Siemens Project Advocacy Lead - Smart Buildings - Buffalo Grove, IL in Buffalo Grove, Illinois
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Siemens Smart Infrastructure
What you will do for Siemens Smart Infrastructure:
The Project Advocacy Lead (PAL) is responsible to independently and proactively oversee and advocate Siemens’ interests in construction project disputes including claims for additional compensation, by and against Siemens, claims for delay damages, and defective workmanship claims. The PAL provides oversight on projects, advises Branch teams on strategy, plans, manages and undertakes communications with relevant parties (customer, subcontractor, consultants, counsel, etc.).
Monitor large / complex claims for key accounts. Contributes on a regular basis to claim issues strategies and best practices including formal and informal training of project teams.
Administers processes for proper resolution of “small” claims by Zones.
Review and advocate new claims on designated projects for reporting and establishment of an effective plan of action.
Mentor and manage Project Advocates in carrying out objectives for program.
Administer processes to promote early identification of potential disputes.
Undertake early review and assessment of potential disputed matters.
Engage, advise and coordinate among internal groups to optimize project outcomes.
Ensure timely follow up of key issues.
Attend and facilitate customer meetings, claim reviews and vendor visits to ensure an efficient and favorable resolution to open claims.
Review claim status and plan of action and consider effect on Siemens costs. Monitor claims and total incurred costs using claim management systems.
Keep all parties informed of the status of the claim strategy, negotiations, and any impending issues.
May play a role in the business development effort, including participating in new business meetings.
Minimum Master’s degree in engineering, architecture, construction management, business or public administration, law, or other related field
Claims management experience specific to the construction industry; law firm, 7 + years preferred
Expertise in contract and government procurement law
Familiarity with commercial litigation
Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications
Exceptional verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
Excellent analytical, negotiation and organizational skills; ability to multi-task and shift focus as priorities change
Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States without need for current or future employer-sponsored work authorization.
Competitive salary based on qualifications
Health, dental, and vision plans with options
Competitive paid time off plan, holidays, and floating holidays
Paid parental leave
Company cell phone and laptop
Extensive product training and professional career development
Education and tuition reimbursement programs available
Overtime, on-call pay, and company uniform and vehicle for eligible positions
Organization: Smart Infrastructure
Company: Siemens Industry, Inc.
Experience Level: Mid-level Professional
Job Type: Full-time
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