VIE Contract Management Support (f/d/m)

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Date: 12-May-2023

Location: Salzgitter, DE

Company: Alstom

Req ID:358801 

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 74,000 people lead the way to greener and smarter mobility, worldwide 


In this context, we are looking for a VIE as Contract Management Support (f/m/d) based at our offices in Berlin or Salzgitter / Germany for 24 months.


Mission description:

  • Reporting to the Project Contract Manager, you support the project core team in all actions necessary for the management of all contract and commercial matters
  • Assist the Project Contract Manager with analyzation of the contract to build and drive implementation of a contract / claim management strategy plan.
  • Monitor project execution versus contractual obligations, including milestones.
  • Work closely with the project core team to identify and mitigate risks as well as identify, maximize and leverage claim opportunities towards customers, partners and suppliers
  • Monitor customer requests for variation orders / extensions of time and prepare Alstom’s variation orders and claims 
  • Coordination and cooperate with all involved departments (Legal, Project Management, Engineering, Procurement, Production)
  • Ensure timely issuance of contractual notices to customers
  • Establish and implement project specific procedures as regards contractual and commercial topics.


Your profile :

  • Following completion of a University degree in law, business, finance or engineering any other relevant background, you have ideally gained a first business experience, at best in an international industrial environment and in a project environment.
  • You are interested in railway products.
  • You have good communication skills, both written and verbally, are diplomatic and tenacious.
  • Your open-mindedness enables you to be well integrated in an ever-changing project environment.
  • Autonomy, team spirit, management and organizational skills as well as a good business sense are your key assets for this position.
  • Good language level of English & German is mandatory, French will be an asset.
  • Excellent MS office skills required.


Interpersonal skills Required
Team player with strong communication skills
Ability to work in an international environment and with different cultures
Strong customer and service-oriented mindset


Please register your CV and motivation letter in German & English language.



Details of the Volunteers for International Experience (VIE) programme:
Assignments are open for citizens of European Union countries between 18 and 28 years, who have fulfilled the military service obligations of their country; 
A VIE assignment will be in a country other than that of the applicant; 
Set up by public sector statute in France, managed by the BusinessFrance organisation; 
Assignment lasts from six to 24 months, renewable once within a cumulative limit of 24 months; 
Compensation (non-taxable) linked to the cost of living index and set by BusinessFrance according to the destination country; 
International social protection is extended to eligible parties; 2.5 days of holiday per month


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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