Development Cost Initiative Leader

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Date: 19-Sep-2022

Location: Saint-Ouen, FR

Company: Alstom

Req ID:250482 

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


Train Design métier team is in charge to define, deploy and implement processes, métier rules and standard solutions for all rolling stock and components mechanical population worldwide. Joining this team is a great opportunity to develop your network, get exposure with various sites worldwide and contribute to Alstom strategic axes of operational excellence.


Within Central Engineering in Saint-Ouen, in the Train Design functional team, we are looking for a Knowledge Management Leader.

The job covers the metier referential management, the competencies & knowledge management, the training definition and its organisation, for key resources. It implies strong interaction with HR, Engineering central functions, experts and key operational roles.


Purpose of the job:

Lead the development and the déployment of tools & KPI applicable to all ALSTOM Mechanical Developments :

  • Non-Recurring Cost prediction tool, for tenders
  • Earn value management and related progress KPI, for project execution

Interfaces with project performance and finance organizations and tools

Non-Recurring Cost prediction tool, for tenders:

  • Clarify needs and build a roadmap, in line with Alstom transformation program constraints
  • Manage the transfer into a global Engineering Tool,
  • Maintain the current tool, and supports users
  • Manage cost data base update (sites contributions, including STO in particular), motivate operational to contribute.
  • Include a risk & saving module in connection with functions initiatives implementation, and project challenge assessment


Earn value management and related progress KPI, for project execution:

  • Based on standard schedule, define the earn value measurement and its connection with the financial progress
  • Define the base physical progress KPI and their connection to the earn value measurement

After 1 year, take in charge all mechanical development KPI and management tool, including:

  • Tension KPIs (anticipate the difficulty to reach a transversal performance considering the decisions already locked, by the work progress, the target carry over, the anticipated procurement specifications, …)
  • Decision control KPI
  • Global tool for activity follow-up, progress reporting, hours booking, deliverable validation and earn value measurement


Competencies & Skills

  • 5 to 10 years experience in an industrial domain, including 2 years in charge of re-occurring cost prediction in tender or cost & physical progress follow-up during project execution.
  • Experience in data modeling and data management tools specification, development and implementation
  • Industrial project execution milestones and general process
  • Tools development and deployment


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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