Group Manager V&V

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Date: 11 May 2024

Location: Bangalore, KA, IN

Company: Alstom

Req ID:451010 


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.



Purpose of the Job

  • Lead a team involved in Mainline IXL V&V projects, ensuring quality target and repeatable performances.
  • Staff the team and follow-up project strategy definition and task execution, delivering as per QCD commitments.
  • Identify, generalize and stabilize best practices, proposing deployment Alstom-wide.
  • Lead continuous team improvement, plan trainings and coach the team, nurture skill growth and capitalization.
  • Stand as reference in your domain, for both your team and your peers.
  • As a Group Manager, you will interact with all team members, so your communication as well as your motivation skills should be excellent. Ultimately, you should lead by being recognized as a domain authority, committed to achievement.

Organisation Reporting

  • Hierarchical Reporting: Mainline V&V Department Head
  • Direct Reports: Engineering Team from Mainline IXL V&V domain

Network & Links

  • Internal
    • Project Engineering Community
    • Sourcing
    • Reference Library Managers
    • Method & Tools Community
    • Human Resource organization
  • External
    • Suppliers (if any)
    • Customer
    • Auditors
    • Authorizing Entities

Accountable for:

  • Agree and implement with the department head and the peer domain leaders the department guidelines (team profile and skills, growth plans, discipline evolutions in terms of technology, competitiveness, …)
  • Develop and maintain Métier / domain competences, coaching the team and growing World Class Engineering Experts
  • Set clear team goals, delegate tasks and set deadlines
  • Provide support to team in project execution
  • Promote Alstom values to his/her team
  • Continuously motivate, encourage, evaluate and recognize, train and develop resources, in cooperation with HR, as per approved performance evaluation process and targets
  • Deploy ADM Process, Methods and Tools in Project Engineering team, providing feedback for Process reviews
  • Collect REX from execution and innovation opportunities to feed Reference Library where applicable and share outcomes at department level
  • Estimate / Validate activities quotations for tenders and projects
  • Manage adequacy between estimated workload and capacity, taking into account subcontracting & business strategies, report status and issues to department head
  • Commit in Project QCD related to its Métier/domain

Key job authorities and dimensions:

  • Staffing (hiring management, recruitment process)
  • Budget (work packages and capex)
  • Department size can be assumed to range between 5-15 people/500-1500 k€

Performance management:

  • KPI 1:  Staffing: Total Capacity versus Workload, analysis and action plan, in line with budget targets.
  • KPI 2:  Métiers KPI 
  • KPI 3:  Team maturity level and polyvalence

Knowledge & Experience

  • Bachelor’s in Engineering (Electrical / Electronics / Instrumentation / Communication)
  • 10+ years of experience in Railway Signalling projects 
  • Working experience in Mainline Interlocking projects, ETCS signalling projects
  • Strong technical background with knowledge of Signalling principles, testing & commissioning of railway signalling projects (Metro or Mainlines)  
  • Engineering and processes background
  • Experience in project execution and management
  • Experience and understanding in project effort estimation
  • Involvement in projects with teams in other Regional and Development Centres
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills
  • Open-minded, (Self) entrepreneurial, Organizational and time-management skills, Decision-making skills
  • English fluency in reading / writing / participating in technical meetings

An agile, inclusive and responsible culture is the foundation of our company where diverse people are offered excellent opportunities to grow, learn and advance in their careers.  We are committed to encouraging our employees to reach their full potential, while valuing and respecting them as individuals.



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 Type:​Experienced​

Job Segment: Manager, Performance Management, Management, Human Resources

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