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VolkerRail is an established and experienced railway infrastructure contractor. We have a successful track record of delivering projects across the whole of the UK; working with Network Rail, London Underground as well as light rail and tram operating companies to enhance the national infrastructure.
As one of the UKs oldest railway contractors, with a history dating back over 80 years, we are passionate about the preservation and development of the railways. Our years of experience and continued company growth have earned us a reputation within the industry for high performance and innovation, and as a company focussed on timely and efficient delivery.
The East West Rail Alliance is a "pure" alliance consisting of three Non-Owner Participants (NOPs); VolkerRail, Atkins Global, Laing O'Rourke and the Owner Participant (OP), Network Rail.
East West Rail (EWR) phase 2 is a £1 billion programme and one of the most prestigious projects in the UK Infrastructure pipeline. It will provide a strategic route linking key centres of economic activity between Oxford, Milton Keynes, Aylesbury and Bedford.
An opportunity has arisen for a TMP & Transport Manager to join VolkerRail working within the East West Rail Alliance (EWRA).
The successful candidate will be the single point of responsibility for all Traffic Management related activities and associated Public Right of Way activities alliance wide. They will be the driving force behind the coordinated delivery and management of the TM contractor(s) and their work.
The TMP & Transport Manager will be required to work out of the Milton Keynes Offices of the EWRA, travel to task sites as required and liaise closely with Local Highways Departments. The position will suit a person comfortable with multi-tasking, thinking laterally and controlling multiple interfaces simultaneously.
This is a challenging role which expects attention to detail and a focus on safety, both for the Public and the Alliance workforce.
The main responsibilities are as follows:
Ownership of the liaison activities with multiple local authorities and statutory bodies.
Management of the Traffic Management Plan(s) across the programme.
Coordination, Completion (if required), vetting and submission of TTRO applications as required in coordination with programmed activities.
Immediate point of contact for contractors responsible for Traffic Management.Skills & Experience
The successful candidate will have the following experience/skill set:
Experience in Project Management
Direct experience of Traffic Management
Ability to manage contractors/vendors
Safe management skillsPreferred:
Familiarity with TTRO and Local Authority procedures
Familiarity with the NEC suite of contracts, specifically 'D'
Direct Logistics Management experienceOther
VolkerRail Group offers a competitive salary and attractive benefits.
Committed to equality of opportunity and diversity.
Milton Keynes / Bletchley
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