Project Director - Rail & Infrastructure

Posted 8 March by Venn Group


Project Director - Rail & Infrastructure
Location: London
Length: Interim/ Perm TBC
Status: Inside IR35

A public organisation is seeking a Programme Director to effectively lead on the initial stages of the development for a new London train station.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead on a capital budget of £270m for a brand new train station, which contributes to a wide ranging regeneration scheme of £4bn
  • Hold direct line management of 28 reports and 100 indirect reports
  • Work closely with other Directors leading on schemes for 7,500 new homes, a new shopping and town centre, and bus station, of which the train station will be a key component
  • Establishing, maintaining, and managing relationships with key stakeholders, working with a Joint Venture/Partner on the programme
  • Enable a strong cohesion for the initial stages of the development of the new train station, overseeing the contractor and all other partners


  • Deep understanding of the role of rail and infrastructure projects in regeneration, economic development, investment and planning issues in an urban area
  • Strong technical and interpersonal skills
  • Substantial experience with a rail related organisation
  • Background of successful programme management within a public sector organisation

If you have experience to match the requirements, or if you would like more information on the role, please contact Tom Rees or Jagdish Bal on

and email you CV to

*Venn Group's "Recommendation Scheme": if you recommend a candidate who is subsequently placed by Venn Group (for a minimum of 2 weeks) you will be eligible for £25 worth of vouchers from a choice of high street organisations.

Required skills

  • Construction
  • Public Sector
  • Manage large-scale projects

Reference: 34642418

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