Contract type: Permanent

Working pattern: Full-time, 8 hour day, flexible hours

Salary: up to £60k p/a depending on experience

Location: based in the South-West/Wales area with hybrid and home working, but open to applications from across the UK

Application deadline: ongoing


Why WCL?

We’re a rapidly growing project and programme management consultancy for rail, poised to thrive in a sector that’s undergoing foundational changes and improvements.

We’re specialists in large and complex programme delivery. That means you’ll be involved in major, significant works involving national rail networks, leading operators and major suppliers around the world.

We’re an agile organisation who are looking to expand our team of permanent staff. It’s an ideal time to join our organisation. You’ll enjoy flexible working where you can be creative, proactive and really see the impact of your work – both for our clients and within WCL itself.

We’re professional change-makers. With WCL, you know you won’t be stuck with outdated ways of working, change-resistant culture or rigid management structures. You’ll be working alongside company directors every day, making your mark and being a part of our continuing string of successes.

The Role

Key responsibilities include:

  • Programme reviews
  • Change control
  • Risk management
  • Monitor reporting
  • Ensuring compliance with process/procedures.


The ideal candidate

The ideal candidate would be degree qualified and be MRICS or MAPM qualified (or equivalent) or working towards attaining chartered status in the near future.

They would have experience in fulfilling the Project Managers role using NEC3/NR suite of contracts, along with strong communication skills in a multitude of client facing environments.

Candidates will have strong leadership qualities and will be able to work as part of an integrated team on a range of projects. They will be confident working under pressure and to strict deadlines with minimal supervision.

They will be able to demonstrate a track record (supported by relevant references) of personally managing projects ideally up to £20m and working as part of a team on projects in the range £5m to £40m.


Benefits

  • Good company pension
  • 33 days of annual leave per year (including 8 bank holidays)
  • Private health insurance
  • Critical illness cover
  • Home working
  • Flexible schedule
  • Company car allowance
  • Referral programme
  • Company events
  • Wellness programmes


The application process

This is a competitive application process. There is no deadline, as hiring is ongoing.

Simply send a CV and a cover letter to careers@wclrail.co.uk

Applicants who meet the role criteria will be invited to complete an interview and technical assessment activity.

The successful candidate will be informed within 2 weeks of the date of their interview.