Testing & Commissioning Manager

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    London, England

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    Rail Jobs and Transportation

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  • Salary:

    £0.00 - £550 per day

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    7 months ago

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Role: Testing & Commissioning Manager

Location: Canary Wharf

Ray rate: Up to £550 per day

Principal Accountabilities

Provide the strategic overview of Handover for the client.

Produce, update and implement a Handover Strategy document for the client, including acceptance by IMs.

Be the single point of contact for Handover, liaising with all the client directorates, LU and RfL.

Agree key strategic objectives (with owners and time frames) to achieve Handover, and monitor/report progress from working groups.

The working group will monitor progress from other working groups, and make key decisions as required. Other working groups include for example -

Asset information governance group

Maintenance steering group

Operations steering group

Testing and commissioning planning group (to be formed)

Produce, maintain and manage the following:

HWG ToR; and

Periodic HWG meetings, including invitations, agendas and action trackers.

Form new working groups to address specific issues/opportunities as they arise, for example:

Caretaker/maintenance of assets between contract completion and handover to IM

Definition of conditions for achieving Handover of a station to LU prior to completion of System wide activities

Report progress to Rail Integration Authority, Programme Board, Stations Programme Board, ISB, PM Forum, PFE Forum and other forums as required.

Be the combined lead for the Handover programme.

Develop a key objective/s that can be rolled out to the client, LU and RfL.

Provide clarity and communication on the status of the Handover strategy with the Delivery projects.

Take reasonable care of your own and others health and safety and of those who may be affected in the day-to-day delivery of this role by taking personal responsibility for working to the Clients Target Zero principles.

Co-operate with the Client in all matters relating to health and safety, including following safe working procedures at all times

Act as a role model for the clients vision and values, behaving in ways that are in alignment with the clients Ways of Working. Encourage and support others to do so too

Promote equality in the workplace and adopt appropriate behaviour when interacting with colleagues

Take necessary care to properly protect the confidentiality, integrity and availability of corporate information from unauthorised disclosure, modification or destruction. Never knowingly put the clients information or information systems at risk

Person Specification

Bachelor Degree in relevant discipline.

Detailed knowledge of LU, RfL and NR environment and relevant processes and procedures.

Good understanding of the concepts of efficient information systems and transfer.

Working knowledge of NEC contracting environment.

Excellent communication skills.

Able to work collaboratively to achieve common goals across different organisations.

Ability and determination to devise and follow procedures and challenge others to do so rigorously.

Self-starting, including a drive to propose and implement process improvements.

Fluent in use of relevant IT tools to develop and maintain trackers for assurance documentation etc.