Mar 28, 2018
Job Title: Chief Specialist - System Integration
Company Name: Roads and Transport Authority (RTA)
Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE)
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Follow up on Rail system interface and integration issues and related project support, control, management and monitoring of all post-contract stage design and its development.
Review and provide advice on the latest international best practices for the betterment of Rail interface and integration through liaison with International Rail Operators, Specialist Consultants and other rail industry organizations.
Support the roles and responsibilities of the Direct Manager and Project Managers in the execution of their duties.
Provide support and involve in the pre-contract stage planning and development of railway projects and strategic transportation vision.
Study and propose optimization opportunities and efficiency improvements related to various aspects of integrated Railway projects.
Support individual Project Manager to ensure that the Contractor and Engineer assigned to the project adhere to the pre-agreed schedule of design, Installation, Testing and commissioning.
Manage Contractor and Engineer for correctly and timely implementation of system integration deliverables.
Follow up, monitor and attend as required, Factory Acceptance Tests and inspections, On site Testing and /Commissioning as per Director directions.
Follow up and support on Operation Trial and revenue Operation readiness.
Conduct regular site inspection visits as required.
Provide full supports to the development, maintenance and implementation of the Rail Agency design standards, guidelines and manuals as required and necessary.
Provide technical support and advise to the Contract and commercial team on Contract, Claims, Variations, Engineer and Contractor payment certifications, negotiations and settlements.
Provide projects progress status and issues and prepare reports to the director and management as required.
Assist in the preparation of project cost reports and other financial reports.
Participate in developing rail agency strategic objectives and initiatives.
Coordination with relevant third parties and stakeholders during various phases of the project such as DEWA, Nedaa, Dubai Police, TRA, Etisalat, Du and etc.
Conduct value engineering throughout the project and advise direct manager on implementation.
Identify and Compile Lessons Learned highlighting causes, problems and develop recommendations and solutions for improvement.
Follow up and monitor projects defect liability period in coordination with relevant RA departments.
Monitor continuously the risk register and ensure contractor/Consultants are implementing all mitigation measures related to system interface & integration and report any concerns.
Review the related Hazard Log, safety notices and ensure support is provided to system assurance team during the various phases of the projects.
To provide support and assistance to Rail Agency department on issue related to system interface and integration.
Assess and recommend innovative solutions and advance technologies for system interface and integration.
Review strategic policies on system-wide integration design, implementation and obsolescence managements.
Provide support to prequalification of relevant consultants, contractors, service provider specialized in System interface and integration.
Ensure knowledge transfer and management including lesson learned, technical assessment, support job shadowing and training.
Perform other responsibilities associated with this position when appropriate.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The applicant must hold a Master’s degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering / Telecommunication from a recognized university.
Ten years’ experience in major Rail systems projects، with minimum 5 years or more of design management experience in a particular rail system/discipline.
Highly analytical thinking with demonstrated talent for identifying, scrutinizing, improving, and streamlining complex work processes.
Computer-literate performer with extensive software proficiency covering wide variety of applications.
Exceptional listener and communicator who effectively conveys information verbally and in writing.
Resourceful team player who excels at building trusting relationships with customers and colleagues.
Flexible team player who thrives in environments requiring ability to effectively prioritize and juggle multiple concurrent projects.
Innovative problem-solver who can generate workable solutions and resolve complaints.
Goal-driven leader who maintains a productive climate and confidently motivates, mobilizes, and coaches employees to meet high performance standards.
Results-driven achiever with exemplary planning and organizational skills, along with a high degree of detail orientation.
Roads and Transport Authority (RTA)
Dubai - United Arab Emirates