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Engineering Manager – System Maintenance


Doha, Qatar

Ref: GP186-5601

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Charterhouse is working with a globally recognised engineering firm that specialise in various sectors such as rail and transportation, machinery, aerospace and defence and energy. Our client is looking to hire an experienced Engineering Manager to oversee their portfolio of engineering services, which have most recently been contracted to the delivery of a multi-billion-dollar rapid transit project.

This role will provide technical and engineering support to the system maintenance organisation, reporting directly to the Maintenance Director Office. Ultimately accountable for the safety provisions, effective and efficient engineering support services to the Doha Metro operations.

In conjunction, this senior position will perform day to day management on the engineering department and continuously improve safety and operational efficiency of the system maintenance organisation. Additionally, the role will implement and manage effective management systems to ensure all engineering support services provided by the engineering department are performed in a professional and in a safe manner.

The Senior Engineering Manager will propose changes to the maintenance documents to optimize its activities during the maintenance execution on the Doha Metro. In conjunction, you will define and manage obsolescence management whilst planning for the components at risk, during the contract period.

This role will establish and manage configuration management systems for the maintenance organisation; implementing ISO 22001 and asset management systems, making improvements and recommendations to mitigate any recurring failures.


The client will look to recruit an experienced Support Services Engineering Manager, with a minimum of 15 years’ experience, whom is able to demonstrate a sustained track record delivering rapid transit system (metro-line) or rail projects for an international or regional engineering firm.

The successful candidate will have extensive knowledge in ISO 55001 asset management system standards and system assurance management, specific to metro line or railway projects. Ideally, you will have performed obsolesces management on high-value infrastructure projects.

The selected candidate will hold a bachelors of Engineering Degree in Electrical or Electronic Engineering, from an internationally recognised University. Candidates holding Professional Memberships or Chartered status will also be considered as a priority.

About the Company

The Charterhouse brand and business was launched in Dubai and the Middle East in April 2004 by a team of international recruiters and management consultants, after its inception in Sydney, Australia in September 2003. Charterhouse Middle East is now positioned as the leading regional recruiter within its area of disciplines and functional markets.

Charterhouse offers professional and bespoke contingency and retained search services to all sectors of the market. Service quality is guaranteed, thanks to a particular focus on flexibility. Charterhouse was the first international search and selection business to establish Dubai as its base. The growth in the Middle East region has been mirrored by Charterhouse globally, with offices now in Qatar, Hong Kong, Singapore, Melbourne and Sydney.

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