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Project Manager

Egis London Full-time

Job title

Project Manager

Contract type

Permanent contract

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Our Project and Programme Management Team has a wealth of experience and expertise in delivering all grades of Project Management, Commercial Management, Programme Controls and Risk and Value Management across the whole project lifecycle. Since 2012, we have managed over £1bn of complex, multi-disciplinary rail projects in the UK, offering a wide range of tailor-made consulting services to our clients.

With over 50 years of experience in the rail industry, we’ve delivered complex and challenging multidisciplinary projects all over the world. Our expertise extends to depots, operations, maintenance analytics and asset management across all aspects of rail, including transport, technical and sustainability assessments and systems infrastructure.

Egis is a leading global consulting, construction engineering and operating firm. We work hand-in-hand with our clients, across every aspect of transport, energy and the built environment to build a more balanced, sustainable and resilient world. The Egis Group has more than 50 years of experience and a team of 16,000 employees in over 100 countries around the world. Joining our Group means, above all, sharing our values as a people-first company, strongly committed to sustainability and innovation.

Job Description

In the UK we're proud to be delivering some of the most iconic projects which help connect people, protect our environment and meet emission reduction targets. From motorways to tramways, nuclear power plants to smart cities, clients choose us to help them solve their most complex challenges - delivering climate-responsible growth that meets the needs of communities, industry and the planet.

We seek a Project Manager to join our Consulting Service Group, Southern Region team, to safely deliver a £50-100m portfolio of rail infrastructure projects.

  • Plan and manage a portfolio of non-complex/complex projects throughout the complete project lifecycle using Network Rail’s GRIP and PACE delivery methodologies
  • Responsible for compliance with relevant health and safety legislation and championing the Health and Safety culture, resolving arising issues or escalating as appropriate and ensuring safe delivery in line with the corporate safety vision. Undertake safety tours for all on site works.
  • Responsible for providing a clear vision and team direction by leading a high-performing team through the effective management, development and empowerment of staff.
  • Responsible for providing effective performance and development management responsibilities for any direct reports, with regards to appraisals and performance management, (such that poor performance is clearly identified and addressed and good performance is recognised and rewarded).
  • Accountable for complex internal and external stakeholder engagement/management. Agree project requirements with the Project Sponsor to ensure that business objectives are met.
  • Responsible for the day-to-day management of project governance, reporting and control structures, with issues, risks and decisions escalated through the agreed Governance arrangements as appropriate. Ensure sufficient financial authority is secured prior to commencing projects.
  • Prepare and manage a project management plan, including responsibility matrix, detailed programme and cost/resource plans.
  • Lead on all financial reporting, including periodic senior management board meetings
  • Propose and agree contract strategy with key internal stakeholders. Produce Invitation to Tender documentation and manage procurement events to secure all necessary contracts for successful portfolio delivery.
  • Lead on post contract management, including management of early warnings, contract change and change control.
  • Establish and maintain a collaborative, professional and pro-active working relationship with delivery contractors/partners’ project management and site teams to ensure safe and successful delivery of project requirements
  • Responsible for secure all possession access, negotiating with the wider Network Rail business, Train Operating Companies and Freight Operating Companies
  • Identify and manage any interfaces and dependencies between the assigned project and other ongoing network activities/projects.



  • Network Rail experience is essential
  • Civils Background
  • Relevant experience in project management and delivering complex rail projects
  • Knowledge of Network Rail’s GRIP and PACE frameworks
  • Procurement and post contract management experience (NR suite of contracts/NEC3)
  • Knowledge of Network Rail’s Engineering Management of Projects standard (02009)
  • Knowledge of Network Rail’s Asset Management Plan process (089)
  • Detailed knowledge of CDM) and HSE Regulations
  • Team leader capable of motivating the team.
  • Commercial and financial understanding/knowledge
  • Accident Investigation experience
  • Right to work in the UK


  • Membership of the Association for Project Management or other professional body
  • A degree or equivalent

What’s in it for you?

As well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements. We have a huge range of benefits and schemes showcasing our commitment to our employees.

Our Benefits

  • Annual Leave 26 days’ rising 1 day/year (up to 28 days) plus bank holidays.
  • Bonus up to 10% bonus, depending on level
  • Private medical insurance for you and your family
  • Highly comprehensive Life Assurance for you and immediate family
  • Cycle to work Scheme
  • Eye Care Vouchers with Specsavers
  • Travel Loans
  • Mobile Phone Allowance of £30
  • Healthcare – Individual or family based on employee level
  • Workplace Nursery Scheme
  • Electric Car Scheme
  • Training & Development
  • Comprehensive Probate Helpline Care for legal and financial advice.
  • Help@Hand: 24/7 unlimited access to video consultations with a GP including prescriptions and medications, 8 consultations/year with a mental health therapist and physiotherapist per employee (and partner), 2 consultations/year with private consultants providing 2nd medical opinions, Advice on a range of life and work matters and a 24/7 helpline.

We are committed to our planet

In each project we design, engineer and operate we care deeply about the legacy we’re leaving behind. As part of our team, you’ll have a unique opportunity to use your skills and expertise to shape a better future for our communities in the UK, and all around the globe.

Our commitment is translated in the work carried out by our Egis Foundation, which funds concrete actions to address the climate crisis and is focused on educational and social initiatives that will help in the responsible and sustainable shift towards a sustainable world.

Equality, Diversity & Inclusion

We are an Equal Opportunities employer and we strive to build a workforce that truly reflects the communities we represent. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds, regardless of age, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and any other protected characteristic.
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