Commercial Project Manager

Job Description

Organization: Smart Infrastructure
Business Unit: Distribution Systems
Requisition Number: 243143
Primary Location: United States-North Carolina-Wendell
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 5%

Division Description:

Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationally for more than 165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is organized in seven Divisions: Power and Gas, Power Generation Services, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, and Financial Services.


With power chain management from creation to consumption, and over half a dozen manufacturing hubs here in the U.S., Siemens Energy Management provides technologies for the economic, reliable, and intelligent transmission and distribution of electrical power. From smart grid and energy automation technology, to power supply for industrial plants and high-voltage transmission systems, Siemens is providing intelligent technologies to a diverse clientele.


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Job Description:


Main Responsibilities:

The Commercial Project Manager (CPM) will have financial and commercial responsibility for large construction projects in the industrial, construction, and energy market and will be a business partner to the Technical Project Managers.   In addition to working on large projects, the CPM may project manage small orders.  The qualified individual will own the order entry of the project and maintain the customer purchase order or contract within SAP and  The individual will maintain the sales order line item management for change orders, customer invoicing, contract reconciliation, accurate data entry, and date management throughout the execution phase of a project.   The CPM will participate in the proposal phase of an opportunity reviewing the price and cost calculation, review the LOA (Limits of Authority) as well as review customer terms & conditions.  The person will gain experience executing projects following different revenue recognition accounting methods, for example percentage of completion and completed contract. The individual must have the ability to work within a matrix organization, collaborate with Project Managers, Commercial Project Managers, Engineering, Proposal Management, Business Management, and customers to accomplish business goals and ensure customer satisfaction.

Other Responsibilities:
  • Lead internal process improvement projects across multiple functions

  • Write procedures as well as implement them
  • Facilitate project closing activities in SAP and 

Required Skills, Knowledge, and Education:
  • Bachelor's degree with an emphasis in business administration, finance, project management, supply chain, or accounting a plus

  • Hands on experience with SAP; preference is intermediate level

  • Basic experience a plus
  • Understanding of revenue recognition procedures, incoterms, and freight terms

  • Basic understanding of customer contracts/terms & conditions

  • Understanding of schedule management
  • Comfortable discussing contract and invoice reconciliation issues with customers

  • Analyze data
  • Intermediate Excel
  • Basic PowerPoint
  • Business acumen
  • Ability to influence others
  • Ability to lead meetings
  • Results oriented
  • Attention to detail
  • Works independently with little direction
  • Takes initiative
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks at one time

    Disclaimer:  Siemens is a dynamic organization in a rapidly changing industry. Accordingly, responsibilities associated with this job will change from time to time in accordance with the Company's business needs.  Additionally, the job summary for a position is intended only to serve as a high-level overview of the general duties and responsibilities that an employee will typically perform in the position.  The specific duties, responsibilities and requirements of a particular job will be determined by the manager responsible for that position and documented annually during the performance management process



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