Project Configuration and Change Manager

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Date: 08-Nov-2022

Location: Bangalore, KA, IN

Company: Alstom

Req ID:341485 

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 

NETWORK & LINKS:

INTERNAL

  • PL CCM Lead, Lead CCM Process Development, CCM Process & Standardization, CCM Métiers / Regional Leads, CCM Business Process Integrator, PrCCC  
  • All PrXMs, CCM Interface Functions, e.g. Sourcing, PM, Service, Product Managers, Project Contract Manager

 

EXTERNAL

  • Customer 
  • Partners 
  • Suppliers

 

 

OVERALL PURPOSE OF THE ROLE:

  • Keeps the project / program Configuration and Change Management under control during the whole project / program life cycle. 
  • Plans, integrates, develops, drives and monitors the application of the Configuration Management process and verifies that the Change Management process are properly applied and CM principles are rigorously respected. 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Plans, implements and drives CCM process within their project or program. 
  • Creates, aligns, maintains and releases the Configuration Management Plan including the Change Management Setup (Change Boards, R&R, interfaces, Conditional Processes etc.) latest until end of startup phase together with project core team and ensures that plans of other functions are harmonized with the CMP and checks and updates the CMP during whole Project Life Cycle (if necessary). 
  • Analyses, reviews and provides the compliance statement on CCM related requirements (customer, partner and internal). 
  • Creates and maintains the Configuration Strategy and publishes Configuration Baselines and Target Configurations (coherency checking, Baseline Release Notes). 
  • Verifies and releases components which will be considered as Configuration items (Traceable Items). 
  • Ensures Supplier Configuration Management incl. CM requirement negotiation. 
  • Monitors the CM process and Configuration Status including reporting (e.g. Configuration Status Accounting). 
  • Manages the Change Boards. 
  • Ensures the "end-to-end" traceability of every change request including assignment to Baseline and/ or Target Configuration. 
  • Ensures completeness, correctness, clarity and timeline of Change Requests in cooperation with the change requestor from Preparation to Approval to Implementation and Closure. 
  • Measures / reports CCM process performance / maturity (KPIs) and derivates and manages actions (PDCA). 
  • Ensures all functions involved in the Configuration Management process are capable and conducts trainings if not. 
  • Ensures the necessary Configuration and Change Management tools are in place including all interfaces (e.g. Partners). 
  • Ensures effective hand-over of CCM data and responsibilities at the end of key phases (Realization, then Product Introduction/ Service). 
  • Supports to analyze, review, maintain CCM related risks and opportunities. 
  • Resolves and escalates any CCM related issues in the project / program to the Chief of Development or Project / Program Director and the respective supervisor of the CM function for resolution. 
  • Ensures that physical and functional CCM audits are performed. 
  • Assess the training needs for all Project / Program functions, which are involved in the process. 
  • Leads and manages a team of PrCCC within their project / program (if applicable). 
  • Ensures configuration is formalized and adequate at any time to deliver the configuration and change documentation to the stakeholders (e.g. customer, supplier, partner). 
  • Promoting the Alstom Code of Ethics and adhering to the highest standards of ethical conduct. 

 

Qualifications & Skills:

 

EDUCATION

  • Graduate of University Degree in any of Engineering / Project Management / Business Management or equivalent .

 

BEHAVIORAL COMPETENCIES:

  • Systematic, rigorous and organized, able to sort out different matters at concurrent time period 
  • Strong multi-tasking skills 

 

TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES & EXPERIENCE 

  • Knowledge of railway products, systems and components 
  • Knowledge of the AT standard information systems of the digital chain (SAP, PLM, Change Tools, etc.) 
  • Preferable trained to a recognized Configuration and Change Management standard 
  • Demonstrates comprehensive communication and diplomacy skills and the ability to guide, influence and convince other without formal leadership 
  • understanding of project / program, engineering, production and testing planning 

EXPERIENCE / SKILL SET

  • Profound understanding of Configuration & Change Management and how its related processes such as Requirements Management, Data Management and Document Control inter-relate with the Business Processes 
  • Experiences in Business Process Management, Project Management, Risk Management, Supply Chain, Engineering and Industrialization 
  • Experiences in working in an international environment 
  • Fluent English language skills 
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in relevant role  

 

  • Language Skills: Proficient in English language,
  • IT Skills: MS office tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint),

 

 

LEADERSHIP SKILL

AGILE

  • Dealing with uncertainty
  • Business Acumen
  • Innovative
  • Learning on the fly

 

INCLUSIVE

  • Building effective (virtual) teams
  • Listening and informing
  • Managing diversity
  • Understanding others with empathy

 

RESPONSIBLE

  • Customer focus (internal and external)
  • Integrity and ethics
  • Managerial courage
  • Managing with vision and purpose.

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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