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Manager of Rolling Stock Approval Process – Prague

Job Description

Siemens Mobility has been a leader in sustainable, reliable, and safe mobility solutions for more than 160 years. We offer solutions for passenger and freight transport of the future – rolling stock, infrastructure, automation and electrification, turnkey systems, and the related services. We create innovative products for urban transport (tramways, metro) and rail transport vehicles – both suburban, regional, and high-speed transport.

What does your future team look like?

You and your colleagues will be responsible for the rolling stock approval process. You will be in charge of setting up and checking the deadline plan, preparing and checking budgets and planning tests necessary for approval. You will also act as a crucial interface between Siemens Mobility, approval authorities, and the customer. We are building a brand-new team for this competence in the Czech Republic. It focuses on the approval process and actual approvals of Siemens Mobility portfolio vehicles (a team of 80 colleagues in Germany will be your partner).

What will be your responsibilities?
  • You will assume end-to-end responsibility for the approval process of our vehicles
  • You will manage a smaller project team with partial line responsibility (initially, 2-3 colleagues)
  • You will work on clarifications of approval requirements – normative, statutory, specific national requirements
  • You will coordinate approval activities with the competent authorities to ensure timely approvals of vehicles by authorities
  • You will collaborate with other specialist departments when demonstrating the way of performing individual approval requirements
  • You will prepare and plan tests relevant for the approval process, approval, and collaboration with external and internal specialists
  • You will be planning capacities with regard to internal processes and project objectives
  • You will be reporting on the project status to the company's management
What skills and qualifications do you need to be a part of our team?
  • A Master's degree in a technical field (electrical engineering, mechanics, etc.)
  • Several years of experience with project management 
  • Practical experience with the technical management of projects (rolling stock is an advantage) 
  • Knowledge of rolling stock technologies and operational requirements in rail transport
  • Experience with line management of a smaller team 
  • English at a communication level (at least B2); German is a great advantage
What can we offer?
  • Signing bonus in amount of CZK 50,000
  • 25 days of vacation
  • Flexible working hours with a fixed core from 10am to 2pm
  • Possibility of working from home to better combine your work and private life
  • Corporate kindergarten close to the workplace 
  • Contribution towards meals in the form of e-meal vouchers
  • Opportunity to buy Siemens shares
  • Multisport card or ActivePass
  • Advantageous mobile plan for private purposes
  • Advantageous offers for employees (e.g. a discount on a car or on a holiday resort stay)
  • Workplace nearby Stodůlky subway station in Prague
IN ADDITION, you will have your own individual yearly benefit budget (in amount of CZK 24,000 or 48,000, depending on seniority) that according to your needs and consideration can be converted into: 
  • Up to 8 extra days of paid leave beyond the standard 5 weeks
  • Contribution towards leisure-time activities in the Benefit plus cafeteria (can be used for culture, health, travelling, sports and education, including language courses)
  • contributions towards pension and life insurance

Send us your CV in English, stop by for a coffee, and get to the heart of the transport of the future with us! :-)

Organization: Siemens Mobility

Company: Siemens Mobility, s.r.o.

Experience Level: Mid-level Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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