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Sr Director - Program Management

  • GE Digital
  • Experienced
  • Posted 10/25/2017 4:50:29 PM
  • 3002527
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Digital Technology
Location(s): United States; Georgia; Atlanta


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.

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. GE is transforming itself to become the world's premier digital industrial company, executing critical outcomes for our customers. Explore how you can drive greater asset reliability, lower operating costs, reduce risk and accelerate operational performance with our Predix platform and software solutions.
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 Director – Program Management will be responsible for providing IT leadership and program execution in support of Power Commercial initiatives. This role will drive successful delivery of global initiatives and enabling technologies to simplify the wing-to-wing commercial process which deliver profitable growth for the Power organization. In addition, this role manages Commercial IT program office, interface with operations and financial teams to drive operations excellence.

Essential Responsibilities:

In this role, you will:

  • Ensures that development deliverables meet the “Definition of Done”
  • Manages risk and dependencies between organizations
  • Defines and implement processes for coordination and communication between organizations and with GE stakeholders
  • Works closely with product release management to ensure that Power Commercial Digital product deliverables are coordinated with corresponding deliverables from other Power organizations
  • Establishes governance structure that identifies key performance indicators, sets milestones, and establishes a reporting cadence
  • Tracks and monitors program status and metrics to ensure milestones are met, and internal and external delivery commitments are met
  • Leads cross-discipline teams to establish an integrated plan to deliver team commitments
  • Ensures ongoing communication of progress against program objectives
  • Proactively identifies and resolves issues and makes recommendations for improvements to existing processes
  • Ensures that the product development process abides by all defined cross-discipline standards and all compliance and regulatory requirements

    Qualifications/Requirements:

    Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
  • A minimum of 10+ years of experience along with established leadership across the discipline and function
  • 5+ years of IT project leadership and change management experience
  • 2+ years of Commercial experience

    Eligibility Requirements:

  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. GE may agree to sponsor an individual for an employment visa now or in the future if there is a shortage of individuals with particular skills

    Desired Characteristics:

  • 5+ years of Marketing experience
  • Advanced Technical / Engineering Degree or MBA
  • Proactive responsible individual, able to set own action plans
  • Demonstrated experience with quantitative, analytical, and problem solving skills
  • ITLP Graduate
  • Certificate in Project Management
  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM)
  • Strong customer focus and ability to manage expectations
  • Green Belt or Black Belt Certified (GE Employees Only)
  • Solid facilitation and presentation skills to lead design sessions with business and technical audiences to come up with IT solutions
  • Demonstrated experience working in a global, matrixed environment with global development teams
  • Proven track record of effectively prioritizing and solving operational and strategic issues and delivering high quality IT implementations on schedule and budget
  • Strong leadership skills - ability to establish a rapport with the business stakeholders, energize large global teams, and drive the Change Acceleration Process (CAP)
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, etc.
  • Effective working in a complex matrix environment
  • Ability to effectively communicate at all levels
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Experience with an Agile Development methodology
  • Ability to manage and work on multiple projects concurrently
  • Business acumen and proven ability to build relationships with business, client, and external teams
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to creatively translate business requirements into technical solutions
  • Minimum Green Belt Certified & dPMM Knowledge (internal candidates only)

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    Locations: United States; Georgia; Atlanta

    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.

    GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion​ of a background investigation and drug screen.


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