Posted 8 August by Capita Managed Services

Scheme Project Manager
York, George Stephenson House

Rates -£232.86 (Ltd) £204.58 (PAYE) per day In Scope of IR35 and subject to tax and national insurance which is taken at source as instructed by HMRC on your behalf by Capita.

Role Description:

To manage projects through various stages of the life cycle and to support and assist delivering the overall project portfolio managed by the team.

  • Deliver individual projects or parts of projects in a safe & environmentally responsible manner to time, cost and quality, in accordance with the Guide to Railway Investment Projects (GRIP), applicable company standards, current legislation and procedures including HMRI guidance where appropriate.
  • Provide a professional, consistent and effective project management service including the use of performance indicators and project reporting systems in accordance with Railway Group and company standards and guidelines.
  • Manage the development and delivery of change projects in compliance with company processes and procedures.
  • Manage tactical change and risks within the project life cycle for allocated schemes.
  • Assist or lead in the provision of a safe working environment in the execution of managed work.
  • Comply with the Investment Competence Framework.
  • Manage the production of project management plans
  • Manage project budgets within agreed targets
  • Deliver regular progress reports on change projects, including relevant risks and issues, to the Programme Manager (Change).
  • Promote and monitor the use of efficiency improvement methods.
  • Disseminate lessons learnt.

Essential Skills:


  • Rail Experience
  • Successful relevant experience including project management.
  • Educated to HNC/HND or similar standard.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Project safety management experience
  • Knowledge of Oracle Projects
  • Knowledge of safety, quality and environmental procedures.
  • Knowledge of commercial and financial procedures.
  • Experience of Cabling and Signalling Works
  • Grip & AMP experience
  • CDM Compliance
  • Risk Management


  • Membership (or working towards membership) of the Association for Project Management or other professional body.
  • A degree or equivalent.
  • Six Sigma Yellow Belt.

Capita welcomes applications from all suitably qualified people regardless of gender, race, disability, age or sexual orientation.

Required skills

  • <p><strong>Scheme Project Manager<br />York
  • George Stephenson Ho

Reference: 35828598

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