Project Manager

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Date: 22 May 2024

Location: Charleroi, BE

Company: Alstom

Req ID:438945 

 

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.

 

 

PURPOSE OF THE JOB

  • Drive the execution of project with low criticality, according to contractual requirements and customer expectations (summarized in contract charter), to maximize the results with respect to cash and margin whilst delivering on time, in conformity with Alstom project management and execution processes,
  • Be accountable for project Quality Cost Delivery Planning (QCDP) and project Environment Health & Safety (EHS),
  • Ensure Alstom legal and contractual rights are protected,
  • Seek and propose to the Customer Director / Platform additional opportunities.

 

MAIN RESPONSABILITIES  

 

1/ Be accountable for project QCDP performance and optimize Project Financial performance (Margin & Cash)

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

 

2/ 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)

 

3/ 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

 

4/ 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

 

Performance measurements:  

  • Project Performance Indicator (PPI)         
  • Cash Performance Indicator (CPI)
  • Gate review Go on time / OTD- GR
  • Customer Satisfaction
  • EHS when applicable

 

MAIN REQUIRED COMPETENCES

Educational Requirements

Mandatory:

Master degree

 

Desirable:

IPMA level C (or equivalent)

 

Experience

Mandatory:

  • 5 years experience as: sub-system/component manager or qualified project manager or manager of an operational scope
  • Experience of working in and with multi-national companies and in different business cultures

 

Desirable:

  • Knowledgeable of ALSTOM way of working for efficient process execution

 

Competencies & Skills

  • Project management skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Team management (capacity to coordinate and ensure collaboration of multi-site/multi-functional teams)
  • Leadership, entrepreneurship mindset and result oriented
  • Good Knowledge of Project management processes
  • Knowledge of railway products and systems
  • Ability to manage customer relationship
  • Negotiation skills

 

 

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.

 

 

Job Type:​Experienced​


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