Project Manager

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Date: 03-Jan-2023

Location: London, GB

Company: Alstom

Req ID:404444


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 


Employing 6,000 people within the UK & Ireland, we are the prominent supplier of new trains and train services, and a leading signalling and rail infrastructure provider. Alstom have built, or are building, just under 40% of the UK mainline train fleet, as well as the entire fleets in service with London Underground and Dublin Luas.

Req ID:404444


Project Manager


Site: London/Flexible/hybrid working


Appointment Basis:  Permanent


Apply by: 31/01/23


Excellent Salary + Benefits:  



Purpose of the role

As the Project Manager you will play a key role supporting the Project Director in managing the project programme and resources to deliver the planned works within budget, safely and within set timescales.




  • Manage and deliver the contract of works in line with both client and internal requirements.
  • Manage and control costs, risks and opportunities to ensure contract is delivered in line with business expectations.
  • Provide clear and precise reports on the status of project deliverables in line with the Project Management Plan.
  • Effectively manage resources and project programmes including people, plant, materials and subcontractors.
  • Represent Alstom at regular client and supplier meetings.
  • Produce accurate and concise written reports internally and to the client.
  • Develop & maintain a strong delivery culture with all project staff.
  • Ensure the Project Risk Management process is regularly and accurately maintained.
  • Understand standard industry contract conditions, contractual requirements and be able to identify key variations.
  • Accurately track all deliverables through to a successful project close out


Skills, qualifications & experience:


  • Extensive experience working for a main contractor in a railway signalling environment.
  • Understanding of the planning process and software
  • Knowledge of Health, Safety & Environmental requirements.
  • Understanding of management systems.
  • Awareness of client contracts, standards and procedures.
  • Knowledge of quantified risk assessments.
  • Strong computer skills, specifically in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.


It is also desirable for candidates to hold or be working towards a recognised professional qualification in Project Management (i.e. APM)


What we offer

We offer a highly competitive starting salary, 25 days annual leave with the opportunity to increase this to 30 days, 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?


We aim to have a welcoming and inclusive environment for individuals, of different ages, genders, ethnicities, disability, LGBT, religion and/or belief. 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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