Senior Project Manager - Rail

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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.


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 the pre-contract build-up through into the delivery phases of the work and into the project closeout. Based out of our Sheffield offices, 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.

Roles and responsibilities

  • Forecast and plan Project Management resources
  • Ensure that sufficient Project Managers are available
  • Ensure that Project Managers and Delivery Engineers are allocated to project teams as required
  • Manage training to meet overall Project Management resource requirements
  •  Manage recruitment to meet overall Project Management resource requirements
  • Ensure that all line management and project specific responsibilities are defined and understood
  • Manage the overall costs of projects
  • Arrange monthly project reviews to review cost vs sales
  • Identify project ‘issues’
  • Arrange for the implementation of corrective actions to improve the performance of projects
  • Assist the business development team as required
  • Assist with Bids and Tenders as required
  • Participate in staff appraisals as required
  • Participate in training and personal development activities as required

with respect to individual projects

  • Work closely with customers to understand the requirements of individual projects, developing effective working relationships
  • Defining the deliverables, resource requirements and work plan for the project and manage their development and delivery
  • Ensure that the project is delivered within the financial requirements of Linbrooke Services
  • Manage project change and its potential impact on programme, cost and resources
  • Estimate and plan projects from conception to completion and consider appropriate contingencies
  • Manage, monitor and motivate the cross functional team assigned to the project
  • Manage and monitor the project plan to ensure successful completion of planned activities and delivery of the project to schedule
  • Conduct project reviews, presentation and provide timely project reporting
  • Identify potential problems at an early stage and implement effective contingencies.


  • Chartered Engineer and Member of an appropriate professional institution eg. IRSE or alternative relevant experience
  • Promote personal and corporate involvement in professional organisations such as the APM, IET and IRSE
  • A proven track record of delivering telecommunications projects within the railway environment
  • Team management experience comfortable with matrix management of project teams up to 20 staff
  • Excellent customer facing skills
  • Experience of the whole project lifecycle
  • Thorough knowledge of planning software such as Primavera P6
  • The ability to foster motivation within the project team to meet tight deadlines
  • The ability to have a strong impact and to influence key decisions.



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.


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