Assistant Projects Manager Ref: AM10909

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What is the purpose of this role?

To support the CEFA Operations Team for a specified programme area in the efficient and effective provision of programme delivery to support the delivery of the CEFA project.

What will this role involve?

  • Ensure that safety is always the priority, promote safe working practices, ensure full implementation and compliance with Key Processes and Safety Responsibility Statements
  • Undertake the role of Deputy CRE (Operations) (where required and appropriate)
  • Ensure that the appropriate Safe System of Work (SSOW), Work Package Plan (WPP)/Task Briefing Sheet (TBS) documentation is prepared and in place at all times
  • Lead the creation, development and enhancement of the baseline programme through the Planning Robustness process
  • Ensure that the programming and planning of the examination of structures is done in accordance with project requirements, updating the Route Manager (Exams) with route progress information as required
  • Work closely with the Resource Manager(s) to ensure that work is planned to optimise the use of available resources
  • Ensure that all work is planned to satisfy the requirements of the Contract KPI’s
  • Establish and maintain collaborative relationships with Network Rail, in order that their programme requirements are fully understood and implemented
  • Maintain regular liaison with all key stakeholders on project progress, conducting regular programme reviews with the delivery team
  • Advise the Route Manager (Exams) on the procurement of suppliers and sub-contractors where required to support and enhance the core team delivery
  • Determine requirements for non-rail access, plant and equipment necessary to undertake the examinations, then procure with support from the commercial team
  • Support the implementation of site audits, inspections and trials as appropriate
  • Manage all exam dependencies, ensuring that any issues are flagged and dealt with or escalated at the earliest opportunity
  • Ensure that all physical works and enabling requirements are notified to Network Rail in a timely manner and then co-ordinated as appropriate, in line with the programme
  • Improve and evolve our systems, tools and processes so that we can drive efficiency and bring benefits to Amey and to Network Rail
  • Support and advise the Route Manager (Exams) and the Route Commercial Manager on workbank changes

What are we looking for?

  • Strong inter-personal, communication and organisational skills.
  • ONC/Btech in Civil Engineering or Building (additional relevant experience may be considered in lieu on an individual basis).
  • Have a high level of proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office, and in particular MS Excel
  • Knowledge and understanding of Health, Safety, Quality and Environmental procedures
  • Knowledge and understanding of track access planning processes and systems for delivering structural examinations on the rail infrastructure
  • Have project experience in the rail industry, ideally planning operations on-site in a live environment
  • PTS
  • Health & Safety Training (IOSH)
  • Knowledge of Risk Assessment techniques
  • STE 4 competent
  • IOSH working safely

What makes this role unique?

You will assist in site monitoring and cost control / reporting for allocated contracts in a timely manner and approved format.

Publicada el 23-09-2019

Área funcional: Ingeniería

RedHill, Sudeste, Reino Unido

Tipo de contrato: Permanent