Signalling and Systems Lead - Osborne
Job Summary
  • Dublin
  • Permanent
  • 9th June 2023
  • 109,269
  • Ref ID: #37038

Job Description

  • Location: Dublin
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #37038
  • Salary: NON 109,269.00

We here at Osborne have partnered with a major Irish company who are looking for a Signalling and Systems Lead to join their team to lead and manage the role from the front. We are seeking applications from suitably qualified candidates for the position of Signalling and Systems Lead.  This is an exciting opportunity that comes at a time when the organisation continues to develop and grow.  The successful candidate will report to the Head of PMO & Systems Team Lead and will have the responsibility to assist in the delivery of capital projects, act as a focus for safety, ensure all projects are properly organised and processed, to manage, control and coordinated projects, to ensure strong communication with all colleagues.
The role will be based in Dublin and the person should have a minimum of 5 years project engineering experience in engineering or similar multi-disciplinary engineering environment, a good understanding of major engineering discipline interfaces with strong leadership, negotiation, and interpersonal skills.
You should have an Engineering degree in a relevant discipline, knowledge of the Construction Regulations and experience and understanding of Safety Assurance processes. If this sounds like you and you wish to learn more about this exciting opportunity, get in touch with me today.

Key Qualities:

  • Recognised academic & practical qualification to demonstrate competence in the necessary technical skills and experience.
  • Member of Engineers Ireland or other relevant professional body.
  • Minimum of 5 years project engineering experience in engineering or similar multi-disciplinary engineering environment.
  • Relevant project engineering experience for projects of a similar complexity.
  • Demonstrable ability to manage engineering process and associated issues.
  • A good working knowledge of signalling system.
  • A good understanding of major engineering discipline interfaces.
  • Strong leadership, negotiation, and interpersonal skills.
  • Good communicator.


  • An Engineering degree in a relevant discipline.
  • Chartered status.
  • Knowledge of infrastructure and operations.
  • Knowledge of the Construction Regulations.
  • Experience and understanding of Safety Assurance processes.


  • Commercial Awareness.
  • Signal engineering.
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Established specialist knowledge.
  • Demonstrable ability in planning and organising.
  • IT literate and good skills with MS Office applications.

Specific Responsibilities:


  • Assist the Head of PMO & Systems Team Lead in the delivery of capital projects.
  • Assist the Programme Managers in the delivery of capital projects.
  • Responsibility in your area of control for the feasibility work, design, procurement, construction, commissioning and handover of projects.
  • Responsible for ensuring that projects are managed in accordance with defined project management and control procedures.
  • Responsible for the ongoing implementation of appropriate project and contract control mechanisms and for their monitoring and reporting.
  • The successful candidate will manage all aspects of the signal engineering within company. 
  • Ensure that signalling design complies with company design process.
  • Ensure products specified in design have required Product Acceptance.
  • Ensure that signalling design meets agreed scope and signalling design specification.
  • Ensure that signalling design meets agreed implementation strategy & programme.
  • Liaise with Design to monitor their design compliance with CDM Regulations.
  • Manage technical issues and their resolution between signalling designer and SET department.
  • Liaise with Signalling Designated Project Engineer and signalling designer, managing communication and technical requirements.
  • Liaise with external multidisciplinary consultants, such as respective Project Engineers.
  • Manage the Bill of Materials for signalling project and liaise with Procurement department.
  • Support design Interdisciplinary Checks and Reviews in line with company process, ensuring readiness between signalling designer and Designated Project Engineer.
  • Lead and participate in engineering meetings to deliver project to scope and programme.
  • Lead technical discussions and meetings
  • Notify Head of PMO & Systems Team Lead of all potential scope changes and comply with Change Control process for the project, updating the applicable register when required.
  • Manage and comply with company process for signal designs produced by third party, signal design contractor.
  • Assist Head of PMO & Systems Team Lead, to implement required engineering for project to programme and budget.
  • Assist Programme Managers to implement required engineering for project to programme and budget.
  • Implementation of company Standards.
  • Assist Designated Project Engineer and Design for any applications for temporary or permanent derogations to company Standards.
  • To provide signal engineering professional support to the project.
  • Produce progress and technical issues reports.
  • To deputise for Head of PMO & Systems Team Lead when required.
  • Support junior members of the team, including personnel in training, such as graduates or apprentices.


  • You will completely and fully deliver your responsibilities as specified

Safety Responsibility Statement which accompanies this role.

  • Observe and comply with all company policies, standards and procedures and facilitate compliance with the Company’s Safety Management System
  • Undertake and manage, as appropriate, incident investigations as requested.
  • Review on an on-going basis, risks relevant to your role including both occupational and asset related risks.
  • Support the Safety Assurance Manager in achieving APIS approvals


  • Comply with corporate HR policy and procedures.
  • Provide support to staff as part of a team to enable the execution of their role.
  • Liaise and manage as applicable, internal and external project resources to deliver the company projects to the agreed scope, programme and budget.
  • Support project stakeholder process to ensure expectations are met throughout the project.
  • Communicate effectively with staff to ensure proper execution of tasks.


  • Undertake all activities in line with the company governing procurement policies and procedures.
  • Support the team in their preparation of reports for Programme Controls.

Working Relationship with:

  • External contractors, such as design and installation contractors.
  • External consultants, such as project multidisciplinary consultants.
  • Other company departments e.g. CCE, IMO, IM procurement, Group IT.
  • External Agencies as necessary.

General Management Responsibilities:

  • Safety: To act as a focus for safety in line with the relevant Safety Management System (Safety Management System) and to discharge your safety responsibilities as outlined by your reporting Manager and Safety Responsibility Statement (SRS).
  • Engineering: To ensure that all projects are properly authorized and progressed in accordance with the Building regulations and company policy, standards and procedures.
  • Business: To manage, coordinate and control all projects and related activities for your business.
  • People: To ensure constant communication with all colleagues within your area and to support the People Management policy within the team.

Reporting Relationships:
Reports to:

  • Head of PMO & Systems Team Lead.

For a full information and application pack and further information about the opportunity please contact in absolute confidence Fiona Ralph at or on 041 986 5058.
Please submit your updated CV in Word Format

If you are living in Ireland and hold a VALID WORK PERMIT, we would love to hear from you, if however, you do not hold a valid work permit unfortunately we will not be in a position to assist you with your job search. 

Osborne are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.



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    Job Summary
    • Dublin
    • Permanent
    • Nov 17, 2022
    • Competitive
    • Ref ID: 123456