Subsystem Manager Control & Information System

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Date: 20-Jan-2023

Location: Villeurbanne, FR

Company: Alstom

Req ID:275364 

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 70000 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.   

The Control and Information Subsystem (C&IS) Sub-System Manager is responsible for a project sub-system, fulfilling both customer needs and committed Quality, Cost, Delivery and Performance (QCDP) objectives.

He/she will:

  • Manage cross-functionally sub-system level stakeholders, activities and deliverables and make needed arbitration to reach QCDP commitment
  • Coordinate sub-system activities with other project stakeholders including integration teams other sub-systems and project level functions.


Sub-System Manager’s main responsibilities are to:

        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 Process.


         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:

  • Plan, monitor, control and manage sub-system end-to-end activities (scope, schedule, resources, cost, risks, saving, opportunities)
  • 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
  • Upon request from Project Manager, is delegated to represent Alstom towards Customer and external stakeholders


Graduated of a Master or Engineering degree in Electronics, Automation or Data processing, you have at least 10 years’ experience in industry ideally in Railway area and at least 2 years as manager of an operational scope. Knowledge in at least one of the following domains is mandatory: Train Control, Signalling and/or Information System for Railway


Behavioral and skills:

  • Good communication skills
  • Result oriented
  • Knowledge of Project Management processes
  • Capacity to coordinate and ensure collaboration of multi-site/multi-metier teams
  • Be synthetic: ability to understand topics in detail and in their entirety
  • Be demanding and empathic


Job Location: Villeurbanne – France

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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