Program Manager F/H

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Date: 27 May 2024

Location: Saint-Ouen, FR

Company: Alstom

Req ID:457842 

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 




As part of our Alstom Digital & Integrated Systems business, the Saint-Ouen Development Center (URBAN Center of Excellence) is in charge of Developing the main Alstom Urban CBTC Signaling Solutions (including Urbalis 400, a system deployed on more than 100 projects worldwide) and Supporting all regions for Bids & Project execution.


Urbalis U400 is the CBTC solution chosen for PERTH new project in Australia.

PERTH Program Manager oversees U400 dedicated development activities for PERTH and supports project deployment during Test & Commissioning, Trial Running, Revenue Service and Warranty phases. He/she is based in Saint-Ouen, France with strong link with on-shore project team in Australia. His/Her main missions and responsibilities are:

  • Drive QCD execution of PERTH program baseline (systems and products) and secure Program Delivery Plan


  • Structure coordination of Baseline Core Team


  • Regular Interface with Product development teams (and other Program Managers as needed)


  • Propose and maintain detailed roadmap (development & sustaining) aligned with Solution & Project needs


  • Manage, control and execute Baseline QCD (Quality Cost Delivery) in compliance with QCD commitments


  • Manage Delivery On-Time (IOT/DOT - IOTi/DOTi) commitment and changes


  • Coordinate Program Work Packages, risks and mitigation plans with concerned metiers


  • Ensure a close coordination between PERTH Program and Project teams


  • Operationally manage the Metier resources allocated to the program, provide leadership and ensure that the program teams fulfil efficiently its duties, including Projects technical support


  • Manage regular workload/workforce follow-up for PERTH and effective PIO between the sites (STO and Bangalore)


  • Applies process, methods and tools as referenced by the program plans
  • Implement effective governance cycle with structured KPIs/Dashboard to report


  • Ensure and drive regular Program Reviews (together with URBAN Platform management and Development Center director) to report Program operational execution and QCD consolidation


  • Propose and drive improvement action plans in Program (efficiency, competitiveness)




  • At least 2/3 years experience in System/product Engineering or project/Program management in digital/railway/automotive/aircraft
  • Engineering background including project deployment full lifecycle view
  • Hands-on experience on functional or hierarchical team management
  • Cost and planning control experience in engineering scope
  • Hands-on experience on Customer relationship on deliverables and scope management
  • 3/5 of experience in engineering or industrialization ; or in support function when high level of activities were performed



  • Products and services knowledge on different market segments (Urban, Mainline, F&M, Network and Telecom - N&T)
  • Economics financial in R&D environment (Return on investment, decision making…)
  • Engineering product development full lifecycle view
  • Safety background
  • Hardware, Software, IT technology background
  • Knowledge of main development management methods


 Competencies & Skills

  • Communication skills in a technical environment
  • Interpersonal skills (teamwork and leadership)
  • Risk assessment & opportunities and ability to anticipate and mobilize team to reach objective
  • Decision-making ability
  • Problem-solving ability
  • Analytical and critical thinking
  • Resilience



You will be based in our premises in Saint-Ouen

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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