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Senior Manager Telecommunications  Tabuk,   Posted: 10/20/2021
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Our client is seeking a Senior Manager Telecommunications to support the Director Rail Systems in the management of the Telecommunications elements of the Backbone designs undertaken by Backbone Engineering Consultant and subsequent contractor design and delivery as part of a project in Saudi Arabia. You will also be responsible for providing technical oversight of activities relating to rail telecommunications. The Senior Manager Telecommunications reports to the Director Rail Systems.

Key accountabilities and Responsibilities are:

* Leadership of the Railway Communications function for multiple modes for HSR, Freight and Metro
* Oversee the provision of Operational Telecommunications to define the systems required for the safe operation of trains in terms of:
o Trackside communications
o Traction Power Control Circuits
o Signalling circuits
o Alarms
o Condition Monitoring
o On-train operational communications
* Includes Data Transmission Network (DTN), telephony system, tunnel radio system, telecoms masts, Global System for Mobile Communications - Railway (GSM-R) and line of route security.
* Oversee the provision of the Data Transmission network, a dedicated fibre network connecting all Neom locations to facilitate all communications needs to allow support of all Neom systems, with transmission through a common and secure network to support public/passenger comms sized to support stations retail and their possible oversite developments.
* Retail - to define the requirements for Station Security and Information Systems including:
o Public Address
o Customer Information Systems
o Ticket Vending
o Help Points
o Station WiFi
o Definition of on-train public Telecommunications facilities
* Oversee provision of Passenger/Public Communication 's infrastructure that supports the use of latest Technology 5g+
* High levels of traffic volume in public arena Keeping the Director Rail Systems informed of technical issues arising from Comms works.
* Ensure that the technical processes and procedures for the delivery of Comms discipline outputs are robust and updated as and when appropriate. Ensure that refined technical processes and procedures are in place. Develop and maintain standardized delivery processes to ensure consistency of outputs in the discipline.
* Supporting the successful delivery of the project with multiple modes of rail operation and infrastructure requiring full Comms
* Understand a live operational construction environment with significant safety hazards including moving trains and 25kV Overhead Line Electrification.
* Ensuring Comms stage works considerations are addressed in the contractor's design.
* Resolving technical issues during the construction phase in a timely way to support the construction programme.
* Undertaking reviews of contractor design submittals relating to Comms works.
* Undertaking reviews as required of other contractor technical submittals (including task briefs and work package plans) relating to Comms works.
* Undertaking reviews of contractor inspection and test plans relating to Comms works.
* Undertaking reviews of contractor handover plans.
* Liaising with Shadow Operator, ISA and Rail operators appointed.
* Initiating and supporting value engineering activities.

Job Requirements


* Bachelor of Civil Engineering, Construction Management or equivalent qualification
* Over 15 years of rail telecommunications design & construction experience.
* Over 5 years of rail telecommunication design & construction experience gained in the Gulf Region.
* Demonstrated track record of the delivery or supervision of complex and high-value rail infrastructure construction projects.
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to effectively interact with a diverse group of individuals.
* Supporting the achievement of Comms, design assurance and acceptance with agreement from stakeholders in a timely way.
* Management of multiple internal external interfaces
* Management of Comms between multiple contractors


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