Safety Assurance Manager

Date: 14-Aug-2019

Location: Sydney, NSW, Australia

Company: Alstom

Req ID:42664 

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.

We are currently seeking a Safety Assurance Manager to join our team. In this role, you will be responsible for developing System Safety Cases and working with customers and authorities on the Alstom methodology for Safety Management and Safety demonstration. Specifically, this position will concentrate on delivering Alstom Safety Assurance commitments for our European Train Control (ETCS) projects.


Key Responsibilities for this Role Include:


  • Ensure the strict application of Alstom Safety Management processes and tools
  • Decide on the method of safety assurance to be applied on projects, in accordance with the Alstom Transport Safety policy and the Project’s relevant standards (CENELEC, IEC…)
  • Establish the Safety Assurance Plan, Safety Analysis, Hazard Log, Safety Report
  • Build the System Safety Case, integrating the Safety Cases of the associated products and generic applications, and ensure its completeness and acceptance
  • Convince customers / national safety authority / partners / consultants / safety assessors of the Alstom approach and methodology for safety management & safety demonstration
  • Defend Safety Case argumentations in front of internal and external assessors; define and follow-up action plans to close the findings of the assessor.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience Required Includes:


  • Tertiary qualification in a relevant engineering discipline
  • Relevant experience working within Safety Assurance in a rail environment (signalling preferred)
  • Previous experience within Signalling Systems Engineering, specifically with exposure to ETCS technology and projects
  • Strong analytical and interpretation skills
  • Strong relationship building, influencing and negotiation skills.


This is an exciting time to join Alstom! We can offer you a genuine career opportunity with the potential for global mobility.

We believe that a diverse and inclusive workforce is a lever to running a sustainable and successful business. We are dedicated to creating an inclusive environment where all our employees are encouraged to reach their full potential, and individual differences are valued and respected.



Job Type:​Experienced​

Job Segment: Manager, Management

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