Project Risk Manager

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Date: 14-Nov-2022

Location: Toronto, ON, CA

Company: Alstom

Req ID:360582 

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.



Anticipate and manage risks and opportunities of the Project in an efficient and pro-active manner.

Ensure mitigation plans are defined and related actions are performed.

Support the Project Manager and the Project Team on risks aspects.



Risk Management Policy and Procedures:

  • Define and implement a Project Risk Management Plan (possible part of the PMP).
  • Ensure that Project members are trained at an appropriate level in the discipline of Risk Management by running seminars and training courses.


Risk Identification and Assessment:

  • Act as a support to Project Team for the identification and the assessment of risks, and the implementation and follow-up of mitigation actions.
  • Act as leader on risk identification ‘brainstorming’ sessions.
  • Propose risk owners within the Project for approval by the Project Manager.
  • Evaluate each identified risk in collaboration with the risk owners.


Risk Mitigation and Monitoring:

  • Act as a support to risk owners for the definition, the implementation and the follow-up of mitigation actions.
  • Ensure that the approved risk mitigation actions are integrated into the main Project schedule and budget, by linking with the project schedule and cost control team.
  • Monitor progress on risks and risk mitigation actions.


Risk Reporting:

  • Create and maintain consolidated Risk Register.
  • Produce regular Risk Assessment Reports
  • Promoting the Alstom Code of Ethics and adhering to the highest standards of ethical conduct.


Performance measurements:

  • Regular risk sessions held with the Core Team and Work Packages Owners
  • Clear mitigation plans with Person in Charge identified
  • Traceability of the information and decisions for Monthly Project Review, Sector Project Review
  • Deeper investigation with the Core Team in case of main risk occurring on a project


Educational Requirements  

  • BA's degree in Engineering
  • Project management background
  • Good knowledge of railway products and systems
  • AACE Certified (DRMP) is an asset
  • IPMA-D, PMP certification is an asset


Experience & Competencies

  • 5-10 years of experience in Risk management processes
  • Ability to detect unusual risks out of RFP documents and level of ambition taken within the offered solutions (including costing and planning aspects)
  • Anticipation skill
  • Negotiation skill
  • Ability to build agreed mitigation commitments
  • Strong collaboration and communication skills


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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