Project Manager Onboard (m/f/d)

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Date: 27-Aug-2021

Location: Mannheim, Germany

Company: Alstom

Req ID:156122 

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 75 000 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.  

We are currently looking to recruit an ambitious, driven and team-spirited Project Manager (m/f/d) for our Onboard Projects, at Mannheim site.

As the Project Manager (m/f/d) you will lead the project and cope with the unique challenge of continually focusing on a pro-active management that the functions keep their delegated budgets, meet their schedules and deliver on their obligation. The Project Manager shall lead the team with the view of the full project including areas outside own Value Chain Entity and the overall impact on company performance.


Your tasks

  • Provide Leadership for local projects developing our product portfolio  
  • Manage project budget and value adding governance. Identify appropriate mitigation of all risks and capture opportunities
  • Maintain project schedule internally with both status and financial performance
  • Lead the Project Team members to successful completion of assigned tasks with the required quality within schedule and allocated budget
  • Interface to internal and external customers
  • Manage scope of the project and track changes. Keep in target the customer’s acceptance criteria.



  • Technical or business university degree in relevant field
  • Typically 4 years of Project Management experience of software projects engineering  
  • Demonstrates a strong communication and leadership skills to influence others with professionalism
  • A high degree of commercial acumen, couple with strong man-management skills at all levels
  • Customer orientation and take all necessary actions to ensure committed delivery
  • Knowledge of Alstom’s signalling products and systems will be considered an asset 
  • Organized and result minded with problem solving skills
  • As a person you are self-driven, flexible with excellent time management skills
  • Willing to travel internationally for short periods
  • Fluent English – both spoken and written. German is a plus


Would be an asset:

  • Technical knowledge and hand-on experience with Project Management tools and methodologies (a PMP / PMI / Prince 2 certification);



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.   



Job Type:​Experienced​

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