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Scheme Project Manager

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General information


Egis is a global consulting and engineering firm working in construction, transport and mobility services. Our mission: create and operate intelligent infrastructure and buildings to further the transition to a low-carbon economy and contribute to more balanced and sustainable territorial development.
To support our growth dynamic, we offer a wide variety of career opportunities in more than 120 countries.
Joining our Group and its 16,000 employees means, above all, sharing our values as a people-first company, strongly committed to sustainability and innovation.




Position description

Job title

Scheme Project Manager

Contract type

Permanent contract

Business Line specific context

A major international group in the construction engineering and mobility services sectors, Egis creates and operates intelligent infrastructure and buildings capable of responding to the climate emergency and addressing the major challenges of our time by helping to achieve more balanced, sustainable, and resilient territorial development.

Job description

The role requires delivery experience, integrating with the contractors and designers, as well as fronting external stakeholder management with the Sponsors & operators.

Support the Network Rail Project Management Team during the delivery of this complex programme in a safe & environmentally responsible manner. Delivering to time, cost and quality, in accordance with the Governance of Railway Investment Projects (GRIP) and PACE, including all applicable Network Rail company standards, current legislation and procedures including Her Majesty's Railway Inspectorate (HMRI) guidance where appropriate. The team will be embedded within the Alliance providing both a Network Rail (Owner Participant-OP) & Integration Function.

  • Deliver individual projects or parts of projects in a safe and
    environmentally responsible manner to time, cost and quality, in
    accordance with the Governance of Railway Investment Projects,
    current legislation and procedures including HMRI guidance where
  • Provide a professional, consistent, and effective project management
    service including the use of Key Performance Indicators and project
    reporting systems in accordance with company/client standards and
  • Act upon and discharge of, all Construction Design Management
    obligations for projects as directed.
  • Manage the establishment of the initial project baseline to provide
    effective measurement and control. The baseline will encompass;
    project documentation; key deliverables; delivery strategy; resource
    requirements; outputs/measures; risks; dates and cost information.
  • Manage the selection and/or development of appropriate supply
    strategies and framework contracts for each project; and confirm
    successful engagement.
  • Provide detailed input for compilation of the business plan and
    production of the possessions plan.
    Control project change, risks and contingency within the project life
    cycle, reviewing and checking that appropriate approvals are sought
    before implementation.
  • Manage the development and delivery of change projects in
    compliance with company/client processes and procedures.
  • Provide a safe working environment in the execution of work directly
    under the post holder’s responsibility, including development of
    project safety pans and other associated documentation.
  • Promote and monitor the use of efficiency improvement methods


  • Network Rail experience mandatory
  • Programme and project management qualifications and accreditations preferred
  • Right to work in the UK 
  • At present, the team is attending the office for a minimum of 3 days per week for crucial interface meetings as part of the Alliance team. The expectation moving forward will be reverting to 5 days per week depending on the construction delivery phase of the programme with some weekend working to support critical possessions.

Position location

Job location

Europe, United Kingdom


1 x Leeds, 1 x Manchester

Candidate criteria

Minimum level of education required

3-Diploma of Higher Education / Associate’s Degree / BTEC Higher National Diploma

Minimum level of experience required



English (5- Proficiency)