Key Supplier Contract Manager

Alstom

Location: Melbourne

Job Type: Full time

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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 75,000 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.

About the role


Alstom has an opportunity for a Key Supplier Contract Manager based in Dandenong, VIC. Reporting to the Contract Director, ANZ, you will work in close collaboration with the Project Director and core project team. You will provide guidance and leadership to develop, implement, and drive proactive contract/claim management and risk mitigation strategies in accordance with Alstom's business objectives, including extensions of time, variations orders, contract amendments. As well as ensuring proper record keeping and file preparation in support of robust claim files.


Key Accountabilities:

  • Ensures application of Contract, Claims and Insurance Management guidelines and organizational governance
  • Preparation of contract summary’s, ensuring it is widely communicated and regularly updated
  • Preparation of the Contract Management Strategy Plan with the core project team
  • Analysis of the contract to build and drive implementation of Contract/Claim Management Strategy Plan.
  • Monitor works toward contract obligations, including support to monitoring of project schedule towards achieving contractual milestones
  • Establish and implement project specific commercial procedures, particularly regarding correspondences, notifications, insurance, variation requests/orders and claims preparation files
  • Develop and produce any project specific processes and ways of working for contract and claim management
  • Develops a pragmatic commercial approach based on contractual analysis of the project
  • Monitor, record and notify customer/partners and any third party regarding claims/counterclaims and prepare and manage all elements for claims/counterclaims negotiations
  • Monitor requests for variations / change orders / extensions of time
  • Provides proactive advice on specific issues, risks, contractual/claims activities, taking into account the contract and business objectives
  • Ensures Contract management KPIS are reported as per reporting deadlines including gathering the inputs from Key supplier Contract Managers and Insurance Managers
  • Provides training on contract/claim management to key project stakeholders, including project management, finance, engineering and sourcing
  • Anticipates events and risks associated with the contract management activities; propose alternative proactive solutions to keep the situation under control
  • Works closely with the Project Directors, Project Managers, Project Controllers, Project Engineering Managers, Key Supplier Contract Managers, and Project Planning Managers, to identify and mitigate risks; and to identify, maximise, and leverage claim opportunities

Qualifications and Experience Required:

  • Tertiary degree in Law, Engineering or Quantity Surveying
  • An expert in contract and claims management and proven background
  • Proven background in the management of Supplier contracts on major rail transport, signalling and/or rolling stock projects/contracts
  • Sound understanding of project financials and impact of contract/claim management on project's profitability
  • To perform this job successfully, you should have knowledge of Contract Management and Project Management tools and systems

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. We are an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourage women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, people with disability and other minority groups to apply.

We recognise that embracing flexibility & inclusivity is the smarter way of working. Please speak with us about your individual needs or if any workplace adjustments are required. If you require any adjustments to the recruitment process please email: hr.accessibility@alstomgroup.com

For internal applicants, please ensure you confirm your eligibility to apply with your Supervisor and relevant Human Resources representative prior to submitting an application.

As part of the application process, you will be required to undergo pre-employment reference and medical checks, including drug and alcohol testing and provide your current Covid-19 Vaccination status. There are different compliance requirements for different workgroups. You will be provided with relevant information, during the recruitment process. If you are unable to be vaccinated for other reason(s), please provide those reason(s) in the application for our consideration.

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. We are an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourage women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, people with disability and other minority groups to apply.

We recognise that embracing flexibility & inclusivity is the smarter way of working. Please speak with us about your individual needs or if any workplace adjustments are required. If you require any adjustments to the recruitment process please email: hr.accessibility@alstomgroup.com

For internal applicants, please ensure you confirm your eligibility to apply with your Supervisor and relevant Human Resources representative prior to submitting an application.

As part of the application process, you will be required to undergo pre-employment reference and medical checks, including drug and alcohol testing and provide your current Covid-19 Vaccination status. There are different compliance requirements for different workgroups. You will be provided with relevant information, during the recruitment process. If you are unable to be vaccinated for other reason(s), please provide those reason(s) in the application for our consideration.

18 weeks paid parental leave

Free gym membership

Flexible working options

Salary continuance insurance

Bridging leave

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