EMEA Contract Manager

Requisition Number:  6234
Company:  Mangiarotti SpA

Monfalcone, GO, IT, 34074

Are you interested in being part of an innovative team that supports Westinghouse’s mission to provide clean energy solutions? At Westinghouse, we recognize that our employees are our most valuable asset, and we seek to identify, attract and recruit the most qualified talent while recognizing and encouraging the value of diversity in the global workplace.

Purpose of the job

The BUCM, in coordination with the Project Director and Commercial BUCM, has overall responsibility to follow-up all project manufacturing commercial activities. 


Organization and Reporting:

The BUCM reports directly to the EMEA BU Contract Management Leader. 


Responsibilities and Posting Description

The Business Unit Contract Manager is responsible for:


  • Supporting the project (s) execution start-up through contract analysis and preparation of the Project Commercial Execution Plan
  • Establishment and implementation of project specific contractual procedures, particularly regarding claims, insurance, variation orders, correspondence and notifications
  • Liaise with the Project Planning Manager to ensure appropriate schedules are produced and maintained, to support Project Execution Strategy, including monitoring of penalty exposures
  • Support project risk and opportunity identification and analysis. Support the management of risks and opportunities by development and implementation of appropriate commercial action plans.
  • Support the elaboration and follow-up of supply and subcontractors’ contracts in order to make sure that back-to-back is made and all obligations are fulfilled.
  • Ensure proper change and claims evaluations are given in line with contractual requirements.
  • Management of changes and claims to / from customers and consortium partners.
  • Support the management of claims to / from contractors and sub-suppliers as required.
  • Manufacturing cost evaluation of the milestone impact due to a change or claim.
  • Substantiation of change and claims with detailed rate evaluation and process supporting documentation.
  • Evaluation of manufacturing material and or indirect costs associated with a change or claim.
  • Control back-charges from site and ensuring appropriate recovery from third parties.
  • For above actions, reporting to Management to allow the control and monitoring of commercial issues for the project.



  • It is expected that travel to the Local European offices or Project job sites will be required.    



  • Project / Projects Review Presentations,
  • Contractual costs and manufacturing analysis reports
  • Project Variation Order templates and procedures for in house use of costs
  • Detailed list of schedule and costs impact for manufacturing deviations,
  • Change & Claim monitoring presentation/reports


Educational requirements


  • Educated to university degree level (BAC+5) and qualified in one of the following, contract management, manufacturing, engineering, finance or project management. 


Knowledge / Experience


  • A minimum of five years’ experience of project commercial work preferable in a multicultural engineering or construction environment or contact management consulting.
  • A minimum of eight years of experience working in a manufacturing environment or subcontractor monitoring related to complex process or site cost evaluation.
  • Fluent in Italian and English, expertise in other European language of distinct advantage (French)
  • Additional language Spanish, Swedish, and German language could be an advantage.


Behavioural and technical skills / Competencies


Technical skills / competencies

  • Strong commercial experience of contracts including contract drafting and the ability to identify and understand the salient points and issues.
  • The ability to assimilate contractual and legal issues quickly and have a solid track record of successful management of claims.


Behavioural skills / competencies

  • A self-confident individual with a strong personality and ability to meet tight deadline and have an analytical mind.
  • Good interpersonal and strong communication skills with a willingness to challenge others.
  • Good listener.


Leadership behaviours:


  • Teamwork and accountability
  • Communication
  • Transparency
  • Ability to work unsupervised
  • Realize change and manage changes

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