Project Manager

Job Title: Project Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Greenford
Salary: £35000 - £38000/annum
Start Date: 2017-10-09
Contact Name: Tom Parkes
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Job Published: September 06, 2017 16:25

Job Description

My client requires an experienced Rail Industry Project Manager to work within their dedicated rail facility where the sales, workshop and all rail products are handled.

Key Responsibilities:

To manage the completion of project deliverables and ensuring the overall success of a new major contract for the rail business, in particular -

  • Deliver the project to the agreed success criteria
  • Be the main point of contact for the customer and control the communications
  • Take responsibility for improvements in efficiency, product quality and costs, striving continuously to achieve excellence in all areas
  • Ensure the Client's operations image is a positive one from both within the business and outside in areas such as customer service, housekeeping and the continuous drive to delight the customer
  • Ensure that activities conform to regulatory procedures, codes of conduct and approvals
  • Ensure that all decision making is in line with the company's policies and strategies and protects the company's and customer's interests at all times
  • Adopt and encourage a leadership style that promotes openness, problem ownership, devolved decision making and team working
  • Motivate and drive project coherence within the project team

Essential Skills:

  • Engineering based degree preferably with a production engineering bias or equivalent substantial experience
  • Experience in managing high volume projects
  • Repair and overhaul experience would be advantageous
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Well developed presentation and communication skills
  • Strong customer focus and understanding of commercial realities and implications
  • Assertive leader, able to raise personal game under pressure
  • Well-developed negotiating skills based upon good technical and commercial understanding and pragmatism where necessary
  • Visible and approachable. Builds trust and operates with integrity and openness
  • Intellectually strong in terms of understanding concepts, producing persuasive arguments and defending
  • strategic and tactical decision making


Engineering based degree preferably with a production engineering bias or equivalent substantial experience

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