21 Jul, 2018
WSP is seeking a highly motivated project management professional to join our Rail Engineering Services team as a Project Manager, joining a team of like-minded Project Managers, Assistant PMs and Planners adding value to the rail engineering design services offered to our clients. Experience of the engineering design process and / or commercial management will be highly regarded and contribute to your success in the team. We are looking for people with the ability to apply a systematic approach to project delivery, pro-actively manage risks and influence others to deliver successfully. Candidates must have some technical capability, excellent communication and strong project / programme management skills, and be willing to take on new challenges. As a Project Manager developing and leading complex multi-discipline design teams to deliver projects for different stakeholders, you will build on your hands-on experience of working with client teams in a collaborative and integrated manner. Your design team may be drawn from multiple offices with conflicting operational priorities, an ability to utilise modern technologies to build consensus and maximise design effort is very desirable. You will be required to lead our projects following the requirements of the Business Management System, as well as, to meet client requirements. Experience of working within the Network Rail environment (or other similar major UK client organisation), specifically in the use of the client systems and processes will be advantageous. A typical week would include: Acting as PM by successfuly delivering high quality multi and single disciplinary Rail projects. Ensuring that proactive project planning, stakeholder and risk management takes place across projects Providing technical support to respond to prequalification documents, Request for Price (RFPs) and other client inquiries Attending and leading team and project meetings. Cascading relevant information and encouraging feedback from the team WSP is one of the world's leading engineering professional services firms providing technical consultancy to the built and natural environment. We believe that for societies to thrive, we must all hold ourselves accountable for tomorrow. For us, that means creating innovative solutions to the challenges the future will bring to the communities and environments where we live and work across the UK. We are locally dedicated and propelled by international brainpower. We are technical experts and strategic advisors, including engineers, technicians, scientists, architects, planners, surveyors and environmental specialists, as well as other design, programme and construction management professionals. Our experts design lasting solutions in the property & buildings, transportation & infrastructure, environment, industry, resources (including mining, and oil & gas) and power & energy sectors as well as project delivery and strategic consulting services. And safety and sustainability are embedded in everything that we do. Check out for more info about the great work we do.
WSP Manchester, Lancashire Full time