Alstom Expolink RAMS manager in dubai, United Arab Emirates

Date: 28-Jun-2017

Location: dubai, AE

Company: Alstom

The Railway industry today is characterized by both a strong and sustained growth across the world. The trends that drive this are well known: With 6B€ of Sales and around 30,000 employees based in over 60 countries, Alstom develop & market the most complete range of systems, equipment and services offered today in the railway sector. Today we offer our customers solutions that feature a seamless blend of diverse technologies, ensuring optimal interfaces, along with flexible implementation and real synergy in innovation.

Job Title & Purpose

Job Title

Expolink RAMS manager

Purpose of the Job/Objective

  • Manage the RAMS activities and related deliverables in accordance with QCD commitments on the Project(s)/Program(s)/Tender(s) he/she is appointed to .

  • Define safety requirements allowing to reach an acceptable level of risks as per the Alstom Transport Safety policy on the Project(s), Program(s) and/or Tender(s) .

  • Support the Alstom Transport Project(s)/Tender(s) performance by defining RAM requirements allowing to enhance their capability to meet the expected RAM targets.

  • Coordinate the different Railway Safety and RAM stakeholders working on the Project(s)/Program(s)/Tender(s) for the relevant scope when applicable.

  • Apply the applicable Alstom Transport Railway Safety processes & instructions.

Position in the Organisation

Organisation Reporting

  • Hierarchical Reporting: Expolink System Assurance Manager

  • Functional Reporting: Project Manager

Network & Links

  • Engineering Design team, T&C team.

  • Project/Tender : Project Engineering Manager (PrEM), Project Manager (or Sub-System Manager), Bid Manager, PrQSM, RAMS stakeholders (TIS, RSC, System, Infra) (according to his/her scope)

  • External Interface : External Suppliers/Subcontractors, External Partners (CW, O&M, etc…), Customers, Independent parties (ISA, NoBo, DeBo), Safety Authorities


KPI Measurement

  • Respect of QCD commitments,

  • On Time Delivery

  • Safety Design Reviews performed on time and documented.

  • Regularity and understandable of reporting on the status of RAM and Safety activities on the project, program and tender

  • Anticipation of identification of potential issue on the RAM and Safety scope

  • Compliance to Alstom Transport Railway Safety processes & instructions

  • Positive involvement in the project, program, tender team


  • Accountable for :
  1. Planning and piloting the RAMS activities and the related deliverables on the project(s)/program(s)/tender(s) he/she is appointed to as per the applicable RAM and Safety instructions/processes and other specific requirements committed to the Customer and to the applicable standards & regulations.

  2. Performing the project(s)/program(s)/tender(s) RAMS activities compliant with the QCD commitments.

  3. Ensuring the quality of the RAMS deliverables foster their acceptance by the Customer, Independent parties and Safety Authorities within the limits of Alstom Transport commitments.

  4. Convincing customers / national safety authority / partners / consultants / safety assessors of the Alstom approach and methodology for RAM and safety management & demonstration.

  5. Reporting on the progress of the project/program/tender RAMS activities and alert the PM/Bid Manager and/or the Safety Assurance Manager in case of issue potentially impacting the achievement of the QCD commitments.

  6. Anticipating and alert on the potential blocking issues with regard to the expectations of the milestones (e.g. Gate Review, Safety Authorisation, …) and be pro-active in the definition/implementation/follow-up of the related resolution plan.

  • Responsible for :
  1. Produce System level RAMS deliverables for the Expolink as per the contract

  2. Defining and transfer in a timely manner the necessary RAMS requirements to put under control the relevant railway RAMS risks and follow them until closure in the Tool (DRACAS, Hazard Log, checklist, …).

  3. Supporting the other stakeholders (design, industrial, sourcing, validation etc..) in the definition of appropriate measures to meet the RAMS actions and to follow their closure through appropriate documented evidence.

  4. Being the point of contact for RAMS matters on the project/program/tender for the corresponding scope (System / Infrastructure) in particular to the Customer.

  5. Consolidating the RAMS contribution from the RAMS stakeholders

  6. Supporting the PrQSM in the performance of Safety Design Review and the issuance of Safety Authorizations by providing the necessary inputs.

  7. Managing the subsystem RAMS deliverables, to meet the QCD commitment

  8. Coordinating the RAM/Safety contributors from different entities for System RAM and Safety Manager.

  9. Applying the Alstom Transport Railway Safety processes & instructions on the project(s)/program(s)/tender(s) he/she is appointed to.

  10. Having a pro-active approach on the design assessment to support in the adequate definition of technical solutions to put under control the railway RAMS risks.

  11. Having a pro-active challenging view on the overall RAM results from the contributors to enhance the adequacy/consistency of the RAM studies and requirements.

  12. Seeking for the technical understanding of her/his scope in order to better assess their RAMS performance and potential areas of improvement.

  13. Participating to the improvement/definition of the RAM and Safety processes.

Job Specifications

Knowledge & Experience

  • Advanced University Degree in Engineering or equivalent.

  • Technical experience:

  • Minimum 8-10 years of successful experience as a RAM/Safety Management within different industries (Aerospace, Defence, Space, Military, Nuclear, Chemical) including railways.


  • Electrical and/or Electro-mechanical Engineering preferably applied to Railway products with 2 to 3 years of experience.

  • Good Communications and interpersonal skills including with third parties (customer).

  • Time management and reporting skill.

  • Autonomous

  • Good communications and interpersonal skills

  • Sense of priorities

  • Structured and organised with hands-on approach

  • Customer & Project Focus.

  • Fluent in English

Options are identified in italic.

Team size

  • N/A


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