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Principal Programme Controls Manager (Contract)
Title: Principal Programme Controls Manager (Contract)
Category: Logistics / Transportation
Job type: Contract
Job status: Full Time
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Join us as a Network Rail Principal Programme Controls Manager in Trent House, Derby (Contract)

About our Client - Network Rail

Network Rail is at the operational center of the railway and playing a key role in a rapidly evolving industry. We are responsible for rebuilding Britain's railway infrastructure and are managing some of the biggest and most complex engineering programmes in Europe. Over the next five years we will be spending around £23 billion to maintain and upgrade every aspect of an infrastructure that comprises 21,000 miles of track, 2,500 stations, 9,000 level crossings, 40,000 bridges and tunnels, and signaling and power for the movement of 25,000 trains every day

Job purpose

Acting as the London to Corby Lead for project and programme controls you will join Network Rail's Planning Controls team. The London to Corby scheme is a multidisciplinary enhancement project on the mainline.

You will be responsible for the efficient delivery of the Project Control lifecycle in all major elements of the regional programmes. You'll lead the establishment of a programme of work supporting successful project delivery through effective integration of Planning, Cost Management and Risk & Value Management activities.

Driving improved predictability and delivery efficiencies through effective project performance measurement, evaluation and intervention activities.

What you will do:

* Manage the integration of the control services within the programme reviewing the level of service support is suitable for each project in development/delivery.

* Challenge all aspect of project/programme performance to determine causes of variance from plan.

* Lead the formulation of corrective action plans and lead discussions with senior members of the Programme Team and confirm their suitability and monitor effective implementation.

* Engage with the programme's executive team to provide functional governance and efficient value-adding services.

* Lead the management of the change control process within the geographic area.

* Provide co-ordination and visibility of in-year and future projects within the geographic area setting interface management process with stakeholders.

Your experience will include:

* Enhanced reporting experience; i.e. control rooms/expert level Reporting

* Good communication skills; complex stakeholder management

* Desirable: NR or Rail experience

* Relevant experience in the successful management, planning and delivery of major projects

* Experience in change management and systems deployment

* Solid understanding of programme/project controls processes and systems

What you'll get in return

Capita and our client understand what it is like to work as a contractor and we will do everything we can to make it a simple process for you - this includes dedicated on-boarding, extension teams and access to a web based timesheet portal giving you an ability to access and submit your timesheets wherever you are.

What we hope you will do next

Help us find out more about you by completing our short application process - Click apply now. You will then be directed to a Capita owned microsite that will assist you with your application. Once completed you will then be contacted by the relevant recruiter.

Our client welcomes applications regardless of age, disability, marital status (including civil partnerships), pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, transgender status, sex (or gender), employment status, trade union affiliation, or another irrelevant factor. We will interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria.
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