Program Manager

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Date: 1 Jun 2024

Location: Bangalore, KA, IN

Company: Alstom

Req ID:452229 


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.



Job Title

Product Program Manager


Purpose of the Job

Be in charge of the overall QCD of the Program: Quality, Costs (both recurrent and not recurrent), development lead time and System/Product performances (with safety demonstration, if needed)


Organisation Structure

ADM / Development Center


Organisational Reporting

Direct report line to Development Center Group Manager, The Product Program Manager has a dotted report line either to a Solution Director or to a System Program Manager.


Key Network & Links

Development Center Métiers Manager/Director, Development Center Métier Leaders,  Design Authorities, Generic Framework Manager Safety Assurance Manager, RAM (Reliability, Availability, Maintainability) leader Development Center Life Cycle Manager, Product Lifecycle Manager For the System Program Manager: Product Program Managers, System Application Architects and System Engineering Manager For the Product Program Manager: Product Architect, Product Industrial Manager, Product Life Cycle Manager R&D and Innovation Director Ref Lib (Reference Library) Manager Solution Team Project Manager Mission


Performance Measurement

Scope management, System/Product targeted performances achievement QCD commitment respect 

• Contribute to the roadmap definition of his/her System/Product 

• Propose the System/Product specifications aligned with Solutions needs and requirements, in coordination with other Program Managers as needed, ensuring safety & quality, application competitiveness, customer orientation and innovation 

• Manage, control and execute timely all developments related to his/her program (performances, planning/delivery, cost, risks, savings) and in compliance with the approved QCD commitments • Manage all Gate Reviews related to the program, coordinate all Program Work Packages to meet overall QCD commitments

• Ensure that his/her System/Product is easily deployable by Projects and supported by a comprehensive and efficient set of standard tools, procedures, training material and documentation (deployment kit)

• Optimize and measure System/Product performances

• Drive and make decisions for issues that affect performance, with validation from Solution Director for any modification that affects deployment cost, planning, and performances of the System/Product  • Be responsible for R&D Programs related to the System/Product. Prepare and present his/her program reviews during Development Center Reviews, Technology Approval Board (TAB)/Design review Board (DRB), as defined in the S&P Management cycle/TIS Management cycle. Ensure that S&P DR/TAB/DRB decisions are implemented 

• Coordinate work of other entities (industrialization, sourcing, finance,…) related to his /  her program

• Operationally manage the Métier resources allocated to the program, provide leadership and ensure that the program teams fulfil efficiently its duties, including Projects technical support

• Specific to System Program Manager:  

 Monitor operationally the Product Program Managers contributing to the System 

• According to Development Center organization, may manage directly reporting for SAA (System Application Architect) and SW Designers.

• Specific to Product Program Manager:

• Ensure smooth transition to Product Lifecycle Manager at end of Product related programs (last IQA)

• Specifically for Projects: o Be (with support of PrSAA)  Work package Owner of Project System & Product Development WP (QCD commitment)


Qualification and Skills:



Bachelor/Post Graduate in Engineering – IT, CS, ECE & EEE or Equivalent



• To Demonstrate excellent communication skills and able to guide, influence and convince others in a matrix organization

Outstanding Technical leader with proven track record in managing multi software programs towards successful delivery.

• Be Innovative and demonstrate to peers and implement in creation of Reference Libraries, reusable codes, and model based developments

• Demonstrate excellent communication skills and able to guide, influence and convince others in a matrix organization.

• Team Player with prior experience in working with European customer is not mandatory but preferable                                                    



14-17 years of experience in managing products / projects / programs. PMP certification will be an added advantage.

The ideal candidate should have good experience in Project Management and Experience is leading team/s.



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: PLM, Program Manager, Developer, Product Development, Manager, Management, Technology, Research

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