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Project Manager Rail Telecoms

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General information


Egis is an international player active in the consulting, construction engineering and mobility service sectors.
We design and operate intelligent infrastructure and buildings capable of responding to the climate emergency and helping to achieve more balanced, sustainable and resilient territorial development.
With operations in 120 countries, Egis places the expertise of its 18,000 employees at the disposal of its clients and develops cutting-edge innovation accessible to all projects.
Improving people's quality of life and supporting communities in their social and economic development, whilst drastically reducing carbon emissions and achieving vital 2050 net zero targets, that's our purpose.



Position description

Job title

Project Manager Rail Telecoms

Contract type

Permanent contract

Business Line specific context

Egis is a leading global consulting, construction engineering and operating firm. We are all about exciting projects and some of the fantastic ones we have worked on include the Elizabeth Line in London, the floating bridge in Dubai, and The Adidas Arena in France. Although we are a global company with over 17,000 employees, we have a real family feel and want all our staff to feel valued and appreciated.

We are large enough to meet your requirements, yet small enough to take the time to care.

Job description

With a flexible working model in place, opportunities for career development including working overseas and a team-orientated environment, we hope that as a new employee at Egis you feel empowered and can recognise that we care about the legacy that we leave, which also includes building a more balanced, sustainable, and resilient world.

So, what is the role of a Rail Project Manager

  • Relevant experience in Telecommunication (preferably railway environment), ideally with involvement in design and construction projects across multi discipline areas.
  • Experience or reference GSM-R (Global System for Mobile Communications – Railway) or FTN (Fixed Telecoms Network). Alternatively experience working on Re-signalling projects as its likely they would have interfaced with Telecoms on such programmes.
  • Plan and manage Telecom projects throughout the complete project lifecycle using Network Rail’s GRIP and PACE delivery methodologies
  • Responsible for compliance with relevant health and safety legislation and championing the Health and Safety culture, resolving arising issues or escalating as appropriate and ensuring safe delivery in line with the corporate safety vision. Undertake safety tours for all on site works.
  • Responsible for the day-to-day management of project governance, reporting and control structures, with issues, risks and decisions escalated through the agreed Governance arrangements as appropriate. Ensure sufficient financial authority is secured prior to commencing projects.
  • Prepare and manage a project management plan, including responsibility matrix, detailed programme and cost/resource plans.
  • Lead on all financial reporting, including periodic senior management board meetings
  • Establish and maintain a collaborative, professional and pro-active working relationship with delivery contractors/partners’ project management and site teams to ensure safe and successful delivery of project requirements
  • Identify and manage any interfaces and dependencies between the assigned project and other ongoing network activities/projects.


Must have the right to work in the UK

What’s in it for you:

By joining Egis and receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements.

26 days’ annual leave rising 1 day a year (up to 28 days a year) on top of bank holidays

Annual Bonus up to 10% bonus, depending on level
Healthcare – Individual or family based on employee level
Life Assurance Bereavement Support Service
Cycle to work Scheme
Eye Care Vouchers with Specsavers
Travel Loans
Mobile Phone Allowance of £30 per month
Workplace Nursery Scheme
Electric Car Scheme
Training & Development

Equality, Diversity & Inclusion

We are an Equal Opportunities employer and we strive to build a workforce that truly reflects the communities we represent. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds, regardless of age, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and any other protected characteristic. If you decide to apply for an opportunity with us, your application will be assessed based purely on your experience, the essential and desirable criteria, and your suitability for the role. We value each and every one’s contribution as this builds our culture and means that if you work with us, you will be included, listened to, and respected.

Position location

Job location

Europe, United Kingdom



Candidate criteria

Minimum level of education required

4-Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Science

Minimum level of experience required

6-10 years