally representing the Department for Transport at external stakeholder meetings • Be a part of the work to transition projects from development to a live operation, working with others to ensure enhanced passenger s services are delivered • Act as a senior client programme manager to work closely with a range of internal and external stakeholders, Network Rail and relevant governing bodies to ensure projects are delivered in a timely manner and within budgetary constraints • Communicate effectively with a range of stakeholders, including Ministers and the public. To find out more about these unique opportunities and the exciting work that we are involved in, please click the APPLY button. Closing date: 28 September 2017.