Assistant Project Manager (Overhead Line Equipment)

Location:        Treforest/Pontypridd
Salary:            £30,000 - £40,000
Apply by:        10/12/2019 @ 10:00
Contract Type:  2 years fixed-term contract, with extension potential

A fantastic opportunity to be part of a project team that has a high profile and high value project portfolio, which is looking to develop an aspiring Project Manager in rail.

As the Assistant Project Manager, you’ll will support the Project Manager in the delivery of the electrification works associated with the transformation of the Core Valley Lines (CVL).

Role responsibilities
You’ll be ensuring projects are delivered to cost and quality in accordance to applicable project lifecycle processes, by providing early warnings and compensation events to support the Project Manager with all aspects of Contract Management.

You’ll need to support the Project Manager by arranging and attending risk meetings to provide updates and ensure mitigation actions are identified and implemented. 

You will be expected to produce and review project documentation to ensure good governance and safety of the project. 

You’ll also be attending possession planning and readiness meetings to ensure the works are coordinated, as well as supporting TfW in fulfilling its client duties under the Construction Design & Management (CDM) Regulations 2015.

Who we’re looking for
We’re looking for someone with previous experience of supporting a project team to deliver rail related infrastructure projects, who understands CDM (2015) and is looking for fantastic development on high profile, high value projects.

You’ll need to have:
o    Relevant degree, e.g. engineering/business/project management, or an equivalent professional qualification such as APM or PRINCE2.
o    Demonstrable experience of providing project management support on significant infrastructure projects in a railway environment.
o    An understanding of CDM Regulations 2015.

It would be beneficial if you also had:
o    Experience of OLE project delivery.
o    Hold a Personal Track Safety (PTS) with OLEC 1.
o    Possess the Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS) certificate, or equivalent.

Who we are
Transport for Wales (TfW) is the not-for-profit company driving forward the Welsh Government’s vision of a high-quality, safe, integrated, affordable and accessible transport network in Wales. Our mission is to ‘Keep Wales Moving’ by providing customer-focused service, expert advice and infrastructure investment.

Welsh Language Skills
The ability to speak Welsh would be a plus but is not essential for this role.


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