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Technical Project Manager

Job Description

Technical Project Manager - Inside IR35

Contract Term: 6 Months (with possible extension)

Contracting Authority: Great British Railways Transition Team (GBRTT)

Location: Hybrid - Remote & 2 days p/w in London as required.

Great British Railways Transition Team (GBRTT) are on an exciting journey to create a simpler, better railway for everyone in Britain. Our people and culture are at the heart of this - we're bringing together a wide/diverse range of people from across the rail sector and from other industries to help shape the future of Britain's railway.

This is a key role in facilitating successful collaboration through GBRTT and the wider rail partnership landscape to realise positive customer outcomes for Fares, Ticketing and Rail reform.

As a Technical Project Manager your main responsibilities would be to:

  • Lead the development of the assurance strategy and plans that effectively enable the implementation and smooth delivery of the Pay as You Go (PAYG) programme activities and outcomes.
  • Utilise subject matter expertise to establish industry wide commitment for the PAYG proposition & delivery strategy - collaborating with stakeholders & industry partners to support the target outcome.
  • Provide strategic input & oversight to the development & delivery of the PAYG customer proposition - use knowledge of wider propositions & strategies so that the PAYG customer proposition aligns with wider objectives.
  • Define the PAYG operational service delivery driven changes to the Ticketing & Settlement Agreement & industry contracts - engaging with DfT to facilitate these changes.
  • Contribute to the development, delivery & sign-off of business case for the PAYG work package, working closely with the FTR business case and project management teams, to achieve target outcomes and deliver implementation and adoption of PAYG technology.
  • Work closely with the PAYG Director, Programme Manager, Project Manager(s), Product Management and Delivery Teams to successfully mobilise the work package, set and achieve milestones, support resource requirements and recruitment, adhere to governance, product PMO artefacts and create and present Programme Board papers where required.

You'll have relevant experience in:

  • A strong understanding of payment service technologies, Pay as You Go technologies & associated implementation of these as well as the challenges, issues & opportunities within PAYG fares, ticketing & retailing - ideally within the rail / transport sector.
  • Demonstrable project management experience - delivering as part of a large cross-functional team in a complex, matrix organisation.
  • A strong understanding of strategy development & implementation - delivering strategic change.
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills - influencing & communicating - ability to translate technical information for non-technical audiences.
  • Strong commercial acumen - ability to manage budget & deliver required outcomes.

If this Technical Project Manager role sounds like something that you would be interested in, please click the link to apply.

GBRTT are an inclusive employer of choice and welcome applications from everyone. We encourage people to work flexibility and we're open to hybrid working! We'll also try our best to adapt the recruitment process and offer a reasonable alternative to help support people with disabilities.

In applying for this role, you acknowledge the following, this role falls in scope of the Off Payroll Working in the Public Sector legislation. Any rates of payment quoted will reflect the gross rate per day for the assignment and will be subject to appropriate taxes and statutory costs. As such the payment to the intermediary and your income resulting from this contract will be different.

Please be aware that this role can only be worked within the UK and not Overseas.