Project Contract Manager

Perth, Western Australia, au
Company: Alstom
Category: Management Occupations
Published on 2021-08-03 19:16:40

Req ID:151762 

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.

We have been awarded a contract to deliver for Western Australia’s $1.6 billion Railcar Program. As part of the project we will design, manufacture and maintain 246 new railcars needed for METRONET projects and the replacement of the A-series trains. We will also deliver 6 DMU railcars to replace the Australind service between Perth and Bunbury. 

We are currently seeking an enthusiastic Contract Manager focused on our Sourcing/Supplier contracts for a 12-month Fixed Task position. In this role, you will be responsible for key commercial decisions along with the Sourcing and Contracts Manager and other key stakeholders. Your role will be to provide guidance and leadership to develop, implement and drive contract/claim management and risk mitigation strategies. 

Key Responsibilities in this role Include: 

  • Establish, implement and lead the commercial and contractual processes in regards to correspondence, notifications, insurances, variations and claims. 

  • Lead the preparation and submission of all progress claims as well as negotiations with customers and partners. 

  • Manage subcontractor progress, payments and any contractual issues and provide solutions and advice to the Project Director and Project Manager. 

  • Anticipate potential events and risks to the project and provide counter strategies and commercial solutions to minimise project impact. 

  • Lead, mentor and motivate the contracts team to deliver the best outcome for the company as well as the individuals 

  • Ensure proper record keeping and file preparation in support of robust claim files. 

  • Qualifications, Skills and Experience Required Includes: 

  • Tertiary Qualification in a relevant discipline (Engineering, Quantity Surveying, Construction Management or similar) or equivalent relevant experience. 

  • Significant experience in Contracts Administration and Management in the engineering industry (ideally rail, civil or similar).

  • Ability to lead commercial aspects of negotiations with Customers and Suppliers. 

  • Comprehensive knowledge of the commercial management and governance requirements for major infrastructure projects. 

  • High attention to detail and the ability to think on your feet! 

  • This is an exciting role and your opportunity to be part of one of the Perth Metronet projects. This role offers a long-term position for 12 months, with potential opportunity to extend or move local or nationally with our global organisation

    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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