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General Electric Project Manager - Senegal & Cap Verde in Cotonou, Benin

Job Description Summary

Lead Contract Execution of SW and/or INFRASTRUCTURE Project

The resident Project manager is in charge of managing the Site deployment & Commissioning activities of a large Project. He reports to the Project Director. Concerns the deployment phase of Senegal Upgrade and Cape Verde Back-up projects in Q4/22, Q1/23 & Q2/23.

In a second phase, the project manager is in charge of managing one or several extension Projects within time, cost, sales, quality & security targets. In this function, he reports to the Projects Group Lead based in Massy France or in Africa.

In both functions he/she coordinates the project team (technical, financial, etc.). He/she is responsible of customer interface and satisfaction. Based at customer site (Senegal)

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Area Accountability / Responsibility CUSTOMER MANAGEMENT

  • Responsible for customer satisfaction

  • Acts as the primary interface with the Customer & Engineer at site

  • Knows & understand customer organization & decision process

  • Responsible for reporting to customer

  • Manages customer correspondence

  • Organizes and participates to customer meetings


  • Responsible for financial, tax & legal risks/opportunities of the contract

  • Risk/opportunity analysis & management throughout project life

  • Claim management

  • Project closure process


  • Manages subcontractors’ contracts and work performance on the field

  • Provide purchasing/supply chain department with supplies & subcontracting project needs forecast

  • Create and/or validate purchase requests

  • Monitors & communicate shipment milestones PROJECT TEAM/RESSOURCES MANAGEMENT

  • Project team coordination, motivation

  • Warn management on risks linked to human resources issues

  • Define & communicate resources needs to technical teams (Studies, Engineering, etc.)

  • Organize & participate to meetings: kick-off, meetings, project risk, budget, project closure meetings QUALITY/DOCUMENTATION MANAGEMENT

  • Project quality plan design & communication

  • Owner of the project documentation.

  • As-built documentation

  • In charge of the warranty/maintenance handover to customer support team TIME MANAGEMENT

  • In charge of project life cycle organization

  • Create & update planning (tasks, milestones, resources)

  • Monitor & communicate progress

  • Responsible for deadline respect BUDGET MANAGEMENT As a resident project Manager: responsible for the Site E&C budget As a Project Manager:

  • Responsible for gross margin & sales follow-up

  • Control costs: validate suppliers’ bills, monitors material & man-days costs

  • Invoicing/Cash control

  • Analysis of variations

  • Prepare, organize & participate to budget review


  • Produce monthly report (for extension Projects) or contributes to the Overall report (as resident PM)

  • Organize project meetings (budget, risk, progress etc.) & produce meeting reports

  • Regularly inform management of any event impacting project implementation & financial result

  • ETHICS, SECURITY & SAFETY MANAGEMENT Apply & make sure GE values as well as GE security & Safety guidelines are applied. Measurement

  • Customer satisfaction

  • On time delivery

  • Budget, Sales, Contribution Margin

  • Innovation

Required Qualifications

  • Engineering degree. A double degree engineering & business school is a plus.Experience in delivering SW or telecom projects.Projects deployment at