Technical Director - Digital Systems
We're looking for a candidate to this position in an exciting company in The Consulting Sector. Work and be recognised externally as the subject matter expert in the field of digital train control systems (ETCS, ATO, CBTC and/or TMS technologies). Manage and coordinate activities across the project including Business Readiness, Human Factors & Operational Performance Modelling workstreams, managing the output of subconsultant(s).
Manage and integrate project workstreams to address client and project time, cost & quality requirements, whilst preparing and executing project plans for portfolio projects/work packages. Demonstrate a sound understanding/experience in addressing the impacts to rail operator's operating & maintenance processes/systems when introducing these systems. Develop concepts of operations & maintenance including operational scenarios, identify training needs through change impact assessment risk-based analysis.
Prepare the delivery of operational readiness plans and sponsor the development/adoption of repeatable methods, identifying the latest technical developments and recommending applications within the Company. Bachelor level qualifications in a relevant engineering discipline or equivalent industry experience. 15 years' experience in rail operations, maintenance & safety including experience of supporting rail infrastructure operating organisations' transition to digital train control systems.
Primary capability in railway signalling & control systems with desirable experience in systems engineering integration. Able to demonstrate sound leadership skills, critical thinking & problem-solving skills, conflict resolution with the ability to present in a professional manner with a high level of credibility. Have the ability to communicate difficult or complex messages to both technical and non-technical audiences and constructively challenge pre-conceived ideas or assumptions.