Certification and Authorisation Manager(m/f/d)

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Date: 08-May-2022

Location: Kassel, Germany

Company: Alstom

Req ID:203851 



We create smart innovations to meet the mobility challenges of today and tomorrow. We design and manufacture a complete range of transportation systems, from high-speed trains to electric buses and driverless trains, as well as infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a truly global community of more than 70000 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.   

If you’re ambitious, driven and team-spirited, this is your opportunity to build a career as a Certification and Authorization Manager in Kassel, Germany.


In this role you will coordinate the authorisation processes for projects or vehicle platforms during all project phases until end of warranty, either within Alstom or within relevant countries (starting from bid phase to project closure).

Your responsibilities will include:


Manage authorisation activities and requirements and provide deliverables to achieve Vehicle Authorisation for Placing on the Market (VAPOM) including all sub-authorisations and test run approvals
Act as Single Point of Contact (SPOC) to external stakeholders, e.g. authorities / infrastructure managers
Represent projects to authorities
Provide project specific requirements and active collaboration within Risk- and Opportunity Management process
Take responsibility for budget and schedule of Authorisation Projects
Lead of authorisation team with respective Authorisation Country Leads and Design Assurance Managers and member of project core team
As member of product core team, develop the authorisation strategy as input to product roadmaps
Provision of Authorisation Expertise for Project Management and engineering organization

Key requirements:


Engineering Degree or equivalent required
Very good understanding of authorisation related requirements and activities for a dedicated project
Practical experience with leading, planning and review of authorisation activities
Strong experience in leading Authorisation process with authorities
Railway industrial experience will be an advantage
Fluent in English (German is an advantage)

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those under consideration will be contacted.



An agile, inclusive and responsible culture is the foundation of our company where diverse people are offered excellent opportunities to grow, learn and advance in their careers.  We are committed to encouraging our employees to reach their full potential, while valuing and respecting them as individuals.   

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