Tramway Engineering Manager (Paris, France)

Rail & Infrastructure
£90,000 to £110,000 Per Annum
Pension, Bonus, Healthcare, Vouchers
Contract Type:
Full Time

Purpose of the Job

Promote, optimize and develop a complete range of TRAMWAYS Transport Systems, as far as turnkey / system engineering is concerned,  in full accordance to the Systems Platform and Regions strategies, in order to meet the Customer’s needs. He is the Technical Design Authority for Tramway system.

Organization Structure

Reports to the Systems Platform Technical Director

Key Network & Links

Internal (90%) / External (10%)

There are strong interfaces with the regional organisations and with the other platforms.

Performance Measurement based on QCD approach:

  • System Solutions robustness and performances
  • Produce attractive and competitive solution
  • Produce innovative and competitive alternatives


  • Develop attractive and competitive Transport Systems solutions
  • Produce innovative and competitive alternatives
  • Lead, develop and motivate the direct team and the regional ones
  • Support the regions for their tenders and projects in the frame of tramway system engineering
  • Produce regular report, giving an overall picture of the section
  • Establish and maintain good relationships with regions and other platforms stakeholders
  • Participate in the definition and the development of the Engineering Processes, Methods & Tools, and implement them
  • Validate the competitive analysis produced by the Project Technical Manager (PTM) and his team
  • Validate the technical risk analysis and the main technical choices
  • Lead the design reviews on tenders and projects
  • Assure technical coherence between different tenders and projects, and maximise the carry-over , taking into account current R&D development

Candidates requirements

Educational Requirements

  • Advanced University Degree in Engineering
  • Broad Knowledge of railway systems, operating requirements, available equipment and systems.
  • 10 years of experience in Engineering / Technical functions including at least 5 years in managerial positions in international projects.
  • Master Expert or Senior Expert in System Engineering


•Experience of People Management

•Fluent in English, additional other language would be advantageous

•Wide knowledge of the rail environment and engineering practices, detailed knowledge of at least one Transport Operations Product line

•Good co-ordination and communication

Functional Know How

•Promote company’s Best Interests                                                

•Apply company’s  Values and Processes                                  

•Satisfy company’s Customers                                                          

•Value Different Cultures                                                               

•Show Global Business Perspective                                              

•Uses Seasoned Judgement

•Balance Short-Term and Long-Term Views                                   

•Use Business Indicators                                                               

•Use Technical and Industry Experience                                         

•Has Cross-Functional Capability

Operational and Leadership Know How

•Create Enthusiasm                                                                       

•Attract and Develop Diversified Talents                                       

•Lead Change and Innovation                                                       

•Provide Direction and Delegate                                                    

•Promote Teamwork                                                                    

•Drive for Results                                                                        

•Demonstrate Honesty and Integrity                                               

•Demonstrate Courage and Conviction                                         

•Search to Learn Continuously                                                     

Interpersonal Relationships

•Foster Open Dialogue and Listening                                            

•Manage Conflicts of Ideas                                                          

•Team player

Job Location / Mobility Requirements

Located in Paris Region with world-wide travels for Project Managers and local Engineering Teams visits, and for Customer & Prospecting missions support on request


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