Planning Manager (Signalling Project)

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Date: 21-Sep-2022

Location: Hong Kong, HK, HK

Company: Alstom

Req ID:343641 

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

ALSTOM Hong Kong Limited has been a major supplier of trains, signaling systems, infrastructure and services (maintenance, renovation and parts supply) to MTR Corporation over the last 40 years. Since the first metro project in Hong Kong in 1975, ALSTOM Hong Kong Limited has supplied over 1,100 metro cars for its metro network and equipped seven lines with signaling systems currently in operation, contributing positively to the urban transport system development in Hong Kong.


We are looking for Planning Manager (new signalling project) based in Hong Kong to join signalling project team. We deliver multiple signaling projects to our customer MTR with dedication to sustainable and smart mobility in the field of design, engineering, installation and test & commissioning. If you are keen to develop your career in global organization, this opportunity is ahead of you. We offer an international mobility opportunity for experienced talents.


What are my responsibilities?

  • Participate to the validation of the project baseline
  • Provide a timely updated schedule situation highlighting the gap between the actual and the baseline (P6, Excel and Narrative)

  • Build the project schedule based on internal standard WBS, contractual targets and data provided by all stakeholders

  • Initiate the weekly dashboards to monitor the progress

  • Prepare schedule and progress reports (update master program, generate progress S-curves, critical paths and manpower histogram)

  • Prepare planning reports for internal & external meeting and for analysis of unit prices, material consumptions, actual unit man‐hours cost control and project budget planning

  • Focus on early identification of potential delays (critical paths) including the status on risks and margin related to schedule

  • Work closely with Contract Manager to record the delay and disruption events

  • Liaise and communicate with HK customer for project planning and progress matters

  • Liaise and collaborate with various operation team: Engineering, Procurement, Installation, Test & Commissioning, Finance, etc. to ensure the project schedule is well respect or alert shall be raised to project manager

  • Ensure the consistency of all the internal and external Stakeholders commitments, and manages the schedules interfaces

  • Perform schedule analysis & trade-offs to close identified gaps or schedule issues


What do I need to qualify for this job?

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering discipline

  • 8+ year experience in project management background in industrial/engineering industries preferred

  • Knowledge of railways products and systems will be a plus

  • Project scheduling processes experience is a MUST

  • Primavera P6 practical experience is essential

  • Excellent MS Excel skills is a MUST

  • Punctual, accurate, detailed, analytical, articulate, able to work under time pressure are expected

  • Agility to juggle with schedules simulations, various scenarios, and changing project goals

  • Ability to manage the communication with customers, internal stakeholders and team

  • Teamwork and transparency are expected

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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