GSI Local Change Manager (12 months)

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Date: 2 Jun 2024

Location: Ilford, GB

Company: Alstom

Req ID: 447522

Location: Ilford (London), United Kingdom

Appointment Basis: Fixed term 12 months


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, 80,000 colleagues lead the way to greener and smarter mobility worldwide, connecting cities as we reduce carbon and replace cars.



Alstom is the UK & Ireland’s leading supplier of new trains, train services, and signalling infrastructure projects. It has built just under 40% of the UK’s mainline train fleet, all the fleets currently in service with London Underground and Dublin’s LUAS.


It is building the UK’s biggest train programme in a generation – AVENTRA - for seven of the UK’s largest train operating companies, is ramping up to build the next generation of Greater Dublin’s commuter trains, DART+ as well as 54 HS2 high-speed trains in a Joint Venture. Alstom also supports 66% of the UK fleet through its Services business and is the UK’s leading CP6 signalling & infrastructure provider.


Employing 6,000 people across the UK and Ireland, we design, build and test trains at the UK’s largest end-to-end train manufacturing factory in Derby and operate major sites at Widnes, Crewe, Ilford and Plymouth, as well as 30 train services depots across the UK&I


Alstom is at the forefront of technological innovation, and it is a global leader in both rolling stock and signalling, so working at Alstom means becoming part of a great family of the best professionals in this industry. Enhance your career and join us on our journey as our Project Manager and make your mark with a globally renowned organisation in the rail sector.


Your future role


The main responsibility of the local CM is to ensure business adoption of GSI core-model by Key-users/End-users within the site.

Ideally the local Change Manager is involved and embarked in the project before Solution Adoption phase and up to - at least - business stabilization at post Go Live phase


We’ll look to you for:

Change management ramp-up and network

•          Get to know the GSI Change Management methodology

•          Contribute to the global GSI Change Management Network to share Lessons learned and best practices for different roll outs


Awareness and stakeholder engagement

•          Train site Project team on change management methodology

•          Identify the project stakeholders on site and the actions to keep them engaged during the project


Change Management Methodology implementation:

•          Perform change management impact assessment with the key stakeholders to design the change management plan

•          Monitor and update CM plan with regular reporting to Project sponsorship


Stakeholders and Global CM teams

•          Handle risk related to Change Mngt and work as advisor for site management on actions related to organizational impact


Communication (informal and formal)

•          Adapt, define and implement communication plan (newsletters, events, roadshows…) to the site specificities


End User Training and train-the-trainer:

•          Adapt training methodology to the site specificities

•          Plan and organize the sessions (logistics, assessments…) with the support of the Key Users and other resources

•          Support the Key users for the training’s preparation and delivery organization Adoption

•          Implement business maturity assessments before, during and after GSI rollout at various levels of the local organization

•          Track business adoption up to business stabilization to ensure proper local ramp-up

project pulse, training follow-up


Post-go live support

•          Define and implement hypercare support

•          Manage possible further emerging change actions not previously identified

•          Identify and manage improvement actions and roadblock


All about you


We value passion and attitude over experience. That’s why we don’t expect you to have every single skill.



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

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!


What we offer


We offer a highly competitive remuneration package, 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays, with the opportunity to buy or sell holiday. Contributed healthcare, life assurance, an excellent company-contributed pension scheme, and a wide range of flexible benefits that you can tailor to suit your lifestyle.


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. 



As a 'Disability Confident' employer, we will interview all disabled job applicants who match the essential criteria of the job description or specification. We will consider flexible working requests for all roles unless operational requirements prevent otherwise.

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