Technical Program Manager

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Date: 23-Oct-2021

Location: Katowice, Poland

Company: Alstom

Req ID:186242 

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.  

We are looking for a Technical Program Manager for Katowice Site, Poland.


As the Program Manager (m/f/d) you will shape and lead the R&D program with full accountability for QCD Quality, Cost, Delivery and cope with the unique challenge of continually focusing on a pro-active management that the functions deliver their obligations for product development and maintenance as well as new business opportunities support. The Program Manager shall lead the team with the view of the full project including areas outside own Value Chain Entity and the overall impact on company performance.


Your tasks:


  • Provide Leadership for global R&D Program developing our product portfolio  
  • Shape Program and Maintain schedule with on time delivery according roadmaps and commitments
  • Maintain workload and capacity in order to ensure proper balance
  • Manage Program budget and value adding governance. Identify appropriate mitigation of all risks and capture opportunities
  • Lead the Program Team members to successful completion of assigned tasks with the required quality
  • Interface to internal and external stakeholders ensure proper communication and support for the team and program that leads to delivery on time.
  • Manage scope of the program and track changes. Keep in target the customer’s acceptance criteria.
  • Report progress and relevant KPI’s to the company management.


Your qualifications:


  • Technical or business university degree in relevant field
  • 5 years of Project/ Program Management experience in R&D or engineering of software and hardware development process, certification/homologation
  • Demonstrates a strong communication and leadership skills to influence others with professionalism
  • A high degree of commercial acumen, couple with strong man-management skills at all levels
  • Customer orientation and ownership for all necessary actions to ensure committed delivery
  • Organized and result minded with problem solving skills
  • As a person you are self-driven, flexible with excellent time management skills
  • Willing to travel internationally for short periods
  • Fluent English – both spoken and written


Would be an asset:

  • Excellent technical knowledge and hand-on experience with Project Management tools and methodologies (a PMP/ Agile / PMI / Prince 2 certification)
  • Knowledge of Alstom’s signalling products and systems

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.   



Job Type:​Experienced​

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