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Project Manager

The Role:

The Rail Project Manager will deliver multiple projects, to the specified HSEQ standard, to the maximum commercial performance and client satisfaction. The role also involves reviewing bids produced by the Estimating Department. 

General management

Lead efficiently a large team of agents, surveyors, engineers and site support functions

Produce financial forecast, monitoring and controlling project costs

Administer the project in line with the Contract

Review monthly CVR reports ahead of submission to Contracts Manager

Deliver projects from design phase to completion including all handover documentation

Review budget, progress, resources and forward planning

Ensure the contract is defined and understood by the team

Chair weekly site planning meetings and ensure production of accurate records and plans

Attain good relationship with the customer and supply chain

Develop, update and optimize construction programmes with support of planning team

Review construction methods developing engineering solutions where necessary

Review and procurement schedules for plant and materials in line with company procedures

Review and manage Sub-Contractors in line with their programme

Ensure detailed site records are completed

Maintain commercial tension to drive out cost and challenge the status quo

Ensure comprehensive estimates for additional work outside target costs

Review submission of new tenders 

Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality (HSEQ)

Set the highest possible standards of leadership in promotion of best HSEQ practices, ensuring compliance with Company procedures and legal obligations

Ensure production and implementation of HSEQ documentation including CPP, RAMS, ITP Allocate HSEQ responsibilities and duties for site personnel, check understanding and organize training as necessary

Ensure that all subcontractors follow Barhale’s procedures and processes Liaise with third parties to ensure compliance with required regulatory standards

Person Specification:

The successful candidate will have strong experience on managing Rail projects, also the candidate is likely to meet all of the following criteria:

Essential Minimum 3 yrs experience managing Rail projects in UK

Proficient in ICE and NEC3 (Opt A&C) including change management

Experienced in Design Management Programme & Risk Management Production of CVR, incl cost control, forecasting and value assessment

Degree/HNC in Civil Engineering, or equivalent


Excellent communication, people management skills, ability to influence and mentor

Ability to challenge designs and resolve problems to conclusion

Ability to manage and deliver a successful project with minimal guidance

Desirable CEng MICE Primavera P6 software CSCS managers card NEBOSH Construction Certificate


As well as offering a competitive salary, remuneration for this role includes flexible benefits, which provides a range of guaranteed benefits including but not limited to:

 Company car/car allowance

 5% Company pension contribution

 Life Assurance at 2 x notional salary

 Single persons private medical cover

 Permanent Health Cover About Barhale:

Barhale is one of the largest privately owned infrastructure specialists in the UK and was originally formed in 1980 as a specialist tunnelling contractor diversifying over the years into various civil engineering areas. Barhale works UK-wide across the water, transport, energy and developer services sectors providing design, construction and maintenance services under long-term contracts, with blue-chip public, regulated and private clients. The company employs over 900 people in the UK, has an annual turnover of £180m and a distinctive set of values that are fundamental to our approach to business sustainability.

Our business activity is carried out for the following principal sectors: Water: Civil Engineering, Tunnelling, Pipelines and Utilities Transport: Rail, Aviation, Waterways, Highways and Bridges Energy: Power Generation, Power Transmission and Distribution, Waste Developer Services: Civil Engineering across private sector developers UK wide


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