Project Contract Manager(m/f/d)

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Date: 13-Jun-2022

Location: Hennigsdorf, Germany

Company: Alstom

Req ID:208885 

We create smart innovations to meet the mobility challenges of today and tomorrow. We design and manufacture a complete range of transportation systems, from high-speed trains to electric buses and driverless trains, as well as infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a truly global community of more than 70000 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.   


Join us as a Project Contract Manager based in Hennigsdorf, Germany


Key Responsibilities: 

-    Prepare Contract Summary and ensure it is widely communicated and regularly updated
-    Carefully analyze the contract to build and drive implementation of a Contract/Claim Management Strategy Plan
-    Monitor project execution versus contractual obligations, including monitoring of project scheduled towards achieving contractual milestones 
-    Work closely with the members of the project core team to identify and mitigate risks as well as to identify, maximize and leverage claim opportunities
-    Monitor customer/partner requests for variations/change orders/extensions of time, including updates to the variation order/variation request/delay registers as well as the preparation of commercial offer and associated contractual letters  
-    Ensure timely issuance of contractual notices to customers/partners
-    Establish and implement project specific commercial procedures, particularly regarding correspondences, notifications, insurance, variation requests/orders and claim preparation files


Key Requirements:

•    University degree in Business or Engineering, or a combination of these
•    Additional basic legal knowledge (contract law, commercial law) is well regarded
•    Typically minimum 3 - 5 years of experience in relevant role (Contract Management, Project Management, Bids, Project Engineering) and be able to demonstrate the achieved results
•    Proven track record in a complex business environment, ideally in similar business areas (e.g. railways, construction, machinery and plant engineering, oil & gas, energy)
•    A strong commercial accumen and a capability to develop commercial strategies regarding contractual risks and opportunities 
•    Goal-orientation and drive for results
•    Ability to present contractual issues (incl. technical background and commercial impact) in an understandable format, using basic tools such as Power Point, Excel and Word
•    Ability to convince others and strong negotiation skills 
•    English and German business fluent are mandatory for this role; additional languages are a plus
•    Willingness to travel up to 20% per year in Germany and Europe



An agile, inclusive and responsible culture is the foundation of our company where diverse people are offered excellent opportunities to grow, learn and advance in their careers.  We are committed to encouraging our employees to reach their full potential, while valuing and respecting them as individuals.   


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