Railway Project Manager

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Civil Engineering

Leading European Engineering and Consulting Firm

Areas of Expertise: Infrastructure & Transport, Energy & Environment, Urban Development

Location: Zurich

About the Role:

My client is seeking a motivated and experienced Senior Project and Construction Manager to join their growing railway construction team in Zurich. You will play a key role in managing complex projects from planning and execution to successful completion, ensuring they meet deadlines, quality standards, and budget constraints. This is a unique opportunity to work on large-scale projects across Switzerland and Germany, contribute to shaping a new branch within the company and collaborate with a diverse and dynamic team.


  • Manage construction projects in railway construction (including PGV according to EBG) for national and private railway companies
  • Oversee all aspects of projects, including planning, execution, and commissioning (SIA 31-53)
  • Collaborate effectively with various project stakeholders, including specialist services, builders, offices, and authorities
  • Embrace digitalization and BIM methodologies
  • Share knowledge and mentor junior team members


  • Civil engineering degree (ETH/TU/FH or equivalent)
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in railway construction project management
  • Strong understanding of Swiss railway standards and regulations
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with fluency in German (C2 level or native)
  • Additional language skills in Italian or French preferred
  • Independent, results-oriented, and adaptable with a strong sense of initiative
  • Motivated, communicative, and solution-oriented with a collaborative spirit


  • Permanent position in a reputable and growing international company
  • Opportunity to work on large-scale and challenging railway projects
  • Flexible working arrangements and home office options
  • Dynamic and culturally diverse work environment
  • Supportive and collegial team atmosphere
  • Competitive salary and benefits package
  • Personal development opportunities within the company and internationally

If you’re interested in this position, apply now or contact me at hashim.akram@darwinrecruitment.com for further information

Darwin Recruitment is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Hashim Akram

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