We have an exciting opportunity for a Commercial Manager to join our Finance and Commercial team at Siemens Mobility - Rolling Stock in Wimbledon and Slade Green depots. In this key role, you will be responsible for the train/depot maintenance contracts for our customers South Western Railway (SWR) & Southeastern (SE).
You will work with a fantastic, friendly depot team and within a motivated and driven commercial team. In partnership with the project management team and other stakeholders, you will ensure effective contract management and ﬁnancial performance and be part of a team ensuring that trains are out in service every day, serving passengers.
This is a hybrid role based in London, Wimbledon and Slade Green with an expectation to be in the ofﬁce 2 to 3 times a week.
This is your role. What part will you play?
Contract management and analysis; drive fulﬁlment of requirements whilst ensuring the best operational / commercial outcomes for the project and Siemens; negotiation of any arising contract disputes with the customer.
Preparation and calculation of outgoing Variation Proposals, analysis of incoming Variation Proposals, negotiating with the customer
Correspondence management with the customer and suppliers in accordance with documented contractual processes
Identiﬁcation and preparation of claims and negotiating settlements with Suppliers / Customers
Risk & Opportunity management; drive ownership among project management team for mitigation of risks and realisation of opportunities
Maintenance of accurate and up-to-date Percentage of Completion models for multiple large and complex projects.
Support and analyse individual internal business case scenarios.
Oversee ﬁnance processes (forecast, budget, month-end closing); ensure Financial Statements comply with Siemens' guidelines and local GAAP Provision of accurate and timely management information to project management, ﬁnance function and local and divisional HQs
Work closely with project managers and operational colleagues to support process and productivity improvement initiatives
Drive innovation / digitalisation initiatives within the commercial function and the project
What experience and qualiﬁcation do you need to apply?
Prior experience in a commercial role is essential
Someone with line management experience (is an advantage)
Experience working collaboratively in multi-discipline teams
Strong communication, inﬂuencing and negotiating skills
Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
CIMA/ACCA Qualiﬁed accountant (part qualiﬁed candidates will also be considered)
Technically proﬁcient in contractual terms and conditions
Experience of working in SAP (Spiridon or similar) is essential
Good knowledge of Microsoft Ofﬁce, in particular excel.
Don't match all the criteria? We are open to hear from people with transferable skill sets and a commitment to learning.
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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 you need to know?
Our compensation package includes a competitive salary, holiday allowance and pension. We celebrate the fact that our employees are individuals and have different wants and needs. With this in mind, we have 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 recognise that building a diverse workforce is essential to the success of our business, therefore we encourage applications from a diverse talent pool. We are proud to announce that we have partnered with VERCIDA, the UK's largest diversity and inclusion focused careers site where all our vacancies are in an accessible format. We welcome the opportunity to discuss flexibility requirements with our applicants to encourage agile working and innovation.
Organization: Siemens Mobility
Company: Siemens Mobility Limited
Experience Level: not defined
Full / Part time: Full-time