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Senior Procurement Manager
Location: Midlands
Salary: £59k-£72k
Type: Permanent

 

Procurement Manager
Location: Midlands
Salary: £45-£52k
Type: Permanent

 

Main Purpose of Role

I am recruiting for Procurement Managers on a permanent basis for a Midlands based organisation.

I would be interested to hear from procurement professionals who have experience of utilising different procurement routes, including use of OJEU processes and frameworks. Experience of procuring large value complex heavy civils / construction or similar works/services in compliance with the Utilities Contracts Regulations and who have a thorough knowledge of applicable EU and UK procurement legislation and contracts using the NEC suite of contract forms.

Remote working – some flexibility 1 day a week although agreements can be made locally but the role is site based.

Competitive packages are available depending on the level of experience.

Do get in touch for further details – you can email me your updated CV to pbooth@strgroupo.co.uk or call 07467 957940 to discuss further.

Research and Innovation Manager

Location: Doncaster
Salary: £TBD
Type: Permanent

 

Main Purpose of Role

The key purpose of this position is to develop and implement an effective strategy to allow innovative new products to be commercialised within the Digital Rail community. You will be working closely with the product management team to identify opportunities and develop strategies for these propositions. Working with a range of internal and external stakeholders will be a daily occurrence so an ability to manage and inspire will be required to ensure success within the business.

The successful candidate will have a proven track record of delivering product solutions within the Rail market and a good level of initiative and attention to detail when analysing data.

 

Qualifications & Education

Degree or equivalent in an engineering or related discipline with relevance to the railway engineering industry

 

Experience & Skills required

Proven with the planning and management of complex solutions, the ability to negotiate

Detailed Rail knowledge and experience within the industry, ideally within SME’s, focusing on the application of new technology and innovation

Excellent communication skills: verbally, written and presentation

Able to communicate complex solutions and technological systems effectively to a range of audiences in a manner favourable to the business

Good networking and relationship-building skills across many disciplines and working functions.

An entrepreneurial and innovative approach to solving client’s needs.

Proficiency in IT and in using all main Microsoft Office products.

 

For more information, please apply or get in contact on 02392 314799 / lewis@rbdstride.co.uk 

Training and Competency Manager

Location: Midlands
Salary: £TBD 
Type: Permanent

 

A very exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Training and Competency Manager to take over management of the training team within a very respected training and assessment company in the Midlands area.

 

The business has a great reputation in the industry and is utilised by a range of clients within the Rail industry as their go-to training company for Permanent Way training and assessment requirements.

 

This is a great opportunity for someone to take the reins on Training and Competency within a very well established and respected business whilst having a key influencing position on the future success of the company.

The industry needs more competent rail engineers – you will be playing your part in the development of them!

In this position the successful candidate will be responsible for the following duties.

  • Management of all training and competence delivery for the business ensuring that company personnel comply with industry and legislative requirements
  • Management of trainers and assessors to ensure successful day-to-day training and assessment delivery, including Track Safety Trainer(s) and administrators
  • Assessing and identifying all internal training and development needs
  • Selecting and managing resources, including working with employees and training associates to develop and deliver training
  • Maintaining existing and developing new client relationships
  • Identifying training needs by consulting with the clients
  • Effective coordination of training and development programmes for our clients
  • Overseeing the creation, implementation, and improvement of all training and assessment materials including company practical sites in collaboration with the trainers and assessors
  • Maintaining the company On-line Learning Portal and course information on the company website
  • Monitor, support and develop all trainers and assessors
  • Undertake the role of Sentinel Scheme Manager
  • Liaise with the Quality Manager to maintain registration of the company on the ROATP

You will also be accountable for the following

  • Ensuring course material is compliant with client requirements and legislation
  • Liaising with the Health and Safety representative to ensure Health and Safety compliance with industry and legal requirements
  • Ensuring compliance with the RTAS rules
  • Managing the sponsorship of all Sentinel cardholders to ensure compliance with Sentinel Scheme Rules.
  • Supporting the Quality Manager in maintaining RISQS accreditation
  • Undertaking training and assessment delivery when emergency cover is required

