Interface Manager

10 May 2017
07 Jun 2017
Iain Donaldson
Contract Type
Full Time
Purpose of the Job

To support Crossrail in managing the interface between the delivery team and the LU (and LO/NR where applicable) teams within a specific defined geographic location; including access, operational, infrastructure protection, engineering and implementation functions, in particular with reference to the integrated ticket hall adjacent to the Western ticket hall site

Principal Accountabilities

* Championing compliance with the LU Interface Management Plan; LU Infrastructure Protection Plan and any other Interface procedures agreed between CRL and LU
* Developing, agreeing and maintaining the LU Interface Scope Schedule, ncluding allocation of work packages to either CRL or LU

* Advising on Works Package Plans (including production and agreement of User Requirement Specification) in respect of each Works Package for

* the CRL Interface Works taking place wholly or partly on LU Property and
* the LU (delivered) Interface Works.

* Expediting submittal and close out of Work Package Plan deliverables
* Assisting with the Development, maintenance & agreement of the schedule to deliver the Interface Works
* Resolving interface problems and driving forward the timely escalation of matters unresolved through relevant Working Groups

* Supporting the accountable project manager in the role of client where LU / others carry out work on behalf of CRL.
* Monitoring compliance with Undertaking and Assurances (having regard to CRL’s general responsibility for overseeing compliance with the Crossrail Environmental Minimum Requirements); and dealing with breaches of any such Undertakings and Assurances
* Supporting the identification, review and ongoing management of interrelated risks
* Escalating any conflict between proposed works and safety-related standards
* Reviewing closures and possessions plans and submitting agreed closure / possession requests in a timely manner
* Take reasonable care of your own and others’ health and safety and of those who may be affected in the day-to-day delivery of this role by taking personal responsibility for working to the Crossrail Target Zero principles.
* Co-operate with Crossrail in all matters relating to health and safety, including following safe working procedures at all times.
* Act as a role model for Crossrail’s vision and values, behaving in ways that are in alignment with Crossrail’s Ways of Working. Encourage and support others to do so too.
* Promote equality in the workplace and adopt appropriate behavior when interacting with colleagues.
* Take necessary care to properly protect the confidentiality, integrity and availability of corporate information from unauthorized disclosure, modification or destruction. Never knowingly put Crossrail’s information or information systems at risk.

Main challenges of the job

* Developing strong relationships between the delivery team and LU
* Maintaining rigorous compliance with the relevant processes and procedures
* Dealing with CRL's impact on LU/others' operational railway

Dimensions & Interfaces (both internal and external)

Scope of interfaces includes

* LU: Infrastructure Manager works, Interface Works and Infrastructure Protection
* NR: Asset Protection Agreements and Interface Agreements
* DLR: Replacement Works and Interface Works
* Key working relationships
* Project managers, engineering managers, project business managers, project field engineers

LU, LO, NR, DLR interface teams

Person Specification

* An ability to identify priorities; the drive to get things done; and the personality to work effectively as the interface between CRL project managers and third parties.
* Knowledge of third party environment and relevant processes and procedures
* Relevant project management / engineering / construction experience to support effective management of interface issues

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