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Project Commercial Manager

Date: Jan 12, 2021

Location: Pittsburgh, PA, US

Project Commercial Manager-TGGO-USPId02412365




At Bombardier Transportation, our trains and rail
solutions move millions of people safely and reliably around the world, every
single day. Join us, and you’ll be part of a global team, sharing knowledge,
experience and ideas across countries and cultures, and boosting our reputation
as a global leader in rail technology. Your work will have a truly human
impact, connecting communities, cities and businesses, and helping people to get
where they need to be. It’s all about progress.

Join us as a Project Commercial Manager and you’ll
be looking at a career-defining role based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

As a Project Commercial Manager, you will be
responsible for leading the Project Core Team in the management of the
commercial, contractual and claim aspects of Customer, Consortium/JV partner
and supplier Contract(s). This role is the Commercial Lead of the project and
is the key contact to our Customers and Partners for all commercial aspects,
wherever possible.

The Project Commercial Manager provides the
knowledge and tools to follow the contractual obligations and monitors their
application in the Project Core Team. He or she ensures that Bombardier
Transportation’s rights resulting from contractual changes are properly
captured and exercised. They support and provide guidance to Procurement
concerning contractual issues involving Purchase Contracts (e.g. the placement
of major Purchase Contracts, supplier non-conformity and variation order
requests) and leads the preparation of major claims involving suppliers.

The incumbent will proactively identify value
adding opportunities for both BT and the customer in order to improve the
project’s scope, delivery schedule, revenues, cash and margin through effective
management of the contract and the implementation of a variation order and
change management processes. He or she
prepares the strategy for variation orders and claims and co-leads negotiations.


Key focus is on establishing and managing throughout the project
lifecycle an obligation management matrix containing all contractual
obligations towards and from the customer (and consortium partner).

Provide training on the necessary commercial and contractual knowledge
and skills to all Project Core Team members enable them performing their scope
of work.

Ensure obligation owners are assigned in the Project Core Team and that
the Project Core Team is constantly aware of the obligations’ due dates.

Define and implement, jointly with the Project Manager, the external
communication management process for the project ensuring that all
communication to and from the customer (and consortium partner) is sent in
accordance with the requirements of the contract(s) and BT’s guidelines and

Ensures project communication and documentation is centrally stored in
accordance with BT’s archiving directives and the project communication
management process.

Participate in Project Core Team, risk and opportunity, change control
board and variation order meetings to ensure early identification of commercial
risks and opportunities.

Take ownership of commercial and contractual risks and

Develop mitigation actions to manage commercial risks and develop
enhancement actions to deliver opportunities and generate cash.

Drive commercialization of technical requirements.

Ensure contractual changes involving the customer, consortium partner,
and supplier are properly notified in accordance with the contract and the BT
Change Management process (e.g. issuance of notification/ variation order).

Lead the management of Claims in accordance with the Claim Management
process by devising effecting Claim preparation and negotiation strategies and
co-leading negotiations.

In close cooperation with Contracts & Legal, support and provide
guidance to Procurement concerning the placement of all major Purchase
Contracts to ensure back-to-back coverage with customer contract is achieved or
proper mitigation actions are put in place for any remaining gaps.

Support the ongoing commercial management of the Purchase Contracts once
placed (e.g. supplier non-conformity and variation order requests).

Establish and implement, jointly with the Project Manager, the Project
Commercial strategy towards the Customer, Consortium Partner/Joint Venture
partners and Key Suppliers.

Act as key commercial interface to external (and internal) customers,
consortium partners/JV partners and, where necessary, key supplier and
regularly participate in meetings with such parties.


Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree
with 4+ years in commercial management and/or contract management.

Experience in

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in Business
or Engineering

Experience in the
transportation industry.

We thank all applicants for their
interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

Bombardier Transportation is a global
mobility solution provider leading the way with the rail industry’s broadest
portfolio. It covers the full spectrum of solutions, ranging from trains to
sub-systems and signaling to complete turnkey transport systems, e-mobility
technology and data-driven maintenance services. Combining technology and
performance with empathy, Bombardier Transportation continuously breaks new
ground in sustainable mobility by providing integrated solutions that create
substantial benefits for operators, passengers and the environment.
Headquartered in Berlin, Germany, Bombardier Transportation employs around
39,850 people and its products and services operate in over 60 countries.

Bombardier is committed to creating a
diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual
orientation, national origin, genetics, age, disability status, veteran status,
or any other characteristic protected by Federal, National, or Local Laws.

Job: Commercial Law
Primary Location: US-PA-Pittsburgh
Organization: Transportation
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular

Job Posting:
12.01.2021, 4:41:27 PM

Unposting Date: Ongoing

Nearest Major Market: Pittsburgh

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