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Commercial Project Manager

Wadeville, South Africa

English (UK)

Job Description

The Siemens Power Generation Services Division offers a broad spectrum of innovative products and services, to enable our customers within the utility, oil & gas, and industrial processing industries to achieve high reliability and optimal performance of their rotating power equipment.

In addition to our conventional services we offer Digital Services that enable customers to create new business models and manage their risk, improve their performance and ultimately increase their profitability.

External:                      Project Accountant

GRIP Title:                   Commercial Project Manager

About the role

Responsible for the completion of all commercial/financial related tasks to contribute to the project success.

Key responsibilities

  • Ensures the compliance with the LoA guidelines for all commercial aspects
  • Ensures the accuracy of project books and records, including recording of such in the appropriate systems, e.g. SAP - ensures compliance with Siemens-FRG plus the local Gaap requirements. Ensures all related Project Reporting and Controlling activities
  • Supports the Project Manager that the financial results according to set targets are managed with due professional care and optimizes the project gross profit, cash flow and assets and financing instruments
  • Actively communicates with customer's commercial representatives and manages solving of commercial issues
  • Together with the PM proactively setting up a contract and claim management in the project, including involvement and cooperation with the assigned contract manager
  • Supports the PM in identifying, evaluating and assessing risk and opportunities, strategies and response activities – taking over the full responsibility in this regard with respect to all commercial risks and opportunities
  • Supports Project Manager to select and involve partners / subcontractors
  • Represents the project in the relevant decision boards internally and externally.
  • Agrees targets with commercial project staff and delegates defined responsibilities and authority
  • Leads commercial project team members to act according to the Business Conduct Guidelines and establishes a culture of trust and integrity


What do I need to qualify?

  • Minimum Bcom degree in Accounting

  • 3 – 4 years experience focussed on Project Accounting

  • Good working knowledge of IFRS is essential

  • Must have extensive experience working on SAP (Proficiency working on this tool is essential)

  • Proven record of Projects within (Power, Oil and Gas)

  • Good communications skill.

  • Must be willing to travel as and when required

Job ID: 95287

Organisation: Power Generation Services

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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