About the role : 

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

Responsibilities : 

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, PMM.

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…)
    • 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
    • Re-baselining and change management at sub-system level
    • Manage sub-system situation and KPI, and report with transparency
    • Upon request from 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.*

Candidate requirements : 


    • Master degree or bachelor degree


    • IPMA level D (or equivalent)


    • 2 years experience as manager of an operational scope
    • Experience of working in and with multi-national companies and in different business cultures             Desirable:
    • Knowledgeable of ALSTOM way of working for efficient process execution
    • Global knowledge on the sub-system

Competencies & Skills Describe the needed skills (technical & behavioral)

    • Coordination skills
    • Good communication skills
    • Result oriented
    • Knowledge of Project management processes
  • Capacity to coordinate and ensure collaboration of multi-site/multi-metier teams
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