Advanced Resource Managers Limited
My client is responsible for the biggest rail construction project in Europe, helping to improve London’s commuter infrastructure.
Due to an increase in project workload they require Head of Digital Systems and Software to hit the ground running and become a vital part of the team on a Fixed Term Contract through until September 2021.
As the Head of Digital Systems and Software reporting to the Technical Director, you will provide a vital service to the programme providing the latest skills and experience in digital systems integration. The role will enhance the existing digital integration skills we have on the programme which have been primarily focussed on the safety critical train and signalling systems to date.
Challenges of the Job
This is a key appointment, carrying accountability for all Digital and Software systems on a major rail programme.
The primary challenge will be to successfully implement proven IT industry approaches to digital systems integration and operational control to a traditional railway environment, where technical control is still exerted within traditional railway functions and using legacy processes and working practices. This will require unquestionable IT technical skills and experience, the ability to architect a bespoke approach to IT management that will meet the needs of the programme and proven soft-skills in communication and influencing change within a culture which values its traditional organisation structures and processes.
Dimensions & Interfaces (both internal and external)
The post holder is the principal advocate of technical excellence and technical safety & security for Digital and Software systems within the Technical Directorate.
The post holder is responsible for the management of circa 5 direct reports.
The post holder will have defined technical delegated authority from the Chief Engineer for Digital and Software systems engineering.
Key working relationships
If you have carried out this function in a large infrastructure programme environment and this opportunity sounds like the position for you, then please get in touch or apply today. A full job description is available upon request,
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