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Works Delivery Manager

  • Salary: £37000 - £38500.00 per annum + Package
  • Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Rail
  • Job reference: BBBH376479_1525965477

Job description


Works Delivery Manager required to join a leading Rail contractor in the North west to deliver a number of civil engineering projects on the railway. The ideal candidate will have a background of delivering works on the railway infrastructure. This role will involve planning the works, so an element of office based work is essential. As a result, this would not suit someone who is keen to be based on site day-to-day. The role would suit an experienced Site Manager who has developed into a development / pre-construction role.


  • Civil Engineering Construction Project work (at least 5 years) - Essential
  • HNC / HND or Equivalent in Civil engineering
  • Excellent commercial awareness
  • Understanding of Network Rail standards and promoting quality control
  • Management of multiple work sites - Essential
  • SMSTS - Essential
  • PTS - Essential
  • Working within a railway environment - Essential
  • Civils background - Essential


  • Manage Network Rail and rail related infrastructure contracts and deliver to required standard
  • Plan, organise and motivate site personnel and resources to achieve completion within the allowed programme period and within target costs
  • Accept, control and reconcile temporary works and permanent works materials and equipment necessary to achieve the contract works in accordance with the planned activities
  • Prepare work package plans and contract plans to achieve the Client's requirement and specification
  • Promote and implement site specific management plans to ensure site activities comply with company Health and Safety, Quality and Environmental Policies
  • Submit any possession, isolation and traffic management requests where required to enable works.
  • Cost monitoring and cost reporting
  • Request / produce safe system of works where necessary
  • Liaise with third parties to gain consents i.e. Natural England, Environment Agency, Transport for London, Local Authorities, British Waterways and Landowners.
  • Liaise with the contract manager and commercial team regarding any estimates, technical queries, where there may be concerns.
  • Undertake a review of proposed physical works arising from any design works with the contract manager and commercial team to enable a physical works estimate to be produced.
  • Liaise with the Contracts Manager at all stages of the contract works.
  • Analyse and report contract progress as directed.
  • Identify training needs and development


  • Competitive salary on offer
  • Pension scheme, company vehicle
  • Professional development and training opportunities

If you are an experienced Works Delivery Manager, with extensive experience in the Railway, please get in touch.

AndersElite Rail are a specialist Rail Recruitment agency, currently working with some of the largest rail contractors in the UK. If you have experience of working on the railway in any capacity, please get in touch

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