We are constantly growing and are currently looking for a full of potential and reliable Rail Project Manager ,to join our top qualified and knowledgeable Project Management team in one of our winning projects in one of the countries of our operations (think MENA and Central Asia to start with), following a productive period , during which he / she will closely collaborate with the Division team in Athens and drive the tendering process of rail-related projects.
Do you have experience in large project scopes ($100m+), with strong delivery capability on rail (either passenger, metro, freight, high-speed or light)?
Do you enjoy new challenges, diversified projects and working with close-knit teams and top-notch professionals?
We would like to meet you.
Role summary :
Reporting to the Division’s Operations Manager, you will assume a prominent role in driving the project-related tendering activities and delivering international rail projects.
You will be directly accountable for budgetary management, people management, maintaining an effective agile work environment and ultimately ensuring the project meets cost, time and performance expectation.
Sounds exciting? Read on.
What you will need to do :
Apply contemporary practices in project management to deliver projects from inception through to completion, in compliance with client expectations and contractual obligations
Lead tenders; responsible for the execution plan and the risks identification and control
Ensure compliance with Quality, Health, Safety and Environment corporate policies and procedures and local law and regulations
Ensure effective contract, commercial and risk management, accurate forecasting of costs and revenue and taking corrective action as required to achieve timely project delivery within budget estimate
Ensure establishment and implementation of effective risk management plan
Being responsible for effective client relationship management to ensure that customer expectations are met
Manage risks and resolve critical project issues, that may have business and / or strategic impact, in coordination with the Operations Manager
Ensure project plans are in place to ensure sufficient resources and materials are in place; interacting with the wider organisation to channel resources when required
Authorise construction planning, programming and completion schedules
Authorise engagement of subcontractors, management of subcontractor work and all major subcontractor variations
Lead engineering, procurement and construction teams to achieve project objectives
What you will need to have :
Tertiary qualifications in Engineering (e.g., Civil, Electrical, Mechanical) or Construction Management
At least ten (10) years’ project management experience on any type of construction project with a Tier 1 contractor; at least two (2) successfully delivered D&C (EPC) rail projects, out of which one (1) as Project Manager
At least one (1) successfully delivered remote project, preferably a cross-country
Versed in doubling, diversion, upgrade and new rail projects that includes the management of rail-related disciplines including OLE, Signals, Track and Civils
Experience in working with rail and transport stakeholders; ideally, this will have included direct secondments to operating companies or service providers
Financial literacy and business acumen with demonstrated capability in contract management and the preparation of project budgets
Demonstrable track record of on time delivery within budget combined with sub-contractor management, with a focus on contractual requirements
Demonstrated ability to develop and administer project execution plans, including the development of realistic and detailed construction programmes
Demonstrated commitment to QHSE and knowledge of marine construction QHSE requirements.
Proficient in applications including Microsoft Office suite and Microsoft Project
Full professional proficiency in English; French and / or Arabic knowledge will be gladly welcomed
High mobility and willingness to relocate in one of our international project locations and travel around in our countries of operations according to requirements
You are someone who :
Is result-driven and has high levels of tenacity; you are bottom-line oriented with a need to finish
Focuses on solutions rather than problems; you can identify the root of the problem and shift perspectives if needed to tackle it
Has superb communication skills; you have solid presentation skills and you foster strong working relationships with both internal and external stakeholders
Has strong relationship building, influencing and negotiation skills
Has proven leadership skills with demonstrated ability to manage teams where innovative delivery and construction methods have been utilised;
you are able to see opportunities in every difficulty and aspire others
Has a high level of commercial acumen
Is passionate about complex, challenging EPC projects and enjoys working in an international, multicultural environment
What’s in it for you :
Competitive salary and benefits are part of the offering, yet the real joy comes from being a member of a smart and passionate team within an international leading EPC Group on a mission that matters, supporting impactful for the local communities’ mega infrastructure development projects - literally around the globe - and encompassing a productive and human-centric culture, caring for and building on its people and their development!