PrEM Group Manager

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Date: 28 May 2023

Location: Bangalore, IN

Company: Alstom

The Railway industry today is characterized by both a strong and sustained growth across the world. The trends that drive this are well known:  environmental challenges, population growth, urbanization and increasing demands for mobility.   With 7.3 B€ of Sales and over 32,800 employees based in nearly 60 countries, Alstom develop & market the most complete range of systems, equipment and services offered today in the railway sector. Today we offer our customers solutions that feature a seamless blend of diverse technologies, ensuring optimal interfaces, along with flexible implementation and real synergy in innovation


As a promoter of sustainable mobility, Alstom develops and markets systems, equipment and services for the transport sector. Alstom offers a complete range of solutions (from high-speed trains to metros, tramways and e-buses), passenger solutions, customised services (maintenance, modernization), infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Alstom is a world leader in integrated transport systems. The company recorded sales of €7.3 billion and booked €10.0 billion of orders in the 2016/17 fiscal year. Headquartered in France, Alstom is present in over 60 countries and employs 32,800 people. UNIFE report forecasts India's accessible market at 4B€ over 2016-18, with growth of 6.6%. Alstom has established a strong presence in India and is currently executing metro projects in several Indian cities including Chennai, Kochi and Lucknow where it is supplying Rolling Stock manufactured out its state of the art facility at SriCity in Andhra Pradesh. In the Mainline space, Alstom is executing Signaling & Power Supply Systems for the 343 Km. section on World Bank funded Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor. Construction of the new electric locomotive factory for manufacturing and supply of 800 units of high horsepower locomotives is also in full swing at Madhepura in Bihar. Alstom has set up an Engineering Centre of Excellence in Bengaluru, and this coupled with a strong manufacturing base as well as localized supply chains, is uniquely positioned to serve customers across the globe. Today, Alstom in India employs close to 3000 people and in line with Government of India’s ‘Make in India’ policy initiative, Alstom has been investing heavily in the country in producing world class rolling stock, components, design, research and development to not only serve the domestic market, but also rest of the world.



  • Take the challenge of leading PrEM group and provide effective guidance.
  • Build the vision of PrEM group and involve the team in its implementation, aiming at continuous improvement in productivity and performances.
  • Plan, grow and acknowledge team expertise.  
  • Be responsible for supervising, managing and motivating team members on a daily basis.
  • Manage the technical contractual scope of the project he is handling as a PrEM by ensuring its delivery according to the quality, cost, performance and scheduled commitment originally agreed and, if applicable, updated as a result of negotiated variation orders.


Network & Links:


  • Project Core Team
  • Project Engineering Team
  • Project Technical Manager, when applicable (Design Leading Unit located offshore)
  • Platform in charge of the Solution(s) to be deployed in the project.
  • Methods & Tools Community
  • Project EHS Manager/Coordinator or RC EHS Manager/Engineer
  • Other Métier/Domain DHs
  • Human Resource organization



  • Suppliers (if any)
  • Customer (Internal/External)
  • Auditors
  • Authorizing Entities.



  • Staffing and Team Building
  • Provide support to team for 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
  • Recognize high performance and reward accomplishments
  • Secure the Alstom Communication process with the team
  • Be accountable of Process, Methods and Tools deployment in his/her scope, and contribute to their improvement
  • Foster the collection and sharing of REX from project/program execution


