Contract Manager Soft & Hard Services in Corporate Real Estate (m/f/d)

Other corporate functions

Facility management

In a nutshell


Berlin, Germany


Other corporate functions

Work Experience

3-7 years

Job Category

Facility management



Job ID: 1243

ASML is a high-tech company with its headquarters in the Netherlands. We, at ASML, manufacture the complex lithography machines that chip manufacturers use to produce integrated circuits or computer chips. Our Customers include all the world's leading chip manufacturers such as Intel, Samsung and TSMC. What we do is at the heart of all electronic devices that inform, entertain and connect us. Electronic devices that you use every day may simply not exist without our machines. In collaboration with our partners, we drive forward the development of lower-cost, higher-performance and more energy-efficient microchips.
Behind ASML's innovations are researchers, engineers and manufacturing specialists who think ahead. Our company is home to some of the most creative minds in physics, electrical engineering, mathematics, chemistry, mechatronics, optics, mechanical engineering, computer science and software engineering. They work closely together in multidisciplinary teams, listening and learning from each other.
In 2020, ASML acquired all shares of Berliner Glas GmbH - an important supplier to ASML for over 30 years. Berliner Glas was founded in Berlin in 1952 as a glazier and glass wholesaler. Over the next decades, the company evolved into a high-tech, high-precision business critical to the semiconductor supply chain. Today, ASML in Berlin has 1,600 employees, is a major ASML R&D and production facility with expertise in optics and wafer chuck technology. 
Within the CRE team, you will be responsible for all contracts to be locally concluded. You will ensure, through working closely with the purchasing and legal divisions, professional procurement, as well as contract, performance and supplier management for all soft & hard services. You will contribute to keeping ASML's fixed assets, buildings, land and services at a constant level through continuously optimizing the supply chains.
At the core of your role is the consistent upkeep of an aligned, standardized, purpose-driven, agile and forward-looking collaboration with our suppliers and vendors through paying special attention to working together in partnerships.
One of your first challenges will be supporting the Integrated Facility Management (IFM) implementation process and onboarding our soft & hard services partners.
This exciting and newly created role will involve interdivisional work as well as having to work closely with our Dutch company headquarters.

Your tasks

A continuously growing company that uses cutting-edge technology will always face new challenges and have problems that need to be solved and this will only be possible through teamwork. You will be part of a dynamic team with many helpful colleagues. There is always room for creative and unique ideas. You will find that we have a flexible and open working environment, where you can decide for yourself how best to solve challenges and problems in the following sectors by:
Contract management

  • Managing contracts and budgets based on our contractual standards

  • Supporting the specialist divisions in all questions relating to supplier contracts

  • Structural alignment of delivered supplier performance with specifications by measuring and evaluating contract performance (budget, KPIs, performance)

  • Execution of sometimes highly complex tendering and contracting processes

  • Preparation of audits

  • Implementation, management and update of a contract management database and performance management system

  • Introduction of uniform methods for contract and performance management in close harmony with our purchasing division

Supply chain management

  • Operational management and continuous optimization of the supply chains for all outsourced soft & hard services

  • Upkeep of aligned, standardized, purpose-driven, agile and forward-looking collaboration with suppliers

  • Building strong relationships with suppliers, developing partnership with suppliers and setting up a professional relationship network

  • Planning and implementing all necessary actions based on the strategic fundamentals in commercial real estate (safety, total cost of ownership, flexibility, commercial suitability, well-being and sustainability)

  • Integrating processes for innovation and continual improvement of collaboration with suppliers.

Strategic tasks

  • Translating strategic future requirements for suppliers into short to long-term plans for the Soft & Hard Services division

  • Managing policies and standards and monitoring compliance

  • Following up on critical risk management strategies

  • Developing structural analysis, business forecasts and long-term financial planning for all Berlin contracts

  • Following-up on supplier-related contract fulfillment problems in close harmony with the technical experts from our soft & hard services

  • Developing future-proof ideas and visions on contract strategies and their implementation

Your profile

  • Completed bachelor's/master's degree in business management, technology, facility management or an equivalent qualification

  • At least five years of relevant experience in contract and supplier management in an international high-tech or construction sector

  • Advanced basic knowledge of the financial sector and contract law

  • Team player with excellent communication skills, both written and spoken

  • Active entrepreneurship and a keen eye for innovations and visions

  • Strongly results-orientated with a corresponding sense of responsibility

  • Ability to strategically analyze problems and find solutions

  • Good judgment and the ability to make informed decisions

  • Sensitivity to maintaining a good relationship with suppliers

  • Excellent stakeholder management skills

  • Fluent in spoken and written business English and German

Other information

Diversity and inclusion
ASML is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values and respects the importance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is the policy of the company to recruit, hire, train and promote per-sons in all job titles without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. We recognize that diversity and inclusion is a driving force in the success of our company.
We offer

  • A job with a promising future with the innovation leader in the semi-conductor industry in Berlin Neukölln

  • Close collaboration and cooperation with our Dutch headquarters and many of our global facilities

  • Remuneration according to the collective wage agreement including variable, performance-related components

  • Christmas and vacation bonus

  • 30 days’ vacation

  • Reimbursement of moving expenses for you and your family

  • Access to organized childcare and vacation care

  • Specific advanced training and development options

  • The opportunity to convert variable compensation components into additional days off

  • We promote team spirit through regular company events

  • Extensive health and sports offers (e.g. subsidy for sports activities, health days, company doctor, free vaccinations, etc.)

  • Mobility benefit for BVG company ticket or bicycle

  • Flexible structuring of daily work hours as well as a mobile working option - depending on your work area

  • Flat hierarchies and short decision-making processes that encourage independent work

We are looking for people who can shape the future with us and inspire themselves and others for innovative technologies, new challenges and future-oriented solutions. Does this appeal to you? Then apply using our online application form, stating your salary requirements and earliest possible joining date. We look forward to receiving your application.

Your contact 

Martin Gapp
Human Resources Department
Phone +49 1 777 200 700
[email protected]

Please use our online portal for your application.

Do you have any questions about our application process? If yes, you can contact Martin directly via: +49 1 777 200 700