VACANCY: Fleet Project Manager (York)

Salary: Competitive

Vacancy reference: GC 003/15

Grand Central is one of the leading Train Operator, as recognised in the industry wide National Passenger Survey. We are proud of our fresh outlook to the daily running of a successful train operator with 76% satisfaction score by Which? survey.  Ongoing developments within Grand Central and the wider industry have identified the need for a long term project management resource.

In light of this, we now have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced project manager who can support our engineering team in developing, implementing and managing projects. In addition the project manager will identify opportunities ensuring that these are translated into clear business cases supporting, a coherent and competitive strategy that delivers the best possible customer experience.

Whilst working closely with our internal teams, the role will also need to work in partnership with and influence our external partners.

The post is located at our Head Office in York, but the post holder needs to have a flexible approach to the job as travelling and familiarity of all GC routes, locations and people are essential to succeeding this role.

The role offers a competitive salary and holiday entitlement, along with other benefits including an optional health insurance scheme, pension scheme, free travel on Grand Central services and concessionary travel on Arriva Group rail services.


  • 5 years’ experience of managing complex engineering projects with a value in excess of £1m
  • Rail industry knowledge
  • Experience of managing contractors
  • Qualified to degree or equivalent (HND)
  • A recognised project management qualification (Prince 2/APM)
  • Computer literate (MS Office and MS Project)

Please download the application form using the link at the end of this page. For further details contact us using the following;

E-mail -

Telephone - 01904 461370

Address - Human Resources, Grand Central Rail, River House, 17 Museum Street, YORK, YO1 7DJ

Closing date – 13 April 2015

Previous applicants for this role will not be considered  

If you would like to submit an application speculatively, please complete the below form and e-mail to No agencies or CVs please.