Role and Project Profile
Siemens Rail Electrification are recruiting for a Planning Manager for the Edinburgh Tram Network extension project. The Planning Manager will be responsible for executing the effective planning of the project in order for it to be completed safely, on schedule, profitable, to the required standard and achieving the required quality whilst attaining the customer's satisfaction. The successful candidate will be employed on a permanent basis.
Siemens is the supplier and maintainer of the tram control and communications system for the existing Edinburgh Tram network. As part of the planned extension to the route, Siemens will play a critical role in the design and implementation.
The Edinburgh Tram (York Place to Newhaven) project consists of a 4.69km route extension to the existing Edinburgh Tram network. The project involves the design and construction, systems integration, testing, commissioning and bringing into operational service of the Edinburgh Tram commencing at York Place and terminating at Newhaven.
Siemens will have responsibility for the supply and integration of the tram communication and control systems, including the configuration and extension of the existing proprietary tram systems. The scope includes but is not limited to tram signalling, automatic vehicle location systems, central control system, fixed equipment and power supply SCADA, and the installation, testing and commissioning of traction substation equipment.
What will be my Responsibilities?
Ensure that project programmes are developed, monitored and reported on through all stages of the project planning cycle
What Knowledge and Experience do I need?
We are looking forward to receiving your online application. Please ensure you complete all areas, of the application form, to the best of your ability as we will use this data to review your suitability for the role.
What else do I need to know?
If you are successful in your application you will receive a new contract detailing the standard terms, conditions and benefits associated with this role. Please note that this may impact any existing entitlements to legacy terms.
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