Systems Assurance Manager


  • Company:
    Parsons Corporation
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    4 days ago
  • Category:
    General

Systems Assurance Manager

Location:

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Requisition #:

52605

Post Date:

**Systems Assurance Manager– Route 2020**

**Keyattributes Required**

·Ability
to manage a team of professionals and strongly represent PSJV in various
forums.

·Degree
holder or Equivalent.

·Experience
of more than 15 years in Systems Assurance.

·Experience
in railways of at least 10 years.

·Likely
to be a Mechanical / Electrical engineer possessing extensive experience in
design and issues related to the management of interfaces as regards railway
systems and MEP in metro rail transit projects with tunnels, stations,
operation control centres, depots, and their operation.

·Extensive
experience in designs related to management systems, train signalling and
control systems, telecommunications systems, traction power systems, SCADA and operation
control centres.

·Good
communicator.

·Customer
Facing.

·Ability
to work closely with third parties including the rail regulator and rail
operating company and Independent Safety Assessor (ISA).

·Good
understanding of integration of new and older rail systems and control of configuration
changes of the railways system assets and hazards.

**DutiesInclude**

·Review
the Contractor’s System’s Assurance deliverables and all updates for compliance
against the Contract Documents and Employer’s requirements – Systems Assurance
Plan, Systems Safety Plan, Testing Commissioning Plan and Operation
Maintenance Plan and shall ensure the deliverables are fit for purpose, or make
recommendations for improvement.

·Ensure
that the Contractor’s system assurance activities are fully compliant with the
contract requirements and EN 50126, EN 50128 and EN 50129 and Modsafe.

·Ensure
compliance to the applicable legislation and statutory requirements, and all
customer specific requirements.

·Have
an advisory and acceptance role on issues related to systems’ and Civil related
RAMS, on issues related to assessments of systems’ and civil safety and shall
provide guidance throughout the entire safety certification procedure.

·Develop
and document the “Roadmap to Safety Certification” and System acceptance
Procedure for the Project in participation with other managers and with input
for the Employer and ISA.

·Review
and approve the Safety Cases required as issued by the Contractor and liaise
with the ISA and Employer to ensure all parties are in agreement or resolve an
issues raised.

·Have
an advisory and acceptance role on technical issues related to design review
and compliance with the specifications.

·Control
the system assurance tasks during the Project lifecycle in accordance with EN
50126 in order to ensure that the System is operable and fit for purpose, that
the System operation and functional requirements are fully delivered and realised,
that risks to the riding public, employees and property are minimised and that
the reliability availability and maintainability targets are achieved.

·Review
all safety submissions prepared by the Contractor for compliance with the
requirements of EN50126 before submittal to the Employer.

·Ensure
that the Contractor provides all necessary assistance to the Independent Safety
Assessor (ISA) for the review of such safety submissions and monitor the
Contractor’s efficient response and actions to close the ISA comments. Report
on progress against this issue.

·Carry
out audits to ensure that the entire System and Civils Safety program is
delivered and guarantees that the performance of the System is compatible with
the overall high safety standards of a driverless railway system.

·Participate
in the PSJV audits on the Contractor and support audits undertaken by the Employer
as and when required.

·Ensure
that the System RAM requirements defined in the Contract documents are
implemented by the Contractor and are measurable.

·Monitor
progress of the Contractor’s Hazard Log and implementation of the Control
Measures to demonstrate the achievement of the safety requirements in the
safety cases including attendance to the Employer’s HAZID Workshops and Hazard
Working Group Committees. Ensure implementation of the Employer’s Hazard
Management process and the stages of implementation verification, validation,
hazard transfer and acceptance.

·Verify
and review the continued adequacy, suitability and effectiveness of implemented
systems and services.

·Performs
other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.

·Ensure
that the Contractor delivers all key systems assurance deliverables to the
sequence required by EN 50126 and the Contract.

·Ensure
that a systems assurance approach is adopted by the Contractor throughout the
Programme that meets the required Reliability, Availability, Maintainability
and Safety (RAMS) targets.

·Work
together with the Contractor and Operator to develop and recommendfor the Engineer’s approval
a systems availability monitoring plan / RAM demonstration Plan.

·Set
up, manage, co-ordinate and monitor the Safety Review Panel. This will include
management and compliance review of all Civil Infrastructure and the Contractor
safety submissions, ISA reports, and third party stakeholder submissions.

·Prepare
the Engineering Safety Case on behalf of the Client, in conjunction with the Contractor,
using their approved subsystem safety cases.

·Participate
in the Configuration Impact Management Procedure (CIMP) and Asset Configuration
Change Acceptance (ACCA) Procedure of the Operator including attendance to all
meetings required by the Employer and all deliverables required to be reviewed
and approved for all changes or interfaces between the existing metro and the
new extension and any enhancements being made to the existing system during the
upgrade works.

·Issue
No Objection Certificates for the Enhancement works associated to the CIMP as
required to confirm the PSJV acceptance of the documents that is required for
the Operator to authorise the ACCA and any necessary Permits to Work (PTW).

·Establish
and manage the collection of all FAT and Test failure results and control of
the assessment of them through the FRACAS procedure and the review and
acceptance of the results through the Failure Review Board (FRB).

**Keyattributes Required**

·Ability
to manage a team of professionals and strongly represent PSJV in various
forums.

·Degree
holder or Equivalent.

·Experience
of more than 15 years in Systems Assurance.

·Experience
in railways of at least 10 years.

·Likely
to be a Mechanical / Electrical engineer possessing extensive experience in
design and issues related to the management of interfaces as regards railway
systems and MEP in metro rail transit projects with tunnels, stations,
operation control centres, depots, and their operation.

·Extensive
experience in designs related to management systems, train signalling and
control systems, telecommunications systems, traction power systems, SCADA and operation
control centres.

·Good
communicator.

·Customer
Facing.

·Ability
to work closely with third parties including the rail regulator and rail
operating company and Independent Safety Assessor (ISA).

·Good
understanding of integration of new and older rail systems and control of configuration
changes of the railways system assets and hazards.

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