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OVERALL PURPOSE OF THE ROLE:
The Certification and Authorization Engineer is responsible for:
Defining and executing the Certification & Authorization Project Plan in line with Project QCD objectives
Defining the Project Certification & Authorization applicable legal referentials and associated requirements
Planning all the C&A-related activities in coordination with Project team based on existing standards, regulations and return on experience from previous or similar projects
Preparing the procurement of external assessment services: creation of call for tender documents based on the defined scope of assessment, conducting the tender process, evaluation of tenders, contract drafting and negotiations with assessors in collaboration with the purchasing department
Monitoring the development of evidences/means of proofs with the relevant stakeholders, by conducting regular workshops with various departments and sub-contractors
Organizing and managing the assessment process with external assessors (Notified Bodies, Country Designated Bodies, etc), monitoring/follow-up of related action plans, review and approval of assessments reports
Compiling the Certification and Authorization dossiers: definition of the content, compliance to formal requirements, file the official authorization requests towards European and / or National authorities
Masters Degree (Engineering or others)
European or National Railways regulations (e.g. through ERA or NSA training)
Experience of Certification & Authorization process in Railways domain
Knowledge of Railways/Signaling systems and products
COMPETENCIES and SKILLS
Rigorous in the respect of the processes and regulations related to C&A scope
Autonomous and Proactive
Good communication and coordination skills (with internal and external stakeholders)
Languages: Fluency in French, English. Dutch is a plus.
"WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU?"
The mission of the Certification & Authorization Engineer allows to be in contact with many internal and external stakeholders of the project (project management, engineering, sourcing, quality and safety teams internally; external assessors, National Safety Authorities, European Railway Agency, Customers; Rolling Stock entities; etc) and to be directly involved in the evolution of norms and regulations at European and country levels. He/She is a key actor of the project to support the coordination of all tasks required to get the different certification and authorizations requested by the contracts.