Project Contract Manager

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Date: 27-Apr-2022

Location: Vasteras, Sweden

Company: Alstom

Req ID:133042 

We create smart innovations to meet the mobility challenges of today and tomorrow. We design and manufacture a complete range of transportation systems, from high-speed trains to electric buses and driverless trains, as well as infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a truly global community of more than 75 000 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.  

For our Cluster Nordics & Russia we are currently looking for a motivated and enthousiastic Project Contract Manager




The Project Contract Manager (PrCM) is a key member of the project team, working in close collaboration with the Project Manager and core project team.  He/she provides guidance and leadership to develop, implement, and drive proactive contract/claim management and risk mitigation strategies in accordance with Alstom’s business objectives; including extensions of time, variations orders, contract amendments.  He/she ensures proper record keeping and file preparation in support of robust claim files.




  • Ensures application of Contract, Claims and Insurance Management Manual and Alstom governance
  • Prepares Contract Summary and ensure it is widely communicated and regularly updated.
  • Prepares with Core Project Team Contract Management Strategy Plan
  • Organizes the Contract Management Day with the Core Project Team
  • Carefully analyzes the contract to build and drive implementation of Contract/Claim Management Strategy Plan, as well as keep it updated and communicated with project team on quarterly basis
  • Monitors Works toward contract obligations, including support to monitoring of project schedule towards achieving contractual milestones
  • Ensures timely issuance of contractual notices
  • Establishes and implement project specific commercial procedures, particularly regarding correspondences, notifications, insurance, variation requests/orders and claims preparation files 
  • Monitors/manages insurance policies and keep their validity in collaboration with Regional Insurance Manager. Keeps the Regional Insurance Manager updated regarding all changes/ deviation to insurance policies
  • Develops a pragmatic commercial approach based on contractual analysis of the project, to protect, on a daily basis, Alstom interests
  • Carefully monitors, records, and notifies customer/partners and any third party regarding claims/counterclaims and prepares and manages all elements and supporting documentation for claims/counterclaims negotiations
  • Monitors customer/partner requests for variations / change orders / extensions of time. 
  • Provides proactive advice on specific issues, risks, contractual/claims activities, taking into account the contract and business objectives
  • Provides training on contract/claim management to key project stakeholders, including project management, finance, engineering, sourcing.
  • Anticipates events and risks associated with the contract management activities; propose alternative proactive solutions to keep the situation under control.
  • Works closely with the Project Directors, Project Managers, Project Controllers, Project Engineering Managers, Key Supplier Contract Managers, and Project Planning Managers, to identify and mitigate risks; and to identify, maximize, and leverage claim opportunities.




      • A degree in Law, Engineering, Finance, Technical, Economics or business sciences
      • Minimum of five years of Contract/Claim Management experience (preferred) / Project Management
      • Good knowledge of Contract Management systems; Project Management software; Excel Spreadsheet software and Microsoft Office Word Processing software
      • Ability to work transversally and collaboratively in a strong spirit of teamwork
      • Willingness and ability to be creative and bring forward new ideas and innovations
      • Must be able to communicate with precision and transparency
      • Willingness to travel occasionally
      • Fluent in English and Swedish or Norwegian or Danish



 If you are interested, apply now!

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.   



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