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Project Management Leader North America (NA)

  • GE Power
  • Experienced
  • Posted 12/22/2017 4:50:22 PM
  • 3043707
  • Job Function: Project Management
  • Business Segment: Power Industrial Solutions
Location(s): United States; Georgia, North Carolina; Atlanta, Cary


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 Power is a world leader in power generation with deep domain expertise that helps customers deliver electricity from a wide spectrum of fuel sources. We are transforming the electricity industry with the digital power plant, the world’s largest & most efficient gas turbine, full balance of plant solutions and our data-leveraging software. Our innovative technologies and digital offerings help make power and water more affordable, reliable, accessible and sustainable.



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 Project Management Leader within Industrial Solutions plays an essential role in the growth of the business in this segment by providing a cohesive project management strategy to maximize project profitability and instill a relentless pursuit of process excellence to maximize the customer experience.



Essential Responsibilities:
As the Project Management Leader, you will:

  • Lead the Industrial Solutions, Project Directors in NA region
  • Manage teams regionally for both local and cross pole projects, with focus in the Americas
  • Lead execution strategies and process excellence for all projects to ensure compliance to project contractual obligations' - i.e. full compliance with contract scope of supply and agreed technical requirements, timely delivery and quality as well as achievement of profitability expectations
  • Play a proactive role in preventing problems during the project life cycle by working cross functionally to solve systemic issues and develop better ways of doing business to prevent margin erosion and increase customer satisfaction
  • Develop metrics and measurement systems around project loading, project profitability, and the customer experience
  • Develop enduring faithful customer relationships
  • Ensure / improve profitability and timely execution of the overall Project Portfolio
  • Manage contractual risk across and balancing the needs of the customer with the needs of the company
  • Drive effective communication across the regions and business functions
  • Play a key role in maintaining a strong backlog for NA projects that is trustworthy for planning plant capacity
  • Lead Product Directors in end of quarter, end of year activities to delivery business results
  • Lead cross-functional development teams to create, develop and maintain processes and procedures


Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering
  • Minimum of 10 years in an industrial industry including a minimum of 5 years relevant experience with Project Management and a minimum of 5 years of experience in a customer facing commercial role
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience managing a team


Desired Characteristics:
  • Fluent in English
  • Exhibits a High level of Emotional Intelligence in the presence of challenging situations
  • Good knowledge of Power Equipment products, processes, and solutions
  • Available to travel at short notice
  • Ability to Understand both customer and business operations with the ability to trouble shoot, solve problems and create solutions that benefit both customer and business
  • Strive for win / win outcomes during challenging situations
  • Ability to negotiate business needs while keeping customers loyal to the business. Has a Customer Centric behavior, is able to deal with complex Customers and meet specific requirements when needed
  • Strives for achieving the Project goals and Customer satisfaction
  • Has passion for work "well done first time", intellectual rigor and professional discipline while running the Project
  • Has strong team leadership and team building skills
  • Is a team player, able to effectively communicate with your peers and supervisors
  • Has good influencing skills
  • Has effective communication and presentation skills
  • Six Sigma Green Belt certification or equivalent quality certification

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Locations: United States; Georgia, North Carolina; Atlanta, Cary

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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