Project Safety Assurance Manager

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Date: 29 Jan 2024

Location: Madrid, ES

Company: Alstom

Req ID:411000 

At Alstom, we understand transport networks and what moves people. From high-speed trains, metros, monorails, and trams, to turnkey systems, services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility, we offer our diverse customers the broadest portfolio in the industry. Every day, 80,000 lead the way to greener and smarter mobility worldwide, connecting cities as we reduce carbon and replace cars.


Could you be the full-time Project Safety Assurance Manager in Madrid we’re looking for?

Your future role

Take on a new challenge and apply your safety expertise in a new cutting-edge field. You’ll work alongside young and proactive teammates.

You'll manage, perform and ensure the activities related to safety assurance are applied in the projects. Day-to-day, you’ll work closely with teams across the business (engineering, project management), coordinate the safety studies carried out through the life cycle of the process to ensure that safety requirements are met, and that the process is compliant with the CENELEC Standards for signalling projects and much more.

You’ll specifically take care of  providing technical expertise/guidance and support at every step of the project life cycle: from tender, design, commissioning and warranty, but also providing technical leadership in Signalling Projects.

We’ll look to you for:

  • Coordinate all the Safety Assurance activities on the project.
  • Define Safety plan and manage safety workload and associated planning.
  • Perform Safety analysis, manage Hazard Log, review Design, V&V, T&C activities from a Safety perspective.
  • Build the Safety Reports and the Safety Case.
  • Apply the safety assurance methodologies (risk acceptance criteria, safety analysis, verification and validation) defined for the project.
  • Defend Safety Case argumentations in front of internal (QS, Safety Assessor) and external (ISA) assessors; define and follow-up action plans to close the findings of the assessor.
  • Manage (if any) the Safety Assurance Engineers involved on the project.


All about you

We value passion and attitude over experience. That’s why we don’t expect you to have every single skill. Instead, we’ve listed some that we think will help you succeed and grow in this role: 

  • Engineering degree
  • >5 years of experience in Safety signalling projects (IXL and/or ERTMS track and/or ERTMS ONB and/or CBTC solutions)
  • English and Spanish at a fluent level is mandatory
  • Relevant experience in Safety Assurance in connected railway signalling Safety Projects.
  • Successful experience in working in a multi-site, multi-cultural environment.
  • Working knowledge of Safety Methods: Safety Plan, Preliminary Hazard Analysis PHA, Failure Modes and Effects Critical Analysis FMECA, Fault Tree Analysis FTA, Interface Hazard Analysis IHA, Operation & Support Hazard Analysis OSHA, Safety related Item List SRIL, Hazard Log HL, V&V Safety Report, and Safety Case.


Things you’ll enjoy

Join us on a life-long transformative journey – the rail industry is here to stay, so you can grow and develop new skills and experiences throughout your career. You’ll also:

  • Enjoy stability, challenges and a long-term career free from boring daily routines
  • Work with new safey standards for rail signalling
  • Collaborate with transverse teams and helpful colleagues
  • Contribute to innovative projects
  • Utilise our coopertive working environment
  • Steer your career in whatever direction you choose across functions and countries
  • Benefit from our investment in your development, through award-winning learning
  • Benefit from a fair and dynamic reward package that recognises your performance and potential, plus comprehensive and competitive social coverage.


You don’t need to be a train enthusiast to thrive with us. We guarantee that when you step onto one of our trains with your friends or family, you’ll be proud. If you’re up for the challenge, we’d love to hear from you!

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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