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Senior Systems Engineering Specialist (Structural)

Job Description and Requirements

The Job Opportunity

Serco is working on a key contract in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for the Saudi Government. The client oversees infrastructure projects which are estimated to be worth over $1trillion by 2030 and we are the Delivery partner for O&M Excellence.

We are looking for people with deep O&M experience across all areas of the government sector to lead and deliver this 3-year project based in Saudi. This role is to support the development of a standardized Lifecycle Management plan and support the enablement of the plan across the selected entities.

It’s an exciting opportunity to work very closely with a multicultural team and client, in a new and challenging environment and gain knowledge of all government sectors for O&M.

The growth opportunity for Serco is twofold. Firstly, this will bring the team inside the organization, with the ability to shape future O&M strategy with the KSA government, but also will enable us to be well placed to win future O&M delivery contracts in the Kingdom.

The key purpose of the Senior Specialist Systems Engineering (Structural) is to be part of a team of O&M subject matter experts tasked with supporting the delivery of ‘World-Class’ O&M operational standards and procedures, and their implementation across KSA government entities.

Key accountabilities

  • Provide O&M Engineering subject matter expertise across all Saudi government entities either according to the strategic plan or in response to entity request
  • Support the matrixed organization in the effective delivery of complex contract deliverables across O&M practice, by holistically integrating engineering thought leadership
  • Engage and maintain close working relationships within the client and its partner Consultancy in order to optimize O&M best practices
  • Develop standardized Operating procedures across all aspects of O&M including:
  • Post Maintenance Testing (including routine acceptance criteria).
  • System-Engineering Programmes to manage critical systems over their life cycle.
  • Equipment/ Tool Control (including control, use, storage, scheduling, and safety), and Measuring and Test Equipment (M&TE)
  • Configuration Management (including a change control process).
  • Review procedures and processes developed in collaboration with the Client’s Partner Consultant

What we are looking for in our candidates:

  • Demonstrable subject matter expertise (and where appropriate accreditation) across the following elements of O&M:
  • Maintenance Planning/ Work Control
  • Sustainability
  • Operating Procedures Development
  • Post Maintenance Testing
  • Systems Engineering Programming
  • Equipment and Tool Control (Measurement and Testing)
  • Configuration Management

Specific requirements

  • Bachelor of Science / Engineering in an engineering discipline from an accredited university.
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in the related field on national/international major initiatives and developments.
  • Expert in development and implementation of best practice standards and processes.
  • Extensive experience of working internationally (preference for Middle East / KSA).