Development Planning Manager

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Date: 10-May-2023

Location: Hyderabad, TG, IN

Company: Alstom

Req ID:402771 

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 Senior Development Planning Manager plays the central role in the animation and coordination of interfaces between Train Level and Sub-Systems. He/She is responsible to manage efficiently the time commitments of the Tender, Project, Contract or Program execution.

Working in close collaboration with the team, drives the overall plan, providing proper time management information to support decisions making to reach expected OTD performance of the project (tender, contract or program execution)



In tender phase:

  • Create the detailed tender schedule based on internal standards and templates, gap analysis, Bid Technical Manager inputs, Metiers commitments and PDO (Project Development Organisation) tender strategy.
  • Define tender preparation schedule and monitor until the submission of the tender
  • Contribute to deliver on time all requested schedule deliverables.
  • Identify and highlight the critical paths and risks linked to the development schedule and propose and animate the optimization & mitigation actions along with the team
  • Contribute to ensure compliance of the project strategy with the contractual requirements.

In project or program execution:

  • Build the detailed Development schedule from templates, contractual targets and data provided by Project stakeholders.
  • Provide to Chief of Development a clear vision of the Development schedule critical paths to be monitored
  • Propose the development schedule baseline and ensure its acceptance by all Project stakeholders as a baseline
  • Ensure the consistency of all the internal and external Stakeholders commitments and manage the schedule interfaces between Train Level and Sub-systems via periodic sessions.
  • Focus on early identification of potential delays (critical paths) including the status on risks and margin related to schedule
  • Perform schedule analysis & trade-offs to close identified gaps or schedule issues.
  • Focus on early identification of potential delays (critical paths) including the status on risks and margin related to schedule.
  • Deliver Physical Progress KPI of the Development schedule, contributing with Project Planning Manager to Earned Value Management.
  • Apply Standard project planning guidelines of Alstom and promote and practice best practices in the team
  • Mentor other team members and extend support when needed
  • Organize return of experience (REX) and improvements, sharing best practices once in a year with the team


Main required competencies

Engineering degree.



  • Project management and engineering background.
  • Used to work with internal processes: Tenders, Projects, Engineering, Industrial, Sourcing, Supply Chain, Quality and their interfaces.
  • 8-12 years minimum experience as PrPM / SSM / Planning Manager / Project Operation Planning Manager / Industrial Planner / Construction Planner
  • Experience in industry, knowledge of railway products and systems is a plus


Competencies & Skills

  • Facilitate the synchronization of internal stakeholders
  • Agility to juggle with schedules simulations and various scenarios and changing project goals.
  • Good Communications, excellent team worker, agile in a multi-cultural environment, rigorous, sense of anticipation
  • Be able to challenge project team and highly proactive in proposing solutions.
  • Able to multi-task between multiple projects
  • Tools: Good knowledge of Excel, Mastering one or several scheduling software (MS Project/Primavera
  • English fluent

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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