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Metro AMS Manager - Dubai M/F

Date:  Apr 6, 2021


Brand:  KEOLIS
Contract Type:  Permanent contract



Metro AMS Manager - Dubai M/F 



A pioneer in the development of public transport, Keolis is the benchmark partner for public decision-makers who want shared mobility to be a factor which makes their region more attractive and gives it more vitality. A world leader in operating automated metro and tramway systems, Keolis is supported by a sustained and open innovative policy alongside all of its partners and subsidiaries - Kisio, EFFIA, Keolis Santé, Cykleo – to bolster its core business and develop new innovative and bespoke shared mobility solutions, including trains, buses and coaches, trolleybuses, shared car solutions, river and sea shuttle services, bike share services, car sharing, fully electric driverless shuttles and urban cable cars, etc. In France, Keolis is the No.2 in the parking sector thanks to its subsidiary EFFIA and the No.1 for medical transport since the creation of Keolis Santé in July 2017.

70% owned by SNCF and 30% by the Caisse de Dépôt et Placement du Québec (CDPQ), the Group has 63,000 staff in 16 countries and achieved a turnover of 5.4 billion euros in 2017. Each year, more than 3 billion passengers use the shared mobility services proposed by Keolis.




Within the Central Asset Management and Engineering (CAME) department, the Asset Management System (AMS) manager is responsible for the implementation of Dubai Metro Asset Management System. He/She will be the key actor for ISO 55001 standard implementation and certification in Dubai Metro organization.


The main missions of the Metro AMS Manager are:

  • Develop and implement Asset Management System in Dubai Metro organization compliant with the ISO 55001 standard
  • Develop new maintenance & asset management standards and make changes to existing standards
  • Key documents periodical update (Asset Management Plan, Strategic Plan for Asset Management)
  • Delivery of internal awareness training and communications sessions for leaders, managers and senior staff members to help them understand the strategy and benefits
  • Engagement of external suppliers to conduct pre-audit assessments
  • Strengthening asset management capability and leadership through targeted recruitment and professional development
  • Lead the process to ISO 55001 certification within 2 years following Commencement date (sept. 2021)
  • Ensure all the maintenance teams are involved in the certification journey and maintaining asset management capability by developing an Asset Management culture in the whole company
  • The role will collaborate with managers and experts from the wider Keolis, MHIE and MC Groups to develop engineering capability
  • The role will develop appropriate Individual Development Plans for the two Asset Management specialists in his/her team.




Minimum 10 years’ experience in maintenance and asset management of a metro / light rail system within a complex railway organization

Comprehensive understanding of new maintenance approaches (Predictive maintenance, maintenance 4.0) to deliver operational excellence

Experience of successfully implementing change in a demanding environment

Experience of successfully implementing asset management system and, at best, ISO 55001 certification

The ability to represent Keolis as a credible ambassador to regulatory bodies, the client and senior stakeholders

Will be fluent in English


Leadership qualities, able to interact effectively with all levels of the organization and work in confidence with senior management team

Key personal traits; Forward thinking, proactive, resilient, sound judgement, innovative, persuasive, driven by a relentless pursuit of excellence and results

The ability to mobilize people and influence wider organizational culture through systemic, sustainable approaches

Excellent written, verbal and presentational skills



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