Project Manager, International Rail, London

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  • Sector:

    Construction, Engineering

  • Salary:

    Competitive salary

  • Published:

    4 months ago

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About the Role:

As one of the world’s leading engineering, professional services and technical consultancy firms, at WSP, we’re passionate about the big questions. And big answers, naturally. For us that’s all about reaching beyond the expected to do work that’ll make a profound impact felt long into the future.

A typical week would include:

  • Working as part of our International Rail team supporting project managing and pursuit and delivery of international projects utilising our UK and related iCRC resources

  • To maximise opportunities for WSP

  • To maximise opportunities and revenue within the International projects for WSP

  • The role will involve both work from the UK with opportunities for working internationally for periods on a typical 70:30 basis over a period of time

  • Assist in the management and delivery of international project services to both internal and external clients across a variety of rail infrastructure schemes.

  • Provision of support and assistance to others in the Rail team on a variety of cross sector schemes and commissions

  • To manage Business World project and contract set up, reporting and controls

  • To manage contract change control, cash flow and financial risk

We'd love to hear from you if you have:

  • Degree qualified and/or working towards Membership of a relevant professional body

  • Experience of project, design and technical management, of rail projects

  • Awareness of the use of standard forms of Contract, in particular NEC and/or FIDIC

  • Commercial awareness

  • Multi Discipline Capability

  • Excellent communication skills, beneficial if multi-lingual

  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment

  • Additional experience in one or more of the following sectors is beneficial

    • Rail

    • Highways & Transportation

    • Civils, Bridge & Ground Engineering

    • Intelligent Transport Systems

  • Entrepreneurial and proactive approach to tasks

  • Flexible and committed to completing the tasks in hand

  • Organised with effective time management capability

  • Flexible and prepared to work away from home office, either visiting or on short-term assignment to other offices or sites

  • Experience of working on international projects.

What if we can?

What if we can have work-life balance? What if we can be rewarded in ways that support our individual needs? What if we can be accepted for who we are? Here at WSP – we can!

WSP recognizes that work is only one part of our lives and making time for the other things in our life is important – be that our families, our friends or ourselves. So, if working from home, working part-time or having flexible start and finish time will help with this let us know as part of your application.

As well as rewarding you with competitive pay, WSP offers standard benefits including a 37.5 hour working week, 25 days annual leave, pension schemes, life assurance, personal accident cover and paid professional subscriptions, and some not so standard benefits as part of our flexible benefits scheme – so if you would like to hop on a new bike (cycle to work scheme) or thrill the family with your Lego building skills (Discount at Legoland Windsor) – WSP can help!

Be you, be happy - we strive to have a friendly and inclusive culture which respects and maximizes the contribution individuals can bring to WSP. We recognise the benefits that people with varying backgrounds and experiences can bring. Our VIBE (LGBT + employee network) and PLEDGE (Promoting Leadership, Encouraging Diversity & Gender Equality) networks work with the business to help ensure we continue to promote the right environment to enable LGBT+ and female employees to reach their full potential, and to ensure we continue to promote equality, inclusivity and diversity for everyone.

Here at WSP we positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, pregnancy or maternity/paternity. We will interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria.

In addition we support our people to achieve their personal health and well-being goals through our Thrive programme.

About us:

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.