General Electric Sr Project Management Manager in Mexico City, Mexico

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.

Role Summary:

Manage and deliver projects from transfer through to Provisional Acceptance Certificate (PAC) or Final Acceptance Certificate (PAC) ensuring that additional business opportunities are pursued and to deliver high levels of Customer satisfaction and maximum margin/value. At level of Complex Large Projects , the Project Director (PD) has the capacity to manage projects which are classified Complex full set according to Project Management Handbook and identified as strategic by management.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Supervisory roles that are responsible for direct or indirect leadership and/or management of project resources.

  • Participates in discussions about the future of the business requiring frequent and thorough interaction with other functions.

  • Develops the year plan for of the larger unit.

  • Presents product/program strategies, technical roadmaps, risks and recommendations to senior leads across GE.

  • Important business unit clients.

  • Complex processes requiring involvement of many stakeholders both at the client side and internally.

Integration Management:

  • Set-up project management plan (incl strategy) adapted to Multi-Unit and Complex environment.

  • Manage the changes and adapt the objectives & strategy accordingly.

  • Organise and lead Gate reviews

  • Address project management issues (road-blocks, performance,. etc...)

  • Contribute significantly to project management process improvements and delivery processes at Unit level

Scope Management:

  • Manage the entire project scope of work.

  • Analyse Customer requirements.

  • Detect errors/inconsistencies within customer requirement.

  • Propose solutions to reduce those gaps and lead the relevant negotiations.

  • Organize works allocation for all partners from the consortium.

  • Responsible for delivering the project on time.

  • Produce and update Master project schedule, based on Multi-Units schedules.

  • Produce and updates list of key milestones (incl customers)

  • Anticipate on-time delivery issues (documents, services, equipments)

Cost management:

  • Take responsibility for the gross margin of the overall project.

  • Maximise profit and cash at each phase of project.

  • Set-up targets for consortium partners.

  • Foresee costs & margins at completion.

  • Identify cost discrepancies.

  • Monitor cash evolution and take actions.

  • Develop monthly sales forecast (in close cooperation with the project controller).

  • Develop costs and revenue recovery plans.

  • Optimize Costs (design to cost, negotiation QCD, etc…) and challenge productivity in all areas directly involved.

Contract and Supplier Management:

  • Take responsibility for all aspects of contract management with the Customer, suppliers and partners for the overall project(s).

  • Ensure full understanding of the Contractual requirements by project team.

  • Build complex claim and VO’s files involving different levels of Customer / Partner(s) / Supplier(s) organization.

  • Challenge & negotiate T&C's, claims and VO’s.

  • Define, monitor and control Customer / Partners / Supplier(s) strategy with regards VO’s & claims.

  • Plan & follow procurement & delivery in coordination with procurement department.

  • Support procurement department in supplier relationship & conflict management.

  • Evaluate quality of deliveries: on-time deliveries, quality of products supplied, quality of services supplied (documentation…)

People Management:

  • Lead and manage the team to ensure performance standards, annual objectives, policies and procedures are met.

  • Ensure the team has the right level of know-how and competency to perform their responsibilities through coaching and development.

Quality:

  • Comply with Quality Procedures, work instructions and Processes in ebook and on site.

  • Report or resolve any non-conformances and process in a timely manner.

Health and Safety:

  • Demonstrate EHS leadership and ensure Zero Deviation Plan is implemented within the team.

  • Takes responsibility to reward and encourage direct reports to take proactive steps toward all matters related to EHS in the workplace.

  • EHS effective prevention.

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college.

  • Most suitable candidates will possess an engineering-related degree, although some may come from a general management /commercial background.

  • English Mastered + another language (other than local)

  • Minimum of 5 additional years of experience in Project Leadership.

Desired Characteristics:

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problems.

  • Demonstrated ability to lead programs / projects.

  • Ability to document, plan, market, and execute programs.

  • Established project management skills.

  • Certified as PM level A or should be certified in the following 6-9 months after assignment. The candidate shall have the competencies associated with this level (see competency wheel described in PM Certification procedure).

  • World class Project Manager with proven track record.

  • Management of projects within a consortium or partnership environment.

  • Project Management in an international environment.

  • Experience of managing multi-disciplinary teams with multiple interfaces and high project local content.

  • Experience of team building and team culture development.

  • Proven track record of significant improvement of project margin.

  • Management of projects with severe financial, technical and commercial risk.

  • Experience of P&L objectives.

  • Willingness to work in different locations for short or medium periods and to travel world-wide.

  • Experience of Transmission and/or Distribution industry.

Locations: Mexico; Mexico City

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.