Project Manager (PM)

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Date: 29 Aug 2023

Location: Madrid, ES

Company: Alstom


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 

Job Title: Project Manager (PM)

Duration: Permanent

Location: Madrid (Availability of geographical mobility depending on projects )


Purpose of the job:

  • Drive project  execution, to maximize the results with respect to cash and margin whilst delivering on time, in conformity with the contract  Charter according to Customer expectations and the requirements on EHS, 
  • Constantly seek and propose to the Customer Director  additional opportunities in the frame of the contract  Charter; ensures Alstom Transport legal and contractual rights are protected.

Organization structure: Leader of a Project or leader of sub-project within internal or external consortium or JV


Report directly to:

  • Report to the Region of Destination


Network & Links


Internal & External: Customer , Partners, Project Team, Line Managers providing resources, Project Office, Support functions

(Finance, Tax, Legal, etc..) and other project stakeholders.


Key accountabilities:

  • Plan and manage the complete execution of his/her scope from transfer to close out, in line with Contract Charter requirements.
  • Lead a Project Team, including Core Team and when applicable Project Managers of internal and external partners - in line with the project structure.
  • Perform project management and contract administration according to Alstom Project Management Manual (PMM), including proactive risk and opportunity management, and in full compliance with E&C rules.
  • Ensure completion of Project Performance goals to meet business objectives and customer satisfaction.
  • Responsible and accountable for the Project Profit and Loss
  • Ensure optimal quality of project execution and reviews.
  • Ensure that critical aspects are identified in reviews and proactively / professionally addressed and followed up.
  • Manage the situation of the project and its KPIs, and report to senior management, with transparency during the business/sector project reviews or PRB,
  • Make sure that key project stakeholders are aligned towards project goals.
  • Represent Alstom towards Customers and when applicable external stakeholders (Consortium, JV …)
  • EHS: Accountable for the proper implementation of the Alstom policy and Customer requirements by all stakeholders
  • (internal & external) including suppliers and contractors.
  • Responsible to ensure full compliance with Code of Ethics

Performance measurements:

  • Sales
  • Physical progress
  • Gate review Go on time / OTD- GR
  • GM adjusted and GM
  • Cash-in
  • Customer Satisfaction
  • EHS when applicable

Educational Requirements:

  • University degree in Engineering or Civil Engineering
  • Language skills: High level in English is a must. French other language is an asset



  • Previous experience of 5 years of relevant Project Management experience. Desirable career experience in Railways. 
  • Good knowledge of Project management processes (background level depending on the complexity of the Project)
  • Good knowledge of railway products and systems.
  • Experience in managing wide range  subcontractor companies along with several different typology of products
  • ALSTOM way of working for efficient process execution.
  • Experience of working in and with multi-national companies and in different business cultures
  • Recognized project management qualification
  • Experience/knowledge of contract management with Spanish administration.
  • Used to work on a goal-driven basis environment


Competencies & Skills:

  • Conflict management and interpersonal skills
  • Team spirit approach and good communication skills,
  • Abilities to obtain collaboration and “pull together” all parties involved in the project (especially in case of complex PIO)
  • Anticipation, clear reporting,
  • Leadership, entrepreneurship mindset and decision minded.
  • Strong skills and resilience to manage uncertainty



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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