Configuration Manager

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Date: 01-Jan-2022

Location: Melbourne, VIC, Australia

Company: Alstom

Req ID:197323 

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.   

Our Project team is currently looking for our next Project Change and Configuration Manager to work on the X'Trapolis 2.0 project - Victoria's newest Rolling Stock procurement project! 


In this role, you will be responsible for keeping the project configuration under control during the whole life-cycle of the project and manage the change process in the project, ensuring the configuration is formalised and adequate at any time to deliver the configuration and change documentation to the customer.


Key responsibilities

  • Ensure application of configuration and change general procedures and instructions
  • Issue configuration and change management plan, with PM and PrEM to implement the configuration and change management process in the Project
  • Set up, plan and organize the Configuration and Change Board  (CCB)  meetings and verify that the changes are well documented
  • Send the CR to the Project Engineering Manager for analysis and CP (change proposal) preparation
  • Collect the Change Proposals and send it in advance to the participants of the CCB to check the impacts
  • Configuration items identification; baselines management (coherency checking)
  • Control configuration (compare realised/applicable and perform Configuration verifications


Qualifications, Skills and Expereince required includes: 

  • Bachelor degree in Engineering (Software, Systems, Electrical or Communications) or similar
  • Knowledge of Requirements Management and Configuration and Change Management Principles and processes, preferably acquired on engineering projects 
  • Ability to communicate with all actors involved to produce efficient CCB preparation
  • Systematic, rigorous and organised, able to sort out different matters at concurrent time period.
  • Ability to detect side effects of ongoing changes to alert the relevant
  • Excellent people and stakeholder management skills with the ability to communicate clearly and concisely at all levels within the organisation.
  • Team oriented with the ability to work independently


This is a permanent position to be based in Ballarat with flexibility to work remotely for the first 6 months. 

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.


We are an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourage women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, people with disability and other minority groups to apply. 


We recognise that embracing flexibility & inclusivity is the smarter way of working. Please speak with us about your individual needs or if any workplace adjustments are required. If you require any adjustments to the recruitment process, please email: hr.accessibility@alstomgoup.com

Please note that due to current public health orders and contractual requirements with our customers, an inherent requirement of this role requires the successful applicant to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and to maintain their vaccination status in respect of COVID-19, in the event that further COVID-19 vaccinations are required.  


As part of the application process, the applicant must provide appropriate evidence of their vaccination status (eg. whether they have received both doses or have received one dose and are booked in to receive their second dose).  


If the applicant is unable to be vaccinated due medical reasons, a medical contraindication certificate will need to be provided as part of the application process.  If the applicant is unable to be vaccinated for other reason(s), please provide those reason(s) in the application for our consideration.  

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