General Electric Sr Technical Project Manager in Chicago, Illinois

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 at http://www.ge.com/sites/default/files/15-000845%20EEO%20combined.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.

Role Summary:

Responsible for wing-to-wing execution of technical projects to deliver high quality outcomes to internal and external customers. Partners with functional product owner to define features backlog and requirements, works with technical team internal and external to the initiative to ensure outcomes delivery on time, within scope and budget and of desired quality. Makes sure project management practices are followed and improved as needed.

Essential Responsibilities:

In this role, you will:

  • Collaborate with business and functional partners andtechnology leadership in defining features backlog and specifying requirements

  • Drive technology discussion and strategy in line withbusiness needs and company reference architecture

  • Define execution plan and approach based on project scope,expected timeline and available budget/resources

  • Facilitate convergence of functional and technical

  • knowledge and build project teams

  • Work with globally located technical team often comprisingof members of separate organizations to coordinate day-to-day execution as peroutlined plan

  • Cooperate with and manage external vendors as required.Manage procurement and onboarding process

  • Ensure pre-defined project management processes andpractices are followed. Drive simplification and improvement as necessary

  • Support execution team with resolution of roadblocks andinterdependencies. Partner with technical and functional teams external to theproject to ensure their tasks are completed as required

  • Manage project risks, scope changes and other non-standardevents throughout the life of the project

  • Manage stakeholder communication and progress reporting

  • Ensure quality of deliverables is verified and matchingstakeholder expectations

  • Track project outcomes realization and customer satisfactionlevels through established metrics against service level. Ensure lessonslearned are collected

Qualifications/Requirements:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Systems, InformationTechnology (IT), Computer Science, or Engineering or 4 years of IT technicalexperience

  • Minimum 5 years of IT professional experience

  • Minimum 3 years of professional experience in SoftwareDevelopment Project Management

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We willnot sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for thisjob opening.

Desired Characteristics:

  • Strong team player – collaborates well with others to solveproblems and actively incorporates input from various sources

  • Experience working with others on a global basis

  • Applies knowledge to coach and mentor others

  • Demonstrated customer focus – evaluates decisions throughthe eyes of the customer, builds strong customer relationships, createsprocesses with customer viewpoint and partners with customers to help shapetheir future initiatives

  • Strong analytical and strong problem solving skills-communicates in a clear and succinct manner and effectively evaluatesinformation / data to make decisions, anticipates obstacles and develops plansto resolve, creates actionable strategies and operational plans

  • Change oriented – actively generates process improvements,champions and drives change initiatives, confronts difficult circumstances increative ways, balances multiple and competing priorities and executesaccordingly

  • PMP, ScrumMaster or related Project Managementcertifications

  • Proficiency with MS Office suite of products such as Excel,PowerPoint, and Word

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Locations: United States; Illinois; Chicago

GE 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.