Head of Railway Interfaces (m/f/d)

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Head of Railway Interfaces (m/f/d)

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Entry date: November 1, 2022 Job No.: 136486
  • DB Engineering&Consulting GmbH
  • Projects, Engineering
  • Full Time (Duration: Permanent)
  • from Nov 1, 2022
  • Medellin, Bogota

Railways for the world of tomorrow​.

Our offer

Mobilization & relocation support​

To ensure a smooth and successful start for your international employment, we assist you with relocation and immigration. ​
 

International career opportunities​

We offer attractive career opportunities - worldwide. With a work environment that encourages growth and creativity, you will work on complex and innovative projects in international teams on all continents and bring markets and people together.
 

Intercultural teams​

With more than 5,000 employees from over 80 countries across all engineering disciplines worldwide, we are shaping railways for the world of tomorrow. A strong team spirit, intercultural mindset and engagement are essential parts of our success.
 

Professional onboarding and development​

We invest in the development of our employees. To ensure the best start for you, we provide a global onboarding program and intercultural training and support you in preparing for the next career step.​
 

Attractive employment conditions​

We offer you attractive working conditions and a competitive compensation package based on country conditions.​
 

Work safety​

Our international security support ensures safe working conditions worldwide and provides you with relevant information for a safe living around the globe.​

For one of our bids in the region, we are seeking a Head of Interfaces (f/m/d) as a part of our DB Engineering & Consulting Branch Office.

The job opening is located in Medellín/Bogotá and offers exciting challenges and potential for career growth.

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.

Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for defining the scope of the interfaces and coordinating all activities related to interfaces
  • Permanently monitor the interfaces and carry out the corresponding analyzes
  • Responsible to inform and act proactively so that the inconsistencies or problems detected are resolved in a timely manner.
  • Responsible for coordinating and monitoring and controlling the solution requirements.
  • Review all the Engineering Instructions and Information Requirements, from the point of view of the implications in the interfaces.
  • Coordinate and participate in the different partial deliveries as well as in the final delivery.
  • Define interfaces and ensure that all interfaces between the contractors are efficient in terms of consistency of activity schedules, following of handover procedures, sharing of technical information, provision of adequate training in systems and access, etc. and that they fully coordinate with each other
  • Initiate and lead technical interface meetings with the contractors and relevant stakeholders
  • Identification of any integration gaps and adequately reporting
  • Support in developing an Interface Management Plan of all interfaces with the involved parties, identifying and adequately addressing risks and issues
  • Advice the Client on any variation, change order or claim
Qualifications:
  • Engineering Degree
  • At least 10 years of professional experience in the railway industry
  • Must have participated in a contract where position was coordinator or director or head of interfaces of a railway project
  • International working experience leading multicultural teams advantageous
  • Good English and excellent Spanish skills
  • Relevant IT-Skills
  • Willingness to relocate within Latin America
Our offer

Mobilization & relocation support​

To ensure a smooth and successful start for your international employment, we assist you with relocation and immigration. ​
 

International career opportunities​

We offer attractive career opportunities - worldwide. With a work environment that encourages growth and creativity, you will work on complex and innovative projects in international teams on all continents and bring markets and people together.
 

Intercultural teams​

With more than 5,000 employees from over 80 countries across all engineering disciplines worldwide, we are shaping railways for the world of tomorrow. A strong team spirit, intercultural mindset and engagement are essential parts of our success.
 

Professional onboarding and development​

We invest in the development of our employees. To ensure the best start for you, we provide a global onboarding program and intercultural training and support you in preparing for the next career step.​
 

Attractive employment conditions​

We offer you attractive working conditions and a competitive compensation package based on country conditions.​
 

Work safety​

Our international security support ensures safe working conditions worldwide and provides you with relevant information for a safe living around the globe.​

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