General Electric Sr Staff Technical Program Manager in Boston, Massachusetts

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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.

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Role Summary:

Candidate will act as the overall program manager for next generation Human Capital Management technology implementation (Project Kumo). Incumbent will successfully structure, manage and implement program replacing existing legacy HR systems that support >300K employees in >112 countries. Successful candidate will bring together and build a horizontal, passionate team of product line leaders, GE business & functional leaders, employee experience leaders and future of work personas.

Essential Responsibilities:

Drive overall next generation Human capital management program. Scope includes future of work experiences for candidate and getting to productive, performance, development and learning, Core HR, reporting, US and global payroll and benefits processes.

  • Identify and plan pre implementation activities aligned to meet program objectives. Includes governance process structure, process for standardization of business processes, understanding of future of work personas and user experiences, data conversion and reporting strategy

  • Create program management structure allowing for working in a horizontal environment. Includes program plan, roles & responsibilities and operating mechanisms

  • Create and articulate the program roadmap with phased scope allowing for maximum benefit realization and logical process flow. Identify applications for decommissioning.

  • Lead horizontal team of product leaders, functional pioneers, personas and technical product managers

  • Lead core program team including technical product leaders, program operating mechanisms and governance processes to ensure program rigor, communication and success

  • Recruit top talent to build a highly effective program team

  • Coach and mentor team members to become strong digital leaders

  • Partner with vendor selected and integrator to clearly define work streams, roles and responsibilities and rigor for management of all activities/dependencies/progress

  • Develop both short and long-term implementation strategies designed to maximize value and enable product modules while phasing overall implementation

  • Plan, prioritize and manage the product features and requirements from conceptual stages through implementation to optimize global, standard processes and meet guiding principles

  • Develop detailed, persona driven business requirements and user stories that can be used to create product specifications and architecture for each user journey

  • Partner with enterprise architects to ensure build adheres to software development lifecycle principles &; devOps best practices. Design for reuse, including services/APIs, and leverage reusable components where-ever possible.

  • Enable rapid innovation leveraging Agile methodologies & scrum team

  • Manage budget, statement of works, contracts to maximize GE’s investment

  • Coordinate and provide regular updates to stakeholders including Senior HR executives, business and functional teams and business stakeholders

  • Correlate benefits back to approved business case for understanding of business benefits realized. Qualifications/Requirements: Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a “STEM” major or related field, or equivalent work experience

  • A minimum of 10 years of experience in software/IT industry

  • A minimum of 10 years of experience in leading and implementing large, cross functional programsEligibility 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 Desired Characteristics: Technical Expertise:

  • MBA/Master’s degree in a technical field

  • Broad technical breadth and depth including familiarity with SaaS products, mobile technology, user experience, web services and back-end application infrastructure

  • Applies product lifecycle management at the product portfolio level to influence individual product strategies as well as interdependencies between productsBusiness Acumen:

  • Experience delivering enterprise products and services in a high growth environment

  • Evangelizes concepts beyond current offerings and considers business model innovation (product, service and delivery innovations)

  • Continuously monitors and shapes industry dynamics, trends, and policies

  • Experience working with customers to develop solutions

  • Experience working cross functionally (design, engineering, usability, content development)Leadership:

  • Proactively drives portfolio and investment decision to balance customer needs, install base requirements (refresh) and long term enterprise differentiation

  • Passion for creating innovative solutions for customers

  • 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 Program/Product Management process, its outcome and ongoing resultsPersonal Attributes:

  • Uses critical thinking skills and disciplined approaches to help program team and horizontal partners resolve issues and define solutions

  • Effectively manages risk and uncertainty for self and team. Makes decisions with confidence when problems or solutions are not 100% defined

  • Places personal credibility and reputation on the line to passionately advocate for what they believe in Locations: United States; Massachusetts; BostonGE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeocselfprint_poster.pdf . 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.