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Scheme Project Manager - CPMS

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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 100 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 - CPMS

Contract type

Permanent contract

Business Unit specific context

CPMS is a multi-discipline consultancy of around 100 highly motivated staff, with a growing reputation for safe and efficient delivery within the railway and wider infrastructure sectors. In this role you will be working within the CPMS Consultancy business group to deliver Rail projects with budget ranging from £250k to £50m+. 

This opportunity will provide Project Management professionals with a structured, supported and dedicated pathway to both professional chartership and progression on to senior professional positions within the wider industry.

We at CPMS are an Equal Opportunities employer and we recognise the value of a Diverse Organisation. CPMS appreciate all job applications. If you decide to apply for an opportunity at CPMS, 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 CPMS you will be included, listened to and respected. 


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Job description

You will be responsible for a wide range of engineering activities and will be involved in safety, environment, design, construction, procurement and cost control. This will always include managing change and risk within each project life cycle and ensuring safe working environment.

  • 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 appropriate. 
  • 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 guidelines. 
  • Act upon and discharge of, all Construction Design Management obligations for projects as directed.
  • Be an active participant in the CPMS Behavioural based safety programme i.e. Safety Scrum.
  • 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 is essential 
  • Relevant experience in project management and successfully delivery of Rail projects
  • Design and construction management experience
  • Ability to produce and maintain a robust project programme (appreciation of Primavera desirable)
  • Knowledge of monitoring and controlling project finances
  • Contract management (NEC and NR suite of contracts) experience
  • Knowledge of GRIP and Asset Management Plans (AMP)
  • A good understanding of Construction Design & Management (CDM) Regulations 2015.
  • General knowledge of Health, Safety and Environmental Regulations
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Please note that all candidates must be eligible for work within the UK.

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Position location

Job location

Europe, United Kingdom


  London & Southern Region

Candidate criteria

Minimum level of education required

1-Under A. Level or High School Diploma Graduation

Minimum level of experience required

2-5 years


English (6- Native language)