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Project Manager Transportation

ID de la oferta R0066211 Fecha de publicación Jun. 19, 2019 Lieu: Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand
Full time, Regular Employee
In fast changing markets, customers worldwide rely on Thales. Thales is a business where brilliant people from all over the world come together to share ideas and inspire each other. In aerospace, transportation, defence, security and space, our achitects design innovative solutions that make our tomorrow's possible.

Primary Purpose of the Role:

The purpose of this job is to be the person in overall charge of a specific project (or number of projects) to ensure the successful delivery of the project (or projects).

It requires professional project management capabilities to be applied - giving rigour to change control, commercial awareness and stakeholder management.

It requires the successful management of the relationship with internal and external customers.

Principal Relationships:

§External stakeholders (e.g. customers, suppliers)

§More senior members of the Project Management community (e.g. Portfolio / Programme Management)

§Other Project Managers

§The Project Team

§Bid Manager

§Capture Lead

§Programme Management Office

§Liaison with other business functions, including Technical, Finance, Commercial, Legal, Quality, Health & Safety, Operations

Key Responsibilities and Tasks:

  • Project Management: Undertake the activities that will ensure the successful delivery of the project(s).  This will typically include (but is not limited to) the following:
    • Deliver the key results and performance metrics the projects, including order intake, sales, gross margin and cash
    • Project Governance (the Gate and Stage Processes) over the bid and project delivery activities to ensure project, technical, procurement and support processes are applied and are effective in controlling risks.
    • Ensure all business planning and reporting is published in accordance with Business directives e.g. Project Management reviews (PMR), Business Operations Report (BOR) and On Time Delivery (OTD)
    • Drive Quality, Cost & Delivery performance through close working with other functions
    • Manage all project stakeholders; ensuring strong communications are established and maintained
    • Ensure that members of the project team are actively managing Risk and Opportunities, and have a robust Project Management Plan
    • Ensure data integrity of all project information including financials and schedule. Use the toolset to hold all financial, schedule and resource information.
    • Ensure all Project(s) activities undertaken comply with the relevant Thales Chorus processes
    • Ensure “Lessons Learned Management” is applied to all projects, entailing application of lessons from other projects, and capturing lessons learned on specific projects under your control.
    • Management of a project team.
  • Support to Bid: Variation Order (VO), new bids
    • Participate with the Bid Manager to the cost estimate, workload, risk analysis and schedule of the VO/Bids
    • Participate to the offer negociation and coming into force
    • Participate to the hand over
  • The role will also involve occasional ad-hoc duties that are not listed above but are necessary to respond to the needs of the business. These ad-hoc duties will be consistent with the nature of a project management position within Thales.

Key performance Indicators against Responsibilities and Tasks:

  • On-time performance of work-packages
  • Actual spend matching budget for all work-packages
  • All Project activities undertaken in-line with the relevant Thales Chorus processes



  • Strong, professional project management skills.
  • The ability to directly successfully manage a project team
  • Strong negotiation skills with the ability to deal with customers, partners, suppliers and other parts of the business (stakeholder management skills).
  • Strong interpersonal and verbal communication skills with written presentation and report writing skills.
  • Strong, organisational, managerial and team working skills
  • Analytical skills aligned with the need to carry out detailed investigation of cost variance(s) and publishing of financial information directly into Company financial reports 
  • Commercial, financial and business acumen.
  • A positive attitude combined with excellent interpersonal and motivational skills.
  • An ability to successfully manage change.
  • The ability to adapt personal style of management and communication to achieve the desired results from interactions with team members and stakeholders.


  • Knowledge of a range of train based transportation solutions like train control, communication and safety systems



  • A proven track record of delivering successful projects in contexts relevant to Thales.
  • Working in a complex, multidisciplinary, multi-site organisation.
  • Full business lifecycle management, including capture, qualification and developing capture plans and winning strategies
    • Extensive client and stakeholder management
  • Comprehensive understanding of generic processes and techniques used to schedule project activities (for example; WBS, OBS, milestones, dependencies)
  • Comprehensive experience and understanding of the Project Management process (including Change Control, Risk Management and Information Management).
  • Comprehensive experience and knowledge of the project life cycle for complex projects through delivery of Development, Implementation, Closure and Support activity.
  • Experience of working across boundaries, including knowledge of commercial management, best practice supply chain and finance functions.


  • Experience in a technical environment within the rail industry (ETCS experience preferred)

Values & Behaviours:

As a minimum standard these should be consistent with the descriptions of Thales values and behaviours:

  • Focus on Customer satisfaction
  • Be the ambassador of the “One Team – One Thales”
  • Accountable and committed to excellence
  • Agile and Innovative
  • Transparency.
  • Committed to developing our people

Financial / Budgetary Responsibility:

  • Varies according to the requirements of the project. 


  • Educated  to degree level in a discipline that is compatible with the requirements of Project Management

Languages spoken:

  • Fluent in spoken and written English
  • Fluent in spoken and written Thai

Interesting candidates are invited to email a full resume to:

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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