Project Planning Manager F/H

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Date: 2 Feb 2024

Location: Toulouse, 31, FR

Company: Alstom

Req ID:443893 

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 


At Alstom, we understand transport networks and what moves people. From high-speed trains, metros, monorails, and trams, to turnkey systems, services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility, we offer our diverse customers the broadest portfolio in the industry. Every day, 74,000 colleagues lead the way to greener and smarter mobility worldwide, connecting cities as we reduce carbon and replace cars.

Could you be the full-time Project Planning Manager in Toulouse we’re looking for?

The Electrical Development Center (EDC) in Toulouse is responsible to develop electrical products from detailed design stage until the serial go.


Your future role

Take on a new challenge and apply your planning expertise our Electrical Development Center. You’ll report to Lionel Cervantes, Head of Projects & Operations, and work alongside passionate, motivated and dedicated teammates.

Day-to-day, you’ll work closely with teams across the business, including an Electrical Project Manager or a Senior Project Planning Manager (PrPM) on multiple (and varied) end-to-end tenders and in contract or program execution.  You’ll propose recommendations, manage efficiently planning deliverable issuance and facilitate the synchronization of internal stakeholders.


We’ll look to you for:

  • Assessing on-time delivery of projects across end to end Electrical pre-serial phase
  • Applying the project scheduling process & juggle with various alternatives
  • Logically sequencing and linking all activities
  • Efficient management and deliverable issuance
  • Proactive reports for customers, core team and corporate stakeholders
  • Stakeholder management and productive meetings
  • Leading regular schedule reviews vs progress status management
  • Effective project execution plans and strategies
  • Contributing to team agility & transverse alignment



All about you

We value passion and attitude over experience. That’s why we don’t expect you to have every single skill. Instead, we’ve listed some that we think will help you succeed and grow in this role: 

  • Team spirit & collaborative management
  • Degree in engineering or something similar
  • A project management and an industrial background
  • Possible prior experience as a Planning or Project Manager in Development, in Sub-Systems, Operations, Industrial whether in Transportation, Construction or other industrial field.
  • Analytical thinking, solution focus and resilience
  • Ability to adapt, influence and negotiate
  • Capable to anticipate issues and to be proactive
  • Familiarity with design-build complex projects, tendering, engineering, sourcing, supply chain, and quality processes.


Things you’ll enjoy

Join us on a life-long transformative journey – the rail industry is here to stay, so you can grow and develop new skills and experiences throughout your career. You’ll also:

  • Enjoy challenges and a long-term career free from boring daily routines
  • Be part of young and dynamic team with continuous improvement mindset
  • Collaborate with transverse teams and helpful colleagues
  • Contribute to innovative projects in a wide international context
  • Utilise our flexible working environment
  • Steer your career in whatever direction you choose across functions and countries
  • Benefit from our investment in your development, through award-winning learning
  • Benefit from a fair and dynamic reward package that recognises your performance and potential, plus comprehensive and competitive social coverage (life, medical, pension).


You don’t need to be a train enthusiast to thrive with us. We guarantee that when you step onto one of our trains with your friends or family, you’ll be proud. If you’re up for the challenge, we’d love to hear from you!


Important to note

As a global business, we’re an equal-opportunity employer that celebrates diversity across the 70+ countries we operate in. We’re committed to creating an inclusive workplace for everyone.


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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