Annika Louven - Commercial Project Manager 

Annika Louven, Commercial Project Manager in Bilfinger Engineering & Technologies's Integrated Projects business line, began as a commercial trainee in 2006 and has been in her current position since 2007. Two assignments abroad enabled Annika to broaden her experience in the commercial project area, including in an international context. Today, she is an integral part of the project team and is responsible for her own projects.

What is the most exciting part of your job?

“The most exciting thing about my job is the very broad spectrum and complexity it offers  - not just looking at the purely commercial topics, but also the technical and processing topics. In addition, dealing with many different groups of people including the project team, customer, subcontractor as well as the SSC (shared service center) also makes things exciting.”

How have you been able to develop personally and professionally?

“Mainly on the job - handling various projects in Germany and abroad and processing offers. In addition, external training programs such as specialist workshops on legal topics and contract drafting/management as well as internal training programs such as the Bilfinger Academy and the Leadership Program have helped me to develop further.”

How important is teamwork at Bilfinger Engineering & Technologies?

“In my view, it is extremely important, because you have to rely on the input and cooperation of a wide variety of colleagues. It’s not a one-man show, it's always the culmination of good work from all disciplines.”