Project Director

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Date: 03-Nov-2021

Location: Singapore, Singapore

Company: Alstom

Req ID:187881 

We create smart innovations to meet the mobility challenges of today and tomorrow. We design and manufacture a complete range of transportation systems, from high-speed trains to electric buses and driverless trains, as well as infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a truly global community of more than 70000 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.  

Purpose of the job
Drive the execution of project according to contractual requirements and customer expectations (summarized in contract charter), to maximize the results with respect to cash and margin whilst delivering on time, in conformity with Alstom project management and execution processes,
Be accountable for project QCDP and project EHS
Ensure Alstom legal and contractual rights are protected


Main responsibilities

Be accountable for project QCDP performance and optimize Project Financial performance (Margin & Cash)

  • As WP Owner of the Project Management Work Package, he/she is QCDP accountable for all the activities of his/her WP. 

Be responsible for the project governance, define project strategy in line with contract requirements, including PMP elaboration and objectives allocation to Sub-Systems (planning, cost, quality, performance)

Lead and coordinate project activities and stakeholders from transfer to close-out including:

  • Proper transfer from tender to project
  • Definition of Project objectives and main drivers (product/service performance, planning) to achieve customer satisfaction in the frame of the Contract
  • Resources management: 
  • Define in advance project core team staffing, as well as his/her WP resources
  • Escalate when project resources available do not match the project needs
  • Team leading, including Core Team and when applicable Project Managers of internal and external partners: 
  • Make sure that key project stakeholders are aligned towards project/ goals.
  • Engage project teams in the successful achievement of project objectives and strengthen relationships among them
  • Synchronize internal partners and arbitrate when necessary
  • Alignment with contractual requirements and management of variation orders. Arbitration of Q, C, D, P re-baselining and change management at project level. Manage claim and litigations if needed
  • Proactive risk, saving and opportunity management 
  • Management of the project progress and its KPIs, and reports to senior management, with transparency during the business/critical project reviews. He/She is the representative of the project towards Alstom management.
  • Ensuring compliance with applicable rules, instructions and standards: Code of Ethics & Compliance, EHS, Railway Safety, Quality, Project Management Manual

Manage customer and external stakeholders’ relationship

  • Continuously ensuring alignment with customer contractual requirements 
  • Ensuring contract management and variation orders towards customer


Education Requirement




15 years experience as project manager in railway industry of which at least 5 years experience of medium critical projects
Experience of working in and with multi-national companies and in different business cultures


Competencies & Skills

Project management skills  
Good communication skills 
Team management (capacity to coordinate and ensure collaboration of multi-site/multi-metier teams)
Leadership, entrepreneurship mindset and result oriented
Good Knowledge of Project management processes
Good knowledge of railway products and systems
Conflict and crisis management
Ability to manage customer relationship
Advanced negotiation skills 
Complexity management skills

An agile, inclusive and responsible culture is the foundation of our company where diverse people are offered excellent opportunities to grow, learn and advance in their careers.  We are committed to encouraging our employees to reach their full potential, while valuing and respecting them as individuals.   



Job Type:​Experienced​

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