Procurement Project Manager

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Date: 18-May-2022

Location: Barcelona, B, Spain

Company: Alstom

The future of transportation is already here. 
Alstom, with recorded sales of 7.3 billion in the 2016/17 fiscal year, is the world leader in integrated transport systems and continues to push the boundaries of innovation & digital solutions for transportation systems and e-mobility.  We are at the forefront of providing sustainable modes of transport with the largest range of rail solutions in the market.  Headquartered in France, we are present in over 60 countries and today employ 32,800 people worldwide. 
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Job Title


Procurement Project Manager








Barcelona- Santa Perpetua


Mission & Responsabilities


Purpose of the job


  • Secure that suppliers QCD performances are in line with objectives for defined project(s).
  • Workpackage owner for the project
  • Main interface between project & sourcing




Manage the sourcing activity of the Project


  • Ensure that the overall QCD target of the WP material under his responsibility is met.
  • Participate to the project management committee.
  • Encompass PSCL output in the overall picture of the project (availability of the purchaser requests on time and on quality for take-over by the buyers, availability of the material for the 1st train, consolidation of the logistic conditions).


Communicate project needs and ensures they are properly taken into account


  • Organise launch meeting toward TSS and Dom
  • Challenge new gaps compared to tender commitments, incorporates Return on Experience, escalate if any critical delay is occurring in specification availability, facilitates co-operation between Engineering and Sourcing, ask for arbitration in case of conflict
  • Publish the specific legal requirements to be taken into account in negotiation, after analysis of the customer specific demand and after decision with the PM to flow down (or not) these requirements to the suppliers


Define and implement the Project Sourcing Strategy in full respect of QCD commitments


  • Establish and agree with the PM on a Project Sourcing Strategy (if not done at Tender stage), in line Platform Sourcing strategy (panel, LCC objectives, dual sources...)
  • Animates supplier selection through Business Award process, asks for arbitration when relevant
  • Based on SSM, buyer, SPQD output, supervises contracts execution of selected suppliers until FAI milestone


Manage the Material Work Package


  • Review periodically the QCD material scope (Work packages) with the stakeholders, establish a robust “at completion” vision, taken into account risks, ambitions and incertitudes.
  • Establish bridge analysis at each SPR cycle
  • Engage the claim process for the CONQ S2 incidents


Leads cost improvement plans


  • Challenge stakeholders (project, engineering, TSS, buyers,...) to allow collection of cost optimization proposals in addition of the plan of the Project Sourcing Strategy
  • Ensures actions are documented and saving calculated in a total cost of ownership base
  • Organise decision over the proposed actions and allow arbitration at PM level if any conflict or at Platform level if any conflict is persisting on major opportunities


Educational requirements


MASTER in purchasing or equivalent ( engineering, project management ... )


Technical Knowledge/Experience


  • Interest in technical field
  • 5 years of experience (Project,Sourcing,Engineering, Quality.. )



Alstom is committed to create a diverse & international working environment,  that reflects the future of our industry, our clients and end-users.  As an employee, you will have a unique opportunity to continue to build your career and directly contribute to the expanding growth of the global transport industry.


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