Project Manager - AFC PSD Subsystems

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Date: 1 May 2024

Location: Bucharest, B, RO

Company: Alstom

At Alstom, we understand transport networks and what moves people. From high-speed trains, metros, monorails, and trams, to turnkey systems, services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility, we offer our diverse customers the broadest portfolio in the industry. Every day, more than 80 000 colleagues lead the way to greener and smarter mobility worldwide, connecting cities as we reduce carbon and replace cars.



Could you be the full-time Project Manager for Automatic Fare Collection & Pedestrian Safety Doors (AFC &PSD) Subsystems for Metro project in Cluj-Napoca we’re looking for?


Your future role

Take on a new challenge and apply your AFC & PSD systems and projects expertise in a new cutting-edge field. You’ll report to Serban, in Cluj-Napoca and work alongside his professional and dedicated teammates.

You'll manage and coordinate the AFC & PSD execution according to the contractual requirements and customer expectations. Day-to-day, you’ll work closely with teams across the business (engineering, industrial, quality, different support functions), manage the subsystems related metiers and much more.


You’ll specifically take care of AFC & PSD subsystem execution, but also provide operational support to bid & project team.


We’ll look to you for:

Be accountable for project QCDP performance and optimize Project Financial performance (Sales & Cash)

  • As owner of the Project Management Work Package (WP), the Project Manager is QCDP accountable for all the activities of its WP.


Be responsible for the project governance. Define project strategy in line with contract requirements, including PMP elaboration and objectives allocation to Sub-Systems (planning, cost, quality, performance)


Lead and coordinate project activities and stakeholders from transfer to close-out including:

  • Proper transfer from tender to project
  • Definition of Project objectives and main drivers (product/service performance, planning) to achieve customer satisfaction in the frame of the Contract
  • Resources management:
    • Define in advance project core team staffing, as well as its WP resources
    • Escalate when project resources available do not match the project needs
  • Team leading, including Core Team and when applicable Project Managers of internal and external partners:
    • Make sure that key project stakeholders are aligned towards project/ goals.
    • Engage project teams in the successful achievement of project objectives and strengthen relationships among them
    • Synchronize internal partners and arbitrate when necessary
  • Alignment with contractual requirements and management of variation orders. Arbitration of Q,C,D,P re-baselining and change management at project level. Manage claim and litigations if needed
  • Proactive risk, saving and opportunity management
  • Management of the project progress and its KPIs, and reports to senior management, with transparency during the business/critical project reviews. The Project Manager is the representative of the project towards Alstom management.
  • Ensuring compliance with applicable rules, instructions and standards: Code of Ethics & Compliance, EHS, Railway Safety, Quality, Project Management Manual


Manage customer and external stakeholders’ relationship

  • Continuously ensuring alignment with customer contractual requirements
  • Alstom representative towards Customers and when applicable external stakeholders (Consortium, JV …)
  • Ensuring contract management and variation orders towards customer


All about you

We value passion and attitude over experience. That’s why we don’t expect you to have every single skill. Instead, we’ve listed some that we think will help you succeed and grow in this role: 

  • University degree or passionate in technical field
  • Experience in infrastructure / signalling / construction / turnkey projects
  • Familiarity with railways industry
  • IPMA certification is a plus
  • 5 years experience as: sub-system/component manager or qualified project manager
  • Experience of working in and with multi-national companies and in different business cultures


Things you’ll enjoy

Join us on a life-long transformative journey – the rail industry is here to stay, so you can grow and develop new skills and experiences throughout your career. You’ll also:

  • Enjoy stability, challenges and a long-term career free from boring daily routines
  • Work with latest standards in railways industry
  • Collaborate with transverse teams and helpful colleagues
  • Contribute to innovative projects
  • Utilise our professional and friendly working environment
  • Steer your career in whatever direction you choose across functions and countries
  • Benefit from our investment in your development, through award-winning learning
  • Progress towards management roles in our local or global organization
  • Benefit from a fair and dynamic reward package that recognises your performance and potential, plus comprehensive and competitive social coverage (life, medical, pension) 



You don’t need to be a train enthusiast to thrive with us. We guarantee that when you step onto one of our trains with your friends or family, you’ll be proud. If you’re up for the challenge, we’d love to hear from you!


Important to note

As a global business, we’re an equal-opportunity employer that celebrates diversity across the 63  countries we operate in. We’re committed to creating an inclusive workplace for everyone.

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