Project Contract Manager - Lille or Paris (H/F)

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Date: 25-Nov-2021

Location: Valenciennes - Petite Foret, O, France

Company: Alstom

Req ID:183445 

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 70000 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.  

To strengthen our team of Project Contract Managers, we are looking for a Project Contract Manager (M/F) in Lille or Paris. 
He/she is responsible for the Project Contract Management of a major project.  
His/her role is to protect Alstom's interests, safeguard Alstom's rights and privileges as stipulated in contracts with customers, external partners, subcontractors, insurers and other third parties, and ensure that these parties fulfill their contractual obligations.


Reporting to the Head of Contract & Claim Manager, and functionally to the Project Manager, you will be required to collaborate with a wide range of internal and external project stakeholders (Customer director, project managers and team members, lawyers, suppliers, and the contract management community, etc.), in order to carry out your various missions:


  • Ensure that CCIM (Contracts, Claims and Insurance Management) guidelines are met during project execution, at all levels of the organization, for all Alstom stakeholders and alert if any non-compliance is observed.
  • Monitor work against contractual obligations, schedules and all contractual milestones.
  • Develop a pragmatic commercial approach based on the contractual analysis of the project, to protect Alstom's interests on a day-to-day basis vis-à-vis customers and/or partners and in liaison with suppliers and/or subcontractors.
  • Record and notify the facts to the customer and/or partners, prepare and manage all elements and evidence for the negotiation of disputes; manage litigation.
  • Anticipate and evaluate events, opportunities and risks, propose different counter-strategies and business solutions to control the situation.
  • Manage the various requests for changes from customers / partners.
  • In conjunction with the Purchasing organization, ensure that terms and conditions are timely and appropriately transferred to subcontractors and/or suppliers.
  • Manage insurance matters in relation to the central internal Insurance department.

Profile required:


  • You ideally have a first experience of 5 to 10 years minimum in the industry, as a "Contract Manager".
  • You are rigorous,
  • You have good interpersonal skills and are open-minded,
  • The mastery of English is a plus,
  • Some travel is to be expected.
  • Position to be filled in Lille or Paris.

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.   



Job Type:​Experienced​

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