 

For more information, please apply or get in contact on 02392 314799 / lewis@rbdstride.co.uk 

Senior Technical Support Engineer (Infrastructure Specialist)

Location: Doncaster
Salary: £TBD 
Type: Permanent

 

Main Purpose of the Role

A key position has arisen within one of our clients that will see the successful candidate taking over responsibility for a push within the infrastructure engineering sector. Both developing and leading activities for new products, services and projects for the business. This will on occasion include providing tender support as directed by the Head of Technical Support Services in line with the industries recognised standards. You will be utilised for specialist knowledge and support in Railway infrastructure equipment within P-way, OLE and Signalling for global and UK markets and clients.

Key responsibilities required;

Ensuring that products are complaint with health and safety standards for the industry and well as meet cost and delivery targets for UK and Overseas markets.

Provide innovative technical solutions that cover a wide range of client expectations.

Ensure all quality procedures are implemented and followed to ensure that all activities within the Engineering Function are fully compliant with the Quality Management System.

Previous experience and knowledge of a full scope of Rail and Infrastructure design and products.

Working in a safe and responsible manner that is in line with the standards implemented within the business and externally in the industry. Following rules and procedures as appropriate.

 

Skills & Experience

  • Ability to persuade & influence.
  • Practical problem solving ability.
  • Formulating complex strategy and concepts for a range of client needs. 
  • Entrepreneurial and commercial thinking as well as being creative and innovative

 

Qualifications & Education 

For more information, please apply or get in contact on 02392 314799 / lewis@rbdstride.co.uk 

CAD Technician

Location: Wales
Salary: £DoE
Type: Permanent

We are recruiting for an experienced CAD Technician in Wales. Our client would like to interview for this position as soon as possible. Apply now to avoid disappointment.

ROLE

As CAD Technician you will be responsible for producing CAD related engineering commissions under supervision of more senior lead.

You will carry out and support the following duties:

  • Assisting with the preparation of technical documentation and reports
  • Assisting with the implementation of effective, value for money and innovative design solutions
  • Maintaining high technical standards, consistent with the project brief under direction from the

Engineer

  • Assist with contract preparation
  • Preparing and assisting with drawing production
  • Dealing with project related correspondence
  • Maintaining a strong focused client relationship
  • Assisting Engineers with inspection work, feasibility studies, report preparation, cost estimating,

Quality Assurance responsibilities

  • Assisting the Network Team with site supervision duties when required
  • Assisting in project administration
  • Assisting with compliance to the relevant health, safety, and environmental legislation, particularly the CDM Regulations

 

ABOUT YOU

 

  • Good communication skills within the team, clients, and public
  • Willingness to learn
  • Good IT skills
  • Experience producing technically sound CAD related deliverables whilst complying with all relevant technical standards and client requirements
  • Proficient in use of spoken and written English language
  • Proficient in use of Microsoft Office applications
  • Experience of MX
  • Understanding and following procedures in line with CDM Regulations
  • Experience working with structures maintenance / design teams
  • Experience working with Local Government or Housing Associations
  • Client facing aproach to service delivery
  • Industry recognised CAD related qualifcation
  • Personal Track Safety AC (PTS AC)
  • Environmental Awareness Tool Box Talk
  • Personal Highways Safety
  • IOSH Working Safely

For more information, please apply or get in contact on 02392 314799 / lewis@rbdstride.co.uk 

Transport Modelling Lead 

Location: London
Salary: Dependent on Experience
Type: Permanent

 

A position of high significance has arisen within one of our key clients. The need for a well versed and experienced Transport Modelling Lead has become apparent as the project starts to gather a lot of momentum. 

 

The role will see the successful candidate working on Europe’s largest infrastructure project and playing a key role in the further development of the project. You will be sitting within the Economic and Commercial Analysis team, providing essential analysis to help assess the impact on passenger demand, revenues and benefits. These Models are used to help inform the case and to support decisions impacting the construction, operation and regulation of the new line. 

