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Are you a rail-based Construction Manager looking to step into a consultancy environment, and work on some of the most exciting Rail and Station Development projects in the UK?

Are you looking for a modern, flexible and people-centric employer with employee well-being sitting at the core of the organisation? Then look no further.

Our specialist Civils & Infrastructure arm of Ford & Stanley is proud to be working in partnership with SLC Rail, a rapidly growing rail consultancy with a HQ in Birmingham and several new offices across the UK.

We are looking for an experienced Construction Manager, with previous rail experience, to work on a number of new station development projects in the West Midlands region, with some of these station values exceeding £80m. You will work with both the client and SLC, to ensure the smooth running of these projects.

Location (s): West Midlands,  Birmingham 


  • 25 days holiday + Bank holidays.
  • Yearly profit share bonus.
  • Income protection and life insurance
  • The option to buy and sell annual leave
  • Corporate Eyewear scheme.
  • Private Medical Insurance, with the option to add family members for an additional fee.
  • Paid professional subscriptions.
  • Competitive pension.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Work with the Project, Engineering, Commercial, and Planning Teams, to ensure the successful delivery of projects, to the agreed specifications and timescales.
  • Act as the main point of contact for all construction and safety aspects of the projects for the end client.
  • Attend project management reviews and construction team meetings.
  • Lead rail industry interfaces during construction activities (NWR,, TOC’s etc).
  • Compile daily site diary and undertake regular site safety inspections and report all findings to the Project and Safety Teams. 
  • Act as NEC supervisor and ‘custodian of quality’ for the contract.

Candidate Requirements:

  • Candidates must have a demonstrable track record in the delivery of large-scale Rail infrastructure projects, within the UK rail market. 
  • Candidate must have been involved in multi-disciplinary projects. Various disciplinary backgrounds will be considered (Civils, M&E, Structures, etc).
  • Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills are a must as you are effectively operating as ‘the face’ of SLC.
  • We are looking for someone with drive, and ambition, and who wants to be a key player within their business.

Potential Job Titles

Project Manager,  Construction Project Manager, Senior Site Manager, Senior Construction Manager.

Ford & Stanley Ltd is committed to a policy of equal opportunities for all opportunity seekers. We shall adhere to such a policy at all times and will review on an on-going basis all aspects of recruitment to avoid unlawful or undesirable discrimination. We will treat everyone equally irrespective sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership status, age, disability, colour, race, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief or political beliefs and we place an obligation upon all staff to respect and act in accordance with the policy.

    • Job type: Permanent
    • Location: West Midlands
    • Date posted:
    • Salary:£45000 - £67000