Key Supplier Contract Manager

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Date: 16-Jun-2022

Location: Chorzow, SL, Poland

Company: Alstom


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 drive the Contract Management activities associated with Key/Critical Supplier and Subcontractors, including defending and building claims to protect Alstom’s interests, rights, entitlements and remedies, through early identification and mitigation of risks associated with Suppliers/Subcontractors.

To ensure value for money and seamless assimilation of Key Supplier development(s), deliveries and support to Projects.

Key accountabilities

  • Constant coordination and collaboration with the PrCM  (Project Contract Manager) and project team to ensure Project and Key/Critical Supplier and Subcontractor alignment in execution phase
  • Proactive management of Claims to recover costs and/or collection of liquidated damages/penalties in case of contractual default
  • Identify and monitor risks & opportunities and suggest mitigation or capitalization strategies with Key/Critical Supplier and Subcontractors during the Project execution.
  • Coordinate the construction of the defensive and offensive claim file with info/evidence (gathering sourcing, technical, quality, cost, supply chain information, etc.) In particular KSCM is to involve upfront Planning manager for EOT/delay analysis related matters and Financial Manager for costs assessment /evaluation related matters.
  • Define the claim strategy with Project Team and Sourcing, lead the negotiation of the claim, draft and obtain required reviews/approvals of the settlement agreement or change order
  • Proactively drive the progress of claim to closure
  • Ensure claim letters to be sent to the supplier contain the appropriate content and are reviewed/approved for accuracy and legal sufficiency
  • Act as the coordinator for the Legal representative when required
  • Accomplish required claim reporting in an accurate and timely manner in Contract Management KPI


Performance measurements:

  • Contribution to and implementation of CMSP from Key/Critical Supplier and Subcontractor/Subcontractor perspective
  • Supporting Sourcing and Project teams to ensuring timely notifications with Key/Critical Supplier and Subcontractors
  • Measurement of Claim Recovery and Claim avoidance through Contract Management KPIs
  • Preserving Alstom’s rights and entitlements as provided in Contracts with suppliers and subcontractors and ensure those parties fulfil their contractual obligations
  • Protect Project profitability by proactive Contract management of Key/Critical Supplier and Subcontractor/Subcontractors.
  • Ensuring that Alstom mandatory principles and processes relating to supplier facing Contract and Claims Management are communicated to and understood and followed by the Project Teams and Sourcing.
  • Providing proactive contractual support to complex and difficult projects where Key/Critical Supplier and Subcontractors are involved
  • Provide guidance and support by expertise and Rex on contracting processes for Key/Critical/critical Supplier Contracts

According to The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (EU) 2016/679 hereinafter referred to as GDPR we would like to inform you that:
1. The administrator of your personal data is ALSTOM Konstal S.A. with headquarters in Chorzów at ul. Metalowców 9, 41-500 Chorzów, tel. 32 349 1000, (hereinafter: Administrator).
2. Your personal data will be processed in order to recruit for the job position you submitted application documents on the basis of art. 6 par. 1 lit. b RODO and if you have agreed, also for future recruitment conducted by the Administrator, based on. Art. 6 par. 1 lit. a GDPR.
3. Persons to whom the data is disclosed (recipients of data) are authorized employees/associates of the Administrator who must have access to them in order to perform their duties.
4. We inform you that your personal data is stored for a period of 12 months for the recruitment processes conducted by the Administrator, or until your consent is withdrawn and only to the extent that consent has been granted and not longer than 12 months for future recruitment. After this period, they are removed and personal data is not processed for any other purpose. We do not send back the application. We only contact selected candidates.
5. Please be advised that in connection with providing us with your personal information necessary for recruitment purposes, you have the following rights:
a) the right to access personal data,
b) the right to rectify the data,
c) the right to delete data ("the right to be forgotten"),
d) the right to limit the processing of personal data,
e) the right to object to the processing of personal data in an automated manner, including profiling,
f) the right to transfer data,
g) the right to withdraw consent in the event that the Administrator processes your personal data based on the consent, without affecting the legality of the processing, which was made on the basis of consent before its withdrawal,
h) the right to submit a complaint to the supervisory body - the Data Protection Authority - in case of violation of personal data.
In the above cases (a-g), the relevant information should be sent in writing, with acknowledgment of receipt, to the following address: Human Resources Department ALSTOM Konstal S.A., 9 Metalowców St,, 41-500 Chorzów.
Any questions regarding the processing of your personal data and your rights referred to in point 5 above, please send to an e-mail address:
6. Providing your personal data is voluntary, but failure to provide the data specified in art. 22 1 of the Labor Code will result in the inability to participate in recruitment.

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