Technical Assurance Manager (Solihull)

£451 per day (negotiable, based on experience) 

Ford & Stanley - The Rail Recruitment Experts have partnered with a large independent rail consultancy who are a principal contractor for HS2.

We are currently seeking a Technical Assurance Manager within the rail systems engineering team, to provide specialist expertise, whilst supporting the team to successfully apply Technical Assurance techniques to rail projects.

The Opportunity



Contract Length

6 months

Role and Responsibilities

  • Lead in the production of design documentation in Technical Assurance
  • Support system engineering activities for the delivery of the Technical assurance products on the project
  • Lead the production of Technical Assurance plans and their typical processes
  • Actively guide and support teams in their adherence to those Technical Assurance processes
  • Assist in the development of Technical Assurance models
  • Work under mentorship and supervision of more senior staff

Skills and Experience


  • Able to demonstrate ability and experience in specifying and designing Technical assurance processes
  • Experience in Technical Assurance, ideally on rail projects
  • Able to demonstrate ability and experience in formulating and implementing Technical Assurance plans and processes, and ensuring that project teams operate in accordance with those plans and processes
  • Able to explain and demonstrate modern Technical Assurance techniques and processes to engineers and managers
  • Able to write clear reports and plans in plain English


Experience with engineering safety management practice e.g. Common Safety Method, Yellow Book or equivalent


  • A university engineering degree or other numerical discipline
  • Ideally, an active member of INCOSE and/or the IET
  • Ideally, achieved CEng

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