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Project Director (ETCS on-board)

Advance TRS
Closing date
18 Jun 2024

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Contract Type
Full Time
Job Function
Project Director

Alstom are looking for curious and innovative people who are passionate about working together to reinvent mobility, making it smarter and more sustainable. Alstom creates smart innovations to meet the mobility challenges of today and tomorrow. Joining Alstom 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.

Working for Alstom, a market leader with the most up-to-date technology, you will have the opportunity to learn, develop and grow in a thriving, technical company with the chance to progress quickly. Benefit from a nurturing culture of inclusive and collaborative innovation, joining a team of the right talents to solve real-world mobility challenges and invent the transport systems of tomorrow.

An exciting role has arisen for a Project Director (ETCS on-board) to join a market leading contractor, reporting to the Regional Director.


The successful candidate will lead teams in the successful delivery of ETCS 'on-board' projects in Derby.

Key Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Developing and maintaining a professional relationship with the client at all levels throughout the project
  • Accountable for ensuring safety, quality, environmental, business management systems and fulfilling all contractual responsibilities for allocated projects
  • Regularly reviewing project tasks in line with a valued engineering approach, and mentoring members of the Project Management Team to help improve their execution and commitment
  • Perform periodic reviews of the project tasks in line with a valued engineering approach

Essential Requirements:

  • Degree level education in engineering discipline or Higher National Diploma equivalent
  • To gain qualification into a recognised Project Management Institution within 1 year
  • EHS qualifications such as IOSH/NEBOSH or equivalent is highly desirable
  • Valid Personal Track Safety certification
  • Extensive experience in leading a large, disparate, multi-disciplinary team


  • Principle Investigation course/training/qualification
  • Risk Management training
  • Contribute to innovative projects
  • Collaborate with transverse teams and colleagues

For further information on this fantastic opportunity contact Sam Riley at Advance TRS

Advance TRS are RPO partners for Alstom's permanent staff recruitment drive of rail signalling management, engineering and installation professionals in York, Derby, Birmingham, London, and Bristol, as part of CP7.

Advance TRS is a niche recruitment consultancy specialising in the provision of highly skilled technical professionals for the built environment. We pride ourselves on our ability to deliver an exceptional level of customer service and seek to create long-lasting, dependable relationships.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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