V.I.E. - Chief of Development Assistant

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Date: 14-May-2023

Location: Hennigsdorf, BB, DE

Company: Alstom

Req ID:399988 

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 


The Chief of Development Assistant will support the Chief of Development in his role as:


  • The Chief of Development is responsible for the end-to-end technical development of a train-project (up to validation & certification) in accordance with the project strategy fulfilling both contractual technical requirements and defined engineering & project QCD objectives, and leveraging existing Alstom platforms.
  • The Chief of Development takes care to design and implement a technical definition which fully meets Project Performances (Q), Product cost (C) and scheduling (during development phase) commitments.
  • The Chief of Development will manage cross-functionally project technical activities and stakeholders at train and Sub-System levels. He/she will endorse design authority and related decisions or trade-offs.


         Key Accountabilities - Chief of Development Assistant:


  • Generate transparency on interactions with the customer
  • With Chief of Development and Project Engineering Team
  • Support to generate the visibility on Train level Performance & Architecture and Work Package Status
  • Support to allocate technical and QCD objectives leveraging existing Alstom platforms
  • Coordination and monitoring of cross-functional objectives, activities and deliverables, Development Planning and Configuration Management for sub-scopes
  • Support on Managing technical risks thanks to mitigation plans incl. moderating separate task forces on specific technical issues
  • Generating reporting inputs on project technical and QCD status


  • Competencies & Skills – Chief of Development Assistan:


  • Strong interest do develop skills between general management, technical management and project management
  • leadership and ability to federate teams on technical orientations to reach QCD targets
  • Demonstrated capacity to lead cross-functional activities
  • Ability to support analysis, problem-solving and efficient decision-making in complex environment
  • Ability to work across sites in a multi-cultural environment



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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