Project Director

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Date: 12-Nov-2022

Location: Bangalore, KA, IN

Company: Alstom

Req ID:341243 

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

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Customer / Platform (for R&D programs), Partners, Project Team, Line Managers providing resources, Project Office, Support functions (Finance, Tax, Legal, etc..) and other project stakeholders.



Customer & External Suppliers


Overall Purpose of the Job

  • Drive project / program execution, to maximize the results with respect to cash and margin whilst delivering on time, in conformity with the contract / Program Charter according to Customer / Platform expectations and the requirements on EHS,
  • Constantly seek and propose to the Customer Director / Platform additional opportunities in the frame of the contract / Program Charter; ensures Alstom Transport legal and contractual rights are protected.


Organisation Reporting

Hierarchical Reporting: Project Director


Educational Requirements

  • BE/B Tech/M Tech


Performance Measurement

  • GR Go on time / OTD
  • GMa and GM
  • Cash-in
  • Customer Satisfaction Survey



Responsibilities and Accountabilities


  • Plan and manage the complete execution of his/her scope from transfer to close out, in line with Contract / Program Charter requirements.
  • Lead a Project Team, including Core Team and when applicable internal and external partners Project Managers in line with the project structure.
  • Perform project management and contract administration according to Alstom Project Management Manual, including proactive risk and opportunity management, and in full compliance with e-book rules (in particular e-book 2 on E&C).
  • Ensure completion of Project / Program Performance goals to meet business objectives and customer /Platform satisfaction.


  • For Projects: Responsible and accountable for the Project Profit and Loss; For Programs: Respect the budgets and QCD objectives defined during PAB.
  • Represent Alstom towards Customers and when applicable external stakeholders (Consortium, JV …).
  • Ensure optimal quality of project/program execution and reviews.


  • Ensure that critical aspects are identified in reviews and proactively / professionally addressed and followed up.
  • Make sure that key project stakeholders are aligned toward project/program goals.



Knowledge & Experience:


  • Project management background level depending on the complexity of the Project/Program,


  • Good knowledge of railway products and systems,


  • Conflict management and interpersonal skills,


  • Team spirit approach and good communication skills,


  • Communication abilities to obtain collaboration from the matrix organisation involved in the project,
  • Anticipation, clear reporting,


  • ALSTOM way of working for efficient process execution,


  • Leadership, initiative and decision minded.



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



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



  • 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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