Commercial Project Manager/Project Controller - Construction - Pacific Zone
Location: San Diego
Posted on: February 16, 2020
------ Overview:--Siemens Building Technologies is seeking a
Commercial Project Manager (CPM) / Project Controller to be
responsible for commercial aspects related to customer
contractsfrom the sales phase to execution to project completion.
Responsibilities encompass sales controlling, performance
measurement, planning, forecasting, and reporting. The CPM is
supporting the General Project Manager in all other areas where a
takeover of responsibilities is decided and/or a useful
contribution.--The CPM will partner with Customers, Suppliers,
Project Managers/ Engineers, Sales, Procurement, Legal, other
Commercial Project Managers, regional and national Finance
colleagues, and internal and external Auditors--as well as the
Siemens Financial Services Division (the Siemens entity that offers
financing solutions to clients).
This role can be based in one of these branches in our Pacific
Zone: Cypress (Los Angeles), Hayward (San Francisco),-- San Diego,
West Sacramento CA; Beaverton (Portland) OR; Bellevue (Seattle)
WA.--Our Culture:--At Siemens, we live and foster an ownership
culture, in which every employee takes personal responsibility for
our companys success.-- We trust and empower our leaders to act as
owners, self-direct their teams, 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.--Who designs your future?-- You do.-- Working within
our global company, you can design the career of your dreams.-- We
have more than 200 offices in 101 countries providing you the
opportunity to see the world or stay in your own back yard.--Do you
want to work for a company with innovating technologies that make
the world a better place?-- Can you see yourself learning, growing,
and succeeding in this opportunity?-- If so, then wed like to meet
- Ensure compliance with Levels of Authority approval--guidelines
for commercial aspects, e.g. risk management process.
- Ensure quality of all commercial and administrational project
policies per Siemens guidelines.
- Ensure an adequate handover phase, analyze customer
requirements, and examine their commercial and contractual
feasibility and transferability.
- Ensure proper financial project set-up including work breakdown
structure (WBS) in line with agreed project budget and company
internal contractual arrangements.
- Support the Project Manager in managing and optimizing targeted
financial results with due professional care (e.g. project gross
profit, cash flow, assets, and financing instruments).
- Perform financial planning, forecasting, controlling,
reconciliation of project cash flow, and constant deviation
analysis. Ensure data integrity between SAP back-end and specific
front-end tools in SI RSS: PMCT).
- Set up financial performance plan for the project based on the
planned delivery schedule for the offered scope during the sales
phase and manage it throughout the project execution phase.
- Set up and closely monitor revenue recognition: actual vs plan,
degree of completion, cost to complete, total forecasted costs vs
planned. Ensure full compliance of revenue and cost recognition
with Siemens accounting policies under US-GAAP / IFRS, as well as
overall compliance with internal controls, like export control,
- Support the responsible Project Manager on change management
issues (variations) relating to the scope of the project. Obtain
verification and approval of variations prior to submittal to the
customer ensuring appropriate costing and pricing in accordance
with PM@Siemens Guidelines.
- Support the Project Manager in identifying, evaluating, and
assessing risks & opportunities, strategies, and response
activities. Constantly assess risks& opportunities and their impact
either in the risk register and/or in the gross margin while
proposing measures to prevent negative margin slippage due to risks
that could have been avoided.
- Implement and drive measures together with the Project Manager
to leverage opportunities to improve the project performance, e.g.
through claims and variation management. Support Project Manager to
ensure Project Quality based on Siemens guidelines and achievement
of project goals.
- Support Project Manager in the timely issuing of invoices with
a strong focus on managing Account Receivables and project cash
- Drive Procurement together with the Project Manager by
involving the responsible purchasing representative to ensure that
the purchase orders are based on the best available bids and are
within the set budget.
- Ensure consistent terms and conditions with
suppliers/subcontractors in line with the end-customer
- Coordinate other contractual requirements (e.g., performance
guarantees, insurances, taxes, sureties) to achieve contract
- Actively communicate with customers commercial representatives
and manage resolution of commercial issues.
- Influence team to take positive action and assume
accountability for assigned work.
- Regularly perform lessons-learned activities on commercial
aspects and feed results into own project lessons-learned
activities and into own organization.
- Drive interpersonal relationships, foster effective
communication, and manage conflicts.--Required Knowledge/Skills,
Education, and Experience:--
- Required education: Bachelors Degree in Accounting, Finance,
Business, or related field.
- Required travel: 35%
- Required experience: Professional experience in the financial
management of complex projects (e.g. Project Coordinator, Contract
Administrator, or other similar position)--either the type of
construction projects completed by Siemens or Siemens' direct
competitors, or non-construction projects completed by other
- Other requirements:
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel,
PowerPoint, and Outlook.
- Must have strong verbal and written skills in English.
- Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment
in the United States, and will not require employer-sponsored work
authorization now or in the future for employment in the United
States.--Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and
Experience:--Preferred education: Master's Degree in Business
Administration.Other preferences:Certified Public Accountant
certificate.Proficiency with related SAP modules.Siemens commercial
project experience.----Why Siemens?--Siemens Smart Infrastructure
(SI) 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. SI 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. With an increasingly
digitalized ecosystem, it helps customers thrive and communities
progress while contributing toward protecting the planet. SI
creates environments that care. Siemens Smart Infrastructure has
its global headquarters in Zug, Switzerland, and has around 71,000
- Siemens is a globally diversified engineering powerhouse: an
opportunity such as this one can open doors to engineering
practices and businesses new to you, preparing you for a great
future with potential in so many types of fieldssustainability,
energy, medical technologies, to name a fewin almost any location
you ever dreamed of exploring.
- Competitive compensation.
- Excellent health, dental, and vision plans with many options
from which to choose.
- All employees receive Life Insurance, Short- and Long-Term
- 401(k) match dollar for dollar up to 6% of gross salary.
- Education and tuition reimbursement programs available.
- Extensive product training and professional career
development.--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, creed, religion, ancestry, national
origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital
status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information,
domestic partner status, disability, weight, height or AIDS/HIV
status, protected veteran or military status, other categories
protected by federal, state, or local law, and regardless of
whether the qualified applicants are individuals with
--------Organization: Smart InfrastructureCompany: Siemens
Industry, Inc.Experience Level: Experienced ProfessionalJob Type:
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