Project Director (Rail Design) Ref: AM10837

About Amey

Fundamental to living our core values is having great people in our business. That’s why we believe that Amey is only as great as the people we employ. We place great value on our people and the contribution they make to our business, that’s why we aim to offer a competitive benefits package to all of our employees. Working for Amey you will receive a competitive salary and will be able to join our contributory pension scheme. In addition you will be entitled to Company sponsored life assurance and a generous holiday entitlement. You will also be invited to join Amey Choices which offers a range of flexible benefit options and offers additional benefits available throughout the year. Amey is an equal opportunities employer.

What is the purpose of this role?

Accountable for successfully securing and delivering a programme of projects to meet annual budgetary targets for turnover and margin.
Reports to the Account Director.
Provides strategic leadership to Project Directors and teams working within their programme (typical headcount of 100).

In a typical week you will:

Integrate safety within everything we do
Accountable for the performance of the P&L across the Programme
Identify and own key opportunities within the Programme and make resources available to secure work against these
Set direction and targets for Programme and communicate these effectively to all team members
Develop and maintain specific client relationship(s), with regular reviews of project performance, and active management of issues
Communicate market intelligence and suspects/opportunities identified as a result of this to the Business Development team
Inspire team to delight the client
Keep Account Director informed of Programme performance at appropriate level
Set example to the team by behaving in accordance with Amey’s values Management
Agreeing and owning budgetary targets for turnover and margin within the Programme and reporting progress monthly against these
Work with the Business Development team to identify opportunities and provide appropriate resources to convert these in to secured orders
Establish desirable and required attributes of the Programme and ‘what matters most’ for each of the stakeholders
Segregate the Programme into manageable Projects and agree appointment of appropriate and competent Project Directors and Managers
Regularly review the resource and project plans with the Project Directors across the Programme to identify and/or pre-empt resourcing conflicts.
Raise any concerns with the Head of Resource Management
Present performance of the Programme at monthly finance review meetings with the Business Director, explaining any variances and providing amended forecast figures where necessary
Delivery of, or exceeding project commercial and financial performance targets through rigorous management of costs, billing and change control, and driving commercial best practice
Recognise when issues need to be escalated to the client and stakeholders and when compromises have to be made within the programme
Provide assurance that the Programme is being managed to achieve the 3 project drivers – cost, time and quality – to the complete satisfaction of the client

We want to hear from you if you have:

Related Professional qualification
An Engineering qualification and experience in both design and construction environments (desirable)
Chartered Programme Management/Leadership/Engineer or equivalent professional qualification (desirable)
Relevant sector safety qualifications (e.g. PTS in Rail) (desirable)
Prince 2/APM accredited (desirable)
Member of the Association of Project Management (desirable)
Computer literate and thoroughly conversant with MS Office suite and project management software (i.e. MS Project, Primavera)
Risk and/or Value Management training Understand SAP, and its use to set up projects, periodic reporting processes
Successful delivery of a number of large, complex, multi-disciplinary projects with experience in either Engineering or Project Management within a consultancy environment
Proven experience in managing the integration of a Programme of work
Commercially astute, with a good working knowledge of contracts
Experience in managing P&L
Previous sector experience and knowledge of sector standards (e.g. Rail) (desirable)
Successful delivery of a Major Project or Programme of work in a similar environment.(desirable)
Excellent Client Relationship Management skills
Excellent communicator and motivator of people
Environmental awareness

What makes this role unique?

You will drive opportunities for profit improvement by actively sharing professional excellence and delivery best practice across the Programme and the Division.

Publicada el 11-10-2019

Área funcional: Consultoría

Birmingham, Midlands del Oeste, Reino Unido

Tipo de contrato: Permanent