Group Manager Program Delivery

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Date: 03-Nov-2022

Location: Stockholm, SE

Company: Alstom

Req ID:222461 

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.


Alstom is looking for a Group manager Program delivery

based in Stockholm, Sweden

Are you looking for a new challenge and want to bring new green solutions to the world market? If you are driven by product development and believes that your team members are your most important assets, then we would like to get to know you! 


Purpose of the job:


Lead a team within our R&D department consisting of Program Development Managers (also called Technical program managers), Scrum Masters and Configuration Mangers  with focus on delivering key signalling platform solutions for the global market.


This includes:

  • Staff the team and allocate resources to ensure delivery of the programs according to QCD (Quality Cost Delivery) commitments,
  • Follow-up on program strategy and execution,
  • Identify, standardize and stabilise best practices, propose deployment across the R&D community,
  • Lead continuous team improvement, plan trainings and coach the team as well as nurture skill growth.



Your responsibilities:

  • Agree on and implement department guidelines with the engineering head and the peer domain leaders,
  • Ensure the right application of governance principles & processes and be part of improvement initiatives,
  • Be a strong contributor within the ongoing agile transformation,
  • Define clear team goals, delegate tasks and set deadlines,
  • Provide support to team program execution and drive for decisions regarding issues that affect deliveries,
  • Promote and be a role model of Alstom values – agile, inclusive, responsible,
  • Continuously motivate, encourage, train and develop resources, in cooperation with HR, as per approved performance evaluation process and targets,
  • Deploy new converged governance processes, methods and tools in collaboration with performance manager and quality department,
  • Collect REX (return of experience) from programs and share outcomes at department level,
  • Manage gaps between estimated workload and capacity, taking into account subcontracting & business strategies,
  • Commit in Program/Tender with QCD for the related programs


Your Qualifications:

  • Engineering and processes background including project deployment, full lifecycle view,
  • Preferably within similar industries (railway, automotive, aircraft, medical, nuclear, military),
  • Experience in project/program execution and management,
  • Experience of Agile development and/or transformation,
  • Cost, effort estimation and planning experience in engineering scope,
  • Hands-on experience on functional or hierarchical team management,
  • Knowledge of Alstom platforms/solutions is a plus.


Competencies & Skills: 

  • Empathic with good team leadership skills in multi-cultural environment,
  • Servant leadership with focus to remove impediments for the teamExcellent communication skills,
  • Open-minded and aware of cognitive biases
  • Collaborative, transparent, learning, and flexible 
  • A growth mindset thriving on challenges
  • Committed to delivery and quality, Problem solving with strong focus on finding solutions,
  • Fluent in English, Swedish is a plus.



What do we offer?

An agile, inclusive, and responsible culture that 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.

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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