Maintenance Services Project Manager


Porterbrook Leasing Company specialises in the leasing and asset management of passenger and freight railway rolling stock and associated equipment. Based in Derby with a corporate Head Office in London, the organisation is undertaking a period of transformational change as it responds to the changing landscape in rail. The engineering function is seeking the most talented commercial and technical resources in the industry to join its team, to enable the business to be fit for the future.

The role of the Engineering Project Manager will be to lead across a range of specialist engineering projects, including fleet enhancements, heavy maintenance overhauls and implementing innovative solutions to improve the performance of the fleet and end user customer experience. Key elements will include taking the project from concept through to delivery, management of project budgets, managing the project plans and effective management of any risks. The role will involve working in close collaboration with suppliers, train operators and the internal fleet engineering team. The role will also involve ensuring that the projects are delivered safely and that the benefits expected are delivered.

Candidates for this role will have 5 to 10 years rolling stock engineering experience and be either a Chartered Engineer or working towards this. Ideal candidates will have specific experience of working in project management of large-scale engineering improvement projects. They will also have a strong track record of managing supplier relationships with either manufacturers or maintainers. Organisational capability and planning skills are key to the success of this role, along with the ability to identify issues before they emerge and take appropriate remedial action.

We are seeking the very best engineering talent to join the team, and offer an excellent salary, along with bonus and benefits. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a great organisation with excellent people and a road map for the future to grow and develop the business.

Please send your CV and a covering email with full details of why you would be a great addition to the Porterbrook team, along with details of your current salary and notice period to apply for this role.