Transport Planning Manager M/F

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Position description

Job title

Transport Planning Manager M/F

About the company

RATP Dev, in the Middle East and across the world, is committed to developing and optimising public transportation systems. Everywhere, we operate to boost the local economy and quality of life of our passengers. Everywhere, we are driven by excellence, passion and determination in welcoming challenge.

RATP Dev Middle East is the regional head office which operates and maintains urban transportation systems in multiple countries, on four continents, carrying more than 1.5 billion annual passengers on its networks. Headquartered in Dubai, RATP Dev Middle East has become a leading, innovative and sustainable mobility player in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. 

In the wider MENA region, RATP Dev Mobility Cairo (RDMC) will soon be in charge of the operations and maintenance of Cairo Line 3 and its future extensions therefore we are actively sourcing quality talent for this new and exciting venture in Egypt.

About the job

• Assists the Operations & Engineering Manager in his duties.
• Develops the transport offer is delivered in accordance with transport manager, maintenance, customer services and HR directions.
• Is responsible for setting up processes, methods, and organisation for operations & engineering, such as :
o Running of line 3 and futures extensions of line 3 (Phase 4) ensuring the adatped transport offers,
o Providing the timetables planning of train services, overseeing the roster of all operations staff,
o Increase passeneger revenue incomes.
• Ensures relations with the various services (maintenance, operations, customer service, quality and HR teams, ...).
• Defines medium- and long-term strategies for operations for the line(s) he manages.
• Manages the sceduling and rostering database.
• Prepares, validates and deploys corrective action plans following performance analyses (including service reability analysis, performance, service regulation calculation, planning staff, roster scheduling and timetables preparation, …).
• Informs the different calendar tools on time for operations (for instance : OGT or equivalent, MMS, …) and ensures the link with planners and dispatching officers.
• Analyzes the traffic and the revenues analysis in other to prepare adjusted timetables and the training to be prepared and managed.
• Explores the different ways for timetable improvement and makes proposals.
• Guarantees operational KPI targets of the line are met.
• Interviews and validates new staff after the HR process.

Personnel, who manage, perform and verify work affecting quality, railway safety, workplace safety (OH&S) and impacting on the environment shall:
• Ensures staffs under their control are aware of their responsibilities relating to the company's Rail Safety Manual, Health & Safety Manual and current Policies & Procedures.
• Initiates actions to prevent the occurrence of non-conformance relating to the company's Rail Safety Manual, Health & Safety Manual and current Policies & Procedures.
• Identifies and record problems relating to the company's Rail Safety Manual, Health & Safety Manual and current Policies & Procedures.
• Initiates, recommend or provide solutions to issues relating to the company's Rail Safety Manual, Health & Safety Manual and current Policies & Procedures.


• Diploma / Degree in Engineering or any related discipline.

• Good English drafting skills for preparing the modules/procedures.
• Working knowledge of computers.
• Experience of training
• English language and the local language
• Defining medium and long term strategies for Operation of the lines
• Drafting operation rules & procedures
• Drafting training documentation
• Management skills
• Communication skills (Oral and Written)

• 5-7 years' experience of extensive proven gained in a railway operation or similar environment.

Benefits & how to apply

We offer a competitive remuneration package. If your qualifications, experience and skills fit our requirements, please click on the “Apply” button above and we will review your application.

Contract type

01 - Permanent contract

Contractual hours



Job location

Africa, Egypt

Base location

Cairo, Egypt

Candidate criteria

Level of education required

Bachelor or equivalent

Level of experience required

From 5 to 10 years


  • Arabic (D - Mother tongue)
  • English (C - Fluent)