Operation & Maintenance Expert

Country/Region:  EG
Field:  Consulting

Cairo, EG

Type of Contract:  Fixed-term contract
Level of experience:  10-15 years
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SYSTRA is one of the world's leading engineering and consultancy groups specialising in public transport and sustainable mobility. With over 10,300 employees, SYSTRA's mission is to design safe and sustainable transport solutions to bring people together, develop social inclusion and facilitate access to employment, education and leisure throughout the world.


For 65 years, the Group has been working alongside cities and regions to contribute to their development by creating, improving and modernising their infrastructure and transport systems, throughout the life cycle of their projects. SYSTRA is involved from the earliest stages of design through to the testing, deployment and maintenance phases. The company provides all its services in over 80 countries worldwide and generates 74% of its turnover internationally. With its new services, SYSTRA supports its clients and partners in their digital, ecological and energy transition, in order to invent the mobility of tomorrow.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead the general consultant’s activities related to operation and maintenance of the high-speed line
  • Act as an Operation and Maintenance expert within the consultant team, advising about the Operability and Maintainability of sub-systems (E&M, Signaling, Track, Civil work, Rolling stock, Communication, External stake holders…).
  • Review operational and maintenance submissions of contractors
  • Review the operation and maintenance plans for the suitability of the system to passenger service
  • Manage relations with the O&M contractor and the interface with the construction contractor
  • Reporting during relevant design progress meeting notably related to compliance and deviation in the contract
  • Manage the pre-operation test activities and the prerequisites to revenue service
  • Set-up workshop and meetings with the contractors to highlight the gaps, to help in finding and challenge the solutions, and to ensure the timing and schedule of submissions


  • University degree (engineering faculty)
  • General overall experience (12) years
  • 7 years of professional experience in the same field (Rail Transit Projects).
  • 3 years of experience in management and implementation of  similar  transport infrastructure projects and in a similar position.
  • Experience working in a similar role on at least one HSR project.
  • Good communication and management skills and capacity to negotiate and develop good.
  • fluent in English.

Systra is an equal opportunities company; this position is open to all applicants.