Senior Project Manager (f/m/d) Automation

General Information


  • Country/Region: Germany
  • State/Province/County: Bayern
  • City: Erlangen

Gas and Power
Business Unit
Service and Digital
Full Time / Part Time
Experience Level
Experienced Professional

Your profile
  • Master’s or bachelor’s degree in the field of Automation or Electrical engineering or similar professional education
  • Several years of professional experience as Senior Project Manager with full responsibility for technical and financial project results in cross-organizational projects with a project volume of over EUR 5,000,000
  • Over 8 years leadership experience as a project manager managing a core team
  • Expert in requirements management, risk and opportunity management 
  • Advanced in project planning, controlling and closure
  • Ability to improvise, create structures, balance risks and exploit opportunities in combination with good analytical skills
  • Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills and entrepreneurial thinking
  • Very good knowledge about automation & controls technology in the energy or industrial sector and market
  • Openness to learn from others and exchange own experiences
  • Fluent in written and spoken English (CEFR Level min. B2 or C) is mandatory
  • Fluent or intermediate in written and spoken German is an advantage
  • Fluent or intermediate in written and spoken French is an advantage
  • Valid IPMA (Level B), PMI or similar project management certification is an advantage
  • Willingness to travel abroad on business trips (in total <30% per year; single trips of up to 1-2 weeks duration)
Your responsibilities
  • As Senior Project Manager you are managing international customer projects of category B / C in compliance with given requirements (budget, time, scope/quality) throughout the entire project life cycle 
  • For strategic important projects in the field of decarbonization (e.g. offshore windpark automation, battery energy storage systems (BESS), virtual power plant (VPP) applications and synchronous condensers) which may include full or partial first time applications you closely work with our business developers and sales teams to develop best in class execution concepts which turn ideas into reality
  • You are coaching other project managers in our organization on the job and serve as a mentor to support their further development on the PM career path
  • You have the full responsibility for achievement of project results (technical & financial) in line with the target settings for the projects directly assigned to you
  • In your role you are managing customer expectations, analyzing contracts and technical requirements and leading subsequent (claim-) negotiations
  • Identifying, assessing and monitoring risks in all project phases together with the project team
  • Continuously monitoring the project status based on adequate project planning elements to identify any non-conformities in good time and initiate specific counter measures where applicable to minimize non-conformity cost
  • Motivating and supporting the team members personal development; active communication and seeking / providing of feedback 
  • Assuring compliance to standards, rules, laws and regulations
Your opportunities for personal growth
  • The opportunity to engage on challenging projects which support our customers in transitioning to a more sustainable world
  • Strong professional support from and collaboration with colleagues around the world
  • Professional development and opportunities within the company supported by continuous learning offerings
  • To be part of a growing function with a dynamic, and inspiring working environment in a position that entails a large responsibility

"Let’s make tomorrow different today" is our genuine commitment at Siemens Energy to all customers and employees on the way to a sustainable future.
In our Business Unit Service Controls & Digitalization we offer comprehensive portfolio solutions for the energy sector. We are experts in managing modernization projects including controls and electrical scope for rotating equipment like gas turbines, steam turbines, synchronous condensers as well as solutions for decarbonization projects. The world class distributed controls system SPPA-T3000 and a wide range of electrical products are part of our own product portfolio.

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