Project Planning Manager

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Date: 01-May-2023

Location: Barcelona, B, ES

Company: Alstom

Req ID:404472 

We create smart innovations to meet the mobility challenges of today and tomorrow. We design and manufacture a complete range of transportation systems, from high-speed trains to electric buses and driverless trains, as well as infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a truly global community of more than 36 300 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.  

Job Title:

Project Planning Manager








Purpose of the Job:

Responsible to develop and maintain the project schedule in order to manage efficiently the time commitments of the project (tender, contract or program).


Main Responsibilities:


In Tender:

  • Analyse the schedule management requirements of the Customer (contractual tool, schedule structure, reporting constraints,…).
  • Define tender preparation schedule and monitor until the submission of the tender.
  • Detail the tender schedule based on Reference Library templates, gap analysis, Metiers commitments, and PSO, PDO & PIO tender strategy.
  • Highlight the critical path and risks linked to the schedule and propose the optimisation & mitigation actions.
  • Propose a strategy as regard to the compliance with the contractual requirements.
  • Participate to the definition of the schedule interfaces with the partners and the Customer.
  • Deliver on time all schedule deliverables down to the requested level.
  • Estimate the cost of Scheduling management effort.


In Contract or Program:

  • Define and maintain the Project Time Management Plan, with respect and as a complement to any Project Time Management Plans of higher rank, and Project Management Plan.
  • In case of a multi-Unit project, the lead Unit PrPM co-ordinates the project scheduling community (meetings, MoM…).
  • Detail and update the project schedule based on the contractual targets and data provided by all stakeholders.
  • Propose the project baseline.
  • Ensure the consistency of all the internal and external Stakeholders commitments, and manages the schedules interfaces.
  • Organise and lead periodic Project Schedule Sessions.
  • Participate to project core team meetings (and/or Schedule management meeting of higher rank).
  • Provide a timely updated schedule situation highlighting the gap between the actual and the baseline.
  • Focus on early identification of potential delays.
  • Prepare schedule and progress reports for Customer or Lead Unit or Partners.
  • Provide support to Project Manager on all issues related to projects schedule.
  • For Reference Library, develop and maintain the schedule templates.




  • Project management and industrial backgrounds.
  • Good overall knowledge of railway products and systems.
  • Years of experience: Minimun 5 years




An agile, inclusive and responsible culture is the foundation of our company where diverse people are offered excellent opportunities to grow, learn and advance in their careers.  We are committed to encouraging our employees to reach their full potential, while valuing and respecting them as individuals.   



Job Type:​Experienced​

Job Segment: Project Manager, Manager, Technology, Management