Deputy Project Manager

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Date: 04-Jan-2022

Location: Toronto, ON, Canada

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 75,000 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.   


Purpose of the Job:
Manage Projects until contract closure, respecting the Quality, Cost & Delivery commitments as well as the EHS and Safety targets. 

Responsible for profit and loss of project scope.   


Overall Responsibilities:

Acting as a key member of the Project Execution team, the Project Manager (PM) is responsible for the performance and execution of the customer contract on time and within budget. The PM is expected to manage customer expectations as well as lead the internal project team in the pursuit of these objectives. Using standard project management practices based on the PMI standards, the PM will be expected to tightly manage cost, scope, and schedule commitments within their project. 


Performance Measurements:

• Respect of Project Management Processes, Methods & Tools
• Project Quality, Cost, Delivery (QCD) commitment
• Design for Quality Review Cycle (DFQ) Gate Review (GR) GO ON TIME & GR ON TIME
• Sales, Cash, Gross Margin and inventory (hard / soft)
• Project EHS KPI



  • Deliver projects according to QCD, Contract and Safety commitments as specified at contract signature & related signed Variation Orders
  • Be the leader of the internal planning.  Drive the PrEM, Systems, and SW development teams to meet the needed schedule.  
  • Drive performance of subcontractors for specified scopes of work
  • Monitor and organize field activities, to include close coordination with Test & Commissioning and Verification & Validation teams to ensure seamless communication and coordination across functions to deliver the project. 
  • Ensure that the project workload needs are well forecasted and anticipated by Project Core Team.
  • Participate & prepare Monthly Project Review (MPR) of projects under his / her control as per rules defined in MPR instructions
  • Define, review & adjust strategies of the project with Projects Director and Customer Director.
  • Lead operationally the Project Core Team, defining the project priorities
  • Support Customer Director in proposing and negotiating variation orders and claims with customer
  • Support Customer Director in getting customer acceptance of the project
  • Ensure Alstom Project Management Processes, Methods and Tools are applied on project
  • Ensure EHS rules are applied and a safety culture is respected and followed within the Project execution team.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering related field
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in project management, ideally within Rail Industry
  • Experience managing construction works
  • Certified PMP preferred



ALSTOM endeavors to make its recruitment process accessible to any and all users.  Reasonable accommodations will be provided, upon request, to applicants with disabilities in order to facilitate equal opportunity throughout the recruitment and selection process.

Alstom is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer of Women and Minorities.  
Alstom is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer of Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.
Alstom is a drug-free workplace.


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