Procurement Project Manager (m/f/d)

Datum: 23.11.2023

Standort: Wien, AT

Unternehmen: Alstom

Req ID:417917 

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.


For our site in Vienna, Austria, we are looking to recruit a Procurement Project Manager 


Key Accountabilities:

•    Manage and lead the procurement activities of the Project
•    Ensure that the overall QCD target of the WP material under his responsibility is met
•    Participate as Member in Project Core Team
•    First point of contact for all procurement relevant topics related to this project
•    Close collaboration with Supply Chain Lead in the project
•    Encompass PrSCL output in the overall picture of the project (availability of the purchaser requests on time and on quality for take-over by the buyers, availability of the material for the 1st train, consolidation of the logistic conditions)
•    Promoting the Alstom Code of Ethics and adhering to the highest standards of ethical conduct.
Communicate project needs and ensures they are properly taken into account
•    Organize and lead Kick-off meeting toward Service Buyer Community for each project at project start
•    Challenge new gaps compared to tender commitments, incorporates Return on Experience, escalate if any critical delay is occurring in specification availability, facilitates co-operation between Engineering and Procurement, ask for arbitration in case of conflict
•    Publish the specific legal requirements to be taken into account in negotiation, after analysis of the customer specific demand and after decision with the PM to flow down (or not) these requirements to the suppliers
Define and implement the Project Procurement Strategy in full respect of QCD commitments
•    Establish and agree with the PM on a Project Procurement Strategy (if not done at Tender stage), in line Platform Procurement strategy (panel, LCC objectives, dual sources...)
•    Animates supplier selection through Business Award process, asks for arbitration when relevant
Manage the Material Work Package
•    Review periodically the QCD material scope (Work packages) with the stakeholders, establish a robust “at completion” vision, taken into account risks, ambitions and uncertainties
•    Establish bridge analysis at each SPR cycle
•    Prepare specific claims to Suppliers
Leads cost improvement plans
•    Challenge stakeholders (project, engineering, buyers,...) to allow collection of cost optimization proposals in addition of the plan of the Project Procurement Strategy
•    Ensures actions are documented and saving calculated in a total cost of ownership base
•    Organize decision over and follow up of the proposed actions 

Report / KPI
•    Prepares Review based on standards KPIs to stakeholders (PM level, Business Level, Management level)

Key Requirements:

•    A Business or Technical University degree
•    Experience of 3-5 years in similar positions in Procurement
•    Sound expertise in Engineering, Procurement or Project Management, preferably in Railway Industry;
•    Solid level in Microsoft Office Applications, E-mail application, Solid working knowledge in ERP systems, eProcurement tools, Web-Browser,      Planning tools MS project/Primavera;
•    Proficient in German and English
•    Good analytical and problem-solving skills (Value Engineering, Cost analysis, Risk/Ops, SWOT).


The minimum annual salary for this position is € 42,264.04 gross for full-time employment according to the collective bargaining agreement. Overpayment depends on relevant work experience and qualifications.




•    Canteen and meal allowance
•    Easily accessible and parking space
•    Flexible working hours and Home Office
•    Company pension plan and employee benefits
•    Company doctor and health measures


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, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by local law.