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Date: 4 Jun 2023

Location: Charleroi, BE

Company: Alstom

Req ID:411531 

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


In charge of Alstom Digital Mobility / Platforms Development.



Direct report line to Development Center Director



• Contribute to the roadmap definition of his/her System

• Propose the System specifications aligned with Solutions needs and requirements, in coordination with

other Program Managers as needed, ensuring safety & quality, application competitiveness, customer orientation and innovation

• Manage, control and execute timely all developments related to his/her program (performances, planning/delivery, cost, risks, savings) and in compliance with the approved QCD commitments

• Manage all Gate Reviews related to the program, coordinate all Program Work Packages to meet overall QCD commitments

• Ensure that his/her System is easily deployable by Projects and supported by a comprehensive and efficient set of standard tools, procedures, training material and documentation (deployment kit)

• Optimize and measure System performances

• Drive and make decisions for issues that affect performance, with validation from Solution Director for any modification that affects deployment cost, planning, and performances of the System/Product

• Be responsible for R&D Programs relatedto the System. Prepare and present his/her program reviews during Development Center Reviews, Technology Approval Board (TAB)/Design review Board (DRB), as defined in the S&P Management cycle/SIG Management cycle. Ensure that S&P DR/TAB/DRB decisions are implemented

• Coordinate work of other entities (industrialization, sourcing, finance,…) related to his / her program

• Operationally manage the Métier resources allocated to the program, provide leadership and ensure that the program teams fulfil efficiently its duties, including Projects technical support

• Monitor operationally the Product Program Managers contributing to the System

• According to Development Center organization, may manage directly SAA (System Application Architect) Performance Measurement/KPI’s

• Scope management, System targeted performances achievement

• QCD commitment respect




• Education: Engineering degree with specific training/experience in the fields of Signalling Systems and Rolling Stock.

• Language skills: Good level in the French and English language (written, spoken). German is an asset.



• Management of similar development programs (multiple customers/multiple suppliers) especially in Qualification / Testing environment

• Basic knowledge of railway signalling is an asset

• Understanding of software development processes and technologies is appreciated.

• Writing skills: clarity, rigor and synthetic view.

Soft skills:

• Team spirit.

• Communication skills.


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.

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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