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Engineering Program Lead

Ref no. BHN560633
Location England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Open

Job summary

Matchtech is working with a key client in Toronto who are rapidly expanding their teams to fulfill a number of high profile railway projects. They are recruiting for an Engineering Program Lead with UK transit experience who is open to relocation.

Key skills required for this role

Engineering Program Lead - Railway - Transport - Mass Transit


Engineering Program Lead - Railway - Transport - Mass Transit

Job description

Engineering Program Lead

Permanent - Toronto

Please note, relocation is required for this position.

Main Responsibility

  • Develop and manage the team structure and processes to deliver and review engineering outputs to support the programme schedule, budget and quality requirements.
  • In line with programme requirements, identify and manage the introduction of new systems on the network, where applicable, including systems/safety approvals and monitoring so that processes and documentation exist for sustained network usage.
  • Develop safety, quality and environmental approvals processes within the programme including staff development and competence.
  • Identify and manage the programme engineering budget along with providing support information determining the overall programme budget.
  • Manage all engineering and project development activities result so that they in schemes that are affordable, and that meet Programme requirements in a safe and environmentally responsible manner for time, cost and quality.
  • Provide professional functional leadership for engineering within the programme, in accordance with policies set up by the Engineering function.
  • Manage the appropriate validation and verification of engineering activity.
  • Undertake the role of Departmental Engineering Manager (DEM) or Designated Project Engineer (DPE).

The Ideal Candidate

We are keen to welcome applicants who can provide consistent leadership and support, are highly motivated with a proactive and positive outgoing work ethic. You will be capable of working collaboratively with the supply chain to help deliver the key accountabilities associated with this role.

Requirements for these positions:

  • Ability to relocate to Toronto (Visa applications supported by client)
  • Chartered Engineer with relevant and successful experience of Engineering Management within the Railway Industry.
  • University degree in engineering.
  • Membership of an appropriate Professional Institution.
  • 10-15 years of relevant experience of railway project delivery, including bringing new and modified railway infrastructure into operation service.
  • 5-10 years of undertaking the role of the Designated Project Engineer (DPE) or the Contractors Engineering Manager (CEM) on multidiscipline railway engineering projects or in a similar railway engineering management role on multidiscipline railway engineering projects
  • Demonstrable knowledge and experience in the application of the Construction Design and Management Regulations 2015.
  • Demonstrable experience in the end-to-end application of the Common Safety Method for Risk Evaluation and Assessment and the application of the Railways (Interoperability) Regulations within a Network Rail project development and delivery environment.
  • Demonstrable experience of actively building internal and external network to support delivery.
  • Demonstrable experience of actively building and recruiting a team of highly professional and capable Railway Project and Railway Systems engineers.
  • Demonstrable experience of coaching and addressing team and individual capability requirements.

It would be advantageous if you have:

  • Experience of large programmes/projects.
  • Experience of leading railway engineering design & development works.
  • Experience working on HS2 or Large Network rail projects

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