Project Contract Manager

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Date: 26 Mar 2024

Location: Copenhagen, DK

Company: Alstom

Req ID:359481 

At Alstom, we understand transport networks and what moves people. From high-speed trains, metros, monorails, and trams, to turnkey systems, services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility, we offer our diverse customers the broadest portfolio in the industry. Every day, 75,000 colleagues lead the way to greener and smarter mobility worldwide, connecting cities as we reduce carbon and replace cars.


Could you be the 

Project Contract Manager 

 in Copenhagen we’re looking for?


Your future role:

Take on a new challenge and apply your Project Contract Management expertise in a new cutting-edge field.


As a Project Contract Manager (PrCM) you will be a key member of the project team, working in close collaboration with the Project Manager and core project team.  You will provide guidance and leadership to develop, implement, and drive proactive contract/claim management and risk mitigation strategies in accordance with Alstom’s business objectives, including extensions of time (EoTs), variations orders, and contract amendments.  You must ensure to keep proper records and file preparation in support of robust claim files.


Moreover, for Dispute Arbitration Board (DAB) or a similar non-litigation mechanism for dispute resolution, you are required to prepare DAB files and referral notes along with substantial evidence and active participation in the process before the adjudication board or similar board.


Furthermore, for litigation process handled by Legal Team, you will support the Legal team and/or external counsel in the process.

Working with Alstom will give you a unique possibility to gain in-depth knowledge of the technical aspect of our business. This is a company where you can make a career and development opportunities are part of our company culture.


We will look to you for:

  • Ensure that the application of the Contracts, Claims and Insurance Management Manual (CCIM) and Alstom governance are well documented.
  • Analyze the contract to build and drive implementation of the Contract/Claim Management Strategy Plan, as well as keep it updated and communicated with the project team on a quarterly basis.
  • Monitor work towards contract obligations, including support to the monitoring of project schedule to achieve contractual milestones.
  • Manage insurance policies and keep their validity in collaboration with Regional Insurance Manager. Keep the Regional Insurance Manager updated regarding all changes/deviations to insurance policies.
  • Notify customers/partners and any third-party regarding claims/counterclaims and manage all elements and supporting documentation for claims/counterclaims negotiations.
  • Monitor customer/partner requests for variations / change orders / extensions of time. Provide a follow-up to drive to a transactional closure, including updates to the VO/VR/Delay registers, preparation of the commercial offer, and preparing associated contractual letters for relevant stakeholder approval.
  • Reports about the contract management and claims activities to the project, Legal, and Contract Management teams.
  • Provide training on contract/claim management to key project stakeholders, including project management, finance, engineering, and sourcing.


All about you:

We value passion and attitude over experience. That’s why we don’t expect you to have every single skill. Instead, we’ve listed some that we think will help you succeed and grow in this role: 

  • Graduated with a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in Law, Engineering, Finance, Technical, Economics or business sciences is preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years of Contract/Claim Management experience (preferred) / Project Management
  • Strong ability to read and interpret contractual documents, including terms and conditions, planning, and technical specifications 
  • Good knowledge in understanding of project finance and the impact of contract/claim management on project profitability.                                                                 
  • Solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables in situations.
  • Interpret a variety of instructions furnished in writing, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Willingness and ability to be creative and bring forward new ideas and innovations.
  • Must communicate with precision and transparency.


To perform this job successfully, you should have knowledge of Contract Management systems; Project Management software; Excel Spreadsheet software and Microsoft Office Word Processing software.


Things you’ll enjoy:

Join us on a life-long transformative journey – the rail industry is here to stay, so you can grow and develop new skills and experiences throughout your career. You’ll also:

  • Enjoy stability, challenges, and a long-term career free from boring daily routines.
  • Work with newest train control systems
  • Collaborate with transverse teams and helpful colleagues.
  • Contribute to innovative projects.
  • Steer your career in whatever direction you choose across functions and countries.
  • Benefit from our investment in your development, through award-winning learning
  • Benefit from a fair and dynamic reward package that recognises your performance and potential.


You don’t need to be a train enthusiast to thrive with us. We guarantee that when you step onto one of our trains with your friends or family, you’ll be proud. If you’re up for the challenge, we’d love to hear from you!


Important to note!

As a global business, we’re an equal-opportunity employer that celebrates diversity across the 70+ countries we operate in. We’re committed to creating an inclusive workplace for everyone.


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