Project Manager

Location: Sydney, Australia

Contract Types: Permanent

Closing Date: 30 June 2020

Salary: Competitive salary and benefits package


Project Manager

Our Mission

Network Rail Consulting is an international rail consultancy, offering unrivalled expertise in getting more out of legacy infrastructure, operating in a closely monitored market and continuously upgrading an active, heavily-used rail system. What makes us different from other consultants is that we have genuine hands-on experience in solving the challenges you face in the real world of operating railways

Your New Role 

Provide project management and risk management support across a range of internal projects/programs and client assignments – likely to include (but not limited to): Infrastructure Projects/Programs and Change or Improvement Projects/Programs. The main function is to play an active role in carrying out project and risk management tasks across projects and programs (both internal and client assignments). In addition to the duties and responsibilities listed below, the job holder is required to be flexible and perform other duties assigned by his/her line manager from time to time.

To be successful in this role, you should have/be;

  • Effectively supporting the management and delivery of client assignments – making yourself flexible and outcome focussed, with a willingness to complete varied project management and co-ordination tasks as required
  • Supporting the assignment lead in managing the overall assignment WBS/PBS, project schedule and budget – including analysis and reporting where necessary
  • Leading or assisting the assignment project manager with the set-up and management of new projects in NRC’s ERP (BST) system
  • Supporting the safety/business risk management - working with stakeholders to identify change and its relevant risks, and subsequently managing project logs and collecting/summarizing actions and progress
  • Risk and Change workshop co-ordination, facilitation and implementation
  • Undertaking qualitative and quantitative risk assessments as directed
  • Audit tasks - including comparing action/risk logs & project/program schedules as well as managing the administration of audit processes
  • As directed writing and reviewing project and risk management plans and reports
  • Building strong client relationships across client assignments
  • Delivering business outcomes collaboratively with employees in NRC, the wider Network Rail Group and NRC’s partners
  • Undertaking all activities in a safe environment and in accordance with NRC operating procedures

What we are looking from you;

  • 6+ years’ project management experience with a demonstrated track record of delivering small to medium sized projects
  • Knowledge of the project lifecycle and project management concepts
  • Knowledge of risk management concepts and tools
  • Developed report writing ability
  • Understanding of working to delivery budgets
  • Attention to detail when listening to stakeholders (from many different disciplines) and capturing their thought processes, actions and progress summaries
  • Ability to follow standards/procedures and ensure your activities are conducted in compliance with relevant administrative, financial and corporate governance requirements
  • Ability to follow internal reporting standards/conventions
  • Strong IT proficiency – including MS Office applications
  • Prior experience of working in the rail sector
  • Prior experience in the delivery of change and compliance projects


Network Rail Consulting is an equal opportunity employer and fosters an inclusive culture that embraces differences and diversity. We positively embrace flexible working recognising that employees may wish to balance work and family/home life.

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