Rail - Assistant Project Manager - Swindon

  • Role type
  • Contract

  • Location
  • Bristol

  • Closing Date
  • 28/09/2017

Job Description

Position Title:                Assistant Project Manager

Based:                          Swindon

Status:                         Contract – 12 months               

Department:                 Ricardo Rail UK

Location:                      London

Reporting to:               Team Leader

Ricardo is a global strategic, technical and environmental consultancy and specialist niche manufacturer of high performance products. We also provide independent assurance services in the rail sector.  With a century of delivering excellence and innovation, we employ over 2,500 professional engineers, consultants and scientists world-wide.

Our activities cover a range of market sectors including passenger car, commercial vehicle, rail, defence, motorsport, motorcycle, off-highway, marine, clean energy and power generation.

Our client list includes the world’s major transportation equipment manufacturers, supply chain organisations, energy companies, financial institutions and government agencies.

Guided by our corporate values of respect, integrity, innovation and passion we enable our customers to achieve sustainable growth and commercial success.

Job Description

Ricardo Rail UK is a multi-discipline rail consultancy providing services in expert advice and independent assurance across the UK, Europe, Middle East and Asia where we employ c500 consultants working on rolling stock, infrastructure and independent assurance projects.

Our UK Rail business employees c120 consultants in offices in London, Preston, York, Bristol and Derby, which is our head office.

We provide technical consultancy, independent assurance services (including NoBo, DeBo, AsBo and ISA) and specialist rail system products, across infrastructure and rolling stock, to clients including infrastructure managers, train manufactures, equipment manufacturers and maintainers.

Our shared goal is to be the natural choice provider of expert advice and independent assurance services to the global rail industry.  Care, integrity and excellence will always drive our long-term relationships with clients and colleagues.


We are looking to recruit a contract Assistant Project Manager to assist with the management of the Project so that it achieves the programme’s requirements of cost, quality, schedule and safety and the provision of Technical Governance.

Key Responsibilities of this role:

  • Supports the Project Manager in the delivery of the NoBo & AsBo projects.
  • Deputises for the Project Manager.
  • Manages day to day commercial issues.
  • Liaises with NR project teams.
  • Assists in management of local work instruction and doc control.
  • Attendance at regular project reviews/meetings with NR and project teams.


For consideration candidate’s should have proven Project Management and Rail Assurance experience. For more information, please contact Donna.Baker at Donna.Baker@Ricardo.com

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