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System Assurance Manager (Sydney/Melbourne)

System Assurance Manager (Sydney/Melbourne)

Job Title: System Assurance Manager (Sydney/Melbourne)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Australia, Sydney
Industry: Engineering
Reference: 3474472
Contact Name: Sophie Potts
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Job Published: July 20, 2022

Job Description

The Company 
You will join a specialist rail engineering consultancy in Sydney delivering safety assurance across all key rail disciplines working across Sydney Metro projects. A multi-national company working on projects globally delivering solutions to clients. 

The Role 
We are looking for a highly capable Senior Safety Assurance Manager to join the technical team to support the rapidly growing Australian business needs to provide Engineering Safety services including Independent Safety Assessment. 
  • Prepare and develop strategies / plans to deliver Safety Assurance activities as one off activities or through project life cycle stages.
  • Prepare assurance arguments and documentation to support engineering design documentation and delivered assets.
  • Facilitate and provide safety support in Design Workshops including the preparation of comprehensive meeting minutes.
  • Development of Hazard logs and manage of these to suitable closure including effective transfer of hazards to appropriate stakeholder.
  • Represent Safety Assurance concepts and arguments to stakeholders
  • Carry out qualitative and quantitative risk assessment and provide documented results
  • Develop and deliver risk models using contemporary techniques include cause/ consequence models and FTA.
  • Develop and deliver options assessments to support arguments that safety has been managed SFAIRP.
  • Provide guidance and support on Engineering Safety and Systems Assurance to engineering staff within Australia and to client and supplier representatives;
About you
  • Tertiary qualification in Engineering;
  • Extensive railway background with 10 years’ professional experience as a Safety Assurance Engineer.
  • Demonstrated experience facilitating or providing safety input to hazard identification / risk workshops;
  • Experience in projects that deliver following the Systems Engineering life cycle and appropriate models including the Vee lifecycle.
  • Demonstrated ability in the application of safety-related standards such as ISO/IEC 61508 Functional Safety of EEPE Safety Related Systems, and EN 50126/ 8/9 Specification and demonstration of RAMS to the design of systems and tools within an operational or project environment;
  • Demonstrated understanding of safety responsibilities under Rail Safety National Law and WHS legislation.
  • Experience as a Lead ISA role or equivalent in the past 5 years
  • Chartered Engineer or capacity to become chartered
  • 5 years experience in Communication Based Train Control systems or equivalent rail projects.

For more information on this role or discuss opportunities in the rail sector contact Sophie Potts at Design & Build Recruitment on 0468 927 182/