Project Manager

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Date: 16-Oct-2021

Location: Sofia, 23, Romania

Company: Alstom

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 36 300 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.  

Job title: Project Manager
Based at: Bulgaria- Sofia



In Central Eastern Europe, Alstom is Number 1 mobility player with 7,000 people in 20 countries and over 10 industrial sites.

For almost 30 years, Alstom has been an innovative pioneer playing an important role in Romania’s transition towards a modern and sustainable railway transport. From state-of-the-art digital rail control, to infrastructure and electrification projects, along with metro trains and the long-term maintenance of the metro fleet in the country’s capital city Bucharest, Alstom is constantly making a difference in the mainline and urban rail transport in Romania.


In Bulgaria we manage several projects including a major contract to design and install an ERTMS signalling and telecommunication system along the Bulgarian 300-km Plovdiv-Burgas railway line (one of the most important rail signalling projects in Europe in recent years).


Through the diversity and complexity of its projects, Alstom is a very attractive employer for the young generations of specialists, giving them a unique chance to professionally grow in an international environment with access to worldwide knowledge and capabilities.


The Project Manager acts within the boundaries of the contract together with the Country Management and the project team in order to deliver the object of the contract to the customer.


Specific responsibilities of the role:

  • The Project Manager contributes to management of the project team and subcontractors personnel in order to allow the execution of the project on time and within budget
  • Contributes to the successful completion of the assigned tasks within schedule, allocated budgets and scope to the required quality.
  • Is responsible to apply the key Project Management Processes and the applicable tools for the implementation of these processes in his area of activity
  • Ensures that all project team members that he coordinates have sufficient financial and reporting governance and to ensure all risks and opportunities are properly addressed and mitigated.
  • Contributes to achievement of all the quality, cost, delivery commitments for all work packages
  • Contributes to the management in convergence of all work packages as an integrated whole to meet the QCD commitments
  • Develop and implement plans to improve project results beyond established budgets and targets.  Monitor, control, and report monthly all financial aspects of the project consistent with the contractual requirements and approved project management procedures
  • Drive and make decisions for issues that affect performance at the Project level
  • Drive and make decisions on work packages to ensure successful project execution.
  • Prepares and support management for all Project Reviews and Gate Reviews, including organization and reporting at project level
  • Establishes and maintains customer interfaces in order to promote, monitor, and maintain a high level of customer satisfaction. Anticipate and satisfy the customer's needs, while operating within established policies, procedures and commercial guidelines
  • Contributes to identify, resolve and manage impact of all variation orders and internal changes.
  • Contributes to identify and minimize all risks and maximize savings for the project


Experience & Qualification:

Technical upper education;

General knowledge on project management

Knowledge on financial and legal requirements regarding the coordination of the specific activity

English : advanced level

Computer knowledge: MS Office, Lotus Notes, Visio, and scheduling software use

Bulgarian language will be a plus

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.   



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