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Associate Director - Systems Engineering

Advertiser: SYSTRA Scott ListerMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
19 Sept 2019
Location
Sydney, CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Engineering, Management

Associate Director - Systems Engineering

The SYSTRA Scott Lister Group provides comprehensive Transport Consultancy services to a variety of industry verticals including; Rail, Transport and Defence sectors. As part of SYSTRA's global footprint, we are constantly helping clients deliver complex engineering projects that require our consulting services & subject matter expertise. We have multiple office locations throughout Australia and provide our workforce with ongoing personal career growth, learning and development to achieve job satisfaction and a long tenure.

A newly created Leadership position - the Associate Director of Systems Engineering (NSW) will be part of a multi-disciplined team, playing a crucial role in the successful delivery of Metro, Light rail and other Transport related projects. The primary purpose of this critical role is to lead and develop the Systems Engineering function in line with the approved business plan. The position will provide you with a career opportunity to apply your leadership credentials and Systems Engineering expertise across a variety of infrastructure projects in an innovative & collaborative work environment where your contributions will be valued and recognised.

The role:

  • Contributing to the business as part of the senior leadership team, the Associate Director will lead, mentor and develop a team of Systems Engineer's and Associates; growing and enhancing the capabilities of the division.
  • Demonstrate leadership and technical support/guidance to the team, ensuring that key deliverables are met by effectively managing a range of team/individual's goals, such as mentorship, succession planning, reward & recognition and personal development.
  • Provide comprehensive consulting services to clients in the field of Systems Engineering, managing and developing client relationships, setting expectations and maintaining excellence in the delivery of our services.
  • Sponsor the development and adoption of repeatable methods, identifying the latest technical developments and recommending applications within the Company in the field of Systems Engineering.
  • Take commercial responsibility for the Systems Engineering portfolio and related projects/work packages, including the identification of potential risks, devising and managing the relevant approach, resourcing and costs.
  • Evidence principled and ethical leadership through integrity and sound commercial judgement, ensuring that our teams learn from each other, promoting collaboration and knowledge sharing activities across the wider company.

Required skills & experience:

  • Bachelor's degree qualified in Engineering or a related discipline with Chartered or equivalent professional status from a relevant institution (e.g. CPEng, RPEQ, NER etc.
  • Senior Systems Engineering experience within the rail sector and/or defence sector and/or advisory sector and/or civils sector (required). Experience in all would be highly regarded.
  • Significant experience in the application of Systems Engineering industry best practice and standards/legislation.
  • Proven ability to lead teams through complex and challenging projects, whilst maintaining a commitment to engineering excellence and project delivery.
  • Committed to building sound and positive working relationships across diverse groups of stakeholders, both internally and externally.

At SYSTRA Scott Lister, we believe that a diversity of ideas, perspectives, and experiences create a productive work environment. As such, we value diversity of thought and experience and encourage applications from diverse community groups. Our values are centred around Connected Teams, Respect, Excellence, Trust, Accountability, Safe Practice and Bold Leadership in all we do.

Sponsorship, visa and relocation support is provided for the successful candidate. Interested? Please click on the apply details below.

Please note that SYSTRA Scott Lister does not accept unsolicited resumes from external agencies, we do however appreciate your interest.

The SYSTRA Scott Lister Group provides comprehensive Transport Consultancy services to a variety of industry verticals including; Rail, Transport and Defence sectors. As part of SYSTRA's global footprint, we are constantly helping clients deliver complex engineering projects that require our consulting services & subject matter expertise. We have multiple office locations throughout Australia and provide our workforce with ongoing personal career growth, learning and development to achieve job satisfaction and a long tenure.

A newly created Leadership position - the Associate Director of Systems Engineering (NSW) will be part of a multi-disciplined team, playing a crucial role in the successful delivery of Metro, Light rail and other Transport related projects. The primary purpose of this critical role is to lead and develop the Systems Engineering function in line with the approved business plan. The position will provide you with a career opportunity to apply your leadership credentials and Systems Engineering expertise across a variety of infrastructure projects in an innovative & collaborative work environment where your contributions will be valued and recognised.

The role:

  • Contributing to the business as part of the senior leadership team, the Associate Director will lead, mentor and develop a team of Systems Engineer's and Associates; growing and enhancing the capabilities of the division.
  • Demonstrate leadership and technical support/guidance to the team, ensuring that key deliverables are met by effectively managing a range of team/individual's goals, such as mentorship, succession planning, reward & recognition and personal development.
  • Provide comprehensive consulting services to clients in the field of Systems Engineering, managing and developing client relationships, setting expectations and maintaining excellence in the delivery of our services.
  • Sponsor the development and adoption of repeatable methods, identifying the latest technical developments and recommending applications within the Company in the field of Systems Engineering.
  • Take commercial responsibility for the Systems Engineering portfolio and related projects/work packages, including the identification of potential risks, devising and managing the relevant approach, resourcing and costs.
  • Evidence principled and ethical leadership through integrity and sound commercial judgement, ensuring that our teams learn from each other, promoting collaboration and knowledge sharing activities across the wider company.

Required skills & experience:

  • Bachelor's degree qualified in Engineering or a related discipline with Chartered or equivalent professional status from a relevant institution (e.g. CPEng, RPEQ, NER etc.
  • Senior Systems Engineering experience within the rail sector and/or defence sector and/or advisory sector and/or civils sector (required). Experience in all would be highly regarded.
  • Significant experience in the application of Systems Engineering industry best practice and standards/legislation.
  • Proven ability to lead teams through complex and challenging projects, whilst maintaining a commitment to engineering excellence and project delivery.
  • Committed to building sound and positive working relationships across diverse groups of stakeholders, both internally and externally.

At SYSTRA Scott Lister, we believe that a diversity of ideas, perspectives, and experiences create a productive work environment. As such, we value diversity of thought and experience and encourage applications from diverse community groups. Our values are centred around Connected Teams, Respect, Excellence, Trust, Accountability, Safe Practice and Bold Leadership in all we do.

Sponsorship, visa and relocation support is provided for the successful candidate. Interested? Please click on the apply details below.

Please note that SYSTRA Scott Lister does not accept unsolicited resumes from external agencies, we do however appreciate your interest.

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