For this project we are seeking an Asset Maintenance Manager for Kingdom of Saudi Arabia :
The Asset Maintenance Manager is a key role in a railway project responsible for overseeing the maintenance and management of all assets associated with the railway infrastructure. This includes tracks, bridges, signaling systems, rolling stock, stations, and other critical components. The primary objective of the Asset Maintenance Manager is to ensure the efficient and safe operation of the railway system by implementing effective maintenance strategies and ensuring compliance with industry standards and regulations.
Responsibilities are to:
* Develop and implement a comprehensive maintenance strategy for all railway assets, considering factors such as asset lifecycle, safety requirements, budget constraints, and regulatory compliance.
* Lead and supervise a team of maintenance technicians, engineers, and support staff. Provide guidance, training, and support to ensure the team's performance meets the required standards.
* Establish and monitor preventive maintenance schedules to ensure regular inspections and servicing of assets, reducing the risk of unexpected failures and downtime.
* Respond to and coordinate the resolution of asset-related issues, breakdowns, and emergencies promptly to minimize disruptions to railway operations.
* Collaborate with project stakeholders to allocate resources effectively, including budget planning for maintenance activities, equipment, and workforce requirements.
* Ensure all maintenance activities adhere to safety regulations and industry standards to promote a safe working environment for staff and passengers.
* Implement a system to monitor and evaluate asset performance, collect data on asset condition and reliability, and use this information to make data-driven decisions for continuous improvement.
* Collaborate with suppliers and contractors to obtain necessary spare parts, equipment, and maintenance services, ensuring they meet quality standards and contractual obligations.
* Identify potential risks to asset integrity and develop mitigation plans to minimize risks and their impact on railway operations.
* Maintain accurate records of maintenance activities, asset performance, and compliance reports. Prepare regular reports for senior management and relevant stakeholders.
* Stay updated with the latest railway industry regulations, standards, and best practices to ensure the project's compliance.
Skills for the role include:
* Knowledge of railway systems, infrastructure, and associated assets.
* Familiarity with railway maintenance standards, regulations, and safety protocols.
* Strong leadership and team management skills.
* Excellent problem-solving abilities and decision-making skills.
* Effective communication and interpersonal skills for collaborating with diverse stakeholders.
* Budgeting and resource management expertise.
* Ability to work under pressure and manage time effectively in a fast-paced railway environment.
* 20 years working Experiences
* English fluently, Arabic would be an advantage
* User skills in MS Office programs incl. MS Project
* Ideally someone who has an excellent understanding of depot facilities.
* Background in both signalling and rolling stock would be advantageous
* Must be under 55