|Job Ref:||119207CST||Employer:||Morson International||Country:||United Kingdom||City:||Birmingham||Address:||Post Code:||B12||Post Date:||23/10/2016 20:15|
Job Title: Assurance Manager|
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: £36500 to £40,750 + 15% of basic cash in lieu of benefits
A leading client within the UK Rail Industry is recruiting for an Assurance Manager to work on a permanent basis at their offices in Birmingham, with some travel to London.
You will be part of the team responsible for the assurance of technical development and design. This assurance activity draws on the technical and production assurance outputs and the supporting change processes.
The team lead the setting of the technical assurance regime, setting processes for its application and reporting of progress. The team assure the day to day application of key assurance activity particularly change and capturing of key development decisions. The team aligns the assurance activity to the objectives and timescales of the project.
Develop assurance plans and identify resources to support the successful implementation of these plans for the Technical Directorate.
Liaise with the wider assurance activity and support the delivery of an efficient and effective technical assurance regime.
Undertake assurance activity including supporting assurance reviews, collating evidence and providing progress reports to ensure correctly carried out to support stage gates.
Support key governance and assurance meetings as required by the technical directorate.
Engage with the Technical and Delivery teams to define the assurance criteria for design approval, demonstration of capability, acceptance of equipment and operability as appropriate.
Confirm design and assurance requirements with third parties to ensure consistency and compliance.
Maintain procedures, competence levels and systems order to ensure a robust approach to Assurance management within the project.
Enable the integration of the assurance systems with other elements of the BIM and IM activity.
Qualified to degree/HND Level (or similar) in relevant subject
Demonstrable ability in client management of major projects and working with sponsors, regulatory bodies and other major stakeholders
Appropriate qualification in assurance management
Demonstrable ability to deliver work under pressure and to tight deadlines
Demonstrable expertise in the use and application of assurance regimes in major projects
Proven track record in the validation of major schemes, risk management and reporting
Strong communication skills and interpersonal skills.
Proven track record of working with Sponsors, Stakeholders, Engineers and Project delivery teams
Competent understanding of common contract management frameworks.
Chartered Engineer, or in the process of obtaining qualifications in an appropriate discipline.
Competent understanding of Systems Engineering principles and application
Knowledge of the rail, construction and utility industries including their requirement and assurance needs
Civil Design and Construction knowledge and the application of CDM activity
Demonstrable expertise in qualitative schedule risk assessment.
Excellent inter-personal skills with proven ability to work effectively as part of a multi-disciplined management team.
Proven ability to work without day to day supervision
Self-motivated and proactive, and dynamic
Excellent written and oral presentation and communication skills.
Proven ability to organise and plan in order to meet project deadlines
Willingness to travel to meetings outside the normal place of work
The individual should be willing to work flexible hours in order to meet project deadlines.