Senior Project Manager Signalling

Civil Engineer
£60,000 - £69,999
06 Jul 2012
05 Aug 2012
Civil Engineer
Contract Type
Full Time
Lead and manage the planning development and delivery of all projects within the signalling division to ensure that all contracts and service agreements are delivered in compliance with contractual SQE legal specifics and obligations. UK Senior Project Manager Signalling To ensure that clients are satisfied with delivery quality and the continuously improve delivery to maintain a competitive edge. 1. Participate as a member of the Head of Signalling team in formulating delivery plans and budgets and in monitoring performance so as to ensure that the delivery targets and margins are fully achieved. 2. Ensure that project managers and their staff plan develop design and implement projects to meet or better tendered margins. Ensure that changes to scope and specifications are managed and that risk registers are robustly reviewed. 3. Manage resources to ensure that all contract/service activities are carried out in accordance with conditions of contract/service agreement health and safety legislation and company procedures. 4. Direct the project managers to comply with procedures and delegated authorities in the delivery of contracts/service agreements and regularly review performance. 5. Critically review P3e project plans to ensure effective delivery plans. These plans should fully resourced costed and updated to produce earned value and other analyses. 6. Review with the resources manager the cross business impact of cumulative resource plans and change plans where possible to ensure maximised resource utilisation. 7. Develop and maintain effective client relationships monitor client satisfaction levels respond urgently to client concerns and ensure improvement plans are developed implemented and shared with clients. 8. Minimise unproductive time and overheads consistent with competitive high quality business ensure forward resource plans provide competitive prices. 9. Ensure through site monitoring that Company policies are implemented consistently and that core values of the Company concerning people are upheld especially those concerned with fairness equal opportunities safety and work life balance. 10. Ensure that applications are certified by clients in the contracted timescale and that clients release cash as contracted. 11. Ensure that monies received are accounted for and allocated in a timely manner. 12. Undertake site safety inspections in line with agreed schedule. 13. Undertake on call duties as required. 14. Turnover and margin meet or exceed targets. 15. Compliance with external legislation as adopted by the company. Accident/safety records within the Group meets with company standards and plans. 16. Company Safety Quality and Environmental procedures implemented and complied with by all employees. SQE KPI's set monitored and achieved. All staff are briefed monthly on safety matters and are aware of their safety roles and responsibilities. 17. Company project management and technical procedures are known by deliver staff and that contracts are delivered in compliance with these and other tendered procedures and that all work practices are analysed to achieve continuous improvement. 18. Customer information is readily available within the Group. Personal relationships with the client are professional and foster repeat business. Feedback from customers is generated and acted upon. 19. Investment plans are researched and presented to the Senior Management team timorously with supporting cost benefit analysis and related to competitive advantage. Plans are also integrated to provide benefits across the company. 20. Employees at all levels within the Group are aware of requirements of their jobs and managers ensure that relevant competence correspondence exists. Systematic appraisal of employee performance is undertaken and plans are made for continuing professional development. 21. All employees embrace the company values. Qualifications & Requirements 1. Qualifications • Essential: Professionally qualified in an appropriate discipline. Educated to degree level. Successful record in project management. • Ideal: Chartered Engineer. Fully conversant with railway structure and associated safety matters. 2. Business and Personal Competencies • Business Focus Is strongly focused on analysing developing and implementing best practice in order to provide effective support to the business and strategic development of the business as a whole. Understands the need to introduce best practice and a continuous improvement culture. Can outline a vision of what such an environment would be like. Understands how the Company works and its objectives. Has detailed knowledge of strategies practices and systems within own area of expertise and understands the cross functional interaction within the business. • Planning and Organising Able to take decisions on all matters that have an important long term effect and co ordinate the operation and development of the team. Adopt a vigorous approach to decision making: • Analyses and assesses information • Generates decisions • Takes into account impact of possible action within the company Able to organise workload of team balancing priorities and scheduling resources. Exercises effective management control delegating responsibility as appropriate. • Change Leadership Able to build a motivated and results focused team with a culture of trust teamwork continuous improvement and customer focus. Adopts a structured and well thought out approach to achieving this. Able to persuade motivate and coach both within and outside own team. Seek views of others listen well builds consensus. Has the credibility knowledge and communicative skills to make an effective contribution to meetings and discussions within and outside function. Come up with new and imaginative ideas identifies fresh approaches breaks away from tradition. • Personal Drive Personally committed to the success of the Company. Not afraid to challenge the status quo in pursuit of business excellence. Achievement orientated adopts thoughtful determined approach in pursuit of goals. Has a 'can do/will do' attitude. Takes responsibility for own development actively pursues learning and career development opportunities; seeks out and feeds back on own performance. Extensive UK travel will be necessary. To apply for this position candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK Matchtech is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.