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Rail: Maintenance Manager (Mobilisation & Transition)

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Rail: Maintenance Manager (Mobilisation & Transition)

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  • Sector:

    Rail & Civil Infrastructure

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  • Salary:

    Up to £0.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Rosie Wilkinson

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  • Published:

    about 4 years ago

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There is a requirement for a Maintenance Mobilisation & Transition Manager on the Crossrail project in Stratford on a long-term contract.

Role Brief:

  • To develop and maintain the plan to mobilise·and transition the infrastructure maintenance team into business as usual Elizabeth line operation, including the establishment and implementation of effective delivery controls.
  • Develop the overall plan to mobilise the team for when it takes maintenance responsibility for the central operating section of the Elizabeth line through the transition to business as usual situation and agree this with the maintenance leadership team.
  • Establish and operate controls (schedule, change, risk, reporting) to measure delivery against the plan and support the leadership team make effective and timely decisions to support adherence to the overall Elizabeth line team activities and programme.
  • Own and maintain the metrics measuring readiness of the maintenance team - ensuring that these are evidence based and support readiness assurance requirements of the Head of Infrastructure Maintenance.
  • Work with the leadership team to capture and drive forward the management of issues & risks.
  • Coordinate and prepare submissions and justifications for resourcing requirements on behalf of the Infrastructure Maintenance team to relevant business planning, budget committees and Boards.
  • Coordinate and prepare submissions working with the Head of Infrastructure Engineering, Deputy Director of Operations and Head of Safety, to the Change Assurance Panel for changes resulting from "residual'' works or activities that the Crossrail Project conduct after the key Systemwide infrastructure is Handed Over to Rfll into maintenance.
  • Working with the Maintenance leadership team and other communications personnel within Operations to ensure that all relevant maintenance 'personnel and suppliers are fully aware of the plan for mobilising and transitioning maintenance activities and these are embedded in the business as usual situation.
  • Conduct internal Maintenance team reviews using the ORR's RM3 Standard and identify and agree actions with the leadership team that support continuous improvement against the Standard.

Skills & Experience:

  • Proven success in project management or mobilisation activity within the rail industry.
  • Good project management skills including knowledge of schedule management, risk I issue management, budgetary control, approvals & acceptance, quality, safety matters, programme, Dashboards, meeting minutes, reports, risk I issue management, approvals & acceptance processes.
  • Knowledge of requirements, challenges and solutions in establishing a maintenance capability.
  • Membership of a professional engineering, project management or railway operating institution.
  • Awareness of safety regime within railway industry, railway operations, engineering and manufacturing.
  • Excellent interpersonal, analytical and communication skills (verbal and written), at all levels.
  • Ability to manage internal and external stakeholders and deal with competing interests in an inclusive and pragmatic manner.
  • Strong delivery ethic, with excellent programme awareness and a commitment for successful delivery to schedule.
  • Ability to give pragmatic and timely technical support advice to internal and external parties.