Head of Rail Systems Integration

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Location: London, South East, Essex, Kent, Sussex, Hertfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Berkshire, Surrey
Salary: Market related
Job Type: Permanent
Date Posted: 14 March 2019
Recruiter: Resourcing Solutions

A senior leadership position has arisen for a proven rail professional with experience of railway systems design integration and commissioning processes on major infrastructure programmes to join an iconic rail client. The position is Head of Railway Systems Integration and will see you play a pivotal role in developing the strategy and processes for systems integration on a flagship programme. This position can be based in London, Birmingham or Manchester and will see you take responsibility for the management of rail systems, managing large scale budgets, delivering value for money and engineering delivery. This is a highly rewarding opportunity which comes with a very attractive leadership remuneration package.

As Head of Railway Systems Integration you will report directly into the Chief Engineer who is the most senior engineer within the origanisation who is accountable for specifying the appropriate design and assuring the construction of this major programme. You will lead all integration activities on the programme so clear integrated requirements baselines are established for systems prior to the design stages commencing. You will coordinate all integration activities between civils, stations, railway systems, rolling stock and the rail network.

Other responsibilities will include:

   » Support the Director of Railway Systems in the delivery of the Railway Systems Contractors cross-system functionality
   » Review Integration Risks, ensure mitigation strategies are developed and implemented in a timely manner.
   » Work with Programme Management teams to ensure that the project phases are delivered in accordance with technical and schedule requirements
   » Define requirements for Systems Integration Facility, operating processes and procedures
   » Provide a suite of System Architectures that demonstrate physical, logical, and procurement integration
   » Definition and management of interface process and system design between Main Works Civil, Stations, Railway Systems, Rolling Stock and the Conventional Rail Network
   » Undertake multi-disciplinary analysis of Contractors system designs to determine compliance with the project s integration specifications and standards
   » Review Contractors integration plans, integration reports and test procedures
   » Provide technical advice and guidance concerning those aspects of system integration across the company including the provision of technical advice to the designers of the project, procurement and management of consultants.
   » In association with Railway System and Rolling Stock Engineering team ensure an integrated, consistent approach to delivering the range of activities associated with the advisory and client role of the Technical Authority invested in the Infrastructure Directorate
   » Lead the definition,

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