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Project Planning Manager

Project Planning Manager

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Date: 04-Apr-2019

Location: Charleroi/Rue Cambier Dupret, WHT, BE

Company: Alstom

The future of transportation is already here.
Alstom, with recorded sales of 7.3 billion in the 2016/17 fiscal year, is the world leader in integrated transport systems and continues to push the boundaries of innovation & digital solutions for transportation systems and e-mobility. We are at the forefront of providing sustainable modes of transport with the largest range of rail solutions in the market. Headquartered in France, we are present in over 60 countries and today employ 32,800 people worldwide.
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In Belgium, Alstom is active in the design and manufacture of equipment, electrical and electronic systems for rolling stock equipment and railway signalling. Alstom Belgium has developed two centers of excellence: one for auxiliary converters, traction systems & low voltage cabinets, and the second for signalling systems for main lines and ETCS (European Train Control System) / ERTMS (European Rail Traffic Management System).

Alstom Belgium also offers the operators its expertise in maintenance services and renovation. The Charleroi teams have a good knowledge and reputation in project management all over the world. With nearly 1000 employees, Alstom Belgium is the largest rail production site in Belgium.


Responsible to develop and maintain the project schedule in order to manage efficiently the time commitments of the project (tender, contract or program).

Key Network and links:
* Project Coreteam members
* Other métiers Planning Managers (including Participating Units)
* Suppliers, Consortium partners, Customer (if and when appropriate)

Specific responsibilities of the role:
* Analyse the schedule management requirements of the Customer (contractual tool, schedule structure, reporting constraints, …)
* Detail the schedule based on Reference Library templates, gap analysis, Metiers commitments
* Highlight the critical path and risks linked to the schedule and propose the optimisation & mitigation actions
* Propose a strategy as regard to the compliance with the contractual requirements
* Participate to the definition of the schedule interfaces with the partners and the Customer
* Deliver on time all schedule deliverables down to the requested level
* Estimate the cost of scheduling management effort
* Detail and update the project schedule based on the contractual targets and data provided by all stakeholders
* Organize and lead periodic Project Schedule Sessions
* Participate to project core team meetings
* Provide a timely updated schedule situation highlighting the gap between the actual and the baseline
* Focus on early identification of potential delays
* Provide support to Project Manager on all issues related to projects schedule
* Contribute to the return of experience (REX) and improvements, share of best practices

Desired Skills & Experience:
* Education : Engineering Degree (Master equivalent or above) in one or more of the following fields: Industrial Computer science, Telecom, Electrical, Electronics, Automation.
* Previous experience :
+ Experience in industrial, rail industry and/or telecom applications.
+ Experience in international projects or bids and openness to multi-cultural environment.
+ Financial result-oriented.
+ Strongly process-oriented.
+ To be able to liaise & motivate internal and external partners.
+ Successful experience of working in a multi-cultural environment.
+ Experience of working in a matrix organisation
+ Effective active listening and communication skills.

* Technical Skills & Competencies :
+ Focus on simple solutions to complex problems.
+ Planning and organising skills
+ Focus on cost of solutions.

* Language skills : Fluency in French and English

Alstom is committed to create a diverse & international working environment, that reflects the future of our industry, our clients and end-users. As an employee, you will have a unique opportunity to continue to build your career and directly contribute to the expanding growth of the global transport industry

Job Type: Experienced


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Project Planning Manager

Alstom, Charleroi
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