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Project Manager - Rail Operations

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General information


Egis is a global consulting and engineering firm working in construction, transport and mobility services. Our mission: create and operate intelligent infrastructure and buildings to further the transition to a low-carbon economy and contribute to more balanced and sustainable territorial development.
To support our growth dynamic, we offer a wide variety of career opportunities in more than 120 countries.
Joining our Group and its 16,000 employees means, above all, sharing our values as a people-first company, strongly committed to sustainability and innovation.




Position description

Job title

Project Manager - Rail Operations

Contract type

Permanent contract

Business Line specific context

Within the Egis group, the Business Unit Project structuring, Operation, and Services designs, invests, and operates complex transport infrastructure and intelligent mobility services to create value for communities. The activity of our Business Unit is mainly international.



Job description

Within the framework of the development of its rail operation activity, our Business Unit develops rail transport operation and maintenance projects.

More specifically, Egis is looking for a Head of operations to participate in the structuring of the offer and the launch of the operating company for an automatic metro line in the Ile de France region.

At the launch of the operating company, you could move to an operational position within the operating company


The Head of operations’ main mission will be to provide support in the bidding phase for the structuring of activities, and to provide support in the pre-operating phase for the start-up of the operating company's activities in compliance with the contract. As such, he/she is responsible for:

▬    Participate in the development of the rail O&M offer

▬    Provide detailed technical proposals based on regulatory constraints

▬    Review the terms of reference of the main contract and define terms of reference of future subcontractors

▬    Participate in the various stages of the main contract negotiation and direct contract negotiation with subcontractors

▬    Coordinate with all stakeholders

▬    Organize with his management the so-called pre-operational phase and then the start of operations in compliance with contractual obligations

▬    Report and make recommendations to his/her management on the best practices that could be put in place


As a representative of the Egis Group, the Head of operations undertakes to comply with the main Egis principles described in the Codes of Ethics and Professional Conduct and in the Human Resources Management Code. He/she is also committed to comply with the internal and local rules that apply within his/her company as well as with the Occupational Health and Safety processes.


  • You have a higher education degree and at least 5 years of professional experience.
  • You have significant experience in an operational position in metro infrastructure projects.
  • You also have proven experience in dealing with public authorities and administrations.
  • Based on your technical knowledge, you know how to achieve the necessary performance gains by optimizing processes, methods and resource allocation (human, financial).
  • Through your role, you may be required to participate in the development of the business internationally, by providing your expertise in the context of commercial offers or consulting missions.
  • Fluent in French will be essential for the success of this mission. Excellent English, both oral and written, is required

Position location

Job location

Europe, France, Ile-de-France



Candidate criteria

Minimum level of education required

6-Engineer’s degree

Minimum level of experience required

2-5 years


English (4- Advanced)