Key Supplier Contract Manager

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Date: 04-Nov-2022

Location: Saint-Bruno, QC, CA

Company: Alstom

Leading societies to a low carbon future, Alstom develops and markets mobility solutions that provide the sustainable foundations for the future of transportation. Alstom’s products portfolio ranges from high-speed trains, metros, monorail, trams and e-buses to integrated systems, customized services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. With Bombardier Transportation joining Alstom on January 29, 2021, the new Group’s combined revenue amounted to €15.7 billion for the 12-month period ended March 31, 20201. Headquartered in France, Alstom is now present in 70 countries and employs 75,000 people.



To ensure proper contract administration and management of Key/Critical Supplier and Subcontractor Contracts, including claims management.



  • Constant coordination and collaboration with the PrCM and project team to ensure Project and Key/Critical Supplier and Subcontractor alignment in execution phase
  • Proactive management of Claims to recover costs and/or collection of liquidated damages/penalties in case of contractual default
  • Identify and monitor risks & opportunities and suggest mitigation or capitalization strategies with Key/Critical Supplier and Subcontractors during the Project execution.
  • Coordinate the construction of the defensive and offensive claim file with info/evidence (gathering sourcing, technical, quality, cost, supply chain information, etc.) In particular KSCM is to involve upfront Planning manager for EOT/delay analysis related matters and Financial Manager for costs assessment /evaluation related matters.
  • Define the claim strategy with Project Team and Sourcing, lead the negotiation of the claim, draft and obtain required reviews/approvals of the settlement agreement or change order
  • Proactively drive the progress of claim to closure
  • Ensure claim letters to be sent to the supplier contain the appropriate content and are reviewed/approved for accuracy and legal sufficiency
  • Act as the coordinator for the Legal representative when required
  • Accomplish required claim reporting in an accurate and timely manner in Contract Management KPI



  • A degree in Law, Engineering, Finance, Technical, Purchasing / Sourcing,  Economics or business sciences
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in a similar position
  • Knowledge/Understanding of Contract Management and Commercial Law
  • Knowledge / Familiarity with U.S Uniform Commercial code (UCC) and Government regulations,an asset
  • Knowledge of Supplier Contract Management/Subcontract Management
  • Sourcing/Procurement experience, contract management experience ideally with Suppliers and Subcontractors (Desirable)
  • Legal background (Desirable)
  • Relationship Building and Team Work spirit
  • Pro-active Management Style
  • Advanced written and Oral Communication skills in English
  • Knowledge of French will be an asset
  • Computer skills and broad understanding of various types of computer applications/uses (ie, POS systems, Inventory Systems, Data Bases, etc.)
  • Ability to understand financial reports and develop Contract Administration/Action strategies derived from them
  • Ability to comprehend and assess viability, compliance with and/or requirements of technical requirements


We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

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.   


Alstom is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, disability status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, National, or Local Laws.


Effective 29 January 2021, Alstom completed the acquisition of Bombardier Transportation. This is a Bombardier Transportation Legal Entity Position - positions at Bombardier Transportation companies are all members of the Alstom Group.

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