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Rail- Operations Project Interface Manager- London

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Rail- Operations Project Interface Manager- London

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  • Sector:

    Rail & Civil Infrastructure

  • Job type:

    Fixed Term Contract

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  • Contact:

    Anab Abdillahi

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  • Published:

    almost 4 years ago

  • Duration:

    4 Month's

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  1. Purpose of the Job

The Operations Project Interface Specialist will lead on engagement and consultation with stakeholders to ensure that the future Infrastructure Manager requirements related to safe operation of the infrastructure are defined, agreed with all duty holders, understood, produced, assured and implemented

2.Principal Accountabilities

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 Client's Target Zero principles.

Co-operate with Client in all matters relating to health and safety, including following safe working procedures at all times

Act as a role model for Client's vision and values, behaving in ways that are in alignment with Client's Ways of Working. Encourage and support others to do so too

Promote equality in the workplace and adopt appropriate behaviour when interacting with colleagues

Take necessary care to properly protect the confidentiality, integrity and availability of corporate information from unauthorised disclosure, modification or destruction. Never knowingly put Client's information or information systems at risk.

3.Main challenges of the job

Working in a fast paced and quick changing project delivery environment

Managing multiple internal and external stakeholders with competing priorities

Developing and shaping arguments to support operating methodology and convincing others of the merits of these arguments

Dimensions & Interfaces (both internal and external)

This role is within the Network Assurance Team.

  • Key Internal and External relationships are:

o RFLI Engineering, Maintenance and Rolling Stock departments

o Client Project Disciplines, principally Signalling, Power and Tunnel Ventilation

o Network Rail, Anglia, Western and Kent Routes - operations and maintenance

o London Underground



5.Person Specification

Deep understanding of rail operations including signalling operating principles, systems and standards applicable to both mainline and metro railways.

Understanding of strategic risk management tools and techniques including HAZID and HAZOP and the legislation governing operational activities in the rail industry.

Understanding of project lifecycles and the role of the operator in a live project environment

Degree in operations management or equivalent experience gained within the railway industry.

Substantial knowledge of current railway operating rules and instructions and the process used for development of operating rules, instructions and procedures.

Broad knowledge of how operating standards for a mainline railway IM are managed both internal to the organisation and external in the wider industry environment.

Ability to communicate and influence effectively amongst peers.

Ability to establish a course of action for self and others, managing time, resources and surrounding circumstances to deliver objectives.

Proficient in MS office skills, especially Word, Excel and Visio

Developing railway operating principles, procedures and local working instructions for railway environments.

Developing business management systems.

Working with asset engineers and others to deliver improved infrastructure and systems.

Identifying hazards and implementing risk controls systems.

Leading and investigating accidents, incidents and other safety related events.

Interfacing with internal / external stakeholders to develop rules and local working instructions.