Procurement Project Manager

Datum: 06.01.2023

Standort: Wien, AT

Unternehmen: Alstom

Req ID:344841 

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.

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);


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.