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Project & Service Controller

Requisition Number:  16359
Contract Type:  Permanent
Location(s): 

Betzdorf, LU

ROLE DESCRIPTION SUMMARY

 

The position is responsible for performing project & service control and support activities for SES Techcom by performing pre-sales and post sales controlling activities including active involvement on preparing and supporting negotiation stages with customers and vendors. The incumbent will work closely with Project Managers and/or Customer Service Managers to monitor and report project & service performance, identify improvement areas, optimise processes and act as financial advisor to the PM/CSM role. The incumbent will also support the Finance team with in-depth knowledge and contribute to the required level of transparency at company level on progress and performance of the individual projects and services.

 

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES / KEY RESULT AREAS

 

  • Pre-Sales: cooperate with Project Managers and project teams as well as Customer Service Managers and Operation teams by taking over specific tasks related to validation of costing/pricing, procurement coordination & negotiation plan, organization of financial project plans.
  • Post-Sales: Actively provide operational support with contract amendments, calculation & invoicing of variable elements; prepare small value quotes and participate to negotiations with customers and vendors. Follow up on customer invoicing and vendor payments on project level
  • Be the point of contact and subject matter expert for project specific budgeting, reporting and submission of costs & prices for public tenders, customer audits and /or ESA & EU contracts
  • Project financial reporting: maintain a detailed understanding of project to date performance and margins, as well as providing guidance on required cost accruals to Finance colleagues
  • Project & service controlling activities: monthly collection and review of project & service financials, investigation of irregularities, identify and propose improvements, continue development of project focused forecasting processes and monitoring tools
  • Maintain close collaboration with the Finance, Legal and Vendor management teams to perform the above-mentioned tasks
  • Be an active driver of process improvements and drive introduction and utilisation of new tools to optimise project and operational flows

 

COMPETENCIES

 

  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Strong Analytical mindset
  • Strong data skills, ability to navigate in different systems
  • Ability to think practical, work structured and solution oriented
  • Great interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent teamwork and cross-functional cooperation
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills
  • Willing to set priorities and dependable about delivering within time frame
  • Work with minimal supervision as well as in a collaborative environment

 

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

 

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in Project Control or FP&A functions
  • Expert user of MS Excel and Power BI (or similar)
  • Experienced in the daily usage of an ERP (e.g. SAP) and MS Project
  • Fluency in English, any other language will be considered as an asset
  • EU nationality preferred

 

Good to know: 

 

SES is an Equal Opportunity employer, committed to workplace diversity & inclusion. We do not discriminate on the basis on race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability, or other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal law. 

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