 

As the lead you will be managing and co-ordinating a team of analysts, making sure that the nature of the work is carried out within scope and also upholding the core beliefs and values of the business. 

 

Further details to follow on conversation.  

Please note this is a permanent position and will eventually be working from an office in Central London. 

 

Please apply for this position by sending your CV to lewis@rbdstride.co.uk or contacting 02392322373 to discuss 

Principal Track Systems Engineer

Location: London
Salary: £70k+
Type: Permanent

 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Principal Track Systems Engineer to join a leading Rail organisation as a Technical expert in the support of delivery and standards for the organisation.

We are looking for;

  • A Chartered Engineer with a membership for a relevant Professional Engineering Institution.
  • A specialist Engineer within the Track, Civil or Mechanical Rail sector.
  • Sound understanding all railway systems in their entirety and an ability to convey that knowledge in an effective manner. 
  • Commitment to the customers values and ethics.
  • Understanding of the safety legislations and standards.
  • Good Leadership and coaching skills.

Key responsibilities include;

  • Deputisation for the Professional Head of Infrastructure as and when required.
  • Holding peer reviews on standards and projects.
  • Supporting delivery of industry project which will include research into new and existing technologies.
  • Keep reports on progress and provide technical direction and advise Project Managers and other colleagues on live projects.

Further information will be provided on conversation.

For more information, please apply or get in contact on 02392 314799 / lewis@rbdstride.co.uk 

Testing & Commissioning Manager 

Location: London
Salary: Dependent on Experience
Type: Permanent

 

I am currently recruiting for an experienced Testing & Commissioning Manager to join a client of mine on a permanent basis to work on a project they have recently acquired in London. 

A few responsibilities of the Test & Commissioning Manager: 

  • Lead the day to day technical delivery and troubleshooting of the works. 
  • Oversee a team of Testing and Commissioning Engineers within the fields of MEP and Telecoms. 
  • Client and stakeholder management. 
  • Preparing detailed design documentation. 
  • Preparing and coordinating test documentation.  
  • Making sure project is delivered within scope and to the relevant industry standards. 
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For more information, please apply or get in contact on 02392 314799 / lewis@rbdstride.co.uk 

MEP PM      

Location: Wales and Western Regions
Salary: Dependent on Experience
Type: Permanent

 

We are currently working with a client who due to an upturn in work and various framework awards are now looking to bolster their team with an experienced Rail Project Manager.

 

The works although mainly MEP focused will also include aspects of Signalling and Civils so multi-discipline experience is preferable.

 

The nature of the work will primarily be overseeing large station upgrades and fit outs whilst ensuring the work is delivered both safely and to a high standard.

 

The ideal candidate will have the relevant Rail background and previous experience delivering successful MEP focused projects.

Senior Project Engineer/ CRE – Wales

 

We are working very closely with a Tier 2 Contractor within the industry who have a requirement for an experienced and versatile Project Engineer, primarily within the field of Rail Telecoms. The nature of the works is Operational and Station based Telecoms across the Rail network. However, candidates with 5+ years Senior level Multi-discipline Engineering experience will be considered. The preference would be for a candidate with in-depth knowledge of the full scope of operational comms including Fibre + Copper installations, Testing etc. as well as SISS, CCTV and PAVA 

 

This position will be directly reporting into the Engineering Manager and would entail the supervision of less senior engineers out on site.

 

Please contact Lewis on 02392 322 373 or lsalter@strideresourcing.com

Senior Estimator      

Location: Nationwide
Salary: Dependent on Experience
Type: Permanent

 

We are currently working with a Tier 1 Rail contractor on their search for a Senior Estimator to join the business, helping to secure future frameworks and projects for them.

 

They are looking for someone with a proven track record of successfully securing packages, ideally within Rail but will look at those with previous infrastructure experience also. The works you will be pricing will be large multi-discipline Rail projects, covering disciplines such as; Civils, P-way, OLE and MEP.

