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world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.
MEA Power Supply (POS) and Overhead Catenary System (OCS) Engineering Manager
Purpose of the Job
MEA Power Supply (POS) and Overhead Catenary System (OCS) Engineering Manager provides guidance and leadership to Project POS and OCS Engineering Managers and Design Managers working on delivery of power supply and catenary designs for regional projects and tenders.
He / She will support Project Technical Managers and Project Director in all technical matters to mitigate risks associated to engineering works including Infrastructure Engineering, requirement, configuration and interface management with other subsystems.
Scope : MEA Region (Middle East & Africa) Projects and Tender activities.
To manage MEA region POS and OCS engineering teams
Pilots the technical aspects of the Projects or Tenders
The MEA POS and OCS Engineering Manager shall lead the POS and OCS engineering and the transport system solution in MEA region for the projects and tenders,
Create close coordination with the Company central team and metier leaders
From other region same to be responsible for the checking, coordination and follow up of the Power Supply (POS) and OCS Engineering works in all design stages such as Concept, Preliminary, Detailed and As-
Built of the Project. In particular manage and coordinate POS and OCS engineering teams mobilized for the Project in all project locations
To be responsible for hiring any future technical resources for the effective delivery of the POS+OCS engineering deliverables and in the development of the technical skills of the team
To be responsible for Managing the design teams and applying relevant HR cycle processes (definition of objectives, development plans )
To be responsible for the application of the Design For Quality policy and of the various Engineering quality process and reaching the Quality and targets for the Projects
To be responsible for reviewing and checking of the produced documents by design teams and sub-contractors (if any) including ,and not limited to, drawings, calculations and bill of quantities in all design stages and verifies them before delivery
Produce weekly and monthly reports for POS and OCS Engineering projects, tenders and maintenance engineering across the MEA region
To apply the revisions, norms and standard applications on projects and tenders
To be able to providing technical support to installation and sourcing teams, when necessary
Prepare and update of budget according to design process and technical detail
Manage / Supervise subcontractor POS and OCS design teams
Organize and monitor project design management (schedules, budgets, quality)
Communicate with internal and external entities
Prepare training plans and organize training sessions and develop the team technical and personnel abilities
Increase service and maintenance engineering process, knowledge and activities within Alstom
Bachelor degree, preferably master’s degree in related engineering discipline
More than 15 years’ experience in Power Supply technical managerial positions in international Metro, Tram or Mainline projects.
Experienced in the leadership of large multinational teams in turnkey projects
Good stakeholder management and interpersonal skills
Knowledge and Experience of Underground Railways systems are strength
Fluent in English; French and / or Arabic will be an asset
Motivated, takes initiative, and interested in technical topics
Demonstrates a Pragmatic approach to complex topics
No restriction to travel within or out of Middle East and Africa Region
The position is located in Istanbul (Turkey) including regular business trip to visit the projects and the clients in the MEA region (KSA, UAE, Qatar, Israel, Egypt, Morocco, Algeria, Nigeria, Ivory Coast, Tanzania, Senegal, South Africa, Baghdad, Kazakhstan, etc.
Can and will have a close coordination with Railways Systems and Infrastructure expert based in France.
Reports to the MEA System & Infra Engineering (Projects & Tenders) Director.
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