Project Manager

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Date: 23-Sep-2022

Location: West Mifflin, PA, US

Company: Alstom

Req ID:352515 

 

What if you could join us on a journey with a tangible impact and purpose?

 

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 & JOB CODE

Job Title (Job Code):         Project Manager (PB-PM-03_300)

 

PURPOSE OF THE JOB

  • Drive the execution of project with high criticality, according to contractual requirements and customer expectations (summarized in contract charter), to maximize the results with respect to cash and margin whilst delivering on time, in conformity with Alstom project management and execution processes,
  • Be accountable for project QCDP and project EHS,
  • Ensure Alstom legal and contractual rights are protected,
  • Seek and propose to the Customer Director / Platform additional opportunities.

 

ORGANISATION

Organisation structure (job belongs to..)

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

 

Reports directly to:

Region of Destination (depending on project criticity/business: Region SVP, Country MD, Site Project Director, Head of Regional Cluster)

 

Other reporting to:

Region of Origin (depending on project criticity/business: Region SVP, Country MD, Site Project Director, Head of Regional Cluster).  Region of origin is the region of PM physical location. In case the PM is located close to the customer, his functional and hierarchical links are the same

 

Direct reports:

Depending on project organisation

 

 

Network & Links

Internal

  • Customer Director
  • Project Team
  • Line Managers providing resources
  • Project Office
  • TPP
  • Support functions (Finance, Tax, Legal, etc..) and other project stakeholders

External

  • Customer
  • Supplier
  • Partners (if any)

 

MAIN RESPONSABILITIES  

 

1/ Be accountable for project QCDP performance and optimize Project Financial performance (Margin & Cash)

  • As WP Owner of the Project Management Work Package, he/she is QCDP accountable for all the activities of his/her WP.

 

2/ Be responsible for the project governance. Define project strategy in line with contract requirements, including PMP elaboration and objectives allocation to Sub-Systems (planning, cost, quality, performance)

 

3/ Lead and coordinate project activities and stakeholders from transfer to close-out including:

  • Proper transfer from tender to project
  • Definition of Project objectives and main drivers (product/service performance, planning) to achieve customer satisfaction in the frame of the Contract
  • Resources management:
    • Define in advance project core team staffing, as well as his/her WP resources
    • Escalate when project resources available do not match the project needs
  • Team leading, including Core Team and when applicable Project Managers of internal and external partners:
    • Make sure that key project stakeholders are aligned towards project/ goals.
    • Engage project teams in the successful achievement of project objectives and strengthen relationships among them
    • Synchronize internal partners and arbitrate when necessary
  • Alignment with contractual requirements and management of variation orders. Arbitration of Q,C,D,P re-baselining and change management at project level. Manage claim and litigations if needed
  • Proactive risk, saving and opportunity management

 

 

  • Management of the project progress and its KPIs, and reports to senior management, with transparency during the business/critical project reviews. He/She is the representative of the project towards Alstom management.
  • Ensuring compliance with applicable rules, instructions and standards: Code of Ethics & Compliance, EHS, Railway Safety, Quality, Project Management Manual

 

4/ Manage customer and external stakeholders’ relationship

  • Continuously ensuring alignment with customer contractual requirements
  • Alstom representative towards Customers and when applicable external stakeholders (Consortium, JV …)
  • Ensuring contract management and variation orders towards customer

 

 

Performance measurements:  

  • Project Performance Indicator (PPI)
  • Gate review Go on time / OTD- GR
  • Cash-in
  • Customer Satisfaction
  • EHS when applicable

 

 MAIN REQUIRED COMPETENCES

Educational Requirements

Mandatory:

  • BS Degree

Desirable:

  • IPMA level C (or equivalent)

Experience

Mandatory:

  • 5 years experience as: sub-system/component manager or qualified project manager or manager of an operational scope
  • Experience of working in and with multi-national companies and in different business cultures

Desirable:

  • Knowledgeable of ALSTOM way of working for efficient process execution

 

Competencies & Skills

  • Project management skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Team management (capacity to coordinate and ensure collaboration of multi-site/multi-metier teams)
  • Leadership, entrepreneurship mindset and result oriented
  • Good Knowledge of Project management processes
  • Knowledge of railway products and systems
  • Ability to manage customer relationship
  • Negotiation 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?  

 

Join us and shape your career with us!

 

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. 

 

Effective 29 January 2021, Alstom completed the acquisition of Bombardier Transportation. This is a Bombardier Transportation Legal Entity Position - positions at Bombardier Transportation companies are all members of the Alstom Group.

 


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