Head of Information Management Solutions

Country/Region:  GB
Field:  Engineering

York, Birmingham, Manchester, , GB

Type of Contract:  Permanent
Level of experience:  Any
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Around the world, SYSTRA’s specialists plan, design, integrate, test, commission, project manage and deliver mass transit and mobility solutions that are relied on by more than 50 million people every day.


For more than 60 years, the Group has been committed to helping cities and regions contribute to their development by creating, improving and modernising their transport infrastructure with sustainability, accessibility and innovation at the heart of our designs. With over 8,250 colleagues globally and around 1000 in the UK & Ireland we are growing significantly and seeking out the very best talent to join the SYSTRA signature team and be part of leading the way in infrastructure design.


The Head of Information Management solutions is a new and exciting role required to support SYSTRA’s continued growth and drive excellence across our digital services and project delivery.  This role focuses on the digital services and solutions required to deliver our projects and provide digital solutions to bring efficiencies and competitive advantage to SYSTRA. The role can be based from any of our key UK offices with the added flexibility of hybrid working.


The Head of IM Solutions will provide leadership and direction to projects to advise and establish digital solutions relating to CDE, GIS, AIMS as well as integration of technologies required to deliver projects. It will manage and access data and information to provide dashboarding and reporting that is appropriate and easy to consume, developing a solutions strategy and wider business plan.




  • Management of IM processes interfacing with the central IMS and other process holders to ensure the business is compliant to ISO 19650 and across our projects. 
  • Use cutting edge technology and lead the advancement of IM solutions in engineering and construction.   Providing thought leadership to further elevate SYSTRA’s profile externally.
  • Work closely with the group digital leads to develop a fully connected team, utilising group expertise and coordinate UK-IRE initiatives to enhance overall digital capabilities and services.   
  • Identify and advise on digital M&A, partnering and investment opportunities in businesses, technology and services that align to, enhance and expand SYSTRA’s own capabilities and services.
  • Be a subject matter expert support to the Engineering director on all matter relating to Information Management.
  • Organisational support on Information Management policy &, strategy,
  • Review, update and creation of IM process and best practice.
  • Management and support to SYSTRAs ISO19650 accreditation.
  • Information Management point of contact and support to SYSTRA Group IM.
  • Manage project work streams, from solution design and activity planning to successful delivery.
  • Continuous development of digital and information consulting services and sector-specific offerings
  • Team leadership and supporting the ‘on-project’ development of team members’ skills and capabilities
  • Develop a growth and opportunity strategy with support from the Sales and Technical director.  Identify IM Solutions opportunities and develop client relationships
  • Work with SYSTRA bid teams and external partners to secure IM opportunities for IM solutions and the wider SYSTRA organisation.



  • Ideally Degree Qualified
  • Ideally Chartered Professional - Membership of professional institute with accreditation or certification to recognised bodies
  • Extensive track record in delivering digital solutions, establishing strategic plans and delivering business change
  • Strong leadership and strategy development experience in the IM space
  • Knowledge of Network Rail and/or HS2 digital systems and solutions
  • Knowledge of BIM and collaboration tools
  • Integrity and high professional standards in line with the Engineering council Charted Engineer attributes
  • Exhibit a zero-tolerance approach to unprofessional, unethical or unsafe behaviours
  • Experience of collaborative working relationships





Our three core values: Excellence, Connected Teams and Bold Leadership are kept at the heart of everything we do. We strive for the highest levels of technical excellence, achieving the best results through teamwork, both locally and internationally, and reward innovative thinking through encouraging all colleagues to think as leaders. We offer clear and well supported pathways for career development and qualification attainment, a competitive remuneration package including a bonus and private healthcare, an electric car scheme and a broad suite of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.


Because we value who you are as much as what you do, we want you to feel supported at work. We offer hybrid working, balancing the benefits of working from home with time in our modern, well-equipped offices for that crucial in-person contact, team development and collaborative working. We also recognise that life doesn’t always run to the same schedule for everyone, so we have a dedicated flexible working policy to support you in tailoring your work life to reach your full potential, for more details on this, please get in touch.


Diversity & Inclusion

We provide a warm welcome and encourage applications from a diverse range of people who can enrich our company and offer perspectives which will drive better solutions in a truly inclusive environment. Our employee led working groups and clearly defined strategy help us to keep at the leading edge of important issues and keep us accountable. We want our colleagues to feel comfortable to bring their whole selves to work and continually seek new ideas and contributions to ensure we continue to grow and develop in this space.



It’s no surprise that people do their best work when they feel physically and mentally supported. Our SYSTRA Wellness Programme offers a wide range of support; from Wellness champions, to free health checks, healthy eating workshops and regular seminars, alongside access to a wide range of external support. We offer two paid days for charity work and an ever-growing social calendar.

Apply and find out more about how Systra can support you in your career journey. If you require any adjustments or financial assistance to support you in your application or interview process please email:

reasonableadjustments@systra.com where your request will be treated confidentially and with respect. We pledge to offer an interview to any candidates with a disability who apply for a role and meet the minimum criteria.

As we are always looking to expand our team, we would still be interested in hearing from you if you fulfil most, but not all, of the relevant criteria for the role – you could still be just what we are looking for.