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 70,000 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.   



Acting as a key member of the Project Execution team, the Deputy Project Manager (DPM) is responsible for the performance and execution of the customer contract on time and within budget. The DPM 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 DPM 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 offers competitive salaries, an excellent benefits package, and flexible work options, as well as a uniquely diverse and unified team of professionals.  Our culture supports an environment where employees can continuously learn and gain professional growth through education, exciting projects and career mobility.  Alstom recognizes your achievements and excellent performance through various performance incentive, recognition and reward programs.  Our commitment is to you, the employee. Come work in an environment that is driven by integrity, innovation and visionary thinking.  Make switch to a new track and join Alstom today!


Alstom abides by the requirements of Canadian equal employment laws. These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or other status.


Accommodations for Applicants with Disabilities


Alstom provides reasonable accommodations and/or assistance to applicants with disabilities and disabled veterans (including but not limited to other protected veterans and individuals with known physical and mental limitations).  If you need a reasonable accommodation/assistance for any part of the application and/or hiring process, please note this in our online application.

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