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Railway Operations Specialists

Globally

  • Organization: CTG - Committed To Good
  • Location: Globally
  • Grade: Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Operations and Administrations
    • Infrastructure and Urban-Rural development
  • Closing Date: 2020-12-31

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CTG Overview CTG stands for Committed To Good. With an ethical approach at the heart of all that we do, it is a description that makes us proud. Respect for the fundamental human rights of our staff, and those our staff encounter, is a cornerstone of our values. We strive for gender equality, inclusion and diversity, providing fair and equal opportunities for all. We take a zero tolerance approach to corruption and stay true to local labour laws and all local statutory requirements.
In operation since 2006, today we are honoured to serve clients in 15 fragile and conflict-affected states assisting with disaster relief, peace building, humanitarian aid and development programmes through our specialised recruitment, HR management and operational services.
Overview of position
CTG is looking to build our talent pool / roster for Railway Operations Specialists in connections with a potential project going live in East Africa. This project is related to food & livelihood. Although the role is being actively advertised, this is not a live requirement at the moment.
Role objectives
Our client is seeking to contract Railway Operations Specialist with at least five years of experience in a rail operations capacity with commuter or freight railroad, to assist in delivering effective / efficient operational solutions for railway operation related services.
  • Project management assistance, providing expertise in contract & agreement support for the various services.
  • Oversight of passenger & freight operations, including scheduling & logistics review.
  • Ridership statistics, cost benefit & financial analyses & daily report reviews.
  • Locomotive & rail car maintenance including mechanical back shop organisation & best practices.
  • Infrastructure capital program review including MOW program evaluation, support & oversight with a bias to quality customer service.
  • Assistance in Federal program reviews & grant applications.
  • Providing superior expertise in safety program development, compliance & oversight.
Project reporting
This role reports to the Project Manager.
Key competencies The ideal candidate will have:
- Peripheral knowledge of station operations including ticketing, fares, passenger train information systems, ticket vending machines.
- Conversant in operational access, operating agreements & equipment leases.
- Able to analyse & prepare budgets.
- Knowledge of rolling stock mechanical inspections & maintenance, physical characteristics of the territory & qualified on railroad rule books.

Qualifications:
- Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Transportation, Engineering or Planning.
- Minimum of 5 years of experience in railway operations.
- Knowledge of computer software programs including MS Office, Internet applications, econometric or transportation modelling, database management.
- Ability to utilise computer systems as a tool to effectively manage projects.
- Must be innovative, detail oriented & results oriented.
- Strong interpersonal skills to develop good working relationships at various levels & to resolve problems.
- Ability to work on several projects or issues simultaneously.
- Ability to manage projects effectively & meet firm deadlines.
- Must be able to fulfil essential job functions in a consistent state of alertness & safe manner.
Team management
This role does not have any team management responsibility.
Further information
Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply for this role.
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Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.
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