Senior Advisor High Speed Rail

Job description

Job description:
Senior Advisor High Speed Rail

At least 10 years of work experience in High Speed operation and services

Position in the organisation Chart:
Passenger Department

Type of contract:
Secondee from UIC member – full time at UIC

Main duties

Main Duty:

  • Management of High Speed projects
  • Organisation of High Speed Congress


  • Support the Intercity and High Speed Committee
  • Maintain an overview of progress of the activities of the sector
  • Participate in projects and working groups and provide the necessary support for their accomplishment
  • Assist the UIC world activities through the regional structures

Technical areas of activities:

  • High Speed operation
  • High Speed business

Job Specificities:

  • High level of autonomy and responsibility and personal initiative
  • Frequent travels abroad
  • Work in direct connection with the Director of the Passenger Department, and with the chair of the Intercity and High Speed committee

Links with other UIC entities:

  • Link with the standardisation team (IRS)
  • Link with the Rail System Department for technical issues (Rolling Stock, Infrastructure)

Skills required for the position

Professional knowledge and qualities required:

  • University studies Master Degree
  • Through knowledge of the Railway Sector
  • Professional experience acquired in positions related to the profile
  • Good knowledge and experienced in managing projects and elaborating proposals for calls
  • Motivated, dynamic personality with strong aptitude for team work
  • Previous experience within an international and multicultural environment is a plus
  • Fluent in English (spoken and written)
  • A second language is a plus (Europe or Asia)

Contact and deadline

Please send CV and motivation letter before 31/01/2018 to:
Marc GUIGON, Director of Passenger Department: Marc GUIGON

with a copy to : Laurence SIMON, HR Director: Laurence SIMON