Delivery Manager

  • Job Reference: DM1
  • Date Posted: 30 August 2022
  • Recruiter: RSS Infrastructure
  • Location: Birmingham
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: £62,000 to £75,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: plus car allowance and excellent benefits package
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Our client is a team of planning, design and construction specialists building a number of new tram extensions across the West Midlands. Formed in 2016 to transform the West Midlands by delivering the best integrated transport system for the future. We work hard to be a best practice organisation, delivering stakeholder-focused services as it plans and delivers five Metro extensions across the region for the West Midlands Combined Authority.

What will I be doing?

The Delivery Manager is responsible for the day-to-day management and delivery of the projects (or parts of projects at Birmingham Eastside Metro extension to Digbeth which will serve the High Speed 2 (HS2) station at Curzon Street. The 1.7km route is planned to run from Bull Street to a new terminus.


  • Deliver individual projects or parts of projects in a safe & environmentally responsible manner to time, cost and quality, in accordance with the Alliance Principles – End Result – Projects delivered to time, cost and quality.
  • Perform the above tasks in accordance with the Alliance Charter – End Result – collaborative behaviours demonstrated across stakeholders.
  • Maintain a strong working relationship with the WMCA, ensuring they are suitably consulted and informed throughout the project lifecycle– End Result – Stakeholders informed as to project status and needs managed.
  • Manage change and risks within the project life cycle for allocated schemes, in accordance with the processes set in place by the Alliance, and its individual participants – End Result – Pro-active management of risk and change leading to ‘no surprises’ and delivery within budget

What hours will I be expected to work?

Monday to Friday, 35 hours per week.

What experience and qualifications would we like you to have?

  • Knowledge of safety, quality and environmental procedures.
  • Knowledge of commercial and financial procedures.
  • Knowledge of GRIP (Governance of Rail Infrastructure Projects). 
  • Recognised Project Management qualification.
  • Membership (or working towards membership) of the Association for Project Management or other professional body.


Our client offers a range of benefits including:

  • 26 days paid annual leave plus statutory bank holidays
  • Car allowance of £6120 per annum
  • Contributory Pension
  • Healthshield health cash plan
  • Non contractual bonus scheme

As an equal opportunity’s employer, we do not discriminate on grounds of ethnicity, race, religious beliefs, age, disability, gender or sexual orientation.