Project Contract Manager (PrCM)

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Date: 16-Jan-2023

Location: London, GB

Company: Alstom

Req ID:160684

Leading societies to a low carbon future, Alstom develops and markets mobility solutions that provide the sustainable foundations for the future of transportation. Our product portfolio ranges from high-speed trains, metros, monorail, and trams to integrated systems, customised services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a caring, responsible, and innovative company where more than 70,000 people lead the way to greener and smarter mobility, worldwide 

Project Contract Manager (PrCM)

Location: London, UK

37hrs p.w.

Excellent Salary/Benefits


Join us as a Project Contract Manager (PrCM) and you’ll be looking at a career-defining in London, UK. The Project Contract Manager (PrCM) is 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 contract/claim management and risk mitigation strategies in accordance with Alstom’s business objectives, including extensions of time (EoTs), variations orders, contract amendments. You will ensure proper record keeping and file preparation in support of robust claim files.


Your Tasks

  • Ensure application of Contract, Claims and Insurance Management Manual (CCIM) and Alstom governance.
  • Prepare Contract Summary and ensure it is widely communicated and regularly updated.
  • Carefully analyze the contract to build and drive implementation of Contract/Claim Management Strategy Plan.
  • Ensure elaboration of the CDRL by the Project Team members is launched in time, is accurately communicated, and updated. 
  • Monitor Works toward contract obligations, including monitoring of project schedule toward achieving contractual milestones.
  • Establish and implement project specific commercial procedures, particularly regarding correspondences, notifications, insurance, variation requests/orders and claims preparation files. 
  • In collaboration with Documentation Controller and/or Contract Administrator, ensure a reliable filing and easy access of correspondence from and to customers/partners.
  • Monitor/manage correspondence by analyzing (for and with Project Manager) incoming and outgoing correspondence to customers/partners.
  • Develop a pragmatic commercial approach based on contractual analysis of the project, to protect, on a daily basis, Alstom interests toward customers and partners.
  • Carefully monitor, record, and notify customer/partner regarding claims/counterclaim and prepare and manage all elements and supporting documentation for claims/counterclaims negotiations.
  • Monitor customer/partner requests for variations / change orders / extensions of time. 
  • Provide follow-up, as necessary, to drive to transactional closure, including updates to the VO/VR/Delay registers, preparation of commercial offer, and prepares associated contractual letters for CD/PM approval.
  • Provide creative advice on specific issues, risks, and contractual/claim activities, taking into account the contract and business objectives.
  • Report on contract management and claims activities to the project, and Legal, and Contract Management teams.
  • Provide training on contract/claim management to key stakeholders, including project management, finance, engineering, and sourcing communities.
  • Anticipate events and risks associated with the contract management activities; proposes various counterstrategies and commercial solutions to keep the situation under control.
  • Work closely with the Project Directors, Project Managers, Project Controllers, Project Engineering Managers, Sourcing Contract Managers, and Project Planning Managers, to identify and mitigate risks; and to identify, maximize, and leverage claim opportunities.
  • Must be able to travel up to 20% to 30% of the time.



  • Law Degree or quantity surveyor background would be beneficial (non-essential).
  • Joint venture experience desirable.
  • Minimum of four years of Contract / Claim Management experience (preferred).
  • Ability to read and interpret contractual documents, including terms and conditions, planning, and technical specifications.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in writing, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Knowledge using Contract Management systems; Project Management software; Excel Spreadsheet software and Microsoft Office Word Processing software.
  • English fluent (other languages are an advantage).


What we offer

We offer a highly competitive starting salary, 25 days annual leave with the opportunity to increase this to 30 days, healthcare, life assurance, an excellent company-contributed pension scheme, and a wide range of flexible benefits that you can tailor to suit your life-style.



Alstom is the leading company in the mobility sector, solving the most interesting challenges for tomorrow’s mobility. That’s why we value inquisitive and innovative people who are passionate about working together to reinvent mobility, making it smarter and more sustainable. Day after day, we are building an agile, inclusive and responsible culture, where a diverse group of people are offered opportunities to learn, grow and advance in their careers, with options across functions and geographic locations. Are you ready to join a truly international community of great people on a challenging journey with a tangible impact and purpose?  


Equal opportunity statement:
Alstom is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive working environment where all our employees are encouraged to reach their full potential, and individual differences are valued and respected.  All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by local law. 




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