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Sub System Manager

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Date: 01-Oct-2021

Location: Charleroi, WHT, Belgium

Company: Alstom

We create smart innovations to meet the mobility challenges of today and tomorrow. We design and manufacture a complete range of transportation systems, from high-speed trains to electric buses and driverless trains, as well as infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a truly global community of more than 75 000 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.  

OVERALL PURPOSE OF THE ROLE:

 

The Sub-System Manager is responsible for management and successful completion of cross-functional activities leading to the delivery of a project sub-system, fulfilling both customer needs and committed QCDP objectives. He/she will:

  • Manage cross-functionally sub-system level stakeholders, activities and deliverables and make needed arbitration (engineering, product x process, Make or Buy, Costs, Milestones, Interfaces, …) to reach QCDP commitment
  • Coordinate sub-system activities with other project stakeholders including integration teams other sub-systems and project level functions.

 

ORGANISATIONAL REPORTING

He/She reports hierarchically to the Traction Bids & Projects Director.

 

 

NETWORK & LINK

Internal

  • Project Core Team
  • Integration level team
  • Other sub-systems stakeholders

External

  • Suppliers
  • Customers (if applicable)
  • Other external stakeholders (facility providers, ISA, …)

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

Contribute to successful Project execution on allocated sub-system scope of work:

  • Apply Project Strategy according to defined contractual and Project commitments and targets, as allocated on sub-system.
  • Actively contribute to Project performance
  • Alert in case of deviations impacting project objectives; actively contribute to risks and opportunity management
  • Ensure compliance with applicable rules, instructions and standards, process & tools: Code of Ethics & Compliance, EHS, Railway Safety, Quality, Sourcing, PMM.

 

 

 

Lead and coordinate sub-system activities and stakeholders, from requirement capture/analysis to the end of project contractual obligations limited to the sub-system scope of work:

  • Achieve QCDP objectives of its sub-system
  • Cascade and allocate sub-system requirements and QCDP objectives to sub-system team members
  • Implement sub-system WBS
  • Plan, monitor, control and manage sub-system end-to-end activities (scope, schedule, resources, cost, risks, saving, opportunities)
  • Coordinate and support consistent cross-functional execution of sub-system objectives, activities and deliverables (Engineering, R&D programmes, Sourcing, Supply Chain, Indus when applicable, RAMS…)
  • Lead teams in successful achievement of project objectives, synchronize stakeholders at sub-system level and ensure stakeholder alignments
  • Perform sub-system level decisions and trade-offs
  • Rebaselining and change management at sub-system level
  • Manage sub-system situation and KPI, and report with transparency
  • Upon request from PM, is delegated to represent Alstom towards Customer and external stakeholders

 

Coordinate and synchronize sub-system activities with other sub-Systems and project teams:

  • Actively contribute to the resolution of overarching/transverse optimizations or issues
  • Manage interface with project-level team members & project office (e.g. industrialization, control of configuration management, sourcing, quality) and ask if necessary, for PM arbitration
  • Manage interface with train-level teams (in charge of architecture and integration) and other sub-system teams and ask if necessary, for Chief Engineer/Chief Operation arbitration

 

Performance measurements: 

  • Delivery of sub-system in accordance with QCD targets (QCD KPIs) and all contractual requirements
  • Sub-system gate review on time
  • Compliance with Project Strategy according to defined contractual and Project commitments and targets, as allocated on sub-system.

 

DESIRED KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE

  • Master degree
  • 2 years experience as manager of an operational scope
  • Experience of working in and with multi-national companies and in different business cultures
  • Coordination skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Result oriented
  • Knowledge of Project management processes
  • Capacity to coordinate and ensure collaboration of multi-site/multi-metier teams
  • Language skills: Good French and English oral & written expression.  Other languages are an asset.

 

The Job is located in Charleroi (Belgium). Some travels are possible.

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.   


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