Job Details

Project / Risk Manager

Newcastle upon Tyne, Derbyshire, United Kingdom, £40,000 - £60,000 , Permanent

Posted: 23 hours ago


Position Title: Project/Programme Manager

Status: Permanent

Location: Derby

Due to continued growth, Fishbone Solutions are looking to strengthen their established rail team to support the delivery of existing and new projects. We are seeking experienced Project/Programme Managers to support the delivery of project management, design and assurance projects, particularly within UK railway infrastructure.

As a Project/Programme Manager you will work on the delivery of projects providing expert advice on assigned projects and directly to the client, where you will be required to manage the delivery of your own work to the client and that of others within the Fishbone Solutions team to timescale, cost and quality.


* Work with clients to understand ultimate objectives and desired outcomes for each project.

* Work as an individual and as part of a team to lead and deliver specific work packages to quality, time and budget.

* Ensure that scope of work, timescales, and budgets are clear, monitored and managed, and that risks to delivering to quality, on time and within budget against acceptance criteria are anticipated and managed.

* Specify and manage a risk and readiness process to assess complex changes within major rail infrastructure programmes.

* Deliver progress updates at milestone reviews to key UK railway infrastructure stakeholders.

* Manage multiple railway infrastructure stakeholders to ensure that the risk readiness process is delivered to time, quality and budget.

* Ensure overall client satisfaction targets are met throughout the project lifecycle.

* Support the bidding process to deliver proposals, identifying potential risks, devising the approach, specifying clear acceptance criteria, resourcing and costs.

* Ability to carry out Project Management duties in managing aspects of a project both with a single person team or as a multi discipline team across a larger project.

Qualifications required

* Engineering Degree qualified is preferred but demonstration of relevant equivalent experience will also be considered.

* Project management qualifications are desirable but not essential

Technical expertise and skills

* Proven experience of project management/engineering on rolling stock/rail infrastructure projects of varying complexity

* Good working knowledge of risk management techniques and stakeholder management

* Strong skills in Excel and other analytic packages

* Fluent technical report writing

* Good knowledge of the UK rail industry

* Confident at presenting ideas and concepts to senior level audiences

* Software development project management experience is desirable

Highly desirable

There is strong opportunity within Fishbone Solutions to develop new client relationships and further grow our existing customers to build upon our well-regarded reputation with our clients and we are actively seeking candidates that have the drive and experience to help us achieve this. In return a generous package with opportunity for career development and progression is available

Job Details

Newcastle upon Tyne, Derbyshire, United Kingdom
£40,000 - £60,000