Project Contract Manager (f/m/d)

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Date: 27-Nov-2022

Location: Mannheim, DE

Company: Alstom

Req ID:362159 

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.


If you are self motivated, a team player and not affraid of challenges, join us as a 


Project Contract Manager based in Mannheim, 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





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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