Commercial Project Manager - Rail Infrastructure

Job Description

Are you ready to join a winning team in a fast-paced environment? We are looking for a Commercial Project Manager/Project Controller for our Rail Infrastructure business in Tualatin, OR, to support exciting projects across the country! You will be fully responsible for the commercial and financial management through the project execution as you collaborate with internal and external partners.

Our Culture:

We live and foster an ownership culture in which every employee takes personal responsibility for our Company's success. We apply lean principles to improve our processes and customers' experience continually. We trust and empower our employees to act as owners, make decisions and innovate to succeed. 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.

Position Overview:

Our Commercial Project Managers are 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. The CPM is fully responsible for financial and commercial management (Contract, costs, revenue and cash flow) throughout the project execution phase. 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.

  • Experienced in managing projects by creating bookings, setting up project WBS structure, budget, and monitoring project financial status based on planned delivery schedule
  • Perform financial planning, forecasting, controlling, reconciliation of project cash flow and routine deviation analysis using SAP
  • Implement and drive measures to use opportunities to improve project performance (claims management and variation management)
  • Monitor and communicate trends, assess implications, and develop practical strategies project related.
  • Ability to lead the admin side of given projects such as invoicing, booking, and monitoring/controlling budget spending in procurement
  • Work with cross-functional teams (Project Managers, Legal, Operations, Procurement, Engineering, HR, etc.) to help them manage their financial goals and drive better efficiency and productivity on bids proposals and ongoing projects.
  • Recommend, implement, and report on benchmarks for measuring financial and operating performance
  • Assist in the production and analysis of monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports to determine key drivers impacting the Company's performance.
  • Desire to work in an agile entrepreneur’s environment, take the given ownership, work with the team closely and bring the assigned tasks and projects to success,
Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience:
  1. Proven experience with financial planning, accounting, and finance
  2. Bachelor's degree required, with a major in Finance, Economics, Business or Accounting preferred, CPA, MBA, or MS a plus
  3. Manufacturing sector experience and exposure to general accounting and cost accounting are preferred.
  4. Advanced analytical abilities, financial modeling, and strong Microsoft Excel
  5. Knowledge of ERP systems (SAP a plus)
  6. Strong business modeling skills
  7. Ability to provide strategic insight using financial metrics
  8. Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to interact at all levels of the organization
  9. A high sense of urgency, ability to multi-task and handle challenging deadlines

We aim to hire top talent and arm them with the opportunity to make top dollar. Can you see yourself learning, growing, and succeeding here? If so, we'd like to meet you!

We offer flexible vacation time, a matching 401K plan, profit sharing, total health, life, vision, and dental benefits.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our Company. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Diversity and inclusivity focused – Just named on the Forbes 2022 Best Employers for Diversity list!

While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.


Organization: Siemens Mobility

Company: Siemens Mobility, Inc

Experience Level: Mid-level Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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