Project Manager (Infrastructure Projects)

Location:        Cardiff (move to Pontypridd by 2020)
Salary:            £50,000 - £58,000
Apply by:        06/12/2019 at 10:00

The reopening of the Ebbw Vale Branch Line in 2008 has been a success story with a steady increase in the number of rail passengers from just over 100,000 in the first year to nearly 1m in 2017/18. This upward trend in demand has been reinforced by improvements such as new stations at Ebbw Vale Town and Pye Corner.

As a Project Manager you’ll take the lead with the delivery the Ebbw Valley Frequency Enhancements scheme in accordance with Welsh Governments remit.

Role responsibilities
You’ll lead and develop all areas of the preconstruction stage in accordance with CDM 2015, undertaking all preconstruction activities such as procurement, contract development, tender assessments and tender deployments in order for TfW to build informed and comprehensive contracts in accordance with NEC.

You’ll be frequently engaging with stakeholders by; conducting negotiations for compensation events, cost savings and working alongside Designers to identity efficiencies in order to drive value engineering and innovation.

You’ll also be managing a small team to identify, escalate and mitigate risk, working with the risk team to implement mitigating actions at the earliest opportunity to the relevant risk owners in order to prevent risks materialising into issues, project delays or health & safety infringements.

Who we’re looking for
You’ll be an experienced Project Manager who is able to deliver various infrastructure projects in a multi-disciplinary team, in line with CDM regulations 2015.

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    Extensive experience of delivering a diverse range of infrastructure projects with multi-disciplinary interfaces.
o    Experience of the entire project lifecycle and contract management, ideally with NEC3 suite of contracts.
o    Knowledge of Construction Design & Management (CDM) Regulations 2015. 

It would be beneficial if you also had:
o    Experience of NEC3 Contract Suite, including the types of options available.
o    In possession of an IOSH, NEBOSH or Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS) certificate.
o    Experience of delivering programmes in the rail sector and working across multiple teams and organisations to achieve effective outcomes.

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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