About Us :
At GE Digital, we are creating technology and solutions to enable social, mobile, analytical and cloud capabilities for the Industrial Internet.
The Industrial Internet is an open, global network that connects people, data and machines. It's about making infrastructure more intelligent and advancing the industries critical to the world we live in.
At GE, we believe it's about the future of industry- energy, healthcare, transportation, manufacturing. It's about making the world work better.
Essential Responsibilities :
The Staff Project Manager has responsibility for successful project completion that meets both customer and GE Digital goals and expectations.
In this role, you will :
Provides project leadership and oversight of APM Software implementations for customers of the Global Professional Services (GPS) business;
requires frequent interaction with Product Development Team, Commercial Team, Customers, Solution Providers (Integrators), and other cross-functional teams.
Scope Management : Leads the project team in effectively controlling project scope of work, using tools for charter development, contract management, and change control.
Planning and Scheduling : Assists in developing the project approach and leads the effort to model this approach in the project schedule.
Ensures that high-quality integrated planning is performed for all facets of the project life cycle. Performs schedule analysis to establish work priorities, critical path planning, and risk management.
Resource Management : Applies dynamic resource allocation, including contract consultants, to maximize effective utilization of resources, ensure project success, and deliver high quality solutions with effective billable utilization.
Budgeting : Manages project budgets and allocation of cost to meet projected profitability commitments.
Financial Management : Forecasts, manages, and delivers against project revenue / cost plan. Works closely with Operations and Finance teams to ensure accurate and transparent project financial accounting.
Project Performance Management : Ensures that relevant cost, schedule, and technical performance metrics are instituted at all levels in the project.
Project Reporting : Proactively tracks and reports on project progress against schedule, technical delivery milestones, and revenue commitments.
Manages and reports on adjustments to scope, schedule, cost, and issues.
Change Management : Drives scope control through formal change management methods. Assists the project team in defining, understanding, and maintaining scope.
Assists in the preparation, submission and negotiation of change of scope proposals. Incorporates approved / negotiated changes into the project plan.
Leverage processes to evaluate, capture, and apply best practices and lessons learned driving implementation cycle-time improvements.
Coordinates and leads progress meetings with customer and business leadership.
Effectively applies GE Digital execution methodology and enforces project standards.
Minimizes GE Digital exposure and risk on project.
Role Summary / Purpose :
The Staff Project Manager is responsible for the execution and leadership of APM Software projects including resource planning, scheduling, implementation methodology, milestone delivery, project budget, customer interface, profitability and project accounting.
You will work closely with a cross section of GE Digital resources including sales, technology, finance, procurement, and business :
Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in engineering or computer science.
Project Management - PMI PMP and / or ITIL certification
8+ years in industrial software services functions, with minimum of 3 years in a project leadership role.
Strong exposure to APM technologies, including automated data collection, visualization, quality and efficiency in manufacturing, SCADA, automated decision control, workflow, database applications, scheduling, ERP ASSET MANAGEMENT, and interface to ERP systems.
Strong business acumen; able to fully understand the mission and scope of the business equation
Demonstrated customer management skills.
Strong spoken and written English language skills.
Strong presentation and facilitation skills.
Strong skills in the use of software business tools (e.g. project management software, spreadsheets, reporting packages, word processing and presentation software).
Highly motivated, self-starter.
Legal authorization to work in the region is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visa, now or in the future for this job.
Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation
Must be willing to travel locally and internationally, and work at customer sites for short periods.
Project Management - PMI PMP certification
Exposure to enterprise-level large-scale applications.
Experience working in an IT environment or organization.
Desired Characteristics :
Technical Expertise :
Proactively makes or recommends decisions based on in-depth analysis; Able to define critical problems to be solved;
Can instruct others on processes and procedures. Advises the customer on most favorable outcome, anticipates potential issues to proactively circumvent issues.
Resolves issues pertaining to scope, schedule and budget, or drive change management.
Defines quality requirements.
Business Acumen :
Increases client engagement to further pace and focus required to achieve business priorities and uncover desired outcomes for both the customer and GE
Anticipates potential risks and obstacles and resolves proactively to ensure smooth project delivery. Maintains high levels of customer satisfaction across all projects.
Addresses customer concerns quickly and effectively; at times, anticipates customer concerns before they become issues.
Acts in a consultative capacity and is provided access to key decision makers throughout the customer account. Establishes strong relationship with key decision makers and other leaders at multiple levels within customer organization.
Proactively identifies and removes project obstacles or barriers on behalf of the team. Navigates accountability in a matrixed organization.
Communicates and demonstrates a shared sense of purpose.
Establishes & communicates team members' roles in relation to their function and data. Shares knowledge, power and credit, establishing trust, credibility, and goodwill.
Develops project plans for multiple initiatives and / or large projects, including outcome definitions, timeline, staffing and resource models, risk mitigation, communication plans, status reporting, and issues management.
Effectively communicates to multiple levels of internal and external stakeholders.
Leads large project teams, interacting effectively in a matrixed environment.
Able to foresee issues and proactively manage scope, schedule, and budget to meet or exceed project commitments.
Defines and implements appropriate corrective action plans. Creates referenceable solution deployments.
Personal Attributes :
Persists on completion of endeavors, especially in the face of obstacles and setbacks. Motivated by results through team spirit.
Examines product-related problems in a disciplined and rigorous manner.
Defines objectives, problem statements, and ambiguities before generating and evaluating solutions.
Evaluates possible solutions with heuristic or other rational criteria that are made explicit to collaborators.
Identifies and formally describes ambiguities and assumptions with the stakeholders.
Constructs logically sound arguments based upon facts and metrics.
Understands the value of a disciplined, rigorous and transparent approach to problem solving in a collaborative and matrixed environment.