Project Manager (m/f/d)

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Date: 20-Sep-2021

Location: Vienna, Austria

Company: Alstom

Req ID:165441 

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.  

Project Manager (m/f/d)
Requisition ID: 165441


We are currently looking to recruit a Project Manager for our Light Rail business located in Vienna, Austria.



1.    Be accountable for project quality, cost, delivery performance and optimize project financial performance (margin & cash). 

2.    Be responsible for the project governance. Define the project strategy in line with contract requirements 

3.    Lead and coordinate project activities and stakeholders from transfer to close-out including:
•    Proper transfer from tender to project
•    Definition of project objectives and main drivers (product/service performance, planning) to achieve customer satisfaction in the frame of the contract
•    Resources management
•    Alignment with contractual requirements and management of variation orders
•    Proactive risk, saving and opportunity management 
•    Management of the project progress and its KPIs, and reports to senior management, with transparency during the business/critical project reviews
•    Ensuring compliance with applicable rules, instructions and standards: Code of Ethics & Compliance, EHS, Railway Safety, Quality, Project Management Manual

4.    Manage customer and external stakeholders’ relationship
•    Continuously ensuring alignment with customer contractual requirements 
•    Alstom representative towards customers and when applicable external stakeholders (Consortium, JV …)
•    Ensuring contract management and variation orders towards customer


•    Master’s Degree
•    Minimum 5 years’ experience 
•    Preferably experience of working in and with multi-national companies and in different business cultures 

Competencies & Skills 
•    Project management skills, good communication skills, team management (capacity to coordinate and ensure collaboration of multi-site/multi-metier teams), leadership, entrepreneurship mindset and result oriented, ability to manage customer relationship, negotiation skills
•    German and English – fluently


The minimum salary for this position is 3179,30€ gross / month (14 x) for full-time employment according to the collective bargaining agreement. Overpayment depends on relevant work experience and qualifications.

An agile, inclusive and responsible culture is the foundation of our company where diverse people are offered excellent opportunities to grow, learn and advance in their careers.  We are committed to encouraging our employees to reach their full potential, while valuing and respecting them as individuals.   



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