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Are you looking for the opportunity to plan and help manage a multi-million pound project that will revolutionise the UK Rail industry?

Do you want to play a key role in the largest operational change in Scottish rail history?


Ford and Stanley are partnered with a client who is integral part of Scotland’s social and economic infrastructure. They are seeking an experienced, Multi-disciplinary, Project Manager to oversee a portfolio of Depot and Stabling upgrades across Scotland, including the Shields depot, to accommodate a new fleet of trains.

These projects will align with a Rolling Stock Procurement which will see a minimum of 97 trains replaced. It is planned that these new trains will aid the decarbonisation of Scotland’s Railway, while increasing accessibility of the clients Network to all passengers, and will act as a key milestone for Scotland transitioning into a ‘Net Zero’ economy.

Roles and responsibilities

This candidate will be responsible liaising with outside parties to write the input specifications for the projects, and then overseeing the design and build deliverables. Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills are essential, as they will be managing relationships with the internal and external Delivery Teams, Network Rail, and various other stakeholders.

Ideal Candidate

  • Extensive experience operating as a Project Manager on comparable, Multi-disciplinary Rail projects, e.g. Station/Depot development works.
  • Candidates must have excellent communication skills, and demonstrable stakeholder management experience.
  • Candidates must have a high level of Commercial/Contractual awareness/exposure.
  • Relevant qualifications, e.g. Civil Engineering or Commercial based degree.


  • £60,000 – £70,000

What’s in it for you?

  • Free rail travel on all ScotRail services for you, your partner and children
  • Discounted travel on national and international rail services for you, your partner, and children
  • Discounted ‘Friends and Family’ rail tickets for ScotRail services.
  • Defined Pension Benefit Scheme from day one, including the Railway Pension Scheme.
  • Employee Assistance Programme, giving free and confidential advice to colleagues.
  • Mental Health First Aiders
  • Maternity/ Paternity leave
  • Discounted shopping on lots of high street stores and discounted tickets on days out
  • Access to the Transport Credit Union
  • Annual cycle to work discount scheme.
  • One volunteering day a year, paid.
  • Match funding for any charity fundraising
  • Generous annual leave allocation
  • Automatic entry to Healthshield, giving you money back on things like dental treatment and podiatry.
  • Employee Recognition scheme for those going the extra mile

Likely titles

Project manager, Programme manager, Program manager, Senior Project manager


Ford & Stanley Group are in the business of people and performance. Our mission is to create one million better workdays through facilitating great recruitment, leadership and occupational mental fitness.

Ford & Stanley Group Ltd is a Disability Confident Committed employer and 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: Full-time
    • Location: Glasgow
    • Date posted:
    • Salary:£60000 - £70000