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Contracts & Commercial Manager

Date: Mar 17, 2019

Location: Västerås, VAS, SE

Contracts & Commercial Manager-TGGO-SEVS01734993


This is work with a truly human impact. Every single day, at Bombardier Transportation, we connect communities, cities and businesses around the world, helping millions of people get where they need to be. Join us, and you’ll be part of a global team, sharing insights and expertise across countries and cultures, pushing the boundaries of innovation to whole new levels.

Our site in Västerås is dealing with projects ranging from development to production management and delivery of complete vehicles, both for the Swedish market and for export, development and production of propulsion and control systems, service, maintenance and complete traffic systems. journeys, you’ll help millions of people to go further, too.

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

Contracts & Commercial Manager for our location in Vasteras, Sweden


Contracts & Commercial Manager will be key point of contact for Project Management, Procurement and Customer Support for all project and non-project related issues with legal background and / or connection (e.g. claims, VO´s, settlements, etc.);

Will handle multifaceted tasks relating to contract and claims management – from analysing contracts and contributing to negotiations;

Identification and follow up of (potential) claims towards Suppliers and Customer

Enforce, defend and improve together with Procurement and Project Management, BT´s contractual interests against Customers and Suppliers during the whole project life cycle, including monitoring and assessment of changes and deviations, as well as defending, placing and enforcing claims.

Follow-up, lead and co-ordinate claims in accordance with the claim management process and complete those to a satisfactory result for BT

Provide assistance with contractual correspondence and dispute resolution strategies for the respective projects (VO´s, Service sale, Claims, etc.)


- In the assigned site of RoQ, identify together with the project team claims against customers, suppliers or partners and lead or support in all new built, warranty and service projects all offensive/defensive claims and ensure timely closure of such at results beneficial to BT

- Define, establish and implement the project commercial strategy towards the Customer, Joint Venture partners and Key Suppliers to increase profitability of projects

- Ensure that contractual changes, involving the customer, consortium partner, and supplier are properly notified in accordance with the contract and the BT Change Management process (e.g. issuance of notification/ variation order)

- Review contracts to improve legal quality of such documents to reduce risk and/or increase probability of claims

- Provide assistance and guidance regarding contractual correspondence and define and follow-up commercial & claim strategies for the respective projects

- Control the amount of claimed money either claimed against BT (defensive claims) or against Supplier (offensive claims)

- Together with Procurement, Customer Support and Project Management take ownership of all commercial and contractual risks and opportunities

- Support at the assigned site of RoQ all functions by providing legal knowledge

- Support Principal Legal Counsel, with (especially domestic) bids and claims raised by the Customer and under his/her supervision ensure compliance with BT policies, as well as contracting within obtained mandate

- Support Principal Legal Counsel by topic with any legal issue or task that has a relation to the assigned site

- Support Principal Contracts and Commercial, with any contracts or commercial issues under his/her supervision

- Ensure close alignment with Principal Contracts and Commercial, RoQ, and contribute to target achievement (esp. claim results, training, reporting, etc.) by leading and performing any required activity in this context at the assigned site

- Ensure solid claim reporting (e.g. claim database or PPRS) of issues and keep up to date all relevant reporting files (Sharepoint, PPRS, Claim Management Databases, etc.)

- Ensure solid and transparent presentation of claims, to the respective Claim Review Board and provide founded guidance and recommendation for the way forward

- Reporting of claims and their status to the local Management, as well as within RoQ in alignment with Principal Contracts and Commercial

- Organise and lead local commercial, claim identification & review meetings with Procurement, Customer Support and Project Management on a regular basis at the assigned site and reporting of critical topics to the respective Principal Legal Counsel and/or Principal Contracts and Commercial

- Contribute to creating and keep up to date high quality training documentation and provide legal training to functions at assigned site

- Effectively communicate contractual awareness & key contractual obligation among project core team members by conducting regular contractual workshops

- Ensure professional and trustful relation, tight contact and synergy with all other departments and functions, especially Procurement, Project Management and Customer Support, both at the assigned site and, as the case may require, beyond

- Raise „Commercial & Claim awareness and competency “in all functions at assigned site


• Educational background: Bachelor or Master’s degree in Business Law, Business Economics, Legal
• Strong work experience in a legal function with a similar scope
• Solid proficiency level in contractual & legal knowledge.
• Tangible experience of delivering in multi-disciplinary teams in a matrix organization is considered a plus
• Able to communicate at a professional and technical level with all areas/levels of the organization
• High attention to detail and focus on high-quality results delivered on time
• Excellent communication, presentation, negotiation and influencing skills


- Be part of a global company, innovating and collaborating across countries to bring the world closer together.

- Change your personal world, with opportunities to shape your own development and experience new ways of working.

- Take pride in helping people all over the world to get where they want to be - individuals, communities, businesses.

- Broaden your horizons as part of a multinational team, working together with world-shaping technology

About us

Bombardier Transportation is a global leader in rail technology, offering the broadest portfolio in the industry. We cover the full spectrum of rail solutions, ranging from trains to sub-systems and signalling, and provide complete transport systems, e-mobility technology and maintenance services.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

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Job: General Management
Primary Location: SE-VAS-Västerås
Organization: Transportation
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular

Job Posting:
09.03.2019, 6:48:29 AM

Unposting Date
23.03.2019, 6:59:00 PM

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