Pay: There's Plenty for the Fat Cats, Scraps for Us

fat catPlease see below an advertisement for a managerial position in Transport for London for the princely sum of £500 per day. Hands up who still thinks 1.5% (then even worse in the following years) is a "reasonable" pay rise for the rest of us mere mortals ...

My client is responsible for looking after London's transport network. A contract position has arisen for a Project Manager to assist in the development and implementation of the Maintenance Organisation within Rail for London (RfL) for the new East London Railway (ELR).

The prime focus of the Project Manager (PM) shall be to assist in the delivery of the ELR maintenance capability. This may comprise some or all of the following activities:

  • Manage the technical advisors who are tasked with producing the technical support procedures for the infrastructure maintenance organisation, including the Asset Management Information System (AMIS).
  • Manage the development of the necessary management arrangements for the contract and the harmonisation of technical and contractual mechanisms.
  • Manage consultants preparing the Year 1 Asset Management Strategy and Plan for Rail for London.
  • Project manage the procurement of associated Ancillary Works required to achieve implementation of the maintenance contract including the Infrastructure Maintenance Facility and IM Office requirements.
  • Managing the transition from interim arrangements to the long-term Asset Management contractor.
  • Facilitate and support the development of the RfL maintenance and asset management team
  • Any other duties that may be required from time to time by the London Overground Infrastructure (LOI) Maintenance Manager.

Contract Duration: 5 month rolling contract

Rate: Up to £500 per day ltd.