Cl710 Project Manager

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Date: 9 Nov 2023

Location: Ilford, GB

Company: Alstom

Req ID:413427 

At Alstom, we understand transport networks and what moves people. From high-speed trains, metros, monorails, and trams, to turnkey systems, services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility, we offer our diverse customers the broadest portfolio in the industry. Every day, 74,000 colleagues lead the way to greener and smarter mobility worldwide, connecting cities as we reduce carbon and replace cars.


Could you be the full-time Cl720 Project Manager in Ilford we’re looking for?


Your future role


Take on a new challenge and apply your project management expertise in a new cutting-edge field. You’ll report to Mathew Smith, Senior Project Manager in Ilford, and work alongside passionate, motivated and dedicated teammates.

You'll be the person the team turns to for momentum and to push projects forward. No two days are the same, but day-to-day, you’ll manage costing schedules, enable those around you to excel, and much more.

You’ll specifically take care of delivering multiple CL720 projects, making sure they align with contractual requirements and customer expectations. 


We’ll look to you for:

  • Customer interface management
  • Organic growth & MEP of opportunities on contract/s (volume, product, or VO)
  • Management of Project P&L
  • Definition of the customer demand profile and internal smoothing
  • Conflict resolution with respect to customer priorities and issues
  • Harmonization of strategy with all internal stakeholders
  • Maximize profitability (a) Improve the product offering by securing additional revenue (VOs), (b) Reduce cost through identification of key drivers (price/consumption/volume).
  • Cash flow management (debt, inventory (Stock & WIP))
  • R & O Identification and mitigation
  • Project reporting and representation at Internal & Customer Reviews.


All about you


We value passion and attitude over experience. That’s why we don’t expect you to have every single skill. Instead, we’ve listed some that we think will help you succeed and grow in this role: 

  • Project Management experience
  • Commercial Management skills and techniques
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Excellent communication skills at all levels
  • Self-motivated and ability to drive others
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Finance, legal and commercial awareness
  • Proficient with MS office
  • Knowledge of PRO processes and tools
  • Knowledge of rail industry standards, products and market
  • Preferred certifications:
  • PMP: Project Management Professional
  • CAPM: Certified Associate in Project Management
  • PRINCE2 Foundation/PRINCE2 Practitioner
  • CPMP: Certified Project Management Practitioner
  • Associate in Project Management
  • IPMA : International Project Management Association
  • MPM: Master Project Manager
  • PPM: Professional in Project Management



Things you’ll enjoy


Join us on a life-long transformative journey – the rail industry is here to stay, so you can grow and develop new skills and experiences throughout your career. You’ll also:

  • Enjoy stability, challenges and a long-term career free from boring daily routines
  • Collaborate with transverse teams and helpful colleagues
  • Contribute to innovative projects
  • Utilise our agile environment
  • Steer your career in whatever direction you choose across functions and countries
  • Benefit from our investment in your development, through award-winning learning
  • Benefit from a fair and dynamic reward package that recognises your performance and potential, plus comprehensive and competitive social coverage (life, medical, pension).




You don’t need to be a train enthusiast to thrive with us. We guarantee that when you step onto one of our trains with your friends or family, you’ll be proud. If you’re up for the challenge, we’d love to hear from you!


Important to note

As a global business, we’re an equal-opportunity employer that celebrates diversity across the 70+ countries we operate in. We’re committed to creating an inclusive workplace for everyone.


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