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Project Configuration & Change Manager

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Date: 30-Sep-2021

Location: Savigliano, CN, Italy

Company: Alstom

Req ID:117624 

 

     We create smart innovations to meet the mobility challenges of now and the future. We design and manufacture a complete range of transportation systems: from high-speed trains to electric buses, autonomous subways, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a truly global community of 36.300 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.

JOB TITLE & PURPOSE OF THE JOB

Job Title: Project Change and Configuration Manager (PrCCM)

 

Purpose of the job:

  • Keep the project configuration under control during the whole life-cycle of the Project.
  • Manage the Change process in the project and ensure Configuration is formalised and adequate at any time to deliver the configuration and change documentation to the Customer.

POSITION IN THE ORGANISATION

Organisation structure:  

Member of the Project Core Team

Reports directly to:

Site Conf&Change Manager and Project Manager

 

Other reporting to:          

Functional manager (if any) Head of Department or Site Projects Director

Direct reports:

no

Network & Links   

Internal

  • All PrXMs, Participating Units, Product Managers
  • Project Contract Manager

External

  • Customer, Partners, Suppliers (following Project Manager directives)

ACCOUNTABILITIES & AUTHORITIES

Responsibilities

  • Ensure application of configuration and change general procedures and instructions
  • Issue configuration and change management plan, with PM and PrEM to implement the configuration and change management process in the Project
  • Set up, plan and organize the Configuration Control Board (CCB) meetings:
  • Collect the Change Requests (CR)
  • Verify that the changes are well documented
  • Send the CR to the PrEM for analysis and CP (Change Proposal) preparation
  • Collect the Change Proposals and send it in advance to the participants of the CCB to check the impacts
  • Collect (if needed) QCD impacts (Quality, Cost, Delivery)
  • Establish the CCB reports
  • Coordinate and federate all the project actors regarding configuration and changes
  • Organize and manage the project evolutions through changes activities
  • Respond to project priorities or urgencies
  • Ensure rigorous traceability and reporting
  • Record, from actors’ information, the projected rank/date of change application (serial application, retrofit)
  • Organize and update configuration and change database for the project
  • Issue and monitor the action plan, assigning the Change Orders to the doers
  • Issue and monitor the change application, assigning the Change Notice to the doers
  • Manage with PrXMs project baselines:
  • Configuration items identification; baselines management (coherency checking)
  • Ensure interfaces with sub-systems confirm baseline definition. Support PrXMs in the baseline integration
  • Control configuration (compare realised/applicable)
  • Perform Configuration verifications
  • Issue configuration & change KPIs
  • Promoting the Alstom Code of Ethics and adhering to the highest standards of ethical conduct.

EXPERIENCE PREREQUISITES & REQUIRED COMPETENCES

Educational Requirements 

Mandatory:

  • Graduate of Engineering University or equivalent
  • Project management background level depending on the complexity of the Project/Program
  • Good knowledge of railway products and systems

Experience  

Mandatory:

  • Knowledge of change & configuration processes within ALSTOM way of Working

Competencies & Skills 

  • Ability to communicate with all actors involved to produce efficient CCB preparation
  • Systematic, rigorous and organised, able to sort out different matters at concurrent time period.
  • Ability to detect side effects of ongoing changes to alert the relevant person

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