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Senior Commercial Manager

Glasgow, United Kingdom

English (UK)

Job Description

As Senior Commercial Manager you will provide a dedicated and professional post contract commercial management service. Act as primary interface to customers and stakeholders for assigned projects.

What are my responsibilities?
  • Primary responsibility for contract administration of target cost contract
  • Responsible for delivery of client facing target cost reports
  • Responsible for accurate cost and value reporting to both client and business needs
  • Responsible for commercial risk management
  • Interfaces with finance, project management, engineering and planning functions
  • Ensures accurate and timely applications for payment and cash receipts
  • Ensures contractual notices are issued in accordance with contractual timeframes
  • Responsible for overall management of change control
  • Primary responsibility for negotiating contract changes, ad hoc agreements, claims and variations, as well as monthly applications for payment and final accounts, processing of letters of credit, export credit guarantees, etc, in conjunction with the project management teams
  • Provide support and advice to the project management teams on matters such as contract compliance, contract awareness, contract change management, claims, variations, legal and financial matters, liaising where necessary with other specialist advisors within the Siemens organization
  • Establish and maintain interfaces with key internal functions and with appropriate levels within the client project organization
  • Commercially manage throughout the project lifecycle to ensure business and client expectations are met and exceeded
  • Agree and deliver an effective commercial management strategy with the project team, and client team
  • Develop commercial understanding and competence across the project management community
  • Liaise closely with other Commercial Managers ensuring the consistent use of best practice contract and commercial techniques across the company
  • Support development of commercial competence across the commercial community
  • Ensure all commercial processes and document control complies with the appropriate company standards and governance
  • Responsible for maintaining auditable records in accordance with target cost contract requirement
What do I need to qualify for this role?
  • Degree qualified or equivalent with typically 5-10+ year’s experience of Commercial Management
  • Strong track record in a high value post contract management environment and position, ideally gained in a similar or related industry e.g. rail, aerospace, defence, construction, IT etc.
  • Excellent negotiation skills, coupled with practical experience and an in-depth understanding of the best ways in which to maximize the mutual benefits to be gained from the effective and commercial interpretation of contracts
  • Good customer / client stakeholder  facing skills
  • Excellent customer facing client management skills 
  • Experience of managing complex target cost projects
  • An ability to create and manage robust forecasts
  • Understanding of the technical, contractual and financial requirements of the commercial management role and their inter-relationship
  • Confident and able to deal externally and internally at senior levels
  • Ability to operate effectively within a team environment
  • Experience of working in a matrix working environment
  • Experience of working within a project environment
  • Good financial and commercial acumen
  • Strong computing skills in MS excel, project, Outlook, etc
About us
We’re Siemens.  A collection of over 377,000 great minds who are all making the future and you could be one of them.   We have offices across the UK, full of talented individuals helping us to challenge the today and work towards a brighter tomorrow.

Want to join us and be a Future Maker?
We’re excited to hear that you would like to join us here at Siemens.  Our people love it here and we want you to be a part of helping us make real, what matters.

We are looking forward to receiving your online application.  Please ensure you complete all areas, of the application form, to the best of your ability to help us review your suitability for the role.  We will be in contact as soon as possible with an update on your application.

What else do I need to know?
The benefits package for this role includes not only a generous base salary, but an annual bonus.  We know that not everyone’s lifestyle is the same, so we operate a flexible benefits scheme where you can tailor your benefits package to suit you.

If we all thought the same, we would never think of anything new. That’s why we recruit great minds from all walks of life. We embrace diversity and create what’s right for the world by employing the people who live in it.

Siemens recognise that building a diverse workforce is critical to the success of our business. We strongly encourage applications from a diverse talent pool and welcome the opportunity to discuss flexibility requirements and workplace adjustments with all our applicants to encourage agile working and innovation.


Job ID: 109483

Organization: Mobility

Experience Level: not defined

Job Type: Full-time

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