30 Jul 2020

Project Manager at Thales

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Location: Cairo, Egypt

Thales people architect solutions that support 85 million mainline and suburban passenger journeys, worldwide, every day. Our Rail Signalling and Communication systems are used on metro lines across major cities, and 72,000 kms of route, 52,000 trains per day in 16 countries are controlled by our Traffic Management Systems. Together We deployed the first-ever nationwide ticketing system which processes over 50 million ticketing transactions in 100 cities daily.

Thales has built a presence in Egypt for over 40 years and has today over 100 employees. Thales in Egypt is part of our Middle East business that has 1,800 people across Egypt, Iraq, Kuwait, KSA, Lebanon, Oman, Pakistan, Qatar and UAE.Together We delivered fare collection and control and communication systems for the first metro line in Africa, Metro Line 1 in Cairo. Since then we have continued to bring growth and security and safety to the country by upgrading these transportation systems as well as providing solutions for customers in air traffic management, air defence and Navy.

Job Objective

He/She will contribute to the management of a Metro project and relative systems: communication, control and SCADA systems. He/She will assure, together with the General Project Manager, the achievement of all and each objective (technical, operational and financial) within the defined schedule and budget and with the expected level of quality and safety, leading and managing the execution and implementation of the project vis-à-vis with the Customers and in strict coordination with Project Manager and the Company’s functions.

He/She will be responsible, together with the General Project Manager, for the satisfactory completion of the Contract with particular reference to quality, HSE, timescale, cost, resources and Employer’s satisfaction in ensuring successful implementation of the project and project objectives.

Key Responsibilities
Contribute to manage the project to achieve the targets, Customer’s satisfaction and Employer’s satisfaction and profitability, ensuring the predefined results on time, within budget and with expected level of quality.
Contribute to Ensure full compliance with safety requirements and full implementation of the Safety Plan throughout the project in close cooperation with the Safety Manager.
Give her/his contribution, following General Project Manager guidelines, for the project profitability, sales and costs.
Give her/his contribution, following General Project Manager guidelines, for the direction and the overall coordination of project team.
Give her/his contribution to Plan and coordinate, interfacing with the team members and the company functions, activities and resources of the project for the fulfillment of the project objectives (milestones contract).
Gives her/his contribution, following General Project Manager guidelines, to manage the contractual terms of the project.
Give her/his contribution, following General Project Manager guidelines, to supervise and control the production / product integration of project-related systems.
Monitor the activities and the profit of the project, identify and implement the necessary action plans to maximize the profit.
Give her/his contribution, following General Project Manager guidelines, in order to supervise, coordinate and support the System Engineer and Customer Service during the commissioning maintenance and warranty phases.
Support the project manager to establish the project structure including the project management organization and project team organization.
Support the project manager to set-up the project team and assign project roles and responsibilities to individuals.
Support the project manager to manage the project risks including contingency plans and risk mitigation.
Support the project manager to manage, together with the Employer, all the activities related to Variation to Contractual Scope of Work.
Support the project manager to ensure full adherence of assigned resources to corporate key-values, Code of Ethics, Chorus and regulations of Health, Security, Safety, Environment (HSE).

Work Experience
From 5 to 8 years’ experience as PM out of 10-12 year of working experience in railway, metro or large construction projects.

Qualifications, Certification & Educational Requirements
University Degree in Engineering ( Electronic, Telecommunication , mechanical , civil or IT ) or equivalent.
Fluency in Arabic and English.
Strong organization and leadership skills.
High ability to manage resources within an international environment.
Business oriented and able to work towards targets.
PMP, Prince2, IPMA certification is desirable

At Thales we provide CAREERS and not only jobs. With Thales employing 80,000 employees in 68 countries our mobility policy enables thousands of employees each year to develop their careers at home and abroad, in their existing areas of expertise or by branching out into new fields. Together we believe that embracing flexibility is a smarter way of working. Great journeys start here, apply now!


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Closing Date : 30th August, 2020.




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