Contract Manager Large CapEx Projects (m/f/d)

  • Hamburg
  • Permanent
  • Full-time

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Aurubis – metallurgy is our passion. We are a leading global multi-metal company and one of the largest copper recyclers worldwide. We process complex metal concentrates, scrap metals, and metal-bearing recycling materials into metals of the highest purity. These metals serve as the basis for key megatrends such as digitalization, renewable energies, e-mobility, and urbanization. Aurubis has about 7,200 employees at sites in Europe and the United States. Join our team and promote progress together with us!

The Corporate Procurement division is responsible for sourcing all indirect materials, goods, and services. We serve as the interface between our company’s production sites and the procurement markets. We work to secure optimal procurement conditions and procurement support for CapEx projects and to ensure that our sites are well supplied.

For our team at the Hamburg site, we are looking for a


Contract Manager Large CapEx Projects (m/f/d)

Your Tasks

  • support the project leader of our large CapEx projects as a commercial voice and full project team member
  • drive sourcing and contracting for respective project scope and manage project-related tasks along our corporate procurement organization
  • steer claim and change management in a cross-functional team with legal and engineering colleagues
  • manage processes and contractors
  • troubleshoot supplier issues in E2E responsibility
  • actively participate in budgeting processes and cost assessments
  • contribute to project timeline and work breakdown structure development; re-evaluate regularly with contracting strategy and supply risks
  • identify and plan critical supply needs and coordinate requests with strategic procurement; flag business-critical topics directly to SteerCo
  • consult engineering with technical specifications regarding market compatibility and fit to supplier base
  • support contracting and negotiation in tandem with category management and other stakeholders
  • prepare RFQ/RFP documents
  • define contracting SLAs and responsibilities with EPC/EPCM as well as support final acceptance

Your Profile

  • degree in business, engineering or an equivalent qualification as well as several years of professional experience in a relevant field
  • established project management skill set incl. relevant experience with tools (preferably acc. to PRINCE2)
  • professional experience in managing commercial relationships in (mega-)projects – at best in technical environments
  • ability to manage lateral, matrix-organized teams
  • detailed knowledge of handling commercial contracts in the EPC(M) environment
  • excellent written and oral communication skills in German and English
  • ability to develop commercial relationships across a range of cultures to ensure project delivery
  • flexibility and willingness to travel (10-20%) – in compliance with the current Aurubis travel guidelines

We Offer

  • Contribute your skills, experience and creativity to an exciting industrial company!
  • We provide a great deal of leeway to shape your work and a high degree of individual responsibility.
  • Additionally, we communicate with our colleagues on an equal footing and develop innovative solutions together in an international environment.
  • Benefit from flexible working hours, attractive compensation and company mobility solutions (e.g. JobRad, HVV-ProfiTicket) as well as comprehensive social benefits including a company pension scheme!


Then we look forward to receiving your informative application documents with your salary expectations and earliest possible starting date via online application only.

Aurubis AG
Hovestraße 50
20539 Hamburg

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