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Assurance Manager (International Assignment)

Requisition ID:  216919


Location: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia



Project Background


The Riyadh Metro Project (RMP) Package 1 is led by Bechtel and consists of a Consortium including Almabani General Contractors, Consolidated Contractors Company (CCC) and Siemens (BACS). Under BACS sits a Civil Works Joint Venture formed by Bechtel, Almabani and CCC. The project is turn key and encompasses all Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC). The JV is responsible for the design, construction of all Civil Works (stations / depots etc), Track, Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing & Fire Protection (MEPF). The rolling stock, signalling, electrification, communications etc are being supplied by Siemens (Transit Systems). BACS is also the systems integrator for the Package 1 and has technical & Operational interfaces with Package 2 & 3.


Line 1 will stretch from north to south across Riyadh, covering 24 miles (38km). It will include 22 stations and four transfer stations where it will connect with other new metro lines. Much of Line 1 will be underground. In contrast, Line 2 will be built mostly on a raised strip in the median of the planned freeway. This line will run east to west and will extend more than 15.7 miles (25km) with 13 stations and three transfer stations.

The new metro will feature renewable energy and fully automatic (driverless) trains.

The contract is the largest Engineering, Procurement Construct (EPC) contract in Bechtel’s history. The new metro and bus network will form the backbone of Riyadh’s new public transportation.



General Job Description


The CWJV Requirements Manager shall implement Requirements Management processes, procedures and activities in accordance with the Consortium Requirements Management plan. This is to ensure that the CWJV scope of works is fully compliant to Employer’s Requirements (ER) by correctly cascading down all appropriate requirements to the JV’s suppliers that cover the complete project life cycle (e.g. design through to test/commission and handed over to the Operator Maintainer). This shall be done in an orderly & compliant fashion. With five direct reports, the Requirements Manager is responsible for the overall management of the DOORS database and its full verification and validation throughout the project life cycle. The work includes close coordination with the JV’s System Safety and RAM teams and their specific requirements in terms of CENELEC compliance, this includes management of the Safety Requirements Specification (SRS) and the validation of Performance data from the JV’s equipment suppliers in compliance with the EN50126 Standard.



Position Duties/Responsibilities


  • Implement ER allocated to the CWJV by the Consortium Requirements Manager using DOORS.
  • Capturing new requirements, managing changes to Project Baseline and establishing traceability to Employer’s Requirements.
  • Coordinating changes and non-compliances through Employers Instructions and maintaining traceability to programme changes.
  • Allocating requirements to design / implementation supplier packages and agreeing allocation of the requirements to the delivery teams.
  • Providing support to compliance checking as per the Requirements Management processes and providing inputs to the design V&V activities.
  • Checking that items identified by the Implementation of Assumptions and Issues Management Process are robustly closed through fully auditable V&V. This includes the provision of evidence that is recorded in DOORS.
  • Coordination of System Safety & RAM requirements and associated activities in compliance with CENELEC Standards.


Position Skills


  • Degree (or equivalent) in Engineering/Science (preferably IT/ Systems Engineering / Railways)
  • Significant hands on experience of implementing requirements management on major projects.
  • Experienced user of DOORS or an equivalent requirements management tool.
  • Experience with CENELEC or European Common Safety Method.
  • Full project life-cycle experience on an Aviation, Nuclear or Rail project.
  • A working knowledge of Stakeholder Management.
  • Good interpersonal skills with proven ability to work effectively as part of a multi-disciplined team.
  • Ability to interface effectively with engineering and domain specialists, design managers and construction project managers, in a competent professional manner.
  • Broad experience of the application of systems engineering to major infrastructure projects.
  • System engineering life-cycle awareness.



Essential Company Requirements


  • Proactive, Approachable & hard working.
  • Ethics: Commitment to BACS Ethical standards as demonstrated by success on prior projects.
  • Quality: Commitment to BACS Quality standard as demonstrated by prior Supervisors’ evaluations of work performance. ES&H: Demonstrated commitment to BACS Zero Incident philosophy by prior active engagement and demonstration of ES&H Leadership.
  • Leadership: Demonstrated ability to develop and coach effective teams to achieve the deliverables and objectives for the BACS project.
  • Respect: Personally committed to respectful behaviours, building the same attitudes within the project personnel; the focus of which is treat people with respect and dignity, listen actively; communicate in a timely and forthright manner and never undermining colleagues.




Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Oil, Gas & Chemicals; and Mining & Metals. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live.

Bechtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.