Site Manager

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Date: 20-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: Site manager
Based at: Sofia, Bulgaria



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 Site Manager is responsible and mandated to lead, manage and control all ITC related activities in the project to deliver on requirement, budget and schedule at one or more sites. Supports the Project Manager in representing the project in all ITC related matters towards the customer. Represents the ITC function within the Project Core Team. Ensures all staff receives (or has received) necessary safety and other training for efficient and safe execution. Implements works (including installations, modifications, tests, adjustments) in accordance with processes, requirements and local rules. Mediates with designated local Customer representative for smooth daily operation for the Customer and timely completion in budget of BT obligations. Ensures vehicle/wayside equipment and delivered with required safety functionality of installed and tested products. Ensures observations and incidents are documented and actionned/dispositionned to properly trigger and implement containment actions, problem resolution or closure, as applicable


Specific responsibilities of the role:

  • Leads the Project Core Team in all applicable ITC processes and activities
  • Coordinates ITC team on site. Ensures that sufficient and adequately skilled resources are available to perform the ITC deliverables
  • Ensures that ITC processes are implemented, communicated, used and supported in the project
  • Responsible that all ITC related deliverables as described in the WBS are performed in a timely manner and delivered in accordance with contract requirements, through planning, communication and control
  • Responsible to report to Project Core Team progress of the ITC related activities and assist the Project Manager with ITC matters during project reviews.
  • Manages a control-system for monitoring activities and action progress at the field sites.
  • Coordinate the time schedules. Supervise the planning and execution of all site works.
  • Reviews ITC project plan with costumer
  • Follow-up our sub-contractors responsibilities.
  • Responsible, within the context of the specific project, to ensure that delivered products receives agreed rectification through retrofit programs and similar.
  • Ensures that field experience and field-data is feed-back to the project in accordance with the ITC processes during start-up, design, realization and field support phases.
  • Participates in the project preparation. Responsible, together with the Project Manager, to establish the ITC plan, including the clear definition and agreement for the use of the customer’s infrastructure, the installation, testing and commissioning plan of the field components, the implementation of a rigorous incident management organization, the follow-up of the NCRs, the engagement of suppliers and the related claim management, the management of the required ITC staff, etc.
  • Implements and enforces EHS requirements on site with the support of EHS team representatives
  • Conduct and record regular occupational safety and environmental tours and assure that identified issues are followed up.


Experience & Qualification:

  • Engineering degree or equivalent
  • Typically five-year experience as Site Manager
  • Minimum eight years of relevant experience
  • English : advanced level
  • Computer knowledge: MS Office

Bulgarian language will be a plu

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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