Procurement Project Manager (f/m/d)

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Date: 30 Nov 2023

Location: Mannheim, BW, DE

Company: Alstom

Req ID:432115 


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, 74,000 colleagues lead the way to greener and smarter mobility worldwide, connecting cities as we reduce carbon and replace cars.


Could you be the full-time Procurement Project Manager in Mannheim we’re looking for?


Your future role


Take on a new challenge and apply your expertise in a new cutting-edge field. You’ll report to Michael Fürst, the Director Procurement Mannheim & Kassel, and work alongside agile and responsible teammates.


You'll coordinate, consolidate and secure sourcing activities, performance & efficiency on whole project. Day-to-day, you’ll work closely with teams across the business to define and implement the Project Procurement Strategy in full respect of Quality Cost Delivery (QCD) commitments and much more.


We’ll look to you for:

  • At project start, get QCD Procurement Commitment as built at tender phase in the respective Leading Units (LU) and Participating units (PU), secure the commitments are well understood by the SSMs & Procurement Teams
  • Define the Project Procurement strategy  with the Procurement Platform Director (PPLD), based on the Product Procurement strategy, into a Project Procurement Management Plan, approved by  Procurement stakeholders (Domain, Platform/Solution…).
  • Ensure the Project Procurement strategy is shared, understood, applied by the procurement teams and the SSM,
  • In collaboration with Legal Department, build and publish the specific legal requirements to be applied for the project (i.e. Project Specific agreement, Request For Quotation (RFQ) letter, …), ensure good use and application by stakeholders (at Business Awards, contract validation, deviation validation, …)
  • Manage buyers working on the project for a proper contribution to the project QCD (functional report)
  • Organize Procurement, launch meeting involving PM, SSMs, Procurement,
  • Have a general vision of the Project’s / suppliers' progress, stakes and difficulties. Define and agree with Procurement and SSMs the corrective measures and ensure those are led,
  • Define proper processes and tools including reporting and ensure application on the whole project
  • Ensure Business Award decision compliancy with Project Procurement strategy and QCD requirements,
  • Follow  project particular conditions are correctly applied and respected (such as localization rate, financial conditions…)
  • Escalate appropriately when and where required on procurement issues and risks impacting Project, always proposing corrective measures,
  • Ensure QCD performance of procurement is properly reported for each respective sub-system & component,
  • Ensure electronic Parts Maturity Follow-Up (ePMFU) tool deployment throughout each Sub-System & Component (together with the respective “métiers” / Subsystems contributing to populate it). Build a general overview for the PM.
  • Build the respective Sub-Systems Estimate at Completion and the project consolidation all Work Package (WP), and is accountable for the overall Project Sourcing Saving Assessment Project Register (SAPR) & Risk Assessment Project Register (RAPR) including claim to suppliers.
  • Define improvement plans with respective Sub-System & Component teams - Follow-up the progress and ensure the progress is compliant with Project objectives
  • Co-Validates with Sub-System Manager each gap vs Financial Project Review n° 0 (FPR0) (deviation sheet & bridge approval process


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: 

  • Engineering or Business School master degree
  • Sourcing professional background
  • Ability to work in a matrix environment
  • International mindset
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Fluent in English and German
  • Results oriented
  • Rigorous and structured


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 new security standards for rail signalling
  • Collaborate with transverse teams and helpful colleagues
  • Contribute to innovative projects
  • Utilise our agile environment
  • 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, plus comprehensive and competitive social coverage (life, medical, pension) 



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.



Job Type:​Experienced​

Job Segment: Procurement, Project Manager, Buyer, Manager, Operations, Technology, Management

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