General Manager Crossrail

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Date: 06-Nov-2022

Location: London, GB

Company: Alstom

Req ID:341753 

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

General Manager Crossrail
Requisition ID: 341753

We are looking for a General Manager in Old Oak Common, London, UK.

Purpose of the Job

Being part of the UK Services Execution management team, the General Manager is the "Primary Project Interface" to the Core Team / Customer's Operations team(s) and Core Team/Project lead. Responsible for:
The 'day to day' delivery of the Contractual Obligations to the Customer.
The Leadership and Direction of the Projects large team(s)
Project strategy leader and Key Customer Lead
This will involve ensuring the successful delivery of the following Contracts within budget and to meet the end customer needs. 
Working to ensure consistent application of procedures and financial controls and budgets, providing regular reports (KPI’s) for onsite activities.
Ensuring that Customer / Supplier relations, communication and performance are maximised, both internally and externally, whilst ensuring the delivery of risks and opportunities / PCP's to enhance Alstom’s margin and positioning with the Customer.
All to be undertaken whilst maintaining Compliance with Quality and Safety Standards.

•    The P&L of the Project and its associated EAC Position including ROP
•    Provide appropriate Project Performance Reporting at Project Reviews, Customer(s) Reviews and Governance Meetings (MOR's, QPR's, Critical Project Reviews) utilising appropriate tools e.g. PDCA)
•    Business growth, focusing on new Servicing and HM opportunities.
•    Managing the customer(s) interface on a day to day basis ensuring delivery to contract requirements and driving customer satisfaction.
•    Site Management - Responsible for site and staff management, Quality, Health and Safety processes in order to achieve and maintain a safe and efficient working environment.
•    The Leadership and Direction of an on-site team and functions including managing individual Performance & Development, Succession Planning using the AT tools (PMC).


•    At least 5 years experience of project and operational management incorporating: Best Practice, Total Quality Management, Continuous Improvement, Lean Management, Six Sigma, 8D analysis and ISO 9001 processes, preferably within the Rail Industry.
•    Proven Track Record in continuous improvement and cost down delivery
•    Experience in QHSE site based requirements.
•    IOSH Managing Safely
•    Strong Project Management skills
•    Strong Contract and Commercial knowledge
•    Good communicator both through face to face discussions and presentations
•    Excellent people management skills


Primarily based at Old Oak Common with travel to other Alstom sites when required.

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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