Project Planning Manager

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Date: 3 May 2024

Location: Bangalore, KA, IN

Company: Alstom

Req ID:444224 

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 

Organisational Reporting

Hierarchical reporting to Project Planning Manager/Planning Metier Head.

Network & Links


  • Design Team, Sourcing, supply chain, Installation and Testing and commissioning teams.
  • Project Manager and Project Director
  • Other internal stakeholders to execute the projects.



  • Relationships with customers and consultants


Purpose of the Job

  • Manage of the Project planning activités from the Inception till the project closure.
  • Supporting the Bid activities.
  • Inetrnal KPI and project/Projects Reporting to the Management and to the customers.



  • Oversee the development of comprehensive, logic linked, project programmes incorporating engineering documentation delivery planning, materials planning, and site activities planning.
  • Continuously monitor the programmes prepared to accurately reflect progress.
  • Identify critical paths and ensure action plans are developed and implemented to maximize project quality, cost and delivery objectives.
  • Through accurate reporting on Work Package progress, ensure that all functional activity on the project is coordinated and ensure that problems and bottlenecks are anticipated and resolved in a timely manner to prevent negative impact on the project.
  • Provide regular reports and feedback to management on project progress and critical issues.
  • Organize and lead periodic Project Schedule Sessions,
  • highlighting the gap between the actual and the baseline
  • Provide sufficiently accurate data to enable the Work Package Managers and Project Managers to ensure that coordinated project activity complies with and delivers company financial and business targets on cash and project margins.
  • Maintain the interface between Planning, Finance and Project Management and ensure that all project reporting is coordinated, robust, timely and accurate and that there is ‘one version of the truth’ at all times.
  • Through active dialogue with Work Package Managers and the Project Manager, ensure that the project programmes will deliver customer and contractual requirements to time and cost.
  • Ensure that regular project co-ordination meetings are conducted on the status of the project with specific reference to engineering activity, sourcing, quality, cost and delivery.
  • Support the Planning Manager with business requests and auditing the programmes against the planning procedure / work instruction.
  • Ensure all programmes under their control are updated and reviewed in line with the planning procedure / work instruction.
  • Contribute to the return of experience (REX) and improvements, share of best practices
  • P&FM reporting and monitoring on monthly basis.
  • MPR and CPR updates for supporting the project Manager and Project Planning Manager.
  • EVM , Physical progress curves preparation.
  • Monthly and weekly reports preparation for internal and to the customer submissions.
  • Weekly reporting of the Design deliverables, Procurement, installation and T&C progress status to the Customer and to the internal Management.
  • Occasional Travel to project site/ Monthly once if required.
  • Supporting the Project Manager and Planning Manager in Conducting the Weekly project review meetings with the project core team.
  • Collecting the site installation and T&C information from Project site for reporting as and when needed.


Qualifications & Skills:


Education & Experience

  • 6-8 years of Project Planning, scheduling and Monitoring experience in releavent filed/ EPC Projects.
  • /BE (Engineering Graduate).
  • Experience in Planning tools- Primavera and MS Project.


Skills required

  • Excellent communicator, Strong collaboration skills
  • Strong analytical skills


  • Language Skills: Proficient in English language
  • IT Skills: MS office tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Job location in Project Engineering Design office, has to travel to customer location/Lead Units as per the requirement.

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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