  • Manage the technical contractual scope of the project:
    • Be accountable for the customer acceptance of the project solution
    • Manage the project technical risks and the corresponding mitigation plan
    • Together with the Project Manager, in case of contractual scope evolution, rise variation order and manage it
    • Validate the technical design choices with the peers and Solution Director
    • Identify which are the applicable regulations in the customer country/city and ensure they are taken into account in project solution design
  • Manage the project solution, including the customization and specific configuration of the generic solution to meet Quality, Cost, Delivery and Performance (QCDP) commitments:
    • Ensure, with support of the required experts and involving all stakeholders, that all the technical requirements of the contract are fully addressed throughout the project lifecycle, from the capture stage up to the demonstration
    • Act as a chairman of Project Change Control Board (CCB)
    • Be responsible of the project design and application engineering activities
    • Supervise Verification & Validation activities
    • Be accountable for Engineering WP QCD
    • Provide BOM
    • Verify Project Safety Case (scope, strategy and exported constraints)
  • Functionally lead the project engineering team:
    • Allocate Task(s) across Project Engineering team and ensure engineering activities follow-up
    • Together with Domain / Metier Leaders and RC Project Engineering Metier / Domain Department Heads, define the project engineering team organization according to the project phase (and as defined in the EMP)
    • Deploy the applicable engineering process, methods & tools on the project
    • Manage and participate in the evaluation of the project engineering team
    • Share Environment, Health and Security (EHS) rules with project engineering team (receiving inputs from PM/Project EHS Manager/Coordinator or RC EHS Manager)
    • Support assessment of the teams involved in project engineering activities, including the ones belonging to a different Regional Center.
  • Manage the interface with the project core team:  
    • Provide all technical documents to the project core team members for the industrialization, sourcing, installation, test and commissioning (product BOQ, architecture schematics, ...)
    • Provide support to the Project Technical Manager on execution of technical activities onshore (delegation of responsibility could be defined and formalized in the Engineering Management Plan of the Project)
    • Solve technical issues detected by different core team members
    • During project warranty, coordinate actions to support resolution of pending technical issues following Project Warranty Manager (PrWM) requirements
    • Support PrQSM to consolidate the REX of the Project and the Reliability Growth
    • Support RC Project Engineering Domain/Metiers Department Head to define/perform knowledge capitalization


  • Performance measurements:
    • Staffing: Total Capacity versus Workload, analysis and action plan, in line with budget targets.
    • Project QCDP (quality, cost, delivery and performance)
    • Project Specification, including Design documents & Projects V&V documents approval status
    • Project requirement database maturity (it covers “traceability & coverage of requirements by V&V”)
    • Engineering management plan application
    • Assessment results based on internal audits and process inspections (applied in the project)





Qualifications & Skills:


  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical engineering or Electronics Engineering
  • Engineering and processes background
  • Experience in project/program execution and management
  • Experience and understanding in execution effort estimation
  • Experience in team management
  • 15 + years of Signalling experience


  • Master degree in engineering/management or scientific topics
  • Degree in Management or training in team leading will be an asset
  • Involvement in projects with teams in other Regional and Development Centers; established networking



  • Personal Leadership
  • Team Building (Encouraging Teamwork/ collaboration, managing conflict, managing & developing people, inspiring and motivation teams)
  • Decision making skills
  • Risk management
  • Energetic Multitasking
  • Excellent and clear communication
  • Flexibility and resilience
  • Systematic approach
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills
  • Open-minded
  • (Self) entrepreneurial
  • Organizational and time-management skills
  • English, full proficient use



  • 10+ years of Project Engineering activities of which 5+ years of Project Engineering management activities needed.
  • Technical expertise in functional area
  • Exhibited leadership in directing the activities of others in area of specialization
  • Systems thinking – 3 views system engineering (functional, architectural and operational)
  • Significant experience in delivery of design, analysis, development, testing and delivery. Has good awareness of industry norms and standards EN51028, 50129, 50126 etc.
  • Awareness of processes in safety critical industry – Requirement management, configuration and change management
  • IT Skills: MS office tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Job location in Project Engineering office, must travel to customer location/Lead Units as per the requirement.
  • Engineering background including project deployment full lifecycle view
  • Hands-on experience on functional or hierarchical team management
  • Cost and planning control experience in engineering scope
  • Hands-on experience on Customer relationship in contractual situations



At Alstom we offer you the opportunity to unleash your potential and reinvent yourself. As a future employee, you will have a unique opportunity to drive our organization forward, while continuing to build your career and contribute to the expanding growth of the global railway industry.  More information about Alstom can be found at:

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