Executive Director Project & Product Management (f/m/d)

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Executive Director Project & Product Management (f/m/d)

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Entry date: immediately Job No.: 93834
  • DB Engineering&Consulting GmbH
  • Nur-Sultan
  • Administrative / Management, Projects, Engineering
  • Full Time (Duration: Fixed Term)
  • Application deadline: Open

Railways for the world of tomorrow​

We are looking for our project in Nur-Sultan/Kazakhstan an Executive Director Project & Product Management (f/m/d). You will lead a major transformation project and become a member of an international management team (CEO and core team of 7 top managers). 

For this position, we offer a short-term contract until the end of December 2021 with an option to extend.

Deutsche Bahn’s expertise is in high demand all around the world. As a leading engineering and consulting company in the rail sector, DB Engineering & Consulting offers that knowledge – starting with an idea and continuing all the way to operations. We advise our customers in Germany and around the globe, develop technically sophisticated and customized infrastructure, mobility and transport solutions. With sustainable concepts, we ensure the future success of economic regions, make important contributions to the protection of the environment and help shape the world of the future. ​

Since 1966, DB Engineering & Consulting has implemented thousands of projects of any size and complexity in over 100 countries. About 5,000 employees from 84 nations are currently realizing the projects of our customers with professional knowledge and intercultural experience.

  • Create an implementation plan for an intermodal offering (engage in stakeholders operations, sales, maintenance, finance, drew up a schedule, develop a system for moving rolling stock, develop a system for staff planning and relocation)
  • Analyze the points of departure and destination of passenger trips
  • Collect and analyze data on the points of departure and destination of trips
  • Identify main routes (rail transportation) and stations with high passenger boarding/offboarding rates 
  • Create a model incorporating major routes and joining routes 
  • Approve of the adjusted fleet strategy inclusive of the intermodal project and other requirements
  • Ensure the implementation of projects and arrangements with respect to supervised issues
  • Participate in the development and implementation of arrangements to improve the efficiency of passenger transportation, including participation in the formation and coordination of working tasks, financial and economic models for projects and activities 
  • Manage subordinate personnel and risks
  • Identify opportunities to improve performance

  • A Master’s/MBA degree in a relevant field to the job is preferred 
  • Experience in the development and implementation of strategies in major companies and in organizing intermodal rail passenger transportation
  • At least five years of experience in the core activities, including at least three years in managerial positions
  • Knowledge of rail transport, transport equipment, technologies and of the organization of transportation and the operation of rail transport is mandatory
  • Knowledge of regulatory legal acts of the Republic of Kazakhstan, including laws “On Joint Stock Companies” and “On Railway Transport”
  • Experience in engagement with government agencies and trade unions
  • Able to lead, act on a self-sustainable basis, analyze, evaluate, and implement complex ideas
  • Knowledge of Kazakh and/or Russian language is mandatory
  • Willing to move to Kazakhstan
Project duration: until the end of December 2021 with an option to extend

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