Project Commercial Administrator (m/w/d)

Datum: 20.11.2022

Standort: Mannheim, DE

Unternehmen: Alstom

We create smart innovations to meet the mobility challenges of today and tomorrow. We design and manufacture a complete range of transportation systems, from high-speed trains to electric buses and driverless trains, as well as infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a truly global community of more than 70000 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.  


We are currently looking to recruit an Project Commercial Administrator for our team located in Mannheim, Germany.



As Project Commercial Administrator you are responsible for the independent commercial processing and reporting of projects as support for the project manager. If you are ambitious, committed and a team player, this is your chance to build your professional career in Mannheim, Germany.




The position in Mannheim is a great opportunity to be involved in the continuous improvement activities in the SERVICES division and to ensure that these are applied in the ongoing project work. You would have the opportunity to support the project manager in all commercial matters and to manage other project-related activities within the role.


Commercial administration of projects:
•    Creating orders in SAP with the appropriate project and network structure
•    Entering the incoming orders calculation in SAP and booking the incoming orders
•    Creation and sending of order confirmations, down payments, partial and final invoices, preparation of credit notes, monitoring of all customer payments
•    Plan, complete and track all commercial deadlines and activities
•    Setting up purchase requisitions in SAP, ordering and settling internal services
•    SAP-Impuls- / GSI - Key User &  Rollout-Support for new SAP-Sytem.

Assistance to the project manager in all commercial issues:
•    Time and cost planning and implementation of corrective measures
•    Preperation of monthly project reports, preview of sales, costs and balance sheet items as well as calculation of the overall result based on the work of the project core team
•    Correct presentation of the financial situation of the projects during the entire duration in the project core team
•    As part of the  tender/bid preparation, creating  bid calculations for uncritical projects with a low order value
•    Commercial support for the project manager regarding risk & opportunity assessment; claim management and penalty claims
•    Financial management of the guarantee and closure of the project after completion 

Project-related input for the controlling department:

•    Rolling  forecast of incoming payments for controlling as part of cash flow planning
•    Support of the  controlling in the preparation of the  final calculation and  variation analysis for the  bid calculation
•    Working  for the Controlling especially when creating the monthly reports, processing databases, etc. Assistance for the controlling department, in particular in preparing the monthly reports, editing databases, etc.



•    Completed commercial training in industry or business studies
•    3 years of professional experience in the  branch mentioned
•    Business fluent German
•    Good written and spoken English  skills
•    Advanced knowledge of SAP
•    PC application knowledge with MS Outlook and MS Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
•    Basic knowledge of project management processes and tools
•    Independent, goal-oriented and analytical working style
•    Team spirit, flexibility and commitment.




An agile, inclusive and responsible culture is the foundation of our company where diverse people are offered excellent opportunities to grow, learn and advance in their careers.  We are committed to encouraging our employees to reach their full potential, while valuing and respecting them as individuals.  


Alstom is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive working environment where all our employees are encouraged to reach their full potential, and individual differences are valued and respected.  All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by local law.