Contract Manager Benelux

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Date: 24-Nov-2022

Location: Utrecht, NL

Company: Alstom

Req ID:299601 

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 70,000 people lead the way to greener and smarter mobility, worldwide

Description of the position: 

  • The Head of Contract Management is responsible to lead the contract management activities of his/her Cluster/Country; and to organize and allocate Project Contract Managers (SPrCMs/PrCMs/JPrCMs), Key Supplier Contract Managers (KSCM) and Project Contract Administrators (PrCAs), as necessary and as required,  to the benefit of projects within his/her Cluster/Country.

  • The Head of Contract Management coordinate and supervise activities of PrCMs, PrCAs and KSCMs.  She/He ensure project contract management strategies are in place and implemented, in order to protect, on a daily basis and with a long-term view, Alstom’s interests towards customers, partners and suppliers/subcontractors.

  • The Head of Contract Management is responsible to ensure procedures and processes are applied, and to ensure timely and accurate inputs for the Contract Management reporting. 

  • The Head of Contract Management actively contributes to the global initiatives and animation of the Contract Management community.

  • For the projects the Head of Contract Management manages himself/herself,  he/she 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.  He/she ensures proper record keeping and file preparation in support of robust claim files.

Scope of responsibilities: 

  • Put in place the appropriate contract management tools and processes.
  • Make sure the required governance is implemented in due time.
  • Coordinate and animate the Cluster’s/Country’s Contract Management community.
  • Anticipate events and risks, and propose various alternative proactive solutions in furtherance of Alstom’s business objectives.
  • Define claim strategies for critical projects in Cluster/Country.
  • Ensure that the projects within the Cluster/Country perform correct/accurate risk assessments, including supporting the Project Core Team Members in establishing and quantifying the risk level.
  • Reporting on claim status and strategies to Management.
  • Drive claim preparation, claim strategies and claim roadmaps to protect the Region’s P&L.
  • Responsible for the implementation and achievement of the Cluster’s/Country’s contract management and claims strategies, including claims reporting.
  • Perform the Contract Management responsibilites for the projects under his/her management as required by the Alstom guidelines.

Position requirements:

  • Must have a minimum of 15 years’ experience working in infrastructure project in a contract management / project legal / project management/ project finance role.
  • Experience in industrial sectors, preferably in the railway business, in oil & gas or other construction-related fields.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills in English. Fluency in Dutch and French will be considered highly.  Professional certification in Contract Management, also a plus.
  • A degree in Law, Engineering, Finance, Technical, Economics or business sciences




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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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