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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

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 infrastructure projects.

Job description

  • Plan and manage a portfolio of non-complex or packages of complex 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 providing effective performance and development management responsibilities for any direct reports, with regards to appraisals and performance management, (such that poor performance is clearly identified and addressed and good performance is recognised and rewarded).
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Lead on post contract management, including management of early warnings, contract change and change control.
  • 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.


  • Network Rail experience is essential
  • Civils Background
  • Relevant experience in project management and delivering complex rail projects
  • Knowledge of Network Rail’s GRIP and PACE frameworks
  • Procurement and post contract management experience (NR suite of contracts/NEC3)
  • Knowledge of Network Rail’s Engineering Management of Projects standard (02009)
  • Knowledge of Network Rail’s Asset Management Plan process (089)
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Detailed knowledge of Construction Design & Management (CDM) Regulations 2015.
  • General knowledge of Health, Safety and Environmental Regulations
  • Capable of building collaborative relationships
  • Commercial and financial understanding and knowledge
  • Accident Investigation experience
  • Right to work in the UK
  • Membership of the Association for Project Management or other professional body - desirable 
  • A degree or equivalent - desirable 

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