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Commercial Project Manager Portfolio Lead - Rail Infrastructure

Company: Siemens Mobility
Location: New York
Posted on: April 2, 2024

Job Description:

Pioneering in America, from the first mile to the last. This is what drives us.

For more than 160 years, Siemens has been an integral provider of infrastructure, electrification, and transportation solutions in the United States. Open new lines and increase capacity, cut costs, and link networks: high performance, state-of-the-art Rail Electrification meets all the expectations of Rail Infrastructure operators today. It's a central component of the end-to-end networked, digital infrastructure of tomorrow. We offer products and services which extend along the entire Rail Electrification value chain to improve the quality of everyday life for millions of people worldwide.

Position Overview:

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

As the CPM Portfolio Lead for Integrated Systems, you will direct the monitoring, maintain project books and records, and ensure the accuracy (including recording of such in the appropriate systems, e.g., SAP, ROCCIT) and compliance with Siemens-FRG plus local Gaap requirements. Ensures all related Project Reporting and Controlling activities of all Projects under the portfolio assigned for your team of CPM's. Reports and provide insights on project performance and portfolio performance to the Passenger Rail Head of Finance. As a Portfolio Lead you will also manage the development and the day-to-day support for your team of CPM's.

What Your Day-to-Day will look like:

  • Ensures compliance with the LoA guidelines for all commercial aspects and supports the Bid team in reviewing new business acquisition cost plans and risks.
  • Leads with the assigned Head of Project Execution (PE head) and Head of Engineering Center Competence of the portfolio(CoC Head). Ensures Project Managers and Commercial Project Managers drive the financial results according to set targets and that projects are handled professionally. Cares and optimizes the project gross profit, cash flow, assets, and financing instruments of the project portfolio.
  • Actively communicates with customers' commercial representatives and solves commercial issues on the projects under their responsibility.
  • Together with the PE Head, the portfolio team proactively sets up a contract and claim management in the projects, including involvement and cooperation with the assigned contract manager.
  • Supports the PE head in identifying, evaluating, and assessing risk and opportunities, strategies, and response activities - taking over the full responsibility for all commercial risks and opportunities on the projects under their functional and direct accountability. Supports Project Manager in selecting and involving partners/subcontractors.
  • Serves as the first escalation point in the portfolio in the relevant decision boards internally and externally.
  • Agrees to targets with PE head, CoC head, staff, and delegates defined responsibilities and authority.
  • Manages with CoC head & PE head cost center & hourly rate targets to ensure portfolio profitability.
  • Leads and manage commercial project team members of the portfolio assigned to act according to the Business Conduct Guidelines and establishes a culture of trust and integrity.
  • Supports and guides the implementation and improvement of the PM@siemens process.
  • Foster collaboration and troubleshoots and resolve sophisticated problems within multi-departments and cross-functional areas affecting and interacting with the PM@siemens process and projects under functional and direct responsibilities.
    To thrive in this role, you have:
    • BS/BA in related field or advanced degree, where required. CPM Certification required (or confirmed based on experience with the Siemens CPM profile), SCPM desirable.
    • Demonstrates and applies advanced knowledge of concepts, practices, and procedures for areas handled and a good understanding of other areas in the company, such as manufacturing, procurement, and how they interact.
    • 8+ years of successful experience in a directly related field and successful demonstration of Key Responsibilities and Knowledge as presented above.
    • Prior team lead experience not required, but encouraged as you will be managing a team of CPM's in your portfolio.
      Why you'll love working for Siemens!
      • Freedom and healthy work-life balance- Health, Dental, Vision Insurance, HSA/FSA, Commuter Benefits - starting Day 1!
      • We believe that each member of our team is accountable for making decisions, solving problems, and taking actions that contribute to long-term impact and financial success.
      • We do the right thing. We stand for green innovations and meaningful solutions with impact on customers, ecosystem partners, society, and environment.
      • We are frontrunners in digitalization and building platforms. Therefore, we are hiring ambitious forward-thinkers who want to have a real impact.
      • Solve the world's most significant problems - Be part of exciting and innovative projects.
      • Opportunities to contribute your innovative ideas and get paid for them! Take advantage of our Tuition Reimbursement program, Mentor Programs, and your development through online learning. We operate daily with a growth mindset - that's why Siemens consistently ranks on the Fortune World's Most Admired Companies list!
      • Employee perks and discounts in addition to our 401k match and generous Paid Time Off
        Siemens offers a variety of health and wellness benefits to employees. Details regarding our benefits can be found here: https://www.benefitsquickstart.com/siemens/index.html . The base salary range for this position in New York, NY is $154,400 - $209,000. The salary may be higher or lower depending on the budget and the candidate's experience, knowledge, skills, and qualifications. The annual incentive target is 15% of the base salary.

        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.

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Keywords: Siemens Mobility, New York , Commercial Project Manager Portfolio Lead - Rail Infrastructure, Executive , New York, New York

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