Staff Project Manager
General Electric Company
17d ago

About Us :

  • GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive.
  • Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

    GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

    Role Summary :

    The GE Project Manager will provide execution leadership for high priority, complex Utility and Telecomm software projects impacting both business and customer profitability.

    This individual will be responsible for scope, cost, schedule, contract, and risk management as well as quality and customer satisfaction of all assigned projects.

    Essential Responsibilities : Essential Responsibilities :

    Essential Responsibilities :

  • Manage a portfolio of Geospatial System based product implementations with high visibility and potentially high risk (e.
  • g. new product introductions, first of a kind solutions)

  • Act as a single point of contact for internal and external stakeholders
  • Development of project proposals and detailed project plans and schedules
  • Negotiate with customers from pre-sales to contract closure, including change order management
  • Interface with providers, subcontractors, technical teams, and customers to align project specifications and requirements
  • Ensure strict adherence to GE’s Spirit and the Letter policies for integrity, quality standards and safety procedures at all times
  • Develop subcontractor work scope and coordinate administration of subcontractor contracts
  • Report project status both internally and externally
  • Interface with and influence project stakeholders including internal stakeholders (e.g. product development, project team, sourcing, finance, et al.
  • customers, partners, and / or subcontractors

  • Ability to influence and lead staff without direct line management responsibility
  • Qualifications / Requirements :

    Basic Qualifications :

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Geography, Computer Science, Physics, Electrical Engineering, or related Engineering Discipline from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum of 5 years of project management experience working in a lead capacity, leading large-scale software solutions (>
  • Eligibility Requirements :

  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job
  • Must be willing to travel 10%
  • Desired Characteristics : Desired Characteristics :

    Desired Characteristics :

  • Previous responsibility for projects involving multiple businesses and / or functions across the entire project cycle, including development, design, delivery, installation, commissioning, and acceptance testing
  • Excellent PC and MS Office skills and demonstrated ability in creating presentations for External and Internal reviews in Powerpoint
  • Working knowledge of Geographical Information System (GIS), Outage Management Systems (OMS) and or Mobile workforce Systems
  • Ability to successfully interface with executive level management within both the sponsor and customer organizations
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification
  • Formal Project Management education and or MBA
  • Project management experience in the electric power / utility industry
  • Proven ability to lead and motivate technical project teams and external subcontractors with integrity, ingenuity, and interpersonal skills to achieve project delivery success even in challenging situations.
  • Experience in all aspects of project management, including Cost, Scope, Risk, and Time Management
  • Experience dealing with delivering solutions to external customers on a fixed-firm price contract basis on time and on budget
  • Strong negotiation skills, command of contractual terms & conditions and able to drive new revenue streams such as CO’s or new products license sales with assigned accounts
  • Strong written & verbal communication skills
  • Hands-on experience with MS Project and / or Primavera
  • Working knowledge of project cost tracking tools (Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system / Oracle preferred)
  • Past experience in managing contracts and strong business / financial knowledge, including claim and change order management
  • Business Acumen :

  • Makes strategic partnering decisions for the product line including the creation of new inbound / outbound channels
  • Continually monitors and shapes industry dynamics, trends, and policies. Shapes a culture that proactively uses market intelligence to drive significant growth
  • Becomes a trusted advisor who consistently marshals the best company resources across business functions, on behalf of the customer
  • Creates and Articulates Value Propositions for Customers
  • Leadership :

  • Sets & drives the strategy for the organization in relation to upstream and downstream effects. Implements and drives program / product strategy within the organization
  • Sets or changes direction at the enterprise level by building and using direct and "behind the scenes" support for ideas and leverages chains of indirect influence
  • Sells and improves the Global Support process, its outcome and ongoing results
  • Ability to communicate, influence others and drive change management in an organization
  • Personal Attributes :

  • Uses critical thinking skills and disciplined approaches to help leaders and leadership teams resolve issues and define solutions
  • Places personal credibility and reputation on the line to passionately advocate for what they believe in
  • Effectively manages risk and uncertainty for self and team. Makes decisions with confidence when problems or solutions are not 100% defined
  • Passion around the work that they do
  • Locations : Canada, United States; California, Georgia, Illinois, Ontario, Texas, Virginia; Atlanta, Roanoke, San Ramon, Chicago, Houston, Mississauga

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