Project Assistant

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Date: 25 Jun 2024

Location: Astana, KZ

Company: Alstom

At Alstom, we understand transport networks and what moves people. From high-speed trains, metros, monorails, and trams, to turnkey systems, services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility, we offer our diverse customers the broadest portfolio in the industry. Every day, more than 80 000 colleagues lead the way to greener and smarter mobility worldwide, connecting cities as we reduce carbon and replace cars.


Could you be the full-time Project Assistant in Astana we’re looking for?


Your future role

Take on a new challenge and apply your administrative expertise in a new field. You’ll report to EKZ Service Project Director, and work alongside diverse teammates.

You'll take part in managing a director's agenda. Day-to-day, you’ll work closely with teams across the business (Operations, Finance, Supply Chain, Project, etc), leading internal communications and much more.

You’ll specifically take care of the agenda, but also help organize certain events.


We’ll look to you for:

  • Managing time-sheets and recording annual leave of Project team
  • Liaising with project team on a regular basis to obtain various information for the PM
  • Compiling reports for Project review
  • Manage the office – reception of visitors, room allocation, post, invoices, lunches etc
  • Travel arrangements – flights/hotel bookings -visa
  • Manage expenses sheets in the e-tools
  • Email management: where appropriate responding on Operations Director’s behalf / fielding telephone calls
  • Prepare agendas for the meetings, write minutes
  • Provide support in making PowerPoint presentations
  • Manage DA and follow payment of invoices
  • Provide the necessary support to new comers in the team


All about you

We value passion and attitude over experience. That’s why we don’t expect you to have every single skill. Instead, we’ve listed some that we think will help you succeed and grow in this role:

  • Competent Excel user
  • Organization and time-management skills
  • Travel planning


Things you’ll enjoy

Join us on a life-long transformative journey – the rail industry is here to stay, so you can grow and develop new skills and experiences throughout your career. You’ll also:

  • Enjoy stability, challenges and a long-term career free from boring daily routines
  • Work with industry leaders
  • Collaborate with transverse teams and passionate colleagues
  • Contribute to Kazakhstani development
  • Utilise our global working environment
  • Steer your career in whatever direction you choose across functions and countries
  • Benefit from our investment in your development, through award-winning learning
  • Progress towards senior and managerial roles
  • Benefit from a fair and dynamic reward package that recognises your performance and potential, plus comprehensive and competitive social coverage (life, medical, pension)
  • Enjoy comforts of a corporate shuttle-bus to and from the office
  • Thrive with our yearly vacation and performance bonuses


You don’t need to be a train enthusiast to thrive with us. We guarantee that when you step onto one of our trains with your friends or family, you’ll be proud. If you’re up for the challenge, we’d love to hear from you!


Important to note

As a global business, we’re an equal-opportunity employer that celebrates diversity across the 63  countries we operate in. We’re committed to creating an inclusive workplace for everyone.

Job Segment: Project Manager, Supply Chain, Supply, Technology, Operations

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