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Project Director

Country/Region:  CH
Field:  Project Management

Neuchâtel, CH

Type of Contract:  Permanent
Level of experience:  15-20 years
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Working with us

The global leader in public transport infrastructure, Systra is seeking a candidate to join us in the project undertaken in Neuchatel, Switzerland as a Project Director. The project involves new single line between Neuchatel and La Chaux-de-fonds with crossing at Cernier of approximately 16.7km of which 15km is a tunnel. Since 1957, our mission has been to provide communities with safe and sustainable transportation solutions and we are looking for new people to share this vision with us.


What We’re looking for

We are seeking for a qualified, French speaking Project Director with a degree in Civil Engineering, that has at least 5 years of experience in railway works for the phases (feasibility/AVP/PRO/DCE), is also experienced in tunnel and underground works and rehabilitation/upgrading of stations. 



Our three core values: Excellence, Connected Teams and Bold Leadership are kept at the heart of everything we do. We strive for the highest levels of technical excellence, achieving the best results through teamwork, both locally and internationally, and reward innovative thinking through encouraging all colleagues to think as leaders. We offer clear and well supported pathways for career development and qualification attainment, a competitive remuneration package including a bonus and private healthcare, an electric car scheme and a broad suite of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.



Because we value who you are as much as what you do, we want you to feel supported at work. We offer hybrid working, balancing the benefits of working from home with time in our modern, well-equipped offices for that crucial in-person contact, team development and collaborative working. We also recognize that life doesn’t always run to the same schedule for everyone, so we have a dedicated flexible working policy to support you in tailoring your work life to reach your full potential, for more details on this, please get in touch.


Diversity & Inclusion

We provide a warm welcome and encourage applications from a diverse range of people who can enrich our company and offer perspectives which will drive better solutions in a truly inclusive environment. Our employee led working groups and clearly defined strategy help us to keep at the leading edge of important issues and keep us accountable. We want our colleagues to feel comfortable to bring their whole selves to work and continually seek new ideas and contributions to ensure we continue to grow and develop in this space.



It’s no surprise that people do their best work when they feel physically and mentally supported. Our SYSTRA Wellness Programme offers a wide range of support; from Wellness champions, to free health checks, healthy eating workshops and regular seminars, alongside access to a wide range of external support. We offer two paid days for charity work and an ever-growing social calendar.


How to apply

               Apply and find out more about how Systra can support you in your career journey. If you require any adjustments to support you in your application or interview process please email: where your request will be treated confidentially and with respect.  Interested candidates are encouraged to try their chances and submitting the resume.


Systra is an equal opportunities company; this position is open to all applicants.

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