Project Manager (International Prjs)

Date: 28-Jul-2019

Location: Bologna, BO, Italy

Company: Alstom

The Railway industry today is characterized by both a strong and sustained growth across the world. The trends that drive this are well known: With 6B€ of Sales and around 30,000 employees based in over 60 countries, Alstom  develop & market the most complete range of systems, equipment and services offered today in the railway sector. Today we offer our customers solutions that feature a seamless blend of diverse technologies, ensuring optimal interfaces, along with flexible implementation and real synergy in innovation.

The Project Manager is a key role within ALSTOM. He/she is in charge of:

  • Performance Measurement
  •  Respect of Project Management Processes, Methods & Tools
  • Projects QCD commitment
  • Design for Quality Review Cycle (DFQ) Gate Review (GR) GO ON TIME & GR ON TIME
  • Sales, Cash, Gross Margin and inventory (hard / soft)
  • Project EHS KPI

Main Responsibilities

  • Deliver projects according to QCD, Contract and Safety commitments as specified at contract signature & related signed Variation Orders 
  • Ensure that the project workload needs are well forecasted and anticipated by Project Core Team
  • Participate & prepare Monthly Project Review (MPR) of projects under his / her control  as per rules defined in MPR instructions
  • Define, review & adjust strategies of the project with RC Projects Director and Customer Director; periodically
  • Animate and lead operationally the Project Core Team, defining the project priorities
  • Support Customer Director in proposing and negotiating variation orders and claims with customer
  • Support Customer Director in getting customer acceptance of the project
  • Ensure TIS / Transport Project Management Processes, Methods and Tools are applied on project
  • Ensure EHS rules are applied 
  • As per specific delegation of the Regional Center Projects Director, coordinate a team of Project Managers, making sure their projects are executed as per QCD commitment




  • Project management background, including Risk management and Planning expertise
  • Good practices of costing and financial risks
  • Knowledge of italian contracts way of working
  • High communications network, reporting capabilities
  • High capability to stimulate efficient team working to produce documents within a limited time period
  • Be able to challenge proposals to obtain optimal solutions backed with commitments
  • Demonstrate integrity and be fully involved in in Alstom Ethics&Compliance Values
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills and able to guide, influence and convince others in a matrix organization
  • Anticipation and problem solving
  • Sense of urgency and managing priorities to be compliant with tender execution
  • Fluent in Italian and English


  • Good knowledge of railway signalling products and systems
  • Knowledge of additional languages like French or German
  • Finance and Legal sensitivity
  • Contract Management


The position is located at our Bologna office and will require regular travels (domestic and international missions).

At Alstom Transport, we offer you the opportunity to unleash your potential and reinvent yourself. As a future employee, you will have a unique opportunity to drive our organization forward, while continuing to build your career and contribute to the expanding growth of the global railway industry.  More information about Alstom can be found at:


Job Type: Experienced

Job Segment: Project Manager, Manager, Risk Management, Technology, Management, Finance

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