Senior Associate (m/f/d) - Project Excellence

Job Description

If you really want to make a difference - make it with us

Our mission at Controlling and Finance Assurance (CF A) is to provide objective, factual and independent foresight to help Siemens be excellent and to improve the overall success of the company. As a business partner to Siemens management, we leverage our expertise in a wide range of topics in order to create an impact. Ecosystems of collaboration provide a basis to derive and apply innovative methodologies for a new level of assurance. We offer an inspiring, diverse, and inclusive environment for our people to develop professionally and personally. Our core values, being respectful, curious, humble and open, define how we work together as a department.

Project Business is and continues to be a critical cornerstone for our company – with thousands of customer projects every year in different size and complexity. At Project Excellence (PEX), we envision to sustain Siemens as an internationally recognized leader for excellence in project business and inspire next generations of talents to make their project management career in Siemens.

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What part will you play?

  • In your new role, you will be part of the global Project Business Excellence (PBE) – Program, one of five operational excellence workstreams of the Siemens group. 
  • With that, you will be member of a small team supporting businesses to continuously improve performance of managing customer projects. 
  • You introduce new, common and efficient methods suitable for the execution of projects (e.g for software driven projects, new digital business models or digital project management).        
  • You will ensure implementation and compliance with PBE governance requirements and standards in the business organizations according to PM@Siemens.
  • For the global PBE coordinator community (primarily 40 coordinators in Regional Centers and Headquarters) you provide directional guidance in terms of PM@Siemens standards.
  • You continuously keep competency profiles of project managers, commercial project managers, and project core team roles on state-of-the-art level and ensure adherence of qualification and certification requirements, 
  • Together with the Businesses, Global Learning Campus and CF R you are responsible for further developing and implementing of PM@Siemens qualification- and certification programs.
  • You will promote and advance appropriate risk & opportunity management in projects.
  • You argue improvement topics with senior management of Project Businesses and get the mandate for further activities to initiate necessary change processes.
  • Within the Project Business Excellence community (about 20000 members reachable via social media) you support activities to drive community collaboration and experience exchange incl. lessons learned across Businesses 
What you need to make real what matters.

  • You have shown a very good career progression and strong academic history (ideally a degree in engineering science or business administration)
  • You have at least ten years of experience in international project management and several years of management experience in cross functional  assignments. 
  • Ideally  you have successfully completed a PM@Siemens (Commercial) Project Management Certification  on at least Senior level or a comparable external project management certification
  • Track record  in academics (e.g.: engineering science, turnkey or software driven projects   project finance)
  • You prove expertise in competence management, recruiting, thought leadership and/or in the creation of qualification concepts and a strong IT affinity including experience in the implementation of software driven projects
  • You are a proven team player and demonstrate an empathetic communication(fluent in English and German)
  • You are curios to drive new topics and change

Any questions left? 

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As an equal-opportunity employer we are happy to consider applications from individuals with disabilities.

Organization: Controlling and Finance

Company: Siemens AG

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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