Associate Director, Asset Management

Location: New York, NY, USA

Contract Types: Permanent, Long Term Assignment

Closing Date: 24 September 2021

Salary: Competitive

Hours: Full-time

Associate Director, Asset Management

  • Job title: Associate Director, Asset Management
  • Contract type: Long term assignment
  • Location: New York, United States

About us

Network Rail Consulting (NRC) is the international consultancy arm of Network Rail. Network Rail owns, operates and develops Britain’s mainline railway infrastructure.

North America and the UK both face significant rail infrastructure challenges in terms of developing and modernizing their networks and improving system safety, capacity, efficiency and reliability.

NRC uses its presence in North America and its status in the UK to generate information and best practice exchange between the two countries and to showcase British railway expertise within the region, thereby raising the profile of the whole industry.

We have been active in the North American market since 2015 and have successfully delivered more than 60 consultancy contracts across the USA and Canada.

Our work is driven forward by our values: passion, agility, collaboration, impartiality.

We offer great benefits such as:

  • Competitive remuneration packages
  • Healthcare insurance premiums (100% paid for by us)
  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Flexible working opportunities

The opportunity with NRC

Building on our continued success, we are looking for an experienced rail professional to join our team as an Associate Director, Asset Management.

This role will see you lead on the delivery of asset management advisory services in a multifaceted consultancy environment, helping to grow our presence on the East Coast and North America as a whole.

This is an excellent opportunity for a seasoned rail professional to join a rapidly growing, global, rail consultancy business.

Key Accountabilities

What will you be doing?

  • Identifying and defining asset management policies, strategies and processes which enable the future efficient operation of the client’s transit / railroad system.


  • Developing asset management strategies in the context of the overall business strategy, communicating and influencing implementation to meet the strategic business requirements of clients.


  • Developing specifications, policies, procedures and management reports covering key disciplines. This will involve working with clients to ensure all relevant procedural and legislative requirements are fulfilled and to ensure efficient, effective and safe working at all times.


  • Advising and supporting clients in the procurement of an asset management information system.


  • Planning and implementation of asset management and reliability improvement projects.


  • Regularly undertaking assessments of emerging system maintenance and renewals strategies and their impact on their overall rail service objectives.


  • Managing priorities and delivery of the project to exceed client expectations.


  • Developing and delivering assigned projects, on time, to budget and to other agreed success criteria.


Job Skills, Experience & Qualifications


  • Bachelors degree, or equivalent experience;


  • Substantial experience in railway asset management and maintenance;


  • Sound understanding of asset management strategies and ISO 55001;


  • Comprehensive knowledge of relevant engineering standards and processes;


  • Experience with asset management information systems;


  • Experienced in developing, implementing and managing systems and processes;


  • Significant experience and knowledge of transit asset policies and approaches to asset management, infrastructure maintenance and reliability, with deep knowledge in at least one asset category;


  • Experience of project management, stakeholder management, and change management;


  • Relevant professional and academic qualifications


Sound interesting? Apply today!

We welcome applications regardless of age, disability, marital status (including civil partnerships), pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, transgender status, sex (or gender), or employment status

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