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10 months

Project Manager (Rail)

Type: Permanent

Salary: Dependent on experience, skills and location

An introduction to our unique company

Waterman Aspen welcomes engineers and technical specialists to make their mark on some of the biggest infrastructure projects across the UK on a secondment basis.

We specialise in providing the right people, with the right skills for the job, at the right time – for as long as our clients need them.

We are proud of how much we value and support our colleagues – taking people from the very start of their careers to Chartered status and beyond. We have big ambitions for the future, and we’d love for you to be part of it.

Your career with Waterman Aspen

You’ll get all the benefits of being employed by us, while working on a variety of projects for our clients. Joining Waterman Aspen as a Project Manager will see you as a key member of the Rail, Aviation & Energy team and you can expect:

  • A varied client base for you to apply and develop your skills
  • Training Managers to help and assist with technical development / general training to help support career progression
  • Career development and support to reach your professional goals (Chartered Status APM, MAPM, with close ties also with Chartered Management Institute)
  • Buy-in from clients to assist in your professional progression,
  • Professional subscription to a professional body of your choice
  • Further exposure to the industry – increasing your awareness, knowledge and sharpening your skills

Experience required


  • Experience within the UK Rail industry and proven experience of delivering projects to time, cost and quality
  • Educated to degree level (or equivalent) in a related subject
  • Strong stakeholder management skills
  • Knowledge and experience of scope and schedule management, risk analysis, cost control, and NEC3/4 contract management
  • High-level of IT literacy, proficient user of Microsoft Office, SharePoint, ProjectWise, CEMAR and/or MS Project/P6 Primavera
  • Eligibility to Work in the UK and a Full UK driving licence


  • Achieved APM PMQ or equivalent professional qualification
  • Preparation and submission of contractual documentation
  • Knowledge of Civil Engineering designs on major and complex projects
  • Involvement in the full project lifecycle, including budget/finance control
  • Member of the Association for Project Management (APM) or equivalent

You’ll get this and so much more

A salary in line with your experience, skills and location along with an industry-leading benefits package:

  • Company car or car allowance
  • Contribution to commuting mileage
  • Permanent health insurance
  • 25 days annual leave (buy up to 5 more), Plus 1 additional loyalty day, for every 2 years within the company (up to 5 days).
  • Company pension contribution
  • Salary sacrifice to buy additional benefits
  • 1 paid Waterman Aspen in the Community Day to volunteer in your local community