Project Manager – Control Systems

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As market leaders across rail, road and logistics, Company Mobility Limited are pursuing the goal of networking various transportation systems with one another to move people and goods efficiently

The following information provides an overview of the skills, qualities, and qualifications needed for this role.
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Rail Infrastructure offers a wide range of systems for signaling, control, communications and electrification for main line, regional, metro and light rail infrastructure applications.

By bringing together the combined expertise of UK and Germany, we offer complete infrastructure solutions tailored for our market.

Company’ dedicated rail infrastructure team is fully committed to delivering an efficient, reliable, safe and green railway.

Within the UK, Company Mobility Limited are the largest UK supplier of railway signalling electronic control system solutions.

Our technology is conceived, designed, developed and manufactured in the UK and incorporates custom hardware platforms that are utilised in a vast variety of products and applications, including our market-leading Company Controlguide Westcad VDU Control Centre suite which has the largest install base of any system of its type.

Our team is spread across the UK at key sites including Chippenham, London, Croydon, Birmingham, Derby, Manchester and Glasgow and consists of a specialist turnkey project teams of managers and engineers.

Our teams are multiskilled and cover a variety of work including project management and delivery, software design, control systems design, installation and test and commissioning.

Our expansion is being driven by customer demand for our cutting-edge advanced route setting systems that resolve train conflicts and delays far in advance to allow corrective action to be undertaken in a controlled and planned manner.

The product is a game changer in the signaling control area and totally outperforms the conventional reactive systems currently on the market.

Key recent competitive control system wins include Tyneside and Merseyrail renewals where Network Rail have selected Company as their trusted supplier for these important sites.

We have also secured two long term Traffic Management Partnership frameworks (Eastern Region and North West Route) where we will be providing our Traffic Management solution with a direct interface to our signaling level Westcad advance route setting solution.

This provides our customer Network Rail with integrated control levels and exceptional flexibility to manage their train service and minimise delay.

All are welcome to apply for our new position.

We will provide the required mentoring and training and accept enquiries from external industries and mature railway staff who would like to join the UK number one supplier and be part of our new game changing technology rollout.

Your role, and what you’ll be doing This is a dynamic, customer facing role where you will take responsibility for delivery of a specified portfolio of railway control systems projects.

Your focus will be on the implementation of new technology and traffic management contracts to a range of client bases.

As Project Manager, you will be supported by the Senior Project Manager to help guide the planning and lead implementation of projects delivering a technical solution which meets the customers’ needs and complies with industry specifications.

This role demands developed communication and interpersonal skills as you will collaborate with teams across the business to understand and deliver solutions to the customer.

This will involve the management of all project Application Engineering, Installation and Testing and Commissioning activities and delivery of all systems designed to meet the needs of the contract on time and within budget.

What will be Responsibilities Responsible for the safe delivery of a portfolio of projects in the East Coast Mainline / East Midlands / Northern West, to the ‘as sold’ specification.

Meeting the project objectives within the agreed timescales and budget, delivering the maximum margin, whilst ensuring that the Project Management processes and Business Management System are applied throughout the project lifecycle.

Be the Safety Leader for the portfolio of projects that the individual has safety responsibility for, and a champion for Zero Harm, Fatigue Management and the Four Steps.

Develop and maintain effective working relationships with the Client throughout the project lifecycle, and with the project team(s).

Act as the sole point of commercial contact within Company between the Project Team and the Client representative, and Lead day to day communication between the project team and the clients (and Alliance partners, if applicable), establishing and maintaining a positive working relationship.

Interface with the Sales and Marketing Team and, as required, manage the preparation of SRI Tenders.

This shall include the development of project specific execution strategies designed to meet the Clients needs and the SRI business objectives Interface with functional line management to define and mobilise the necessary resources required for the execution of the project, thereafter leading and coordinating the activities of the project team Responsibility for managing the Contractual Scope of Supply throughout the Project Lifecycle through the implementation of the Change Management Process and the approval of any changes to scope, base lined programmes and budgets.

Preparation and maintenance throughout the project of a comprehensive Project Management Plan, as a live document.

This will detail the project implementation procedures in line with the Company Management System and the as sold Project Execution strategy Lead the implementation of effective Safety and Environmental management of the project ensuring that each of the project delivery functions has systems in place to cover their safety responsibilities.

The PM shall ensure that regular audits are undertaken to ensure that the systems are in use and are effective Ensure the implementation of Quality Assurance throughout the Project Lifecycle through effective implementation of the Company Quality Assurance process Monitor progress against the project programme, and budget identifying and mitigating adverse trends through effective corrective management action Monitor and report project progress and status throughout the project lifecycle ensuring timely and accurate reports are prepared as required by the Client / Alliance and SRI in accordance with the Project Reporting and Review Process.

What Qualifications, Skills and Experience do I need Project Management experience at a similar level, ideally within UK Railway Signalling/Control System projects.

Previous experience of management of high value capital investment projects involving a high degree of Client interface Project Management skills – strong understanding of the hard and soft aspects of programme management.

Further education qualification, ideally degree qualified Member of or working towards membership of a professional institution.

Management of Project Control function covering Planning, Estimating, Financial Control and commercial management disciplines Strong management skills & ability in terms of, written & verbal communication; presentation skills; problem identification, categorisation and solving; people skills; customer management; negotiation skills and change management.

Possess high degree of emotional intelligence and the ability to build consensus Technical & engineering skills, qualifications & experience Leadership and motivational skills.

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