Project Manager | Rail

  • Job Reference: 00001020-1
  • Date Posted: 14 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Linbrooke
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  • Location: York
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Project Management, Other Rail Jobs
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

About The Role

We have an exciting opportunity for a Project Manager to join our general works Project Management team within the Rail division. As part of the team, you will assist, lead, and deliver works nationally across a variety of multi-disciplinary jobs, supporting in the pre-contract build up through into the delivery phases of the work and into the project closeout.

You will be a key member of a busy team demonstrating the ability to understand a variety of project scopes, have a good appreciation of project delivery on the railway, a clear understanding of CDM regulations, an understanding of rail health & safety, the ability to multi-task and to be able to remain dynamic in your approach to delivering works. A successful candidate will be working into the Programme Management team, where Project Managers are accountable for the safe delivery of all allocated projects, to the client’s specification, ensuring that project objectives, agreed timescales and budgets are being delivered. The Project Manager will apply all of Linbrooke Services’ Project Management processes as set out throughout the project lifecycle.


Key Duties & Responsibilities

As part of your day to day role, you are responsible for the following:

  • Developing and delivering projects on time, to budget and quality
  • Leading, managing and inspiring the project teams to maintain full engagement in meeting project objectives and liaising collaboratively with Linbrooke’s clients
  • Managing and maintaining the project programme, ensuring that it is accurately cost and resource loaded
  • Working closely with the bid manager during the bid phases in order to develop accurate scope, programme and project controls
  • Working with the client and key stakeholders to establish effective collaborative relationships, supporting effective delivery, performance measurement and management of change
  • Providing accurate project performance data to senior managers and company directors on a periodic basis
  • Achieving or bettering the agreed project outturn and margins as defined at the outset of the project
  • Ensuring proactive risk management is adhered to ensuring periodic review and action with the project team
  • Managing client reporting as required including periodic project reports, programme updates, KPI data, PRISM performance and other requirements as detailed within the contract
  • Proactively identifying and following up on opportunities to develop new business
  • Identifying opportunities within the project and contribute toward sharing of best practice within the project management organisation
  • Having a detailed understanding of CDM regulations (2015) and assessment of requirements as applicable to the project

The above list is not exhaustive, and you will occasionally be asked to undertake additional duties where it is reasonable and appropriate.


Essential Attributes & Skills

  • Successful relevant experience in the project management discipline
  • Educated to Degree/HNC/HND or similar standard
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Project safety management experience
  • Knowledge of safety, quality, and environmental procedures
  • Knowledge of commercial and financial procedures

Desirable Attributes & Skills

  • Membership (or working towards membership) of the Association for Project Management


Monday to Friday, Office based position.


We have set out to be the market leader in technology and connectivity integration across UK infrastructure.

We will draw upon our core values and out-perform others, delivering excellence through customer responsiveness, collaboration, and innovation. In doing so we will create a sustainable future for our people and our customers, reshaping and influencing the industries we operate in.

Working in partnership with our customer we intend to achieve the extraordinary.


When you join Linbrooke, you are entitled to our outstanding benefits and wellbeing plan as part of your position.

Hybrid Working: Find the right balance that works for you. Depending on your role, you maybe entitled to work 2/5 days from home*.

Health & Wellbeing: Supercharged health and wellbeing plan by Westfield Health and EAP employee assistance programme.

Fitness & Rewards: Fitness discounts with My Gym and Westfield Health Rewards. Stay on top of your game and save £££.

Community: Volunteering is big at Linbrooke. You can take 1 day off work to support causes you believe in. And you will get paid for doing it.

Sick Pay: Income protection for up to 6 weeks in 12 month period. So when you are unwell you don't have to worry about your finances.

Death In Service: In the unfortunate event of death, your nominated beneficiaries will receive a tax-free lump sum equivalent to a two-year salary, for this position.





All employees must be able to speak the English language with fluency with good oral and written skills. Fluency relates to a person's language proficiency and their ability to speak with confidence and accuracy, using accurate sentence structures and vocabulary. For those whose first language is a signed language, all reasonable adjustments will be made.

Comply at all times with the requirements of Linbrooke Services’ HSEQ policies and in accordance with the Health & Safety at Work Act. Delivery of all work in accordance with Linbrooke Services’ quality procedures and customer standards and specifications. Support the business during quality audits and demonstrate compliance.