 

Previous experience of NEC and ICE contracts will be essential for the position as will a sound commercial knowledge and acumen. A HNC or higher qualification in Civil Engineering would also be preferable.

 

Locations nationwide will be considered for the role including; London, Birmingham, Liverpool and Leeds.

Please only apply for the position if you fit the remit stated above and we look forward to hearing from you.

 

Salaries to be discussed but will be reflective of experience in the field.

 

Please contact Lewis on 02392 322 373 or lsalter@strideresourcing.com

E&P Design Engineer     

Location: York
Salary: Dependent on Experience
Type: Permanent

 

We are recruiting for an aspiring E&P Design Engineer in the York area. Our client would like to interview for this position as soon as possible. Apply now to avoid disappointment.

 

ROLE

As E&P Design Engineer you will be responsible for producing design drawings and documentation that meets the expectations of the client, as well as complying with mandatory and recognised industry standards and practices. You will be involved in the full design lifecycle following the Network Rail Governance for Railway Improvement Project (GRIP) Stages 3-5.  The E&P Department will undertake a variety of projects from signalling power, station and depot lighting, points heating, traction systems, and substation design, offering a variety of experience and knowledge.

 

You will report directly to a design manager and will carry out and support the following duties:

⦁            Produce electrical Single Line Diagrams using CAD software

⦁            Support and work alongside the E&P designers in the production of designs

⦁            Undertake electrical calculations

⦁            Produce design specifications

⦁            Liaise with manufacturers and subcontractors

⦁            Collate technical information from surveys, inspections, and other sources 

⦁            Produce cable and equipment schedules

 

ABOUT YOU

⦁            Good communication skills within the team and with clients

⦁            Good time management skills and able to work under pressure with project deadlines

⦁            Ability to adapt and arrive at solutions for complex issues

⦁            Good financial and numeracy management skills

⦁            Willingness to learn

⦁            Proficient in use of spoken and written English language

⦁            Proficient in use of Microsoft Office applications

⦁            Capable of working both independently and within a team

⦁            Experience in electrical design

⦁            Ideally trained in the 18th Edition of IET Wiring Regulations

 

Please contact Lewis on 02392 322 373 or lsalter@strideresourcing.com

Commercial Manager

Location: Midlands
Salary: Dependent on Experience
Type: Permanent

 

We are recruiting for an experienced Commercial Manager in the midlands area. You will be working directly on the HS2 project for one of the world’s leading commercial consultants. The role would require previous experience within the Rail & Infrastructure sector. You will need a proven track record of experience and delivery in a similar role with a recognised main contractor. You must have experience on large build projects, ideally with a major national contractor. Reporting to the commercial lead, you will be responsible for all commercial aspects of the project. This is a senior management role which would suit an experienced Senior Quantity Surveyor / Commercial Manager seeking the next challenge in their career on Europe’s largest infrastructure project!

 

ROLE

As Commercial Manager you will be responsible for financial management of projects, recognizing business opportunities, arranging bids to win new business, as well as negotiating and agreeing contracts.

 

You will report directly to a commercial lead and will carry out and support the following duties:

⦁              Cost Management

⦁              Contract/Commercial Management 

⦁              Comply with Quality Management Systems, processes and procedures

⦁              Preparation of monthly reports 

⦁              Contract Change Control 

⦁              Attending and leading Commercial/Contract meetings 

⦁              Estimating

⦁              Complete savings report for internal records

⦁              Prepare, validate and agreement of interim and final accounts

⦁              Risk Management 

 

ABOUT YOU

⦁              Broad technical knowledge relating to Cost and Commercial Management.

⦁              Ability to work in a client facing role and develop client relationships within the industry.

⦁              Good communication skills, energy, drive and ambition

⦁              The ability to absorb complex information and assess requirements readily

⦁              Good financial and numeracy management skills

⦁              Good organisational skills

⦁              Methodical way of thinking

⦁              Ability to work in both company and client offices. You may also be required to work on site.

⦁              Good understanding of collaboration and associated behaviours

⦁              Ability to quickly adapt to changing environments

⦁              Excellent problem-solving skills

⦁              Good negotiating skills

⦁              Knowledge of standard forms contracts (particularly NEC3)

⦁              Ability to work within a team

⦁              Good communication skills

⦁              Computer literate

⦁              Degree in a RICS accredited Commercial Management or Quantity Surveying course or equivalent and ideally be MRICS qualified or working towards Chartership.

 

Please contact Lewis on 02392 322 373 or lsalter@strideresourcing.com

Principal Engineer

Location: North of England
Salary: Up to £70k
Type: Permanent

 

As the world of Rail starts to approach its largest investment in decades, opportunities are starting to come in thick and fast!

 

We are working very closely with a large Contractor within the industry who have a range of vacancies on, but top of the list is an experienced and versatile Principal Engineer.

 

The nature of the works is Operational Telecoms across the Rail network. However, candidates with 5+ years Senior level Multi-discipline Engineering experience will be considered. The preference would be for a candidate with in-depth knowledge of the full scope of operational comms including Fibre + Copper installations, Testing etc.

 

This position will be directly reporting into the Engineering Manager and would entail the supervision of less senior engineers out on site.

 

Previous Rail experience is essential for this position.

 

Locations covered will be in the North of England including Sheffield & York.

Packages of up to £70k on offer for this role, so please apply within if a permanent role working with one of the largest contractors in the UK is how you envisage the next positive step in your career!

 

Please contact Lewis on 02392 322 373 or lsalter@strideresourcing.com

Signalling Design Engineer

Location: Birmingham

Salary: Competitive

Type: Permanent

Stride are pleased to announce a new and exciting opportunity as a Signalling Design Engineer to join a trusted client of ours who add real value to train operating companies and rail system users worldwide.

 

This position will be involved in a wide variety of projects covering a range of signalling technologies, seeing projects through from the early stages of development to detailed design.

As a Signalling Design Engineer, you will be responsibilities for:

  • Assisting in the preparation of estimates and tender documentation.
  • You will prepare and produce railway signalling designs, reports and working drawings ensuring compliance with all contractual and statutory requirements within agreed timescales.
  • Supporting project engineering and delivery as required, which will include the opportunity to go trackside to assist testing during commissioning periods.

As a Signalling Design Engineer, you are required to:

  • Hold current IRSE Signalling Designer Licence (1.1.510)
  • Have experience and knowledge of UK railway standards, design processes and procedures.
  • Have experience in using appropriate industry standard CAD packages.
  • Be able to work closely with team members and the ability to communicate effectively.

Please contact Lewis on 02392 314 799 or lsalter@strideresourcing.com

Signalling Principles Designer / Verifier

Location: Birmingham

Salary: Competitive

Type: Permanent

 

Stride are pleased to announce a new and exciting opportunity as a Signalling Principles Designer / Verifier to join a trusted client of ours who add real value to train operating companies and rail system users worldwide.

 

In this position you will lead and support project delivery throughout the project life cycle from inception to completion.

As a Signalling Principles Designer / Verifier you will be:

  • Preparing, producing and verifying railway signalling designs, specifications, reports and working drawings using first principles for relevant parts of a new or altered signalling system, ensuring compliance throughout.
  • Ensuring all designs produced complies with client requirements, technical and safety principles and successfully delivered in budget.
  • Liaising with clients, construction and testing staff.
  • Mentoring, supporting and guiding the development of junior staff members.

As a Signalling Principles Designer / Verifier you will need to:

  • Hold IRSE Signalling Verifier Licence
  • Hold Signalling Principles Designer Licences (1.1.160 and 1.1.550)
  • Have significant UK signalling principles design/checking experience, including knowledge of UK railway standards, design process and procedures.
  • Have experience of signalling design and/or Stageworks involving a broad range of lineside equipment and technologies.
  • Be able to communicate effectively and work closely with those in the team who are in different offices.

Please contact Lewis on 02392 314 799 or lsalter@strideresourcing.com

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