Commercial Project Manager

Job Description

Siemens Mobility supplies railway markets the world over with solutions and turnkey installations for railway automation and telecommunication. Our customers are infrastructure operators and mainline railways all round the world as well as industrial railways and public transport authorities in cities and megacities.

Our products and systems are used for automating our customers’ operations management processes and thus make a considerable contribution to improving their economic situation in particular and mobility in general. We are looking for the best talent to shape the technology of the future. Come build your career in one of the best companies in the world!

Siemens Mobility is seeking to add a hungry-for-challenges Commercial Project Manager (CPM) to our team! You will be responsible for all commercial aspects related to a customer contract (“Project”) starting with the sales phase up to the end of the complete project execution phase. We are fully responsible for financial and commercial management (Contract, costs, revenue and cash flow) throughout the project. This encompasses sales controlling, performance measurement, planning, forecasting and reporting.

The primary contacts for the CPM include: Customers, Suppliers, Project Managers/ Engineers, Procurement, Legal Department, Operational Review, other Commercial Project Managers, Head of local Finance & Business Administration, internal and external Auditors, and central Financial Services.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure accurate financial project set up including WBS structure according to agreed project budget and company internal contractual arrangements.
  • Set up of a financial performance plan for the project based on the planned delivery schedule for the offered scope during the sales phase and manage it throughout the project execution phase.
  • Set up and closely monitor revenue recognition: actual vs plan, degree of completion, cost to complete, total forecasted costs vs planned.
  • Ensure full compliance of revenue and cost recognition with Siemens accounting policies under US-GAAP / IFRS, as well as overall compliance with internal controls, i.e. Sarbanes-Oxley, export control, signature authorities.
  • Perform financial planning, forecasting, controlling, reconciliation of project cash flow and constant deviation analysis. Ensure data integrity between SAP back-end and specific front-end tools (division specific).
  • Support the responsible Project Manager on change management issues (variations) relating to the scope of the project contractually and internal.
  • Obtain verification and approval of variations prior to submittal to the customer ensuring appropriate costing and pricing in accordance with PM@Siemens Guidelines.
  • Routinely assess risk and opportunity and their impact either in the risk register and/or in the gross margin and propose measures to prevent negative margin slippage due to risks that could have been avoided.
  • Implement and drive measures with the project manager to leverage opportunities to improve the project performance, e.g. through claims and variation management.
  • Support Project Managers to ensure Project Quality based on PM@Siemens Guidelines and achievement of project goals (Revenue, Margin, SG&A, etc.).
  • Ensure quality on all commercial and administrative project quality policies as per PM@Siemens and Siemens guidelines.
  • Support Project Managers in timely issuing invoices with strong focus on managing Account Receivables and project cash flow.
  • Drive Procurement together with the Project Manager by timely involving the responsible purchasing representative to ensure that the purchase orders are based on the best available bids and are within the set budget.
  • Ensure consistent terms and conditions with suppliers/subcontractors in line with the end-customer contract.
  • Coordinate other contractual requirements (e.g., performance guarantees, insurances, taxes, sureties) to achieve contract commitments.
  • Influence team to take positive action and accountability for the assigned work
  • Ensure the compliance with the LoA guidelines for all commercial and internal regulations aspects.
  • Provide insights of project performance to Director of Commercial Project Management and VP of Projects during project reviews.
  • Actively communicate with customer's commercial representatives and/or suppliers solving of commercial issues.
  • Together with the PM organization, proactively sets up a contract and claim management in the project, including involvement and cooperation with the assigned contract manager.
  • Represents the project in the relevant decision boards internally and externally (when authorized by Manager)
  • Acts according to the Business Conduct Guidelines and establishes a culture of trust and integrity.

Knowledge/Education/Experience:

BS/BA in related discipline or advanced degree, where required. Certification will be required if you do not already possess the CPM certification.

Typically 3-5 years of successful experience in a directly related field and successful demonstration of Key Responsibilities and Knowledge as presented above.

In Addition To An Incredible Career Opportunity, We Offer:

  • A competitive base salary
  • Extensive training along with career development

We seek to hire top talent and provide them with opportunities to earn top dollar. Siemens is a phenomenal place to have a career in an innovative environment. If you're interested in becoming a Drafting Technician with Siemens Mobility, we'll offer you the support and career advancement to make it happen!

Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Siemens is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, protected veteran or military status, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law.

EEO is the Law

Applicants and employees are protected under Federal law from discrimination. To learn more, Click here.

Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Provision

Siemens follows Executive Order 11246, including the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision.


Organization: Siemens Mobility

Company: Siemens Mobility, Inc

Experience Level: Mid-level Professional

Job Type: Full-time



Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Siemens is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability unrelated to ability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, order of protection status, protected veteran or military status, or an unfavorable discharge from military service, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law.

EEO is the Law
Applicants and employees are protected under Federal law from discrimination. To learn more, Click here.

Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Provision
Siemens follows Executive Order 11246, including the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision. To learn more, Click here.

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