We are looking for Contract Managers fully dedicated to our railway signaling projects.

Closing date: Consecutively

Countries, cities and transport operators rely on Thales’ ground transportation solutions to adapt to rapid urbanization and meet new mobility demands – locally, between cities and across national frontiers. Our expertise in signaling, communications, fare collection and cybersecurity gives people and goods the connected journey they need to move safely and efficiently.

Closing date: Consecutively

Place: Oslo

Job type: Contract manager

Type of position: Permanent

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Ground Transportation Systems Norway AS is a part of Thales. We are currently both developing the next generation Traffic Management System (TMS) together with Bane NOR, and delivering the nationwide signaling system SignAn. We are now looking for Contract Managers for both projects who will ensure fulfillment of contractual obligations. The Contract Managers will be members of international project teams and facilitate efficient coordination with internal departments. Would you like to join us on our journey to deliver, maintain and secure Norway’s railway tracks?

We want diversity in our workforce and encourage all qualified candidates to apply for a job with us. Applications will be processed continuously.

In this role, your key responsibilities will be:

  • Contractual management of the NTK-based contract with the customer and sub-contractors, including preparation of contract notices, correspondence, variation orders and claims
  • Contract and data administration
  • Maintaining contractual records, documentation of key correspondence, status and issue
  • Providing support and contract clarification and interpretation to the Project team to minimize contractual risk and exposure, provide advice to maximize commercial opportunities for the project, and suggest actions accordingly to support Thales business objectives
  • Representing the project in internal and external meetings
  • Supporting the project team in interpretation and execution of the terms and conditions of the contract and subcontracts, and to oversee that on-going work is compliant with the contract
  • Claims and variation creation and management

To be qualified for this role, you need to have the following qualifications and experience:

  • Education at Master level, preferably a Law Degree with a high commercial orientation
  • Minimum seven years’ relevant contract management experience, preferably from the railway industry or comparable large IT projects
  • The ability to interpret complex contracts and agreements in a risk environment
  • Proven experience in contract management practices
  • Knowledge of Norwegian standard contracts used off-shore (NTK) or on land is beneficial
  • Understanding of IT/software technology and mapping of development constraints on contractual requirements
  • Negotiation experience
  • Awareness of commercial issues, good technical and project understanding
  • High written and verbal communication skills
  • Fluency in English and any of the Scandinavian languages, written and spoken
  • Strong interpersonal and social skills

What we expect:

  • You have the ability to work independently, as well as being a team player within a diverse network
  • You demonstrate drive, agility and resilience in achieving work-related goals under challenging circumstances
  • You have the ability to interface well and effectively internally and externally with customers, partners and suppliers
  • You manage time effectively and prioritize your workload
  • You are flexible and open to change
  • You are a self-starter and hands-on with a pro-active attitude

We offer:

  • A position in a strong academic environment where you will have responsibility and possibility to grow and develop in a global organization
  • An inspiring and safe working environment
  • Central location in Oslo
  • Career opportunities both nationally and internationally
  • Competitive terms, pension and insurance agreements
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