Platform Screen Doors and Depot Equipment Senior Sub-System Manager

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Date: 28 Apr 2024

Location: Athens, GR

Company: Alstom

Leading societies to a low carbon future, Alstom develops and markets mobility solutions that provide the sustainable foundations for the future of transportation. Our product portfolio ranges from high-speed trains, metros, monorail, and trams to integrated systems, customised services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a caring, responsible, and innovative company where more than 70,000 people lead the way to greener and smarter mobility, worldwide 


Description : Helpb Purpose of the Job

  • Drive the Platform Screen Door (PSD) and Depot Equipment (DEQ) scope on the Project until contract closure, respecting the Quality, Cost and Delay (QCD) commitment & the Environment, Health & Safety (EHS) target. Manage technically the PSD/DEQ scopes for Athens Metro project and deal with internal and external sub-systems interfaces. Be the technical representative in front of customer, from design phase up to the end of warranty period. Specifies and validates, with his team, the PSD/DEQ Sub-Systems, and controls the technical consistency through a strong interfaces management, coordination with all design and quality units, QCD approach.


Organisation Structure

Project Core Team, Region/Site Project organization


Reports directly to

Infra Project Manager


Direct reports

DEQ/PSD Engineers/Supervisors


Network & Links


  • Project core team
  • System Engineering
  • Other sub-systems stakeholders
  • Procurement
  • Infra Platforms



  • Suppliers
  • Customers
  • Other stakeholders (facility providers, …)



         Main Responsibilities

  • Deliver DEQ and PSD Subsystems according to  QCD , Contract and Safety commitments as specified at contract signature & related signed Variation Orders (responsibility of Profit Loss on the DEQ/PSD scope)
  • Ensure that the project workload needs are well forecasted and anticipated
  • Participate and prepare Monthly Project Review (MPR) for PSD/DEQ as per rules defined in MPR instructions
  • Define, review & adjust strategies for the Project Execution
  • Animate and lead operationally the PSD/DEQ Team, defining the Project priorities
  • Support the Infra Project Manager in proposing and negotiating variations orders and claims with customer
  • Support Infra Project Manager in getting customer acceptance of the project
  • Ensure Alstom Processes, Methods and Tools are applied on project
  • Ensure EHS rules are applied
  • Manage the technical contractual scope of the project
  • Coordinate with the PSD/DEQ Suppliers and ensure compliance of the technical design with Contract requirement
  • Ensure that all technical requirements of the contract are fully addressed and implemented throughout the project lifecycle, from the design stage up to the demonstration tests
  • Manage Work Package activity at requested level
  • Manage the project technical risks and the corresponding mitigation plan
  • Monitor the progress of equipment manufacturing and participate to the factory tests
  • Provide report and monthly measurements on the status of PSD/DEQ progress in the different stages of execution (design, delivery on site, construction, testing and commissioning)
  • Manage all PSD/DEQ interfaces with System and with other project sub-systems   
  • Provide required data to the Infra project Manager and the Project Planner for continuous monitoring of the time schedule and its adaptation if necessary
  • Manage the project solution to meet Quality, Cost, delivery and Performance (QCPD) commitments
  • Coordinate and Manage the PSD/DEQ Engineers/supervisors
  • Control, with the support of the Configuration Manager, the Project configuration
  • Manage the project technical risks and the corresponding mitigation plan
  • Ensure that all deliverables from suppliers are provided in due time
  • During project warranty, coordinate actions to support resolution of pending technical issues following Project Warranty Manager (PrWM) requirements
  • Support Infra PrQSM to consolidate the REX of the Project and the Reliability Growth



Performance measurements:

  • Project QCDP (quality, cost, delivery and performance)
  • Obtain Customer approval on all the technical aspects of the project regarding DEQ*/PSD scope  
  • Obtain External Stakeholders approval and commitment on exported requirements and interfaces
  • Responsible for project PSD/DEQ deliverables and coordination with onsite installation and T&C teams
  • Responsible for full project requirement database maturity
  • Application of all Engineering Processes


        Educational requirements :


        MEng, Degree of Science in Engineering, certified by the Technical Chamber of Greece


        IPMA level C (or equivalent)


Experience :


  • 8 years of professional experience in Engineering/technical/Installations functions
  • 4 years of professional experience in Railway Industry
  • Broad knowledge of Railway Systems
  • Demonstrate QCD commitment on delivering engineering works


  • Knowledgeable of Alstom ways of working for efficient process execution
  • DEQ/PSD Experience


Competencies & Skills

  • Project Management skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Leadership, entrepreneurship mindset and result oriented
  • Good knowledge of Project Management processes
  • Capacity to coordinate and ensure collaboration of multi-site/multi-functional teams
  • Team management (capacity to coordinate and ensure collaboration of multi-site/multi-functional teams)
  • Ability to manage customer relationship
  • Negotiation skills
  • Experience of managing External suppliers
  • Organized & reactive
  • Speak, read and write Greek and English


Position based in Athens



Alstom is the leading company in the mobility sector, solving the most interesting challenges for tomorrow’s mobility. That’s why we value inquisitive and innovative people who are passionate about working together to reinvent mobility, making it smarter and more sustainable. Day after day, we are building an agile, inclusive and responsible culture, where a diverse group of people are offered opportunities to learn, grow and advance in their careers, with options across functions and geographic locations. Are you ready to join a truly international community of great people on a challenging journey with a tangible impact and purpose?  


Equal opportunity statement:
Alstom is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive working environment where all our employees are encouraged to reach their full potential, and individual differences are valued and respected.  All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by local law. 


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