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The Senior Project Manager will manage the design, development and delivery of different types of projects in order to achieve the project objectives within specified constraints. You will also be a role model for best practice RSSB project management, and act as a mentor to colleagues. This role will involve line management of direct reports, and delegation for the Programme Manager as required.
The Projects Directorate works with matrix management, so there is the opportunity to work on a wide range of projects across the two portfolios of work. To support the onboarding process, a “buddy” will be assigned, so that any new starter has someone to support them in addition to the line manager.
The Lead Data Engineer will lead agile data engineering activities as a technical leader, delivering data and insights products to the rail industry.
You will understand the business and IT strategy to align technical solutions with outcomes, develop APIs and integrations to transfer data between systems and deliver aggregated data solutions.
You will develop both quick prototypes and high-quality products, judging which is needed. The role will also coach data engineers and undertake code reviews to ensure the team can continue to deliver sustainable solutions.
The role of Office Manager is responsible for the efficient, safe and sustainable running of RSSBs office space for the benefit of RSSB employees, visitors and members. The incumbent will report to the Chief People Officer (CPO) and will manage the contracted services of the facilities team. The key responsibilities of the role include:
- Facilities Management
- Office Management
- Health and Safety
- Executive Assistant (Cover)
The Principal Control, Command, Signalling and Communications Engineer provides professional expertise to support RSSB’s delivery of standards and related Digital Signalling projects where specialist technical knowledge of ERTMS/ETCS technology and its implementation, as well as railway operating systems including Traffic Management and driver advice and support systems is required. You will lead engineering specialists in:
- Developing requirements;
- Rationale and guidance for the railway system covering compatibility at European, national and route levels;
- Safe integration in support of the common safety method for risk evaluation and assessment (CSM RA) and;
- Railway operational technology, systems and data. Operational technology, systems and data includes variously the hardware, firmware, software, and data for new and existing technologies such as railway signalling, ERTMS/ETCS, train control and protection systems, traffic management, SCADA, remote infrastructure monitoring and train running systems.
You will author new and revised publications and standards, including Railway Group Standards and Rail Industry Standards, and support the development of European and International standards (through collaboration with BSI, CEN, CENELEC, ISO and IEC).
The post-holder will provide competent and timely professional and technical expertise necessary to support RSSB’s delivery of standards and projects that form part of the Control, Command Signalling Standards Committee (CCS SC) Strategy, covering ETCS/ ERTMS technology, conventional signalling, and related operational integration. You will analyse CCS system capabilities, interfaces and operations, support industry research, formulate CCS system requirements and guidance, and support industry implementation to help RSSB stakeholders achieve their business objectives and fulfil their legal obligations.
This requires the post-holder to develop the CCS requirements and guidance for the GB main line railway, covering topics such as, ETCS/ERTMS systems, Traffic Management, Conventional Railway Signalling, Train control and protection systems, Train location and positioning systems and Informatics, communications and technology (ICT).