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MIDDLE EAST - Network Scheduling, Public Transport System UAE

MIDDLE EAST, MIDDLE EAST
PROJECT DESCRIPTION
  • In order to meet the growing challenge of rapid urban growth, an Institutional Government Body is introducing the world’s largest greenfield public transportation project, with the aim of reducing car dependence and significantly improving the level of service of the public transportation system.
  • The new integrated Public Transport System will consist of an automated light rail system (the Metro) and a modern bus network
  • The Insitutional Agency is the acting Authority for the delivery of the Bus Project with oversight of the bus operator/s
  • The Scheduling team is responsible for the management of the Bus Project network data and cartography, using this information to develop scheduling scenarios which form a benchmark for assessment of the Operator’s operational proposals.
ROLE DESCRIPTION
  • This role leads the Network Scheduling function – directly reporting to the Project Director
  • The position requires some knowledge and experience in transport networks and experience utilizing scheduling software as well as data analysis.
  • The successful candidate leads the Network Scheduling function within the work area and will be expected to be learned about some specific scheduling software application
PRIMARY RESPONSABILITIES
  • Oversee the Bus Operator’s network scheduling activity to ensure full integration and compatibility with contractual requirements, budget, and available resources (incl. operational costing of network variations)
  • Manage the ongoing transition and integration of existing network data management systems to the GOAL scheduling system
  • Support the ongoing installation and initialization of the GOAL scheduling system including further system specification development
  • Support the client (Authority) in developing and implementing an in-house network team to include knowledge transfer and training
  • Coordinate and develop relationships with external stakeholders relating to new infrastructure or development within Riyadh, with the ability to provide both operational and strategic input and assessments
  • Produce proposals, reports and presentations for both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Engage with clients, internal and external colleagues
  • Analyze technical data including operational performance reports
  • Research, collect, tabulate, analyze and present data
REQUIREMENTS
  • Professional Experience or certifications related to Transportation 
  • 8+ years of previous professional experience
  • Experience in the Middle East, preferably Saudi Arabia an advantage
  • Full professional fluency in English required
  • Fluency in Arabic would be considered an advantage
  • Ability to communicate effectively within a team and with stakeholders
  • Proficient with the Microsoft Office suite including Word, Excel and Outlook
SKILLS AND ABILITIES
  • Demonstrated experience working on Transportation Projects
  • Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills
  • Demonstrable background of working both independently and collaboratively within an interdisciplinary team
  • A history of achieving milestones and meeting deadlines
PROJECT INFO
  • Mainly on-site position
  • Timeline: starting asap until 15th Oct 2021 (with strong likelihood for extension)
  • Workload: Full-time role
  • Interesting daily compensation
  • Expenses on-top
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