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WSP USA Project Manager, Rail Stations in United Kingdom

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In today’s world it’s important to work for a company that has clear purpose, giving back to communities and supporting what is truly important in the world.

When considering a career move its vital to work for a business that is aligned to your values and goals, a place where you can belong.

To find out more about our business click on the following link and discover what awaits you at WSP: Who We Are | WSP (https://www.wsp.com/en-gb/who-we-are)

WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU

Work-life balance?

WSP recognises that work is only one part of your life and making time for other things is important – whether that’s for your families, friends, or yourself.

Our hybrid working policy allows the flexibility to work from the comfort of your own home as well as collaborating in our contemporary offices across the UK.

Inclusivity & Diversity?

We want our people to achieve rewarding careers, bringing their whole selves to work. We celebrate integrity and treat people with respect, supporting each other and embracing diversity to create a culture of inclusion and belonging at WSP.

Our employee resource groups VIBE (LGBTQ+ employees), CREED (Championing Racial Equality and Ethnic Diversity) and our Gender Balance Group, in tandem with WSP’s Neurodiverse Community Group, WSP Connect Group (visible and non-visible disabilities) help us promote the right environment for you to reach your full potential.

Health & Wellbeing?

We are committed to supporting our people, giving you the tools to make improvements to your health and wellbeing through our Thrive programme.

Med24 gives you and your family unrestricted telephone access to an NHS doctor where you can call day or night or have a face-to-face video consultation.

Flex your time?

For improved work life balance, WSP offers the “WSP Hour” which enables you to take one hour per day to do as you wish and make up the time earlier or later that day. We also offer part time and flexible working arrangements plus the option to flex your bank holiday entitlement to suit you.

Your development?

We appreciate that development and training is important to you and that’s why we have a supportive environment that invests in your development, whether that’s chartership, training or mentoring.

APPLY NOW AND BE THE FUTURE OF WSP!

#WeAreWSP

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. As a Disability Confident leader, we will interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria, please let us know if you require any workplace adjustments in support of your application.

Please note WSP reserves the right to close the vacancy before the advertised closing date.

Do you enjoy the thrill of managing multi-disciplinary teams to solve complex technical problems whilst keeping within budget and programme? If so, then the WSP Rail Stations team is actively seeking enthusiastic Project Managers to lead delivery of some of our diverse portfolio of Stations projects.

We are actively seeking recognised Project Managers with demonstrable multidisciplinary delivery experience; proven leaders that have a track record of developing and maintaining Client relationships.

As Project Manager you will:

  • Be Client facing and be accountable for the delivery of multi-disciplinary Rail Stations design projects.

  • Manage client and stakeholder relationships to achieve desired project outcomes.

  • Lead and contribute to the development of high performing teams from multiple technical disciplines and specialisms.

  • Administer the contract to monitor and safeguard the schedule and commercial performance of your projects.

  • Manage performance of supply chain partners including Architects, Surveyors, etc

  • Leading the Design and Engineering Managers in the delivery of Rail projects

  • Be responsible for work winning and leading Stations design tenders

YOUR TEAM

You will be joining a team of professionally qualified, talented and diverse individuals that work great together to:

  • Undertake project work from across the full design lifecycle, from early concept stage to detailed designand subsequently supporting implementation contractors on site

  • Deliver projects for Network Rail, HS2, TfL, TfW, TfGM, TfWM, Nexus and local authorities.

  • Reporting to the Regional Service Lead, you will have the opportunity to work on some of the most exciting a challenging multi-disciplinary rail stations projects around.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join WSP as part of an expanding team delivering a variety of prestigious projects. The role is either based at our award-winning Birmingham Office in the iconic Mailbox Building, in London Devonshire Square or Guildford offices. Our offices provide a quality, flexible and dynamic working space focused on the health and wellbeing of our staff and benefits from innovative design, substantial amounts of natural light, open collaborative spaces and easy access to public transport.

We are actively seeking recognised Project Managers with demonstrable multidisciplinary delivery experience; proven leaders that have a track record of developing and maintaining Client relationships.

We are looking for candidates with:

  • Degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline

  • Chartered Architect/Engineer or working towards chartership

  • Relevant project management experience, preferably in a rail environment.

  • Leading and co-ordinating a multi discipline design team and preferably delivering rail station projects

  • Understanding of Client Engineering assurance process such as RIBA, GRIP, PACE, Pathways etc

  • Technical knowledge to be able to challenge project teams on outputs/deliverables and where necessary, clients to ensure focus is maintained on defined scope or where scope needs to be modified, renegotiate and agree.

  • Experience of Network Rail standards. Awareness of HS2, RFL and/or Crossrail standards desirable.

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