Project Manager


competitive + car / car allowance

Closes 29/02/2024

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Project Manager

Are you an enthusiastic team player? Can you drive success within a team? Do you want to make a difference in a growing region?

We have an exciting opportunity for a Project Manager  to join our Rail Division, based from our Birmingham office - and there has never been a better time to join!

The Role

As a Project Manager at Story Contracting you will lead a workbank of projects from inception to successful conclusion as well as lead multi-team collaboration to foster a joint approach to project design, development and delivery.

Please note this role is based near Bicester with the regional office in Birmingham. 

Key Responsibilities;

  • Lead teams through design, development and delivery with effective project management.
  • Maximise commercial performance of projects to achieve and exceed business plan.
  • Lead by example to embed high HSQE standards in project teams.
  • Ensure engineering compliance and strive for engineering excellence.
  • Lead the construction process.
  • Build and maintain strong client relationships.


At Story Contracting, we invest in our people. We provide award-winning training and development opportunities for all employees to help you get to where you want to be in your career.

In addition to a competitive salary, pension (and company car/allowance) We show we care about our people by offering a health cash plan and wellbeing support to keep you fit and well - inside and outside of work.

Our agile working policy  allows for a mixture of office and home working, and flexible working arrangements are available so that our people are engaged to give their best.

We care about our communities too and offer our employees two paid for volunteering days each year to spend as a team or individually.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Qualified to degree level, HNC/HND or equivalent in Civil Engineering
  • Working towards Chartered/Incorporated Engineer status in a relevant discipline
  • Experience of working within the rail industry with a level of proven capability in the Story Contracting core discipline areas and an overall knowledge of multidisciplinary work areas.
  • Understanding of site working environments and protocols
  • Good knowledge of Network Rail Standards and Governance
  • Experience of working with and driving a high level of engineering principles
  • Good working knowledge of H&S regulations and legislation
  • Experience of working within highly regulatory environments
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent influencing skills
  • Effective team player

Why Story Contracting?

Story Contracting is a privately-owned, award-winning infrastructure company who is financially secure and agile with a wide range of public, private and third sector clients who enjoy working with our talented and committed team. Our track record for delivery on time and to budget, safely and reliably, has meant repeat business from our clients, which is reflected in our motto of ‘Do It Right!’

Our values are at the heart of everything we do - the way we work and the behaviours we display. We believe that this is what makes Story Contracting and our people exceptional.

GROUNDED - Everyone is equal at Story. We are down to earth and treat each other with respect.

HARDWORKING - We all pull our weight and work hard for each other.

PROUD - We are proud of our safety, our projects, our people, our clients and the success we create together.

FAMILY - We nurture, train, develop and keep our people safe, just like a family. We are inclusive and do the right thing for the business and its people.

TRUSTED - What we say is what we do. Our clients, our people and our communities trust us to do it right.

WINNERS - We are hungry for success and want to be the best performing contractor for our clients, our people and our communities.

Every Story Matters

We are proud to be a place where everyone can be part of the Story!

As part of our pledge to eliminate discrimination and encourage diversity among our Story Team, our ‘Every Story’ policy  ensures all employees are a part of a diverse environment and always feel included.

All applicants will receive careful consideration for employment regardless of who you are, where you come from or what you believe in.

Think you’d be a good fit?

Successful applicants will be contacted shortly after the closing date.

Click below to apply and start your Story.

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