Project Commercial Manager

Bombardier   •  

San Diego, CA

Industry: Aerospace & Defense

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5 - 7 years

Posted 34 days ago

This job is no longer available.

In your role you will:

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Provide the knowledge and tools to follow the contractual obligations and monitors their application in the Project Core Team;

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Ensure that Bombardier Transportation’s rights resulting from contractual changes are properly captured and exercised;

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Support and provide guidance to Procurement concerning contractual issues involving Purchase Contracts (the placement of major Purchase Contracts, supplier non-conformity and variation order requests) and you will lead the preparation of major claims involving suppliers;

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Be responsible to proactively identify value adding opportunities for both Bombardier Transportation (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.

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Prepare the strategy for variation orders and claims and co-leads negotiations;

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Make sure that obligation owners are assigned in the Project Core Team and that the Project Core Team is constantly aware of the obligations’ due dates;

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Ensure that lessons learned & best practices in commercial management are captured and made available for other projects and bids;

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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 directives;

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Make sure that all project communication and documentation is centrally stored in accordance with BT’s archiving directives and the project communication management process;

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

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Take ownership of all commercial and contractual risks and opportunities and develop mitigation actions to manage commercial risks and develop enhancement actions to deliver opportunities and generate cash;

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Drive commercialization of technical requirements;

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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);

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

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

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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;

Qualifications

As our ideal candidate:
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You hold a Bachelor´s in business administration or engineering degree (with strong business acumen);

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You have a minimum from five (5) to seven (7) years of experience in a similar role;

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Your experience in Rail industry will be considered (is considered as an asset);

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You have client facing experience;

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You have strong leadership, negotiation and communication skills;

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Your English and French communication skills are excellent both written and spoken.

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