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Rail - Rolling Stock Assurance Delivery Manager - NW London

  • Location

    Ealing, London

  • Sector:

    Rail & Civil Infrastructure

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  • Salary:

    Up to £0.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Rosie Wilkinson

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  • Published:

    about 3 years ago

  • Expiry date:


There is a requirement for a Rolling Stock Assurance Delivery Manager on the Crossrail project for at least a year on a contract-basis in North-West London.

Role Brief:

  • To manage and support the delivery and acceptance of technical assurance submissions in order to demonstrate compliance of the Crossrail rolling stock with defined regulations, standards and requirements.
  • Support the achievement of compliance of the Rolling Stock for Stage 3 (Sponsor, Crossrail Project Functional Requirements (CPFR) and Operating Concept requirements and Assurance requirements and relevant standards and legislation) by application of a Technical Assurance process complementing the Crossrail Technical Assurance Strategy.
  • To support delivery of Rolling Stock assurance activities in respect of achieving the Earliest Opening Programme (EOP) for passenger service, for stages 2 and 3 and subsequently stages 4 and 5.
  • Co-ordinate the assurance related interfaces of the Rolling Stock with all other Crossrail disciplines and 3rd parties, including Infrastructure Managers and the Crossrail train operating company - MTRC.
  • Support the identification and management of Rolling Stock assurance and overall railway systems assurance risks.
  • Develop testing strategies for the integration of the Rolling Stock with the Central Section and Network Rail infrastructure.
  • Create appropriate assurance progress trackers, dashboards and visual-reporting metrics:
    • for reporting the status of assurance to senior management;
    • for driving the progress of assurance deliverables from the supply chain and interfacing teams.
  • Develop and implement processes to demonstrate assurance across system interface boundaries.

Skills & Experience Required:

  • Experience of the application and use of the Common Safety Method for Risk Evaluation and Assessment (CSM RA).
  • Experience of undertaking assurance / compliance activities within the UK rail industry.
  • Awareness of Interoperability Regulations, Railway Group Standards and other laws and standards applicable to rolling stock and infrastructure interfaces.
  • Project management experience including knowledge of schedule management, risk/issue management, approvals & acceptance, quality, safety matters, programme and reporting.
  • Experience of rolling stock engineering within the railway operating or manufacturing industries.
  • Familiarity with working in a major railway project environment.
  • Educated to Degree level in a mechanical, electrical discipline or equivalent level of practical experience.
  • Membership of a professional engineering institution holding Chartered status.
  • Ability to manage internal and external stakeholders and deal with competing interests in an inclusive and pragmatic manner.