Job title: Test Job Post - Rail Engineering Director
Job type: Contract
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Systems Engineering & Integration
Expertise: Power & Elec - Test & Commissioning Project Management - Systems Engineering Rolling Stock - Design
Pay interval: Monthly
Pay rate: 75,000.00 AED
Location: Abu Dhabi, UAE
Job published: 20-05-2020
Job ID: 32048

Job Description

Test Job Post - Do Not Apply

Our client a multi-disciplinary consultancy that work on a number of large Infrastructure projects on a Local, National and International scale currently require an Engineering Director to oversee their Rail Sector business.

As a senior leader within the organisation you will the responsibility for the growth and performance of the Rail business covering 2 main profit centres (Rail Engineering & Project/Cost Management).

The successful candidate will be responsible for circa 70 staff, 10 of which are direct reports covering 5 offices.


Key Responsibilities Include:


  • Lead a safety culture that sees all our staff return home well and unharmed.
  • Develop and deliver a growth strategy for the Rail Engineering business.
  • Play an active role in identifying and securing new work, working closely with the Sales Director and operational account leads. This will include ensuring pipeline data is always accurate.
  • Oversee the development of resources within they business, ensuring appropriate skills and training, with a focus on developing cross office working practices to improve project delivery.
  • Work collaboratively with other Sectors in Infrastructure to growth our market share and delight our clients.
  • Deliver measurable Performance Improvement in respect of Customer Satisfaction, Technical Delivery and Project Profitability.
  • Play an active role on the Rail Leadership Team, contributing to the overall success of the wider business.

In addition, you will also be expected to:

  • Lead on significant projects / frameworks in a Project Director / Framework Director capacity.
  • Lead key bids and client accounts where these are of strategic importance.
  • Represent the sector on industry working groups and forums.
  • Undertake reviews/be the internal owner of key bids and projects in line with company governance.