Project Manager - Telecoms Sub-System

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Date: 28 Nov 2023

Location: Toronto, ON, CA

Company: Alstom

Req ID:310721 

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


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.


For this project, we are looking for a Project Manager - Telecoms Sub-System in order to lead the deployment of the Network and Telecoms in close collaboration with our partners.


The Project Manager is responsible for the management and successful completion of cross-functional activities leading to the delivery of a complex project sub-system, fulfilling both customer needs and committed QCDP objectives.


They will:

  • Manage cross-functionally sub-system level stakeholders, activities and deliverables and make needed arbitration (engineering, product and process, Make or Buy, Costs, Milestones, Interfaces, etc.) to reach QCDP commitment
  • Coordinate sub-system activities with other project stakeholders including integration teams’ other sub-systems and project level functions.

Key accountabilities

1/ Contribute to successful Project execution on allocated sub-system scope of work: 

  • Apply Project Strategy according to defined contractual and Project commitments and targets, as allocated on sub-system.
  • Actively contribute to Project performance
  • Alert in case of deviations impacting project objectives; actively contribute to risks and opportunity management
  • Ensure compliance with applicable rules, instructions and standards, process & tools: Code of Ethics & Compliance, EHS, Railway Safety, Quality, Sourcing, Project Management.


2/ Lead and coordinate sub-system activities and stakeholders, from requirement capture/analysis to the end of project contractual obligations limited to the sub-system scope of work: 

  • Achieve QCDP objectives of its sub-system 
  • Cascade and allocate sub-system requirements and QCDP objectives to sub-system team members
  • Implement sub-system WBS 
  • Plan, monitor, control and manage sub-system end-to-end activities (scope, schedule, resources, cost, risks, saving, opportunities)
  • Coordinate and support consistent cross-functional execution of sub-system objectives, activities and deliverables (Engineering, R&D programmes, Sourcing, Supply Chain, Indus when applicable, RAMS, etc.)
  • Lead teams in successful achievement of project objectives, synchronize stakeholders at sub-system level and ensure stakeholder alignments
  • Perform sub-system level decisions and trade-offs
  • Rebase lining and change management at sub-system level
  • Manage sub-system situation and KPI, and report with transparency 
  • Upon request from Project Manager (PM), is delegated to represent Alstom towards Customer and external stakeholders 


3/ Coordinate and synchronize sub-system activities with other sub-systems and project teams:

  • Actively contribute to the resolution of overarching/transverse optimizations or issues 
  • Manage interface with project-level team members & project office (e.g. industrialization, control of configuration management, sourcing, quality) and ask if necessary, for PM arbitration
  • Manage interface with train-level teams (in charge of architecture and integration) and other sub-system teams and ask if necessary, for Chief Engineer/Chief Operation arbitration


Performance measurements

  • Delivery of sub-system in accordance with QCD targets (QCD KPIs) and all contractual requirements
  • Sub-system gate review on time
  • Compliance with Project Strategy according to defined contractual and Project commitments and targets, as allocated on sub-system.



  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering
  • Minimum 15 years of experience
  • Experience of working in and with multi-national companies and in different business cultures
  • Knowledgeable of ALSTOM way of working for efficient process execution is preferred
  • Global knowledge of the sub-system is preferred
  • Project Manageement skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Leadership, entrepreneurship mindset and result oriented
  • Good knowledge of Project Management processes
  • Capacity to coordinate and ensure collaboration of muli-site/multi-metier teams


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. 


 Job Type:​Experienced​

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