Program Manager

Apply now »

Date: 30 Jan 2024

Location: Bangalore, KA, IN

Company: Alstom

Req ID:434408 

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 



  • In charge of the overall Quality Cost Delivery (QCD) of the Program: Quality, Costs (both recurrent and not recurrent), development lead time and System/Product performances (with safety demonstration, if needed)
  • Operationally manage the Metier resources allocated to the program, provide leadership and ensure that the program teams fulfil efficiently its duties, including Projects technical support 


Program Manager: This position is required to lead the critical F&P development program  and drive the deployment plan by working closely with relevant stakeholders. This is a critical program has very high visibility. The candidate for this position is expected to be strong in execution and dynamic in leadership areas. This is new position.


Network & Links: 

The Selected candidate will work with a highly motivated team involved in development of complex embedded solutions. The candidate will join with our Bangalore development center and will work closely wth our platform development center located in Melbourne, US. The Ideal candidate will be part of Product Development team in Bangalore.



  • Contribute to the roadmap definition of his/her System/Product for the development part new Research & Development (R&D) Feature trough Program Approval Board - PAB, continuing development (Gap commitment for tender), major development from Life cycle decision (sustaining), Estimation with metier and Return of Experience (REX)  
  • Propose and maintain the Development detailed roadmap implementation 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 proved QCD commitments
  • Manage Delivery On-Time (IOT/DOT - IOT-i/DOT-i) commitment and change
  • Coordinate all Program Work Packages, Capacity /Resource analysis/ risks and mitigation plans with unit /metier according the Program Development Organisation (PDO)
  • Ensure that Gate/Design/Peer Review decision are implemented
  • Drive Program Reviews (PR or CPR) to review operational execution of the Program together with Meta-program Leader and Development/Technology Center (DC/TC) Director and provide QCD report to Platform and R&D (trough Program Review Board-PRB)
  • Propose and drive improvement action plans in Program (efficiency, competitiveness)
  • Take leadership in Safety and critical issues (Cybersecurity, Major Availability issue on projects securing a proper and prompt technical issues closing

Qualification and Skills:

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


  • 12+ years of experience in managing products / projects / programs. PMP certification will be a added advantage.
  • The ideal candidate should have good experience in Project Management .
  • Candidate must have prior SW  working experience before moving to PM. 
  • At least 2/3 years experience in management of project/program baseline or in project Management of IT system
  • 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 on deliverables and scope management
  • Communication skills in a technical environment
  • Interpersonal skills (teamwork and leadership)
  • Risk assessment & opportunities and ability to anticipate and mobilize team to reach objective
  • Decision-making ability, Analytical and critical thinking
  • Problem-solving ability
  • Resilience



  • 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                                                    


Candidate should have below values :

  • Capacity to adapt, be flexible. active listener, work on constructive feedback and be innovative to add edge to our products and solutions.
  • Qualities of good team player, respect and seek other opinions irrespective of their years of experience.
  • Comply with our code of ethics and create safe environment. Above all lead from front by taking right meaningful decisions.


Language Skills: Proficient in English language

IT Skills: MS office tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint),



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. 





Job Type:​Experienced​

Job Segment: Program Manager, Embedded, Project Manager, Manager, R&D, Management, Technology, Research

Apply now »