Project Manager Services

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Date: 9 Jun 2024

Location: Charleroi, BE

Company: Alstom

Req ID:432088 

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



As Project Manager, you will have to:

  • deliver projects according to QCD commitments of the baseline sold;
  • serve clients and propose additional services to make business grow;


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The job holder reports directly to the Customer Services Business Director.

The job holder will functionally manage and coordinate the Project Core Team: Project Engineering Manager (PrEM), Project Planning Manager (PrPM), Project Industrial and Sourcing Manager (PrISM), Project Financial Manager (PrFM), Project Warranty Manager (PWM), Project Quality and Safety Manager (PrQSM).

The job holder will be Alstom’s point of contact for his/her customers of the Railway Industry.




For several projects at the same time, the Project Manager is in charge to:

  • Deliver project according to QCD commitments as specified at contract signature;
  • Enroll, manage and obtain the commitments of each member the Project Core Team;
  • Support Customer Director in proposing and negotiating variation orders with customer;
  • Act in respect of applicable process and standards, and support the mission of the Project Quality and Safety Manager;
  • Set up organisational and behaviour rules and pilot planning and resources to meet customers’ needs;
  • Demonstrate performance in :
    • Scope Management
    • Time Management
    • Cost Management
    • Resources Management
    • Risk and Opportunities identification and Management
    • Quality Management
    • Communication Manage
  • Report to Customer Services Business Director weekly updates and contributes to the consolidation of project reporting (project dashboard and project indicators).

Medium/Long term generic objectives:

  • Contribute to build on return of experience in order to:
  • Improve the operational reliability
  • Give feedback to the Tender team about the reliability of costing
  • Allow the set-up of predictive maintenance
  • Develop customer portfolio by proposing spontaneous offers and services adapted




Education: Engineering Degree (Master equivalent or above) in one or more of the following fields: Industrial, Telecom, Electrical, Electronics, Automation.

Desired knowledge / Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience of managing high value or technically complex projects in the Railway Automobile and/or Aeronautic Industry
  • Experience in international projects and openness to multi-cultural environment
  • Key Knowledge Areas:
    • Deep understanding of technical/engineering requirements and product specifications
    • Good control of contractual, financial and political stakes
    • Team management excellence: to enrol & motivate internal and external partners
    • Strong analytical and synthesis skills
    • Resilience to cope with complex problems involving several technologies
    • Experience of working in a matrix organisation
    • Effective active listening and communication skills


Technical skills and Competencies

  • Strong leadership
  • Results focused
  • Rigor pragmatism and discipline (stick to deadlines)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to fulfil role of interface manager with the customers and Project Core Team Members
  • Learning fast, quick understanding of new technologies
  • Windows, SAP and Asset Management software knowledge
    Language skills: Fluency in French, English. Dutch is a plus.


The job is located in Charleroi (Belgium). Travels about 20% of time

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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