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Project Commercial Manager (m/f)

Job Description

At Bombardier Transportation, our trains and rail solutions move millions of people safely and reliably around the world, every single day. Join us, and you’ll be part of a global team, sharing knowledge, experience and ideas across countries and cultures, and boosting our reputation as a global leader in rail technology. Your work will have a truly human impact, connecting communities, cities and businesses, and helping people to get where they need to be. It’s all about progress.

If you’re ambitious, driven and team-spirited, this is your opportunity to build a career as a Project Commercial Manager.

About the role:

The Project Commercial Manager (PCM) is responsible for leading the Project Core Team in the management of the commercial, contractual and claim aspects of Customer, Consortium/JV partner and supplier Contract(s). He or she is the Commercial Lead of the project and is the key contact to our Customers and Partners for all commercial, contractual and claim aspects, wherever possible. The PCM fosters commercial awareness within the (extended) Project Core Team.

The PCM provides the knowledge and tools to follow the contractual obligations and monitors their compliance in the Project Core Team. The PCM ensures that Bombardier Transportation’s rights resulting from contractual changes are properly captured and exercised.

Functional duties to the Project Core Team

Receive and understand the commercial and contractual documentation and knowledge from the Bid Team.

Ensure that commercial lessons are obtained, evaluated and implemented by Project Core Team.

Establish and update throughout the project an Obligation Management Matrix and ensure the right ownership of each obligation in the matrix and actions are performed by the due date.

Identify risks and assess potential impact and decide the strategy to clarify the unclear/contradictory provisions and gaps in the contract and find an agreement with the customer.

Leadership duties within the Project Core Team

Lead meetings related to contract commercial (non-technical) topics.

Manage the preparation, drafting, handling and implementation of variation order agreements and be the contact person for the customer/ partner if needed.

Lead Commercial Obligation Management, Documentation Management and Lead Claim Management.

Ensure a project specific process for documenting deferred and Abnormal Work in design, development and production.

Specific responsibilities to other Project Core Team roles

Ensure that all deliverables and key milestones regarding BT’s obligations are included in the project schedule to identify any delays and ensure that their root cause are being properly documented.

Ensure in collaboration with C&LA and Engineering that all relevant legal provisions, norms and standards are identified.

Implement commercial and contractual action plans and monitor them in the dedicated tool (« Commercial Management Action Plan » or “CMAP”).

Specialist Experience

Typically minimum 5 years of experience in relevant role.

At least 4 years of post-graduate in Engineering, Law, Quantity Surveying or Business or a combination of these. Post graduate Commercial qualifications such as MBA or IACCM certification are well regarded.

Working experience either in Contract Management, Commercial Management, Project Management, Bids, Sales, Contracts & Legal, Procurement.

Experience in working in a multi-cultural environment

Technical skills : drive for results, initiative, making decisions, communications, commercial & business acumen, negotiation, risks & opportunities management.

Language Skills : French – Advanced ; English – Professional; Dutch – Professional.




Please note that all information in this job description is accurate at the time of posting. Please be aware that companies may change details and/or closing dates without notice.


Job Summary

  • France
  • Other
Job Type
  • Full-time
  • Negotiable
04 March 2019
Applications Deadline
20 April 2019

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