Project Manager - Signalling

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Date: 24-Jul-2022

Location: Kuala Lumpur, MY, Malaysia

Company: Alstom

Req ID:201387 

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 


If you’re ambitious, driven and team-spirited, this is your opportunity to build a career as Signalling Project Manager in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.


Purpose of the job

You will join as Project Manager to help improve and increase capacity for a key piece of Kuala Lumpur's transportation infrastructure through delivery of a new complex CBTC signalling system. As Signalling Project Manager you will act within the boundaries of the contract with the full power of the Value Chain Entity to deliver the object of the contract to the customer and to deliver the targeted margin to Alstom. To this effect, the Project Manager leads the Project Core Team in the successful completion of their assigned tasks within schedule, allocated budgets and scope to the required quality. The Project Manager will lead the project and cope with the unique challenge of continually focusing on a pro-active management that the functions keep their delegated budgets, meet their schedules and deliver on their obligation. You will lead the team with the view of the full project including areas outside own Value Chain Entity and the overall impact on Alstom performance. The Project Manager is responsible to apply the key Project Management Processes and the applicable tools for the implementation, and is accountable for the strict and efficient application thereof. The Project Manager has to ensure that all Project Core Team members have sufficient financial and reporting governance and to ensure all risks and opportunities are properly addressed and mitigated.


Key responsibilities:


1. Functional duties to the Project Core Team

  • Responsible for the WBS, Detailed Project Schedule, JDDP, Customer Interface, Project Risk, Opportunity and Improvement Management, Project Launch (including the Orange Book), Change Management and Contractual Obligation Management, Budget allocation and monitoring, Project Reporting internally both status and financial performance.

  • Responsible to be primary contact to divisional Project Management Office. In larger projects, this could be delegated as a separate role.

2. Leadership duties within the Project Core Team

  • Has the authority and the obligation to review the effort of the Project Core Team members and to give directives related to the project execution, as such will be involved in the PMP objective setting process for all Project Core Team members.

  • Defines and secures the support of the business partners and extended project team.

  • Responsible for management of all communication with the Customer.

  • Lead the Project Core Team effort to meet periodic financial targets.

  • Responsible for adapting his/her leadership and motivational skills to the project, the team or individual's strategies to increase team effectiveness.

3. Specific responsibilities to other Project Core Team roles

  • Adapts the allocation of work packages between the roles and the day-to-day delegation of special tasks to the Project Core Team members in order to optimize the total project.

  • Responsible for the communication to the Product Development


Key Requirements:

  • Typically experience within the railway industry, specifically related to delivery of CBTC signalling.

  • Working experience within project management.

  • IRSE or other signalling body membership or certification is welcome

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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