Project Safety Assurance Manager

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Date: 13-Jan-2023

Location: Bologna, IT

Company: Alstom

Req ID:298421  

We create smart innovations to meet the mobility challengesof today and tomorrow. We design and manufacture a completerange of transportation systems, from high-speed trains to electricbuses and driverless trains, as well as infrastructure, signallingand digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a trulyglobal community of more than 36 300 people dedicated tosolving real-world mobility challenges and achieving internationalprojects with sustainable local impact.

Project Safety Assurance Manager reports directly to Italy Mainline Regional Center Safety Manager


As Project Safety Assurance Manager collaborate and interface with:

  • Project team:  
    • Project Manager, Project Technical responsible,Verification & Validation, Installation, Test & Commissioning
    • Quality & Internal Safety Assessors
    • RAM, Cybersecurity teams
  • Tender teams
  • Signaling Safety network
  • Customers, Operators, Safety Authorities, Independent Safety Assessors
  • Consultants, Suppliers, …



  • Manage, perform and ensure the Safety assurance activities related to Signalling Mainline Trackside (e.g. Interlocking and ERTMS) Projects
  • Deliver safe solutions (Projects)



  • Coordinate all the Safety Assurance activities on the project as per Safety process defined in Signalling Safety Instruction
  • Manage the internal and external resources involved in the project
  • Define safety plan and manage safety workload and associated planning
  • Perform and coordinate Safety activities (Risk Analyses, Hazard Log, Review Cybersecurity, Verification&Validation,Test & Commissioning activities from a Safety perspective)
  • Support tenders and/or Regional Center team to integrateproduct/system in projects
  • Build the Safety Reports and/or the Safety Cases
  • Apply the safety assurance methodologies (risk acceptance criteria,safety analyses, ..) defined for the Project
  • Participate proactively to Technical review
  • Defend Safety Case argumentations in front of internal (Quality,Safety Assessor) and external (ISA) assessors; define and follow-upaction plans to close the findings of the assessors
  • Manage Safety Issues ad defined in Alstom process


Key Job Authorities and Dimensions

  • Safety reference on the related Project for the Core team, Customer (internal or external) and Assessors / Railway Safety Authorities
  • Work package responsible for Safety activities of the related project(Workload and budget)


Performance Measurements

  • Respect of Key Process Indicators defined by SafetyProcess
  • Respect Quality, Costs, Delivery commitments and projectmilestones
  • Compliance to Safety process (through Inspection results,…)



  • Mandatory:
    • Educational Requirements : University Degreelevel in Electronics/Telecommunications/SoftwareEngineering/Computer science or equivalent)
  • Mandatory: 
    • Italian
    • Fluent English
  • Mandatory:
    • Mastering CENELEC Standards for Safety (orequivalent standards AREMA, IEEE, etc ) and safety methodology &concepts/principles
    • at least 5 years of working experience in safety assurance for Safety related applications
  • Required Knowledge & Technical Competencies:
    • Deep knowledge of safety principles of bothcomposite and reactive safety architectures
    • Deep knowledge about Requirements management(apportionment, traceability, ...)
    • Ability to drive integration activities between differentsystems from a Safety perspective
    • Knowledge of Signalling pronciples
  • Behavioural Competencies:
    • Ability to execute and coordinate Safety analyses,technical reviews and evaluation of assigned projects,adhering to business standards & procedures inaccordance with project requirements
    • Be a rigorous and detail-oriented individual
    • Possess a strong work ethic and be task focused.Sense of urgency and attitude to respect the committedmilestones maintaining the highest levels of quality in theproduced activities
    • Structured and organized,
    • Proactive behavior,
    • Sense ofanticipation and urgency
    • Team leader, ability to allocate/drive activities performed byothers (internal/external resources)
    • Resilient (to pressure, to last minutes deliveries, safety issuemanagement…)
    • Ability to say “no go” when needed and to support/elaborateimprobvements plan / solution to deliver projects


Location: BOLOGNA - Italy


Last, but not least...You are open mind, technical curious andyou like to bring new ideas and approaches. You like a job inwhich theoretical activity are mixed with technical activities in labs
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