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Project Director - Rail

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    £95000 - £110000 per annum + 25 days, pension, healthcare

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    Jamie Wilson

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    15 days ago

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  • Startdate:

    April 2021

Rail Project Director required for a new project to deliver 5G connectivity along a key part of the railway network.
Whilst rail infrastructure project delivery experience is essential, telecoms experience is beneficial.

This is a once in a blue moon career opportunity, a genuinely unique opportunity to join a hugely ambitious mobile telecoms business at the start of its journey.

This programme is to deliver the infrastructure to enable mobile 5G connectivity to train commuters along a busy line, therefore 'live site' project delivery.

The Role
  • Set up from scratch, lead the delivery of this new Rail project to time, budget and quality the delivery of this 5G connectivity infrastructure programme along a busy commuter route
  • Work across supply chain to ensure the programme commitments are delivered
  • Stakeholder engagement; Mobile Network Operators and Network Rail, suppliers
  • Accurate and timely reporting of milestone delivery and milestone forecasts
  • Ensure alignment of operational and customer outcomes.

  • You will be recognised for delivering complex infrastructure projects on the railway to budget, on time and to the required quality
  • Telecoms experience is preferred but not essential
  • Strong stake holder management experience, engaging customers, suppliers, employees and internal stakeholders
  • Active networks background experienced will help in understanding better ours customer's needs and will be required to be manage in future products.

To have suitable experience required for this role you will likely have held positions such as: Head of Projects, Project Manager, Programme Manager, Programme Director, Head of PMO, Project Director or similar within the rail sector.

Benefits Package
  • Salary negotiable circa £95K
  • 25 days holiday, rising 30 days
  • Annual bonus circa 15%
  • Company pension
  • Private medical
  • Life+ critical health insurance
  • Flexible opt-in benefits

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