Project Manager Assistant - Fort Worth - F/M

International Graduate Business Placements (VIE) 12 to 24 months

Fort Worth

Published on January 22, 2024

  • Contract

    International Graduate Business Placements (VIE) 12 to 24 months

  • Location

    Fort Worth

  • Start date

    April 2024

  • Study level

    Master level or equivalent

  • Remote working




RATP Dev, a subsidiary of the RATP Group, ensures the operation and maintenance of urban and interurban transport networks in 15 countries through over 100 subsidiaries. With over 24,000 employees and the expertise and backing of a global leader in public transportation, our subsidiaries provide performance, dynamism and reliability to our customers and passengers to their networks.                        

RATP Dev America operates in over 40 locations in 17 states, building on RATP Group’s 100 years of international experience. From day-to-day operations to long-term planning, RATP Dev America works closely with local communities to create, implement, and maintain smart and efficient streetcar, bus, train and subway networks. As part of the worldwide RATP Group, RATP Dev America brings a world of innovative, global know-how to small towns, big cities and intercity territories alike. 


Under the leadership of the Chief People Officer and SVP of Safety and Industrial Engineering, the Project Manager Assistant will partner with locations across the company, collect feedback, analyze performance data, and capitalize on opportunities to continuously improve the payroll process of RATP Dev America.

The Project Manager Assistant will become proficient in using software applications such as, Qlik Sense, SmartSheet, SafeTracker, and comparable systems to implement projects, analyze data, and drive improvement.

The initial priorities include but are not limited to serving as project manager for RATP Dev USA’s acquisition and deployment of dispatching software and centralization of its payroll process. The project manager will also help in the payroll mapping which will contribute to the grading deployment.

Centralization of payroll processing offers greater quality control, reduced costs, efficiency, and standardization.

The transition phase will include introduction, training and review each contract location that will utilize the dispatching software. Under the leadership of the Chief People Officer and the SVP of Safety and Industrial Engineering, the Project Manager Assistant will partner with the corporate human resources team and locations across the country to document the centralized payroll process and develop standards for best practices, collect feedback, standardize reporting and analyze data for continuous improvement.


  • Collaborate with subject matter experts, especially for getting up to speed with understanding project management methodologies.
  • Develop project management plans for dispatch software implementation, centralizing the payroll process, and other targeted initiatives. 
  • Engage with operations field leadership and supporting personnel to assess and understand the current state of performance across various Key Performance Indicators and determine opportunities to continuously improve. 
  • Engage with field leadership, operations, payroll and corporate human resources to assess and understand the current state of timekeeping and payroll processing across the company.
  • Assist corporate human resources in analyzing data quality in the current payroll/HRIS system and document standard processes to maintain data integrity across the organization. 
  • Collect and analyze data to measure the effectiveness of the dispatching system and centralization of payroll and identify opportunities for improvement. 



Job based in Fort Worth TX 



  • Background in project management
  • Ideally, working knowledge of HRIS/payroll processing systems and/or dispatching systems
  • Strong reporting and data analytic skills
  • A good command of professional English is essential, ideally with initial experience abroad.
  • Good knowledge of office and computer tools
  • You are autonomous and resourceful
  • You want to take part in a project that is under construction.


  • To become a Volontaire International en Entreprise (V.I.E.), make sure you meet the following criteria:
  • Be at least 18 years old and have not yet celebrated your 29th birthday: you must be 28 at the time of your departure on assignment,
  • Be of French nationality or a citizen of a European Economic Area country.
  • If you are of French nationality or dual nationality, attended France's national service obligations (Numéro Identifiant Défense).
  • Have a clean criminal record.
  • Be able to devote 100% of your time to the assignment: no part-time work, entrepreneurship, studies, or income-generating activities are possible in parallel with your V.I.E. assignment.
  • No previous work employment in the US

Application deadline

Not given

Job Category

IT Project, Data & Product Management

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