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Director of Rail Passenger Services  Abu Dhabi,   Posted: 4/18/2021
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Our client is seeking a Director of Rail Passenger Services to Lead the effort for planning, and implementing Rail Passenger Services which will include all possible types of services for high speed and lower speed rail transport within and across all emirates in the UAE and the GCC.

Accountability Areas:
- Be responsible for the development of the Passenger Rail Services in the UAE and the GCC Member States which will include but not limited to;
a. High Speed Rail Services (Domestic & International)
b. 200 kph Rail Services (integrated within the National Railway Network)
- Be responsible for the development and follow through of the various business cases of the sweet of possible passgener rail services
- Be responsible for the implementation of the Passeger Rail Services and integration within the current rail network
- Lead the effort for developing the various detailed business cases and revenue streams for the Passenger rail Services which will include but not limited to (capital costs for alignments, rolling stock and stations locations, operational cost, catchment potential and ridership, revenue and fare generations etc)
- Lead the coordination effort with all applicable stakeholders leading to agreements on the Passneger Services components and impact of physical assets
- Lead the effort on integration of the Passenger Rail Services at concept level into the current as well future transport and development landscape for impacted stakeholders
- Lead the effort for securing financing and procuring investors for the sweet of passenger rail services
- Develop the detailed contracting strategy for construction of the various components of the Passneger Rail Network (and how to integrate it into the National Railway Network)

Job Requirements


Mandatory: Bachelors' degree in a related discipline
- Post graduate business degree
- Project management certification is preferred
- Rail management certification is preferred
- Chartered member of a relevant professional body or institution is preferred
- Finance and statistics certification is preferred
- A minimum of 15-20 years of relevant experience


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