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Date: 27-Oct-2017

Location: Dubai, DU, AE

Company: Alstom

As a promoter of sustainable mobility, Alstom develops and markets systems, equipment and services for the railway sector. Alstom manages the widest range of solutions in the market – from high-speed trains to metros and tramways – customised services (maintenance, modernisation,…) and infrastructure and signalling solutions. Alstom is a world leader in integrated railway systems. It recorded sales of €6.9 billion and booked €10.6 billion of orders in the 2015/16 fiscal year. Headquartered in France, Alstom is present in over 60 countries and employs 31,000 people today. 
The Alstom-led consortium Expolink, also composed of Acciona and Gulermak, has signed a contract with RTA (Roads & Transport Authority) to design and build the extension of Dubai’s Red metro line, also called Route 2020, and upgrade the system of the existing line. The project involves the construction of a 15-kilometre-long line – of which 11.8 kilometers of elevated metro line and 3.2 kilometers underground metro line - branching off the existing red line at the Nakheel Harbour & Tower station.

Job Title: System T&C Manager

The Railway industry today is characterized by both a strong and sustained growth across the world. The trends that drive this are well known: environmental challenges, population growth, urbanization and increasing demands for mobility.
With 6B€ of Sales and around 30,000 employees based in over 60 countries, Alstom develop & market the most complete range of systems, equipment and services offered today in the railway sector. Today we offer our customers solutions that feature a seamless blend of diverse technologies, ensuring optimal interfaces, along with flexible implementation and real synergy in innovation.
 

Job Title & Purpose

Job Title                                                                                                              

Consortium SYSTEMS T&C MANAGER

 

Purpose of the job

 

The System T&C Manager ensure the proper validation of the Works at system level

 

He leads, coordinates and consolidates the Test & Commissioning-related activities within the Expolink Consortium

• He ensures that the Test & Commissioning-related Contract requirements and obligations are met by the Expolink Consortium in a coherent and satisfactory manner

• He supports the Expolink Consortium Core Team in all matters related to Test & Commissioning

 

Position in the Organisation

 

Organisational Reporting:     ALSTOM SYSTEMS

 

Hierarchical: CTO PROJECT DIRECTOR SYSTEMS 

 Key Network & Links:

  • Internal link: (80%):

T&C Managers Consortium Members, Enhancement Manager, Migration Coordinator, Project Managers, Temporary Operation Manager, System Engineers, Safety Engineer

 External link: (20%): Customer, Consortium Partners, Subcontractors, other Contractors in the Project. There are strong interfaces with the other Operations Products lines within the Transport Sector and with the units within S&I platform.

Mission

Performance Measurement

 

Based on QCD approach

-Completeness of testing and validation plans

-Completeness of testing and validations activities and reports

-Meet contractual performances targets

-Project Manager satisfaction

-Workpackages QCD commitments

Responsibilities

 

In compliance with the terms of the Contract and the Expolink Consortium strategy, the CTO T&C Manager is in charge:

. To draw up the Testing & Commissioning Strategy and Plan at CTO systems level.

. To produce the commissioning logic and associated commissioning schedule to be applied by all entities.

. To participate in the establishment of the Interface & Integration plan by Consortium technical team (CTO)

. To propose the appropriate testing and commissioning organization and way of working with all entities.

. The CTO T&C Manager is the principal contact for all major systems level testing & commissioning issues in front of the Employer

. He leads the Testing & Commissioning Team and reviews progress of the various entities involved on the project

. As the main contact with the Employer for Consortium systems level integrated testing & commissioning activities, he leads the regular reviews and meetings related to T&C

. He participates actively in the co-ordination of interfaces.

In warranty phase, he actively coordinates the Defect Notification Period and especially:

. The punch list monitoring to ensure the definition and implementation of relevant actions to close efficiently all issues

. The follow up of performance growth

. The regular coordination meetings and associated reports in internal and towards the Client to present the progress on the punch list and performance growth

In addition, all the Project subsystems are led by Sub-System Project Managers who coordinate their own project team with mainly Technical Manager, Planning Manager, Cost Controller, Manufacturing Manager, Tests & Commissioning Manager

 

Internally :

• Act as an expert advisor to the Consortium Project Director, the Expolink Consortium Core Team and the Expolink Consortium Management Board for all matters related to Test & Commissioning activities

• Coordinate with the PMG and the partners’ Test & Commissioning organizations on a permanent basis, so that the most effective and timely support is given to the entire Expolink Consortium

• On the basis of the Contract requirements, draft and maintain/update the management plans, processes, procedures, methods, and any other elements necessary for a proper execution of the Test & Commissioning activities, throughout the entire duration of the Contract

• On the basis of the Contract requirements, select the most appropriate tools and define the related parameters and any other elements necessary for a proper execution of the Test & Commissioning activities, throughout the entire duration of the Contract

• Ensure that the above are properly implemented by the Expolink Consortium partners for their respective scopes

• Organize, where appropriate, the training of the Expolink Consortium teams about the management plans, processes, procedures, methods and tools related to Test & Commissioning activities

• Coordinate the Test & Commissioning deliverables production by the Expolink Consortium partners; review those deliverables to ensure consistency and compliance; consolidate those deliverables before review and submission, whenever applicable

• Draft and maintain/update the schedules related to the Test & Commissioning activities, with a particular focus on interfaces between Test & Commissioning activities and the other Project activities

• Coordinate Partners Test & Commissioning schedules, with a particular focus on the sequences/durations of the Test & Commissioning activities and interfaces between Test & Commissioning activities and the other consortium activities

• Analyze progress of Test & Commissioning activities and propose recovery plan in case of delay

• Coordinate the Quality management related to the Test & Commissioning activities

• Ensure continuous improvement of the Test & Commissioning activities

• Coordinate the risk/opportunities management related to the Test & Commissioning activities

• Consolidate the Test & Commissioning reporting

• Coordinate the Configuration and Change management and consolidate the impacts assessment related to the Test & Commissioning activities

• Coordinate with System Assurance activities regarding V&V deliverables and delivery of Safety Cases  

• Coordinate with Operations and Maintenance activities during the different phases of progressive operation on existing or new Railway network and is responsible for the Safety of Operations through the Construction and Testing Rule Book.  

• Implement the Expolink Consortium policies, processes, procedures and instructions

 

Externally :

• Interact with the other Test & Commissioning organizations involved in the Project :

   o Employer

   o Engineer, ISA, and other Employer consultants

   o Other Project contractors

   o Project  interfacing entities, stakeholders and 3rd parties

Represent Expolink Consortium in all meetings related to Test & Commissioning activities

At Alstom, we offer you the opportunity to unleash your potential and reinvent yourself. As a future employee, you will have a unique opportunity to drive our organization forward, while continuing to build your career and contribute to the expanding growth of the global railway industry.  More information about Alstom can be found at: www.alstom.com


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