Project Configuration Manager

  • Location

    Birmingham, West Midlands

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    Rail Jobs and Transportation

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    Rail Technical Team

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

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A leading client in the Transportation Industry is recruiting for a Project Configuration Manager to work on a contract basis, based in Birmingham.

To plan and implement Configuration Management (CM) requirements and processes for a specific project phase area in accordance with company procedures and company information systems to satisfy requirements and project delivery timescales. This role ensures configuration information is clear, concise and valid.

Fully Conversant with Systems Engineering and System Lifecycles
Member of the Institute of CM or similar
Six Sigma qualification or similar business improvement Qualification/Trained
Fully Conversant with Technical/Quality Assurance principles
Educated to Degree or HND/HNC level
Management Qualification/Trained
In depth understanding and proven application of CM Standards (Def Stan 05-57/EIA-649/ISO10007/ICM CMII/CMMI)
Able to demonstrate knowledge and experience of performing and managing CM processes throughout the full product/system lifecycle within a similar environment.
Knowledge and experience of managing Contractors and Suppliers CM interfaces

Required Experience
Significant CM experience, worked in multiple discipline environments, across different industries and at all parts all the system lifecycle.

Creates, maintains and implements the CM Plan in accordance with company procedures and contractual/tender requirements
Establishes, maintains and manages a CM estimate
Deploys and ensures usage of the CM tools
Specifies, maintains and ensures compliance of CM Contractor and Supplier requirements
Audits & assesses Contractors and Suppliers to ensure CM processes, systems and deliverables meet requirements
Participates in the design phase reviews (IDC, IDR)
Responsible for the establishment & maintenance of configuration baselines (FBL, ABL, PBL) throughout the project lifecycle
Participates in the choice of, using the defined criteria of Assets and controlled items
Establishes and maintains the configuration change management system including the establishment of internal and external CCBs and performs the Configuration Control Board (CCB) Secretary role
Co-ordinates and controls the configuration change process for design change including item change, document change, departures, concessions and trail modifications
Ensures the Location, Asset, Equipment and Physical Items design and design requirements are captured, controlled and released throughout the system and project lifecycles including enabling works
Captures, verifies and controls 'as deployed', 'as tested' and 'as maintained' configuration information
Establishes, maintains and releases the Configuration Status Accounting Record used to describe the configuration management phases and milestone achievement to track design evolution and implementation
Ensures design change is traceable throughout design and implementation
Conducts or participates in configuration audits (PCA & FCA)
Supports the Functional CM to implement CM improvements when agreed by the project
Performs CM team task delegation and performance management (if applicable)
Reports on CM Key Performance Indicators