Group Railway Safety Management System Manager

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Date: 7 May 2023

Location: Saint-Ouen, FR

Company: Alstom

Req ID:332022 

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


Purpose of the job:

Support the Group RSA Director to :

  1. Develop and maintain the Railway Safety Management System of Alstom ensuring:
  • the Railway Safety Policy is implemented
  • compliance with the main Regulations and Standards
  1. Coordinate and animate the Railway safety effort, lobbying, knowledge and culture


Support the Alstom Group Railway Safety Director in the specific activities:

Railway Safety Management System

  • Deploy the Safety policy Through the Alstom Safety Management System and maintain it
  • Propose any improvement or axis for development of Railway Safety 
  • RSA process owner to ensure consistency between Businesses / platforms in term of main processes
  • Coordinate the effort to ensure deployment within PL/platforms/regions                                                                                 
  • Propose governance for Alstom SMS and indicators to measure safety performance

Railway Safety Issue Management

  • Organize and implement the tools required for alert management
  • Ensure consistency in the way of working regarding potential safety issues
  • Support the Alstom and Regional governance (presentation-participation) e.g.  to the TOP10 Sterco”

Railway Safety Knowledge and culture

  • Support the Management in the nomination of World Class Engineering (WCE) Railway Safety expert
  • Animate the Railway Safety network (especially the Core Team) and organize safety day
  • Deploy the Railway Safety Culture according to the competencies and knowledge requirements (training & awareness)

External bodies working group related to Railway Safety

  • Ensure a vision of the participation of safety experts within the external safety working group (e.g. CENELEC- European norms, ERA - European Railway Agency)
  • Ensure we have a common Alstom position  outside Alstom when involved externally

Performance measurements:

  • Management of RSA KPIs


Educational Requirements:  Advanced University Degree in Engineering

Mandatory: MASTER degree in Engineering




  • Minimum 10 years of experience in the Railway Safety domain
  • Minimum technical knowledge on railway System, Rolling Stock, Signaling and Infrastructure
  • Significant experience of international projects.
  • Successful experience in managing teams.
  • Knowledge of Railway Safety regulations and standards


  • Successful experience in working in a multi-site, multi-cultural environment.
  • Recognition of expertise (internal or external)
  • Experience in converting safety and reliability strategy into actionable items improving the product performance and cost.

Competencies & Skills

  • Apply ALSTOM Discipline and Processes, Leadership qualities, Resilience, Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, Internal and external influencing skills, Strategic vision, Foster Open Dialogue and Listens, Manage Conflicts of Ideas, Fluent in English

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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