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Interface Manager - London

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Rail & Civil Infrastructure

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  • Contact:

    Stuart Astbury

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  • Published:

    over 2 years ago

  • Expiry date:


Interface Manager



Purpose of the Job

To support our client in managing the interface between the delivery team and the LU (and LO/NR where applicable) teams within a specific defined geographic location; including access, operational, infrastructure protection, engineering and implementation functions.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Championing compliance with the LU Interface Management Plan; LU Infrastructure Protection Plan and any other Interface procedures agreed between CRL and LU
  • Developing, agreeing and maintaining the LU Interface Scope Schedule, including allocation of work packages to either CRL or LU
  • Advising on Works Package Plans (including production and agreement of User Requirement Specification) in respect of each Works Package for:
  • Expediting submittal and close out of work package plan deliverables
  • Assisting with the Development, maintenance & agreement of the schedule to deliver the Interface Works
  • Resolving interface problems and driving forward the timely escalation of matters unresolved through relevant Working Groups
  • Supporting the accountable project manager in the role of client where LU / others carry out work on behalf of CRL.
  • Supporting the identification, review and ongoing management of interrelated risks
  • Escalating any conflict between proposed works and safety related standards
  • Reviewing closures and possessions plans and submitting agreed closure / possession requests in a timely manner
  • Take reasonable care of your own and others' health and safety and of those who may be affected in the day-to-day delivery of this role by taking personal responsibility for working to the Target Zero principles.
  • Co-operate with the main Client in all matters relating to health and safety, including following safe working procedures at all times
  • Promote equality in the workplace and adopt appropriate behaviour when interacting with colleagues

Main challenges of the job

  • Developing strong relationships between the delivery team and LU
  • Maintaining rigorous compliance with the relevant processes and procedures
  • Dealing with CRL's impact on LU/others' operational railway.

Person Specification

  • An ability to identify priorities; the drive to get things done; and the personality to work effectively as the interface between CRL project managers and third parties.
  • Knowledge of third-party environment and relevant processes and procedures
  • Relevant project management / engineering / construction experience to support effective management of interface issues