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Project Manager – Maintenance Management System

LocationLondon, England/London All
Career LevelNot Specified
Job TypeOperations
Position TypePermanent
Company SizeLarge (1000+ employees)
Posted DateJuly 17th 2013
Start DateNot Specified

Project Manager – Maintenance Management System, Thameslink Rolling Stock Project - Siemens Rail Systems – London

Job ID: 133426
Job Family: Project Management
Organisation: Infrastructure & Cities Sector
Mode of Employment: Full time only

In June 2011, Siemens was appointed as preferred bidder for the Thameslink Rolling Stock Project (TRSP). This project is a key element in the £6 billion government funded upgrade to the Thameslink passenger rail network (the Thameslink Programme), which is described as being of national strategic importance. The TRSP covers the delivery, long term maintenance and financing of 1,140 second generation Desiro City rail vehicles and the construction and financing of two maintenance depots, one at Hornsey in north London and one at Three Bridges in West Sussex. Final negotiations for the TRSP are close to completion and with contract award anticipated shortly, recruitment of further key positions to deliver this exciting, high-profile project is underway.

Reporting to the Project Director - TSA, the successful candidate will project manage the implementation of the Maintenance Management System (MMS) for the Thameslink Project TSA (Train Service Agreement). The Maintenance management system selected will be Siemens own configuration of the industry standard IBM Maximo Asset Management System, known as CORMAP.

What are my responsibilities?

• Ensure all system user requirements are captured and understood.
• Working with the CORMAP team, to project manage the configuration, development and testing of the CORMAP system to deliver all agreed user requirements.
• To work with the new train commissioning teams on the joint system to be implemented at Wildenrath in Germany and later in the UK.
• To project manage, if required, the replacement of existing Maintenance Management Systems on a UK site with CORMAP as a trial in advance of Thameslink.
• To lead the development, implementation and training of the business processes driving the Maintenance Management System and its use.
• To assist the Business Systems and Information Manager in the development and management of interfaces with other business systems within the support architecture.
• To embed, prove, evolve and correct emerging issues in support of the CORMAP system.

What do I need to qualify for this job?

• Experience of maintenance management systems and supporting finance and other information systems in a rolling stock environment.
• Ability to manage multiple user requirements on complex systems.
• Very successful track record of implementation of information management systems projects.
• Excellent stakeholder and user management skills.
• Excellent knowledge of IT systems.
• Excellent communicator, both written and oral.

In return, an excellent remuneration package is offered which includes attractive basic salary, pension, flexible benefits scheme, bonus, and discounted health care.

Siemens’ Rail Systems business is a world-renowned producer of rail technology. In the UK, Siemens provides and maintains passenger trains for First TransPennine Express, South West Trains, Heathrow Express, Greater Anglia, Northern Trains, London Midland and ScotRail.

For more information about the Thameslink Rolling Stock Project visit www.siemens.co.uk/thameslink

Please note: Siemens is currently preferred bidder for the Thameslink Rolling Stock Project and in contract negotiations with the Department for Transport. This role is subject to full contract award which is anticipated in Spring 2013.

How do I apply?

We are looking forward to receiving your online application. Please ensure you complete all areas, of the application form, to the best of your ability as we will use this data to review your suitability for the role.

What else do I need to know?

Siemens is dedicated to quality, equality, and valuing diversity, and we welcome applications that reflect the diversity of the communities within which we work.

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