Possession Planner (Rail) – Castle Donnington

Technical Industries:
  • Construction
Job Type:
  • Permanent
Reference Number: SW 10564
Irlam, Manchester, UK
Wigan, UK


Role: Senior Agent x2
Location: Irlam/Wigan
Salary: Neg.


  • To lead successful contract delivery overseeing the Asset Management framework in the Anglian region on behalf of the company by ensuring:
  • That the site team are fully appraised of the contract parameters and have the capability and resources necessary to achieve contract objectives safely.
  • The development of positive relationships with all parties associated with the contract.
  • The various projects are delivered on time, within budget and to the agreed quality.
  • Company profit on the contract is maximised.
  • That client expectations regarding, quality, programme and budget are, wherever possible, exceeded.
  • The creation and maintenance of a positive company image.
  • To manage the Amco site managers in visiting, planning, pricing and programming in the various maintenance projects (incl. requesting relevant possessions / isolations)

Key Tasks & Responsibilities:

The key tasks of this role include, but are not limited to:

  • Fulfilling the Senior Site Agent’s responsibilities as laid down in Section 2 of the Company’s Health and Safety Policy.
  • Ensuring that the contract is executed in accordance with the requirements of:
    • All applicable legislation
    • The Terms and Conditions of the contract
    • The Contract Health and Safety Plan
    • The Contract Quality/Environmental Plan
    • The Policies and Procedures contained within the Company Business Management System
  • Delivery of the contract within programme and budget.
  • The promotion of a continuous improvement culture and the use of best practice.
  • The continuous monitoring of contract progress to ensure contract objectives are being met.
  • Ensuring that, in conjunction with the Site Managers, changes to the contract are identified, agreed and effectively managed.
  • The provision of formal reports on contract progress to the Project Manager and the client.
  • Ensuring that all relevant issues, which cannot be resolved at contract level, are passed for the attention of the Project Manager.

Person Specification:

Candidates for this role should be effective team members and meet the following criteria:

  • Ambition and commitment to success in the role.
  • Demonstrable self-motivation and high personal professional standards.
  • Ability to manage others.
  • Confident communication skills.
  • Excellent employer references.
  • Previous experience in a similar role is necessary and it is envisaged that this will have been gained, at least in part, with a Principal Contractor within the rail sector.
  • Further career development is envisaged within our expanding rail operations.
  • Have the ability to manage lots of small projects at once and be able to jump one from task to another quickly to react to the clients needs

Educational/Professional Qualification:

  • Civil Engineering Qualification such as a Degree or HND

CSCS Requirements:

  • Minimum - Site Manager Card

H&S Requirements:

  • Five Day Site Managers Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS) or acceptable
    alternative (e.g. NEBOSH General Certificate). PTS Certificate.

Any other requirements:

  • Advantageous to hold programming software, Good IT skills

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