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Job Vacancy - Project Manager (Rail)

This is an exciting opportunity to join a rapidly growing business based in Central Birmingham. You will be working client side on a mix of rail, highways, civil and commercial projects across the West Midlands, with high profile clients.

SLC Rail are an ambitious and fast-growing rail consultancy and Project Management Company. Current projects are the new station at Kenilworth and Worcestershire Parkway.

You will have broad experience of multi-disciplinary projects, ideally in the Rail environment and including a sound understanding of civil, structures and permanent way projects. You will independently, deliver a complex multi-disciplinary project or a portfolio of smaller projects in accordance with company procedures and best practice guidance by working with, multi-disciplinary teams whilst maintaining excellent relationships with stakeholders and clients.

We offer a competitive salary and benefit package.

General duties

  • Plan, develop, monitor design, tender and supervise the implementation of projects to the agreed targets and clients’ satisfaction, delivering the projects to time, cost and quality.
  • Act as principal client contact on all aspects of the project. Develop and maintain effective client relationships, monitor client satisfaction levels and respond urgently to any client concerns and ensure improvement plans are developed, implemented and progress is shared with clients.
  • Manage and pro-actively mitigate risks to contractual performance and total project delivery, including anticipated problems as well as over-spend and late delivery.
  • To lead and direct the project team throughout the project life cycle.
  • Ensure regular effective communication with clients and within the project team.
  • Develop, complete and keep up to date plans for health, safety, quality and environment. Instigate and manage specific risk assessments (health, safety and environment).
  • Ensure that projects comply fully with all statutory and regulatory provisions including HMRI and the CDM Regulations.
  • Monitor work progress and compliance to specifications and standards and collate documentation and records.
  • Work closely with Project Engineers in order to ensure client requirements are properly interpreted and reflected in the deliverables.
  • Ensure project change control procedures are established and adhered to.
  • Ensure project costs are regularly reviewed and invoices are raised on a regular basis.
  • Attend Project and Management review meetings.


Please send your CV with a covering letter to hr@slcrail.com.

Contact us

Call: 0121 285 2622

Email: enquiries@slcrail.com


Our offices:

Suite 203 Guildhall Buildings

12 Navigation Street


B2 4BT


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