Project Manager (Change) - AIS Programme

  • Location

    Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire

  • Sector:

    IT

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £400.00 - £500.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Lyddea Harrison

  • Contact email:

    Lyddea.Harrison@experis.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    BBBH101761_1555083142

  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2019-05-12

  • Start date:

    ASAP

  • Client:

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Project Manager (Change) - AIS Programme

6 Months

Milton Keynes

Role Description

The client is looking for a candidate to support the AIS programme/project management team in the management of project activities for which they are responsible. All current applicable legislation including CDM Regulations. Duration, 6 months. Knowledge of rail infrastructure measurement, desirable.

Key Responsibilities

The standard responsibilities are to:

  • Agree remit and success criteria of change projects with the relevant Executive Sponsors and Functional Directors.
  • Manage the development and delivery of change projects in compliance with company processes and procedures.
  • Manage the production of project management plans for change projects.
  • Establish and manage collaborative cross-functional virtual teams to deliver change projects, where appropriate.
  • Deliver regular progress reports on change projects, including relevant risks and issues, to Executive Sponsors and Functional Directors.
  • Manage project budgets within agreed targets.
  • Promote and monitor the use of efficiency improvement methods.
  • Disseminate lessons learnt.

Key Skills

  • Educated to A level in a relevant discipline or equivalent demonstrable experience.
  • Relevant experience in the successful management of complex change projects
  • Experience of applying project methodologies
  • Commercial and financial awareness
  • Excellent stakeholder engagement and communication skills.
  • A team player and a self-starter with willingness to learn, challenge and get involved.

Key Outputs

  • Complete the project to establish market capability in the provision of infrastructure measurements from platforms that take up less capacity on the network than the current dedicated infrastructure measurement capabilities.
  • Lead a project to investigate the opportunities for robotic process automation within Asset Information Services.
  • create a proposal for the delivery of geo-spatial portal for Rail telecoms asset information for DCMS and DfT. If the proposal is accepted, lead the early stages of the project.
  • Lead a project to establish an automated processing and alerting system from data collected about OLE by a Virgin class 390 and Intercity Express Trains operated by GWR and LNER.
  • Lead a review of the current arrangements for infrastructure measurement train planning process.