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Commercial Manager - Solutions

Job Description

Siemens Smart Infrastructure is shaping the market for intelligent, adaptive infrastructure for today and the future. It addresses the pressing challenges of urbanization and climate change by connecting energy systems, buildings and industries and provides customers with a comprehensive end-to-end portfolio from a single source – with products, systems, solutions and services from the point of power generation all the way to consumption. Siemens Smart Infrastructure creates environments that care.

We live and foster an ownership culture, in which every employee takes personal responsibility for our company's success. We communicate openly and honestly to learn from our failures and celebrate our successes. We recognize individual and team achievements frequently. We invest in our team members, offering a wide variety of internal and external development opportunities.

Siemens Smart Infrastructure is currently recruiting for a Finance Manager Solutions to join our Regional Solutions and Services business either in Melbourne or Sydney. This is an exciting opportunity to apply sales, finance and project management know how to support our solutions organisation in the branches. We offer a flexible work environment in an engaging and fast evolving, cutting edge technological environment and are looking for a highly motivated team player who thrives on challenges and enjoys working in a diverse team.

Core responsibilities of the role will include

  • Establish robust business administration processes for solution bid reviews and bid approval escalations across multiple portfolio lines and branches to ensure a high quality Limits of Authority process;
  • Work with the National Solutions Sales Manager and portfolio sales experts to develop business cases and financial value propositions for existing and new solution offerings, leverage government funding programs for customers and enable sustainable growth of RSS solutions business;
  • Represent the local solutions business with regional head office for multiple portfolio segments during regular operational review meetings;
  • Participate in project review meetings, perform independent financial project reviews and identify financial risks and opportunities for solutions projects under delivery;
  • Define best practice financial and administration processes for solutions business execution in Australia and New Zealand and collaborate with Branch Managers, Commercial Branch Managers and Operations Managers during implementation and ongoing monitoring;
  • Support branches with complex contract negotiations, project claim, variation and dispute negotiations;
  • Prepare and review financial KPIs in monthly solutions meetings and ensure branches achieve their KPI's by clearly assigned actions;

The successful candidate will have:

  • Proven experience in contracts or project management and controlling, ideally with experience in resource utilization analysis and reporting
  • Strong knowledge of calculation methods and SAP ERP systems
  • Experience in digital applications and data analytics (i.e. SAC, Qlik Sense, Tableau, HANA, etc.)
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Law or related field
  • strong capabilities for strategic thinking, analytics, indirect leadership and a strong customer focus, with a high level of attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines.

In return, we offer a rewarding team environment, a commitment to your ongoing learning and development, and an attractive salary package.

Siemens is a proud equal opportunity employer, creating a work environment of diversity and inclusion. Our diverse workforce cultivates Innovation and Excellence and in turn creates a workplace where our employees belong and prosper. Diversity and inclusion help us fully realise the potential of our people. As part of Siemens Ownership culture, Siemens also genuinely supports reasonable flexible working practices that empower


Organization: Smart Infrastructure

Company: Siemens Ltd.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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