Scheme Project Manager Birmingham
Published: 22nd April 2021
Job Type
£300 - 345 per day


Role: Scheme Project Manager

Location: Birmingham or Manchester (Office based after restrictions ease)

IR35: Inside

Rate: £345/day (umbrella)

Duration: 6 Months

  • Management and delivery of plans to ensure all necessary preparation and execution tasks and dependencies are included.
  • Ongoing management of those plans to achieve the delivery goals
  • Work with key stakeholders to manage the deployment of all aspects of the project assigned to Identify and mitigate potential risks for delivery of products
  • Operate as a full member of the team

GRIP 1 to 3 development – track development. Track renewals – managing the process and grip process

  • Supporting the Programme Director and other team members as directed
  • Project Manage all aspects of specific work packages
  • Working with stakeholders to ensure Design; Delivery; Technical Build; testing; MI requirements etc are managed and delivered to date and time
  • Completion of detailed plan for the medium term including MSP; Resources; costs
  • Completion of the detailed design phase to time and quality; working with the Design team to secure stakeholder sign-off at all stages.
  • Development of stakeholder relationship with suppliers; including preparation of joint plans; proposals and any design and build documentation.
  • Completion of the high level plan through to Go Live and BAU handover.
  • Experience in the delivery of projects; with particular emphasis on the management of suppliers and stakeholders
  • Experience of governance and risk control frameworks
  • Good planning and organisational skills
  • Strong leadership; people and communications skills
  • Possess strong analytical skills with a proven ability to persuade and influence senior decision-making.


  • Educated to degree level in a relevant discipline or equivalent experience.
  • Membership (or working towards membership) of the Association for Project Management.
  • Achieved PRINCE2 Foundation or equivalent.
  • Good stakeholder engagement and communication skills.
  • Successful relevant experience including experience of contracting and project delivery.
  • Knowledge and experience of project budget management.
  • Good evaluation and decision-making skills.
  • Project safety management and Health and Safety legislation knowledge.
  • Knowledge safety cases in support of projects.


  • Experience in the Rail Industry Sector (including application of GRIP, and Construction Design Management (CDM) on simple projects).
  • Knowledge of Network Rail’s Project, Investment, Commercial and Procurement practices.
  • Experience in risk identification, assessment and mitigation.
  • Flexible and pro-active approach.
  • You will be a team player with willingness to learn, challenge and get involved.
  • Knowledge of Network Rail’s assets and how they are managed

To apply for this role please submit your latest CV or contact Aspect Resources on 0121 794 8181

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