Property Work Stream Lead

Job reference: SYS-6910

Location 134 Edmund Street
Business Area / Department Head Office ~ Commercial
Salary & Benefits Competitive salary and excellent benefits
Closing Date 28/04/2021
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Property Work Stream Lead

Job reference: SYS-6910

West Midlands Trains (WMT) has an exciting opportunity for a Property Work Stream Lead to join our team based at Head Office in Birmingham on a full-time permanent basis.  WMT is currently investing £1 billion to improve rail services from London to Liverpool and across the West Midlands. This includes new trains, improved stations and better journeys.

The role is responsible for the successful delivery of projects by providing technical expertise/knowledge and support to the wider implementation team.  Acting as the focal point for delivery the Work Stream Lead works with the project manager (Internal or External) to define the scope of the project and ensure that the project achieves the quality criteria specified in the design. The Property Workstream Lead is responsible for reviewing and accepting risk and method statements on behalf of West Midlands Trains.

As an experienced Work Stream Lead, the successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • A proven track record in successful delivery of infrastructure and M&E enhancements and renewals.
  • Ability to work creatively, within a framework, to provide high quality outcomes. Will need to understand the wider objectives.
  • Proven ability to manage multiple discipline contractors on site.
  • Proven expertise and credibility in the field of construction and M&E.
  • Proven track record of delivery in a design and build environment
  • Knowledge of rail industry and network rail infrastructure useful
  • Degree, HNC/HND or equivalent experience within a construction or mechanical/electrical discipline.
  • Ability to train and mentor staff on best practice techniques/principles
  • Self-motivator able to work alone, engage and inspire difficult challenging stakeholders
  • Data Analysis experience. Must be able to collate complex, complicated data and present in a transparent format
  • Health and Safety Qualification – IOSH minimum, NEBOSH desirable.
  • Knowledge of process improvement, lean practices such as 6 sigma / Kaizen desirable

Full job description attached.

In addition to a competitive salary, West Midlands Trains offer a wealth of benefits including free travel on West Midlands Trains and other Abellio group trains for you, your partner and dependent children, 75% discount on all other train travel over most of the UK rail network, development opportunities to help you further your career with West Midlands Trains.

Applications will be considered from internal colleagues after they have completed 6 months in current role.  A full check of absence, performance, disciplinaries and safety incidents will be considered when sifting applications.

We reserve the right to withdraw this advert at any time due to high volumes of applications.

(please submit your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment).