Business Process & Tools Project Manager

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Date: 27-Jan-2023

Location: Toronto, ON, CA

Company: Alstom

 Req ID:401039 

Imagine playing a central role in reducing the carbon footprint of Canada’s busiest public transit system and doing so with a consistently ranked Top Employer with a global reach. As part of the ONxpress consortium, Alstom is proudly working to transform the collective mobility of the Greater Toronto and Hamilton areas (GTHA) through the On-Corridor Works project, and we are hiring for hundreds of roles. The GO Expansion scope : new electric locomotives, fleet upgrades, train control systems, network electrification, signalling, telecommunications and digital systems, maintenance, and much more.

Purpose of the job:

Following the award to Alstom of the GO Expansion project to transform collective mobility in Toronto, the Finance team is looking for a Business process & tools project manager.


The primary mission is to gather & consolidate all business requirement to support the definition of the target IS solutions of GO Expansion project and its interface with the Consortium own Cost Management System. She/he will be responsible for managing and coordinating Alstom’s ERP roll-out project for the Managing Unit GO Expansion. She/he will also be in charge of managing and coordinating the interface deployment of Alstom’s ERP with the Cost Management System of the consortium. In this role, you will be part of the GO Expansion project finance team based in Toronto. You will be the first point of contact for IS&T Partner and for the Consortium selected Cost Management System provider.


Reports directly to:

GO Expansion finance director


Accountability and authorities:

As actual implementation of the Alstom ERP and Cost Management System will be carried out by IS&T, the GO Expansion Business process & tools project manager will focus on collecting needs for the newly created Managing Unit GO Expansion,  facilitating the deployment of the ERP done by the IS&T team, ensuring that project team stakeholders inputs are gathered in due time and quality and participating to testing phase.

A strong focus will be made on the interface with ONxpress Transportation Cost Management System, which is instrumental to comply with open book contractual requirement and to ensure Alstom interest are preserved.

The Business process & tools project manager will have a key role to support implementation of processes and KPIs as per Alstom and customer requirements.

She/he will set-up the right governance with the Project team, IS&T and consortium partners, meaning:

  • Be the point of contact within the project team for the IS&T delivery team.

  • Facilitate the collection of business requirement needs for project IS solutions (ERP, Cost Management System…)

  • Ensure interdependency between all process interfaces are defined (& documented) to ultimately deliver value to Alstom & the ONxpress Transportation consortium

  • Support and advise the Finance project director in IS solutions related topics

  • Manage risk and mitigation plan and priorities with the IS&T delivery PM

  • Ensure that business objectives are achieved, and milestones reached to secure Alstom’s and ONxpress Transportation’s solutions start of service

  • Ensure Budget control & project deadlines are aligned with budget

  • Lead local change management on process and people (including training plan)

  • Manage communication within internal project team, and ONxpress Transportation providers

  • Assist IS&T department regarding project related matters: schedule, access, premises, etc

  • Become key-user for the GO Expansion project for ERP and CMS : ensure the correct technical implementation, conduct functional tests, design and conducts training, facilitate the Go live, capture and follow up of incidents and defects & be accountable for process solving issue




  • Bachelor degree in finance and accounting or in engineering


  • Project Management Professional certification



  • 10 years+ in a Finance and Accounting function or as business Analyst/architect on the Finance domain.

  • Extensive use of SAP ERP is a plus

  • Experience in project management and deployment processes

  • Experience of working as representative of the team to other stakeholders such as customer, suppliers and partners


Operational Competencies (Including Functional Knowledge)

  • Operational effectiveness / accountability

  • Good oral and written Communications skills in English

  • Team player

  • Flexibility & Adaptability

  • Ability to work in a multicultural and multidisciplinary environment


Leadership and Management Competencies

  • Problem-solving, driven & appropriate urgency awareness skills

  • Resilience

  • Motivation

  • Strategic vision

  • Influence Capacity

  • Change management

  • Risk Management


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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