Project Engineering Manager

Rail & Infrastructure
£80,000 to £100,000 Per Annum
Pension, Bonus, Healthcare, Vouchers
Contract Type:

Purpose of the Job

  • Pilot the technical aspects of the Project or Tender
  • Represents technically the project, vis-à-vis the customer
  • Specify and validate, with the team, the Transport System Solution
  • Control the technical consistency through a strong interfaces Management and QCD approach

Organisational Reporting

Reports to the Turnkey Engineering Manager

Performance Measurement

1) Based on a QCD approach :

on-time delivery (adi, dpi)within cost budgetwithin quality targets (RAMS, performances) for the complete turnkey system delivery

Including :

  • System Solutions robustness and performances
  • Produce attractive and competitive solution
  • Produce innovative and competitive alternatives
  • Competitive analysisTechnical risk analysis and mitigation plan
  • Scope of Works / Completeness of the Work
  • Packages definition and management
  • Interface Management
  • Number of changes

2) System acceptance by customer through Gate Process (specification, preliminary design, critical design, integration, static tests, system test running, system trial running, revenue service, end of warranty/liability period)


  • Develop system acceptance criteria & processes, and have them agreed upon by Customer
  • Choose the hypotheses for performance calculations and validate the results
  • Issue the Customer Requirements Specification
  • Issue the Functional Specification
  • Issue the Systems Architecture
  • Issue the Preliminary and Final Designs
  • Propose the Engineering Scope of Work to the Project or Tender Manager define the Work Packages for the Systems Engineering team and for the participating Operations Products lines (first level), produce them with his team for Systems Engineering.
  • Manage technical relationship with the Consortium
  • In relationship with the Project Test & Commissioning Manager, manages the integration and validation activitiesLead, develop and motivate the Engineering  Project / Tender team
  • Implement the Methods and Engineering tools as per agreed recommendationsIssue the technical risks assessment & mitigation
  • Implement & Control the compliance & traceability matrix
  • Ensure the carry-over from previous projects and current R&Ds
  • Produce the “GA 008” relative to the Engineering
  • Participate in reviews defined by the PMM
  • Support the Project Manager

Candidate requirements

Educational Requirements

  • Master's Degree in Engineering


Educational Requirements

  • Broad Knowledge of railway systems, operating requirements, available equipment and systems.
  • At least 5 years of experience in Engineering / Technical functions including at least 3 years in managerial positions in international projects
  • Expert in System Engineering

Functional Know How

  • Apply client Values and Processes
  • Use Seasoned Judgement
  • Use Business Indicators
  • Use Technical and Industry Experience
  • Create Enthusiasm
  • Promote Teamwork
  • Foster Open Dialogue and Listening
  • Manage Conflicts of Ideas
  • Team Player
  • Operational and Leadership Know How
  • System Engineering practices
  • Safety
  • QCD methodology
  • Team Management experience
  • Fluent in English, and another language
  • Wide knowledge of the rail environment appreciated


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