Project/Program Configuration and Change Manager (m/f/d)

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Date: 2 Dec 2023

Location: Mannheim, DE

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, customized services, infrastructure, signaling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a caring, responsible, and innovative company where more than 70,000 people lead the way to a greener and smarter mobility, worldwide.


We are currently looking to recruit a Project/Program Configuration and Change Manager (m/f/d) in Mannheim, Germany.


Your role:
•    Keeps the project/program Configuration and Change Management under control during the whole project/program life cycle
•    Plans, integrates, develops, drives and monitors the application of the Configuration Management process and verifies that the Change Management process is properly applied and CM principles are rigorously respected


•    Plans, implements and drives CCM process within their project or program
•    Analyses, reviews and provides the compliance statement on CCM related requirements (customer, partner and internal)
•    Creates and maintains the Configuration Strategy and publishes Configuration Baselines and Target Configurations
•    Verifies and releases components that will be considered as Configuration items 
•    Ensures Supplier Configuration Management incl. CM requirement negotiation.
•    Monitors the CM process and Configuration Status including reporting
•    Manages the Change Boards
•    Ensures the "end-to-end" traceability of every change request including assignment to Baseline and/ or Target Configuration
•    Ensures completeness, correctness, clarity and timeline
•    Reports CCM process performance (KPIs) and derivates and manages actions
•    Ensures the necessary Configuration and Change Management tools are in place including all interfaces (e.g. Partners)
•    Supports analyzing, reviewing and maintaining CCM related risks and opportunities
•    Ensures that physical and functional CCM audits are performed
•    Ensures configuration is formalized and adequate at any time to deliver the configuration and change documentation to the stakeholders (e.g. customer, supplier, partner)

•    Graduate of University Degree in any of Engineering/Project Management/Business Management or equivalent - desirable
•    Profound understanding of Configuration & Change Management and how its related processes such as Requirements Management, Data Management and Document Control inter-relate with the Business Processes
•    Experiences in Business Process Management, Project Management, Risk Management, Supply Chain, Engineering and Industrialization
•    Experiences in working in an international environment
•    Fluent English language skills
•    Very good German as a must
•    Minimum of 5 years of experience in a relevant role as a must
•    Leadership skills
•    Knowledge of the AT standard information systems of the digital chain (SAP, PLM, Change Tools, etc.)
•    CMII certificate - desirable
•    Strong multi-tasking skills


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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