Contract Manager for Projects

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Date: 3 Jun 2024

Location: Stockholm, AB, SE

Company: Alstom

Req ID:423865 


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


Join Alstom as a full-time Contract Manager in Stockholm and discover how we write the next chapters for technology! 


Your scope will be within DI&S Product Line - the Alstom expert in developing, engineering, and installing advanced rail control and signaling systems, products and services for main line and mass transit operations.  Our systems are key to the safety, efficiency, and capacity of railways, with millions of passengers relying on our systems daily but also responsible for wayside systems integration, integrating Alstom’s extensive, existing experience in this field and looking to further build-up capabilities.


Your future role


Get on board and apply your contract management expertise in a cutting-edge field. You will work alongside passionate, motivated and dedicated teammates locally and you'll be part of a team of Contract Management experts in the Nordics, Europe and of course the global Alstom Contract Management team. 


Day-to-day, you’ll work closely with teams across the business, including Project Team members, Customer, Partners, Suppliers (following Project Manager directives) and  Member of the Project Core Team. You’ll provide sharp guidance and leadership to drive proactive contract and claim management, as well as risk mitigation strategies aligned with Alstom's business objectives. From extensions of time to variations orders and contract amendments, your expertise will be pivotal in ensuring seamless project execution.


We’ll look to you to:

  • Apply the Contract, Claims, and Insurance Management Manual and adhere to Alstom governance.
  • Craft and communicate a comprehensive Contract Summary, regularly updating and disseminating it.
  • Collaborate with the Core Project Team to prepare a robust Contract Management Strategy Plan.
  • Host the Contract Management Day with the Core Project Team for strategic alignment.
  • Analyse contracts meticulously, building and implementing the Contract and Claim Management Strategy Plan, with regular updates to the project team.
  • Monitor project progress, ensuring contractual milestones are met and issuing timely contractual notices.
  • Establish and implement project-specific commercial procedures, particularly in correspondence, notifications, insurance, variation requests/orders, and claims preparation files.
  • Monitor and manage insurance policies, collaborating with the Regional Insurance Manager for validity and updates.
  • Develop a pragmatic commercial approach based on contractual analysis to protect Alstom's interests daily.
  • Record, notify, and manage claims or counterclaims, preparing all necessary documentation for negotiations.
  • Monitor customer and partner requests for variations, change orders, or extensions of time.
  • Provide proactive advice on issues, risks, contractual or claims activities, considering contract and business objectives.
  • Deliver training on contract or claim management to key project stakeholders.
  • Anticipate events and risks associated with contract management, proposing alternative solutions to maintain control.


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:

  • Hold a degree in Law, Engineering, Finance, Technical, Economics, or Business Sciences.
  • Bring Contract and Claim Management experience (min. 5 year) combined with Project Management expertise.
  • Possess good knowledge of Contract Management systems, 
  • Project Management software, Excel Spreadsheet software, and Microsoft Office Word Processing software.
  • Excel in working transversally and collaboratively with a strong spirit of teamwork.
  • Demonstrate the willingness and ability to be creative, bringing forward new ideas and innovations.
  • Communicate with precision and transparency.
  • Be ready for occasional travel.
  • Fluent in English and Swedish is a must.


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
  • Collaborate with transverse teams and helpful colleagues
  • Contribute to innovative projects
  • Utilise our flexible working 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.

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