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General Electric Director, HQ Strategic Project Support in Chicago, Illinois

Job Description Summary

This role will report functionally to the USCAN GM of Commercial Operations and will be responsible for the implementation and execution of cross-regional / cross-segment key USCAN commercial operations initiatives

GE Healthcare is a leading global medical technology and digital solutions innovator. Our mission is to improve lives in the moments that matter. Unlock your ambition, turn ideas into world-changing realities, and join an organization where every voice makes a difference, and every difference builds a healthier world.

Job Description


  • Responsible for activities and processes that help the sales organization achieve business objectives.

  • Owns/influences commercial business operating guidelines and has ownership/influence over budgets. Guided by functional policy. There is autonomy within the role to enter into/execute Commercial arrangements. High levels of Commercial judgment are required to achieve outcomes required.

  • Monitor the Locally Sourced Item process for the USCAN region and coordinate successful implementation across multiple functions (global engineering, OTR, commercial, etc.)

  • Support expansion of the sales distribution model in USCAN, ensuring adequate pricing is setup and maintained through the course of each distribution agreement

  • Ensure successful launch of Commodity Surcharge implementation and coordinate implementation across multiple functions (communication, commercial, sales enablement, etc.)

  • Coordinate any Segment specific Laser Focus initiatives such us Imaging, Ultrasound, and LCS Laser Focus key metrics

  • Lead trainings for overall team as transition occurs

  • Partner with broader USCAN Commercial Operations staff to drive operating performance & act as champion for strategic consistent initiatives within the organization


  • Bachelor’s Degree and 8+ years’ experience in sales operations or finance OR Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration and minimum of six years of sales operations or finance OR High School Diploma/GED and minimum of ten years financial or operational work experience including developing forecasts & operating plans and leading business reviews

  • Demonstrated ability to lead and influence a team within a large, complex and matrixed organization

  • Ability to influence and collaborate with senior level management team

  • Experience leading or managing projects of various size, duration and scope

  • Ability to translate strategy into business objectives

  • Executive level presentation skills

  • Action and results oriented

Desired Characteristics

  • Strong analytic skills: able to clearly link financial results to operational performance drivers, generate alternatives and drive positive change

  • Clear thinking / problem solving: successfully led cross-functional projects/process improvement within operations/finance function involving process improvement; able to quickly grasp new ideas

  • Leadership experience: has two years’ experience leading team members balancing execution through others with inclusiveness, leveraging expertise, clear thinking, imagination, and external focus.

  • Excellent communication skills: experience working across multiple levels (including executive level), functions and regions; able to clearly communicate complex financial information in a easy to understand manner; able to deliver message effectively verbally and in writing

Our total rewards are designed to unlock your ambition by giving you the boost and flexibility you need to turn your ideas into world-changing realities. Our salary and benefits are everything you’d expect from an organization with global strength and scale, and you’ll be surrounded by career opportunities in a culture that fosters care, collaboration, and support.

Additional Information

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 conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).

Relocation Assistance Provided: No