Cost on Track Program Manager

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Date: 09-Oct-2021

Location: Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Company: Alstom

Req ID:130563 

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.  



Be part of an international team operating in the rail industry and contribute to the development of sustainable green mobility solutions, as an:



Cost on Track Program Manager



Your Role:


Your will be part of the COO Cost on Track Program efficiency. You will be responsible with the transversal initiative targeting cost savings addresing selected building blocks across projects to maximize ideas and best practices sharing, with a specific target savings to be achieved in a specific timeframe.



Your Challenges:


Program setup:

  • Define and implement program structure, organization and governance;
  • Mobilization and development of building block core team;
  • Identify and set in place in the initial team;
  • Ensure all resources needed are available;
  • Act as SPOC for the program and program members.


Program facilitation:

  • Responsible with data collection (both technical and commercial);
  • Perform project pre selection;
  • Cross project & Supplier work shops;
  • Initial diagnostic: interview projects;
  • Idea generation and detailing - challenge participants to deliver;
  • Build business cases;
  • Identify priorities and asses action plans;
  • Implementation planning.


Program governance & integration in PMO landscape:

  • Setup of the governance to manage the program;
  • Support existing initiatives and to work in an international network, providing knowledge and solutions for improving such Project Management Tools as central contact person and acting cross organizations to help the PMO-organization.




Your Qualifications:


  • Education: Bachelor in Engineering and Business, Commercial or Project management;
  • 3-5 years of Experience managing multiple assignments/projects and conflicting priorities with the pressure of short, demanding deadlines in a fast-paced environment;
  • Previous experience in engineering field;
  • Experiences in Project Management;
  • Solid level in Microsoft office applications, e-mail applications;
  • Familiar with Project Management software and solutions;
  • Fluent languages skills in English and French would be a plus;
  • Maintain confidentiality as required and appropriate.




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.   



Job Type:​Experienced​

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