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Scheme Project Manager - Rail

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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 - Rail

Contract type

Permanent contract

Business Line specific context

Egis is a leading global consulting, construction engineering and operating firm. We work hand-in-hand with our clients, across every aspect of transport, energy and the built environment to build a more balanced, sustainable and resilient world. The Egis Group has more than 50 years of experience and a team of 19,500 employees in over 100 countries around the world. Joining our Group means, above all, sharing our values as a people-first company, strongly committed to sustainability.


In the UK we're proud to be delivering some of the most iconic projects which help connect people, protect our environment and meet emission reduction targets. From motorways to tramways, nuclear power plants to smart cities, clients choose us to help them solve their most complex challenges - delivering climate-responsible growth that meets the needs of communities, industry and the planet.


With over 50 years of experience in the rail industry, we’ve delivered complex and challenging multidisciplinary projects all over the world. Our expertise extends to depots, operations, maintenance analytics and asset management across all aspects of rail, including transport, technical and sustainability assessments and systems infrastructure.



Job description

About the role

We are seeking experienced Consultants (Scheme Project Managers) to join our Transportation Business Line to safely deliver £1-10m portfolios of challenging rail infrastructure projects, for clients such as Network Rail, Transport for London, HS2, Train Operating Companies and many more. You will be responsible for leading a high performing team and will be instrumental in the growth of Egis. These roles are permanent positions based in Manchester or Leeds.


Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Accountable for the delivery of low complex projects or parts of complex projects in a safe & environmentally responsible manner to time, cost and quality standards.
  • Manage multi-disciplinary teams including commercial, programme controls, engineering, and others to identify solutions to client requirements and establish a robust baseline plan.
  • Support Senior Consultants in project reporting to the programme board.
  • Identify project risks and opportunities, updating project registers and implementing mitigation measures.
  • Hold project reviews with multiple stakeholders through the project lifecycle and provide evaluations of progress against the baseline.
  • Experience of stakeholder management and understanding the levels of influence and interests stakeholders have on projects.
  • Administer supply chain contracts, providing forecasts and effectively managing change. 



  • Rail experience is essential.
  • Member of the Association of Project Management (or equivalent) or working towards membership.

  • A degree or equivalent.

  • Relevant experience in managing projects to time, cost and quality standards.

  • Experience implementing GRIP, PACE, Pathway or other project management methodologies.

  • Contract administration experience.

  • Ability to interrogate project programmes (P6 and/or MSP)

  • Financial management/control experience.


You must have the Right to work in the UK.


What's in it for you:

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

27 days’ annual leave rising 1 day a year (up to 29 days a year) on top of bank holidays

  • Annual Bonus 
  • Private medical insurance 
  • Life Assurance Bereavement Support Service
  • Cycle to work Scheme
  • Eye Care Vouchers 
  • Travel Loans
  • Mobile Phone Allowance 
  • Workplace Nursery Scheme
  • Electric Car Scheme
  • Training & Development


We are committed to our planet

In each project we design, engineer and operate we care deeply about the legacy we’re leaving behind. As part of our team, you’ll have a unique opportunity to use your skills and expertise to shape a better future for our communities in the UK, and all around the globe.

Our commitment is translated in the work carried out by our Egis Foundation, which funds concrete actions to address the climate crisis and is focused on educational and social initiatives that will help in the responsible and sustainable shift towards a sustainable world.


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


Leeds or Manchester

Candidate criteria

Minimum level of education required

4-Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Science

Minimum level of experience required

2-5 years