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Scheme Project Manager

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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

Scheme Project Manager

Contract type

Permanent contract

Business Line specific context

As an international player in construction engineering and mobility services, Egis offers a unique global opportunity, combining consulting, engineering and infrastructure operations. Our capacity for innovation allows us to respond to the challenges of the climate and digital world, offering solutions and recognised expertise in the transport and mobility, sustainable city, building, water, environment and energy sectors. The Egis Group has more than 50 years of experience, presence in 75 countries, and 16,000 employees around the world.

Egis brings together all of the necessary expertise for guided urban transport and heavy rail: systems, automation, rolling stock, safety, equipment, civil engineering, as well as sustainability and environment.

Egis has a wealth of experience and expertise in delivering all grades of Project Management, Commercial Management, Programme Controls and Risk and Value Management across the whole project lifecycle. We have managed over £1bn of complex, multi-disciplinary rail projects in the UK, offering a wide range of tailor-made consulting services to our clients.

We seek a Scheme Project Manager to join our Consulting Service Group, Southern Region team, to safely deliver a £5-20m portfolio of rail projects.

Job description

  • Plan and manage a portfolio of non-complex or packages throughout the complete project lifecycle using various delivery methodologies i.e. GRIP and PACE
  • 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 complex internal and external stakeholder engagement/management. Agree project requirements with the Project Sponsor to ensure that business objectives are met.
  • 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.
  • Discuss contract strategy with key internal stakeholders. Produce Invitation to Tender documentation and manage procurement events to secure all necessary contracts for successful portfolio delivery.
  • 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
  • Responsible for secure all possession access, negotiating with the wider Network Rail business, Train Operating Companies and Freight Operating Companies
  • Identify and manage any interfaces and dependencies between the assigned project and other ongoing network activities/projects.


  • Rail experience is essential
  • Relevant experience in project management and delivering complex rail projects
  • Procurement and post contract management experience (NR suite of contracts/NEC3)
  • Knowledge of Network Rail’s Engineering Management of Projects standard (02009)
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • General knowledge of Health, Safety and Environmental Regulations
  • Capable of building collaborative relationships
  • Commercial and financial understanding and knowledge
  • Accident Investigation experience
  • Membership of the Association for Project Management or other professional body - desirable 
  • A degree or equivalent - desirable 

Right to work in the UK

Equality, Diversity & Inclusion:

We at EGIS are an Equal Opportunities employer and we recognise the value of a Diverse Organisation. EGIS appreciate all job applications. If you decide to apply for an opportunity at EGIS, 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 everyone’s contribution as this builds our culture and means, if you work for EGIS you will be included, listened to, and respected.

Additional Information:

Some of our clients require that all colleagues working with them undertake a DBS check. We will advise you if this is necessary.

Position location

Job location

Europe, United Kingdom



Candidate criteria

Minimum level of education required

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

Minimum level of experience required