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Principal Asset Management Consultant

Arcadis Gen

This is a Contract position in Bridgeport, WV posted September 13, 2021.

Principal Asset Management Consultant – Transportation / Rail Located in North America / U.S.

Introducing Arcadis Gen Are you interested in joining a start up with bold global ambitions, that already has the backing of, a €3 billion revenue, 27000 person organisation operating in over 70 countries, that has deep market sector insights in collective design, consultancy, engineering, project and management services?

We have a clear vision that will enable us to rapidly scale our existing digital capabilities and innovate based on the identified underserved demand in the market, by creating industry leading products, platforms and solutions.

Our strategy to become more digitally focused has already seen the acquisition of two digital asset management companies to build on our existing digital capabilities from the Arcadis technology division, all of which will form the foundations of this new digital entity.


The Opportunity – Lead in the provision of Enterprise Asset Management Services and Solutions Working primarily with Arcadis Gen’s Industry Solutions set (together with other complimentary best-of-breed platforms, applications and tools), Arcadis Gen provides the strategy, design, implementation and change management / transformation required to enable our clients to realise world class asset and safety management.

This Principal Asset Management Consultant will have a strong background in the design and/or implementation of Asset Management or related IT programmes within the Rail Industry.

Alternatively, you may have a background as an Infrastructure, Rail or Transportation Engineering Design, Asset or Compliance manager with extensive experience in the use, and in-depth understanding of Asset Management systems.

We would be especially interested If you have or been involved in the implementation of Asset Management system implementation / roll-outs or have been part of continuous-improvement projects for EAM, performance or Analytics functions.

An in-depth understanding of asset hierarchies, asset life-cycle management, maintenance regimes and business processes associated with the asset design, build maintenance and operation are of particular importance Useful sector experience may include any infrastructure asset discipline within Mainline Rail, Light Rail / Metro or Rail Freight systems.

Additional experience in Highways, other transportation systems or Utilities (especially Civil or Power Distribution) may also be of interest and advantage.

You will get to work in several interesting industry sectors all of whom have many infrastructure related asset classes ranging in age from early Victorian to state of the art modern technology.

Examples typically include Track, Signals, Power, Mechanical & Electrical, Bridges, Buildings Structures & Civil, Rolling Stock, Communications and Electrical Traction.

You will be a problem solver, applying the wealth of Arcadis Gen’s corporate knowledge and product to solve real-world client problems.

Core responsibilities include: Project Delivery : You will lead all aspects of the transformative EAM projects and programs that we implement, from requirements gathering and process definition, through solution design, execution testing and deployment.

You will lead data and reporting subprojects through to the roll-out of our solutions to end users which will encompass testing, training delivery and support.

Taking the Lead: As a Principal Asset Management Consultant you will be a recognised expert in one or more areas in which Arcadis Gen operate.

You will also be an experienced consultant who leads small projects and implementations and are an expert in one or more functional areas.

You will report to your line and project managers and develop areas of specialisation and subject-matter-expertise.

As well as being an asset sector SME, You will become a subject matter expert for Arcadis Gen’s products and solutions, our tools and methodologies and may be called upon to lead ecosystem partners in the deployment and implementation of our products and solutions.


Key Deliverables
· Lead, or work as part of a team implementing a range of projects across various industries as business needs dictate
· Demonstrate industry leading expertise in each of the job / project duty areas
· Lead and actively develop Arcadis Gen’s implementation tools and methodologies to produce quality deliverables for our clients
· Demonstrate outstanding commercial awareness and proactively seek and secure new business opportunities in both existing and new clients.

Key Relationships, Collaborations and Connections Leadership
· Operate as professional and technical role-models for Arcadis Gen Analysts and Professionals
· Participate in the professional development of junior grades though knowledge share and on-the-job training
· May be required to undertake first line management responsibilities (i.e.

Team / Subdivision Leader)
· May be required to fulfil Practice Lead (functional) or Industry Sector Lead roles Solution Specification and Design
· Lead the continuing design and improvement of Arcadis Gen solutions and apply these to solve real-world business problems.

· Author good quality product and feature designs and acceptance criteria.

· Provide quality peer-review feedback during solution design activities
· Lead solution reviews (structured demonstrations of the solution to the client)
· Demonstrate basic Maximo configuration skills at the level of IBM Certified Deployment Professional – Maximo Asset Management Functional Analyst 4.

What We Are Looking For The ideal candidate will have:
· Minimum 8 years relevant industry experience
· An experienced, confident leader.

· A person with excellent verbal communication skills who will quickly build relationships with their multi-disciplined team of Arcadis Gen colleagues and clients
· Fluent spoken and high-quality written English with an ability to simply describe complex problems
· A friendly and personable demeanour who is not afraid to ask questions or challenge the status quo – Arcadis Gen is renowned for enabling continuous improvement
· Organised and able to perform well under pressure and apply the initiative and flexibility required to ensure the success of complex and challenging implementations
· Willingness and desire to learn about our clients’ industries, how their business processes work and a firm understanding that technology is a powerful tool used to deliver business benefit and not a means unto itself
· Genuinely interested in and willing to become committed to the delivery of World Class Enterprise Asset Management and Safety solutions Essential Experience & Qualifications
· 2.1 Bachelors degree or equivalent in an engineering, science, technology or business-related degree
· We are also able to consider candidates with good degrees or equivalent qualifications from other subjects provided they can demonstrate excellent analytical and problem-solving skills and experience.

Alternatively, significant experience of hands-on maintenance management coupled with use, or implementation of and EAM system.

· An analytical approach to understanding, describing/modelling and solving real world problems
· An ability to follow and where necessary adapt a defined process / methodology with suitable guidance from more experienced Arcadis Gen colleagues
· Excellent written and oral presentation skills, including conveying technical information
· Direct industry / business experience in consulting or related activities
· Data manipulation skills using Excel or similar
· An understanding of programming or technology relevant to the industry sectors in which we operate
· Any experience relating to change management or organisational change
· System test experience: Test case design unit / UAT / regression testing, automated testing cutover between legacy and new systems Advantageous / Desirable Experience & Qualifications
· Database experience: Relational and/or Geospatial / Oracle, DB2, SQL
· EAM system experience: IBM Maximo or other EAM systems such as Infor, SAP, Oracle etc.

· Experience of GIS or CAD systems
· Experience with ERP systems such as Oracle and SAP Equal Opportunity Statement The community of the future is a place for everyone, and Arcadis is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

All employment is based on merit and business need.

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