Senior Project Contract Manager (m/w/d)

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Date: 12 Jun 2024

Location: Salzgitter, DE

Company: Alstom

Req ID:451853 


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, more than 80 000 colleagues lead the way to greener and smarter mobility worldwide, connecting cities as we reduce carbon and replace cars.



If you’re ambitious, driven and team-spirited, this is your opportunity to build a career as a 


Project Contract Manager based in Salzgitter, 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



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 63  countries we operate in. We’re committed to creating an inclusive workplace for everyone.



Job Type:​Experienced​

Job Segment: Project Manager, Manager, Technology, Management

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