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Head of Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) and R&D Finance for SI Grid Software (f/m/d)

Job Description

We are accelerating and securing the energy transition sustainably and profitably.

Siemens Smart Infrastructure Grid Software enables grid operators as well as industry and infrastructure companies to accelerate and secure the energy transition in a sustainable and profitable way. We connect the physical and the digital world with an integrated OT and IT landscape along the entire value chain from planning through operations to maintenance – following its design principles of modularity, openness, user-centricity, interoperability and resilience. 

The net zero challenge is driving a fundamental change in energy generation and consumption, with a seven-fold increase in DER installations projected by 2030. This groundbreaking transformation of the energy sector, characterized by a bi-directional power flow from intermittent renewable energy resources and new consumption patterns, results in enormous complexity. 

Our bigger purpose? We believe that software is the key to turn these challenges into opportunities.

Are you passionate about creating new possibilities?

In our newly formed fast-growing business, we are looking for people with the skills and vision to build an energy-efficient and decarbonized future to support a more sustainable environment. Join our team, get inspired, and help us re-imagine the world!

Change the world of tomorrow with us.

Your new role – challenging and future-oriented.
  • In your role you are heading the international PLM and R&D Finance team of SI GSW for all portfolios, with major interfaces towards PLM as well as R&D functions
  • By doing that you act as entrepreneur for all financial topics of the complete product lifecycle, evaluating especially the investment patterns with stakeholders of and beyond the PLM team
  • Providing financial guidance and framework for our software products (e.g. license and pricing concepts) are also part of your task area
  • Additionally, you set-up and execute business case evaluations which drive the software product demands 
  • Extending a global reporting and controlling system and providing monthly/quarterly reports with meaningful KPIs are within your scope of work
  • Furthermore, you provide and evaluate sourcing strategies together with the PLM and R&D teams
  • Implementing proper and compliant finance processes and providing expertise in Siemens controlling standards, policies and procedures complete your field of activities
Your qualifications – solid and appropriate.
  • A University Degree with background in Finance and Accounting, Business Administration studies or any equal education is the basis of your success 
  • You have already gained experience in the software environment with regards to license management and software services as well as cloud strategies and SaaS business models / operations
  • You are familiar with agile development methods
  • You are an expert in understanding financial accounting processes and procedures, financial reporting, financial planning and liquidity management 
  • You are a hands-on self-starter and self-manager, who loves to work in a fast-paced environment and holds a high degree of initiative
  • Superior analytical and forecasting skills combined with excellent interpersonal and oral and written communication skills in both English and German complete your profile

What we offer. 
  • 2 to 3 days of mobile working per week as a global standard
  • Attractive remuneration package
  • Development opportunities for both personal and professional growth 
  • 30 leave days and a variety of flexible working models that allow time off for yourself and your family 
  • Share matching programs to become a shareholder of Siemens AG
  • Find more benefits here
Individual benefits are adapted to meet local legal regulations, the requirements of different job profiles, locations, and individual preferences. 


Make your mark in our exciting world at Siemens.

The opportunity to work with innovative and modern technologies - products and services in the field of electrification, automation and digitalization. A working atmosphere and culture based on trust, responsibility and respect. 
We value the fact that our employees are individuals and have different preferences and needs. If we all thought the same way, we would never come up with anything new! That is why we recruit exceptional minds from all walks of life. We strive to promote our culture of diversity, equality and inclusion. We encourage applications from a diverse talent pool and are happy to provide opportunities to discuss flexibility and reasonable adjustment requirements. Many of our teams work effectively in a virtual environment, which gives us the opportunity to offer you more flexibility with your schedule. 

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

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Organization: Smart Infrastructure

Company: Siemens AG

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Full / Part time: Either

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