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Project Manager (m/f)

Location: Derby, ENG, GB

Project Manager (m/f)-TWMA-UKDY01165833


With 61 production and engineering sites and 18 service centres in 28 countries, Bombardier Transportation is a global leader in the rail industry. We cover the full spectrum of rail solutions, ranging from complete trains to sub-systems, maintenance services, system integration and signalling. Our installed base of rolling stock exceeds 100,000 rail cars and locomotives worldwide. Our 39,400 employees continue a proud tradition of delivering ingenious rail transportation solutions.

Bombardier’s Litchurch Lane factory is the UK’s leading and longest-standing train manufacturing site, founded in 1876 by the Midland Railway, is recognized as the most efficient train factory and a global centre of excellence in aluminium train technology in Bombardier’s global network, forming an integrated works where trains are designed as well as assembled. The trains being delivered from the Derby manufacturing facility have recorded world record breaking reliability statistics.

We are currently looking to recruit a Project Manager (m/f), based in Derby, United Kingdom.

The Project Manager acts within the boundaries of the contract with the full power of the Division President’s authority to deliver the object of the contract to the customer and to deliver the targeted margin to Bombardier. To this effect, the Project Manager leads the Project Core Team in the successful completion of their assigned tasks within schedule, allocated budgets and scope to the required quality. The Project Manager will lead the project and cope with the unique challenge of continually focusing on a pro-active management that the functions keep their delegated budgets, meet their schedules and deliver on their obligation. The Project Manager shall lead the team with the view of the full project including areas outside own division and the overall impact on BT performance.
The Project Manager is responsible to apply the key Project Management Processes and the applicable tools for the implementation, and is accountable for the strict and efficient application thereof.
The Project Manager has to ensure that all Project Core Team members have sufficient financial and reporting governance and to ensure all risks and opportunities are properly addressed and mitigated.

1. Functional duties to the Project Core Team
• Responsible for the WBS, Detailed Project Schedule, JDDP, Customer Interface, Project Risk, Opportunity and Improvement Management, Project Launch (including the Orange Book), Change Management and Contractual Obligation Management, Budget allocation and monitoring, Project Reporting internally both status and financial performance
• Responsible to be primary contact to divisional Project Management Office. In larger projects, this could be delegated as a separate role
2. Ensuring that their nominated PM project area is managed so that the quality, cost and timescale requirements are met.
• Management of the governance process.
• Preparation of reports and presentations.
• Supporting the Project Director and other members of the Project Core Team as required.
• Managing relationships with other Bombardier functions including Finance, Procurement, Logistics, Operations and PI teams.
3. Leadership duties within the Project Core Team
• Involved in the PMP objective setting process for all Project Core Team members
• To define and secure the support of the business partners and extended project team
• Lead the Project Core Team effort to meet periodic financial targets
• Adapting leadership and motivational skills to the project, the team or individual's capabilities and knowledge, the time and tools available and the results desired.
4. Specific responsibilities to other Project Core Team roles
• Adapt the allocation of work packages between the roles and the day-to-day delegation of special tasks to the Project Core Team members in order to optimize the total project
• Specific communication responsibility to the Project Managers of Sub-Divisions.


• Degree in a technical/engineering field
• Proven experience in project delivery for large scale projects, e.g. timescale +2 years, budget +£100m
• Experience of identifying and handling risk/opportunity.
• Proven experience in performance project management techniques and project planning.
• Excellent communication, presentation and negotiation skills (on different levels with project core team, management, customer, partners etc).
• Proven leadership skills

Are you interested in starting an exciting career at Bombardier Transportation in the UK? If so, apply now at and start your dynamic career today!

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Job: Project/Program Management
Primary Location: GB-ENG-Derby
Organization: Transportation
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular

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