Infrastructure Maintenance and Management Director - 1 year secondment/contract (Bench)

Location: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Contract Types: Permanent, Long Term Assignment, Short Term Assignment, Fixed Term, Temporary

Closing Date: 31 October 2019

Salary: Band 1

Hours: 40

Infrastructure Maintenance and Management Director - 1 year secondment/contract (Bench)

Network Rail Consulting is an international rail consultancy, offering unrivaled expertise in getting more out of legacy infrastructure, operating in a closely monitored market and continuously upgrading an active, heavily-used rail system. What makes us different from other consultants is that we have genuine hands-on experience in solving the challenges you face in the real world of operating railways.

Your Role:

Lead and direct the Infrastructure Maintenance department that supports the safe, sustainable, reliable and efficient provision and operation of fixed rail infrastructure including, Track assets, Earthworks and Structures, Signalling and Telecommunications equipment, Maintenance of Way equipment, On Track Machines, Track Inspection Vehicles, Rolling Stock Depots, Stations, Offices and Maintenance Depots.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Direct the management of safety within the Infrastructure Maintenance Department and act as a role model in the promotion of safety and environmental excellence across all areas of control
  • Inspire excellence in the quality of service provided to SAR’s internal and external customers
  • Direct the Infrastructure Maintenance team to achieve business and functional objectives and meet key performance measures
  • Monitor Infrastructure Maintenance business unit performance through periodic reviews
  • Lead delivery of maintenance in compliance with policies, procedures and standards and direct the effective management of contracts
  • Lead and direct the development and implementation of safety, asset performance, reliability, productivity and efficiency initiatives. In conjunction with internal customers, create plans that address customer needs and performance issues
  • Provide input into business plans, policies and network strategies
  • Undertake safety tours and set the framework for safety, work quality and condition checks within the Infrastructure Maintenance department
  • Develop and implement the facilities maintenance contracts so that safe, reliable and cost effective services are provided
  • Lead and direct the implementation of facilities strategies to increase efficiency of the workplace environment with the aim of reducing operating expenditure, improving sustainability and improving customer satisfaction


Chartered member of relevant professional body or equivalent experience.

Degree qualified or equivalent experience.


Significant successful experience in management in a dynamic complex environment.

Able to demonstrate in depth experience of health and safety management and compliance management processes.

Successful experience of managing business unit financials.


Recognised maintenance leadership capability.

Significant knowledge of the rail industry.

Knowledge of relevant standards and procedures. 

 Please note that any offer of employment is subject to satisfactory references in relation to your compliance with Network Rail Consulting’s Anti-Bribery Policy and Anti-Bribery Management System. These references are a requirement of British Standard 10500:2011 which Network Rail Consulting adheres to.

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