Director of Railway Systems

Qatar (QA)
up to QAR 110k per month total package
24 May 2018
21 Jun 2018
Project Manager
Job Type

Our client is a leading consultancy, they have an urgent requirement for a Railways Systems Director to join their team on a large scale rail project in Qatar. Candidates applying for this role must have held a managerial position on a large scale rail project, be an expert of railway systems and have at least 20 years post graduate experience.


  • Develop the strategy and execution plan
  • Negotiate contract terms with the client
  • Deliver on all technical and commercial aspects of the project as per the contract requirements
  • Manage the client relationship and key stakeholders
  • Business development to ensure repeat business
  • Deliver the financial objectives for the programme
  • Overall responsibility of all rail systems engineering, technical integration as well as testing and commissioning where required.
  • Development of all project technical Plans and Procedures for Rail Systems.
  • Ensure that all rail systems engineering objectives of the project are fully met to best international standards and practices.
  • Ensure that all design and implementation activities are performed with highest safety and quality culture in mind and with the best industry practice.
  • Be fully experienced with all international standards and requirements for developing the design of a railway project.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical engineering or similar
  • 20 years post graduate experience
  • Experience of ERTM Level 2 and GSMR is essential.
  • Experience of rail systems application to various modes of railway transportation.
  • Experience of working on large, complex and multidisciplinary projects.
  • Experience of interface management and total system integration.
  • Excellent management and communication skills, strong leadership qualities.