Signaling Planner - AlUla

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Date: 7 May 2024

Location: Riyadh, SA

Company: Alstom

Req ID:451820 


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, more than 80 000 colleagues lead the way to greener and smarter mobility worldwide, connecting cities as we reduce carbon and replace cars.



Could you be the full-time onsite Signaling Planning Manager in AlUla, SA we’re looking for?

Your future role

Take on a new challenge and apply your comprehensive project management expertise in a new cutting-edge field. You’ll work alongside dedicated, strategic, and collaborative teammates. You'll lead the charge in managing the Project planning activity from inception to closure, ensuring efficiency and excellence throughout the project lifecycle. Day-to-day, you’ll work closely with teams across the business (Engineering, Procurement, Quality Assurance), oversee the development of comprehensive project schedules, and much more.


We’ll look to you for:

  • Highlighting the critical path and risks linked to the schedule and proposing optimization & mitigation actions,

  • Accurate reporting on Work Package progress to ensure coordinated functional activity on the project,

  • Anticipating and resolving problems and bottlenecks in a timely manner to prevent negative impact on the project,

  • Providing accurate data to enable the Project Manager to ensure that coordinated project activity complies with delivery and business targets,

  • Highlighting the gap between the actual progress and the baseline scheduling,

  • Continuously monitoring the program to accurately reflect progress and milestones,

  • Maintaining the interface between core team members to ensure that all project reporting is coordinated, robust, timely, and accurate,

  • Reporting and monitoring on a weekly and monthly basis with Physical progress curves preparation,

  • Ensuring that regular project coordination meetings are conducted on the status of the project with specific reference to engineering activity, sourcing, quality, cost, and delivery

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:

  • Degree in Engineering, Business, or a related field,

  • Experience or understanding of project management principles and practices within the railway or similar industry,

  • Knowledge of project planning tools and software (e.g., Primavera P6, MS Project),

  • Ability to identify critical paths and manage project risks,

  • Strong analytical skills to interpret project data and performance metrics,

  • Resilience and adaptability to manage project changes and challenges,

  • Familiarity with engineering documentation, materials planning, and site activities coordination


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:

  • Work with innovative project management tools and methodologies to enhance project delivery,

  • Progress towards becoming a leader in signaling project execution and strategy,

  • Collaborate with transverse teams and helpful colleagues,

  • Contribute to innovative projects,

  • Benefit from a fair and dynamic reward package that recognises your performance and potential, plus comprehensive and competitive social coverage (life, medical)



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!


Important to note

As a global business, we’re an equal-opportunity employer that celebrates diversity across the 63  countries we operate in. We’re committed to creating an inclusive workplace for everyone.



Job Type:​Experienced​

Job Segment: Quality Assurance, Procurement, Project Manager, Technology, Operations

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