Project Manager (4 year Fixed Term Contract)

(Wales )

Transport for Wales Rail Services is expanding its experienced team to deliver its ambitious Station Improvement Plan which will see c.£200 million investment in railway stations across Wales over the next 15 years. We will provide an important gateway to our cities, towns and villages, creating an integrated, accessible and sustainable network of which Wales can be proud.

Over the next five years, this investment in our railway stations will play a significant part in bringing these plans to fruition and to do this we are recruiting for 2 Project Managers to join us on a 4-year fixed term basis.

As Project Manager, you will lead the management and delivery of your programme of projects across the Wales and Borders network. You will be responsible for managing all aspects of the works from scoping through to tender award, work completion and handover.

You will be responsible for managing a diverse mix of projects which could include: Telecoms, station facility upgrades, building refurbishments, sustainability or accessibility improvements and flagship station redevelopments.

Key responsibilities:

Ensure effective project planning, control and monitoring is in place, working in accordance with the TfWRS Project Management Methodology and PRINCE 2 principles.

Ensure all works are planned and delivered in accordance with Health and Safety legislation and TfWRS company procedures to make sure that a safe working environment is provided for the execution of the work.

Manage programme and project budgets working with the finance business partner, external contractors and consultants.

Work within the governance structure provided by our PMO. 

Manage project teams (i.e. contractors, designers and suppliers etc.)

Manage project risks throughout the project lifecycle. 

Responsible for commercial aspects of all projects from tendering and contractor selection through to reviewing and agreeing contractor payment applications, variations and final accounts.

Manage projects across the whole Wales and Borders network as required.

Knowledge & Experience:

Experience of managing projects through the whole project lifecycle

Thorough knowledge of project management principles

Highly organised, proactive, attention to detail, focused, decisive

Ability to prioritise and manage multiple workloads at various stages of the project life cycle and manage competing priorities

Nebosh (preferable)

Project Management qualification such as Prince 2/APMP

If you are interested in finding out more information on this role, please view the attached job description and if you would like to submit an application, please send an up to date CV & Covering Letter to with the job title and job reference number (20A/189A) as the subject line.

Please note: applications made directly to this website will not be accepted.



Project Manager JD TfW (1)


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  • Job Title: Project Manager (4 year Fixed Term Contract)
  • Hours: 37
  • Salary £43,000
  • Closing Date 27/10/2020
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