Railway Interface Manager

Job Title: Railway Interface Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: Negotiable depending on seniority
REF: HQ00018190
Contact Name: Thomas Bullen
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 2 years ago

Railway Interface Manager - London

Purpose of the job

The Rail Interface Manager is responsible for leading and providing assurance with regards to the impact of Works upon the operational Railway including but not limited to:

  • Safety Change control
  • Safety Risk management
  • Safety Interface management

Act as the Suppliers Representative as identified in WI 805 and within the LU Standard QUENSH Contract Condition S1-552.

Accountabilities / Key responsibilities

  • Accountable for confirming that proposed phases of Works are managed/manageable with respect to their impact on the Operability and Maintainability of the railway.
  • Manage the LU concessions process on behalf of the Project acting as the Nominated Person as defined within LU Standard 1-641.
  • Coordinate with the Project teams to achieve timely closure of concession applications.
  • Acts as the point of contact with the LU Operational Task Manager.
  • Accountable for the development and maintenance of the Project Access Plan and work with the delivery teams to establish and achieve consent for all access requirements.
  • Advise and support the Project teams on matters of Railway Standards compliance.
  • Development of the necessary processes and protocols to enable the interface to function efficiently.
  • Assure the Client that full compliance with LU QUENSH is being achieved within the organisation and its supply chain, where applicable.
  • Accountable for establishing the processes for tracking and achieving specific approvals (permits/approvals etc) necessary for Works that impact the operational railway. This includes monitoring the efficacy of the Pre-Start/Mobilisation Process.
  • Review Method Statements to confirm compliance with LU QUENSH/Rule Book Requirements.
  • Assess proposed methods of construction and confirm that risk have been assessed as tolerable with respect to their impact upon the Operational railway.
  • Where requested, assess proposed suppliers for their adequacy to undertake works on the Operational railway.

Experience, knowledge, qualifications & training

  • Chartered Membership of an appropriate professional body.
  • 10 years experience in a similar position in the railway industry.
  • Broad and extensive knowledge of Railway Safety Regulations.
  • Substantial knowledge of London Underground Standards and Rule Books.
  • Experience of undertaking the role of Nominated Person for Concessions within LU.
  • LU Accreditation as DER/Supplier Representative.
  • Have excellent communication skills in English (both written and verbal), as well as good organisational skills.