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Expolink Rams Manager

Dubai  -  United Arab Emirates
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Alstom UAE Burlington Tower, Al Abraj Street, Business Bay Po Box 37956, Dubai - UAE, United Arab Emirates
Job Detail

  • Industry:
    Engineering and Construction
  • Job Type:
    Full Time
  • Salary (Dirham):
    As per Industry Standards
  • Job Location:
    Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Minimum Education:
    Bachelor of Engineering
  • Minimum Experience:
    2 Years
  • Apply By:
    Apr 30, 2018
  • Job Posting Date:
    Dec 30, 2017

Job Description

Expolink RAMS manager job vacancy at Alstom in Dubai. 

Purpose of the Job/Objective

Manage the RAMS activities and related deliverables in accordance with QCD commitments on the Project(s)/Program(s)/Tender(s) he/she is appointed to.
Define safety requirements allowing to reach an acceptable level of risks as per the Alstom Transport Safety policy on the Project(s), Program(s) and/or Tender(s).
Support the Alstom Transport Project(s)/Tender(s) performance by defining RAM requirements allowing to enhance their capability to meet the expected RAM targets.
Coordinate the different Railway Safety and RAM stakeholders working on the Project(s)/Program(s)/Tender(s) for the relevant scope when applicable.
Apply the applicable Alstom Transport Railway Safety processes & instructions.

Position in the Organisation

Organisation Reporting

Hierarchical Reporting: Expolink System Assurance Manager
Functional Reporting: Project Manager

Network & Links

Engineering Design team, T&C team.


Project Engineering Manager (PrEM), Project Manager (or Sub-System Manager), Bid Manager, PrQSM, RAMS stakeholders (TIS, RSC, System, Infra) (according to his/her scope)

External Interface :

External Suppliers/Subcontractors, External Partners (CW, O&M, etc…), Customers, Independent parties (ISA, NoBo, DeBo), Safety Authorities

KPI Measurement
Respect of QCD commitments,
On Time Delivery
Safety Design Reviews performed on time and documented.
Regularity and understandable of reporting on the status  of RAM and Safety activities on the project, program and tender
Anticipation of identification of potential issue on the RAM and Safety scope
Compliance to Alstom Transport Railway Safety processes & instructions
Positive involvement in the project, program, tender team


Accountable for :

Planning and piloting the RAMS activities and the related deliverables on the project(s)/program(s)/tender(s) he/she is appointed to as per the applicable RAM and Safety instructions/processes and other specific requirements committed to the Customer and to the applicable standards & regulations.
Performing the project(s)/program(s)/tender(s) RAMS activities compliant with the QCD commitments.
Ensuring the quality of the RAMS deliverables foster their acceptance by the Customer, Independent parties and Safety Authorities within the limits of Alstom Transport commitments.
Convincing customers / national safety authority / partners / consultants / safety assessors of the Alstom approach and methodology for RAM and safety management & demonstration.
Reporting on the progress of the project/program/tender RAMS activities and alert the PM/Bid Manager and/or the Safety Assurance Manager in case of issue potentially impacting the achievement of the QCD commitments.
Anticipating and alert on the potential blocking issues with regard to the expectations of the milestones (e.g. Gate Review, Safety Authorisation, …) and be pro-active in the definition/implementation/follow-up of the related resolution plan.

Responsible for :

Produce System level RAMS deliverables for the Expolink as per the contract
Defining and transfer in a timely manner the necessary RAMS requirements to put under control the relevant railway RAMS risks and follow them until closure in the Tool (DRACAS, Hazard Log, checklist, …).
Supporting the other stakeholders (design, industrial, sourcing, validation etc..) in the definition of appropriate measures to meet the RAMS actions and to follow their closure through appropriate documented evidence.
Being the point of contact for RAMS matters on the project/program/tender for the corresponding scope (System / Infrastructure) in particular to the Customer.
Consolidating the RAMS contribution from the RAMS stakeholders
Supporting the PrQSM in the performance of Safety Design Review and the issuance of Safety Authorizations by providing the necessary inputs.
Managing the subsystem RAMS deliverables, to meet the QCD commitment
Coordinating the RAM/Safety contributors from different entities for System RAM and Safety Manager.
Applying the Alstom Transport Railway Safety processes & instructions on the project(s)/program(s)/tender(s) he/she is appointed to.
Having a pro-active approach on the design assessment to support in the adequate definition of technical solutions to put under control the railway RAMS risks.
Having a pro-active challenging view on the overall RAM results from the contributors to enhance the adequacy/consistency of the RAM studies and requirements.  
Seeking for the technical understanding of her/his scope in order to better assess their RAMS performance and potential areas of improvement.
Participating to the improvement/definition of the RAM and Safety processes.

Job Specifications
Knowledge & Experience
Advanced University Degree in Engineering or equivalent.
Technical experience:
Minimum 8-10 years of successful experience as a RAM/Safety Management within different industries (Aerospace, Defence, Space, Military, Nuclear, Chemical) including railways.
Electrical and/or Electro-mechanical Engineering preferably applied to Railway products with 2 to 3 years of experience.
Good Communications and interpersonal skills including with third parties (customer).
Time management and reporting skill.
Good communications and interpersonal skills 
Sense of priorities
Structured and organised with hands-on approach
Customer & Project Focus.
Fluent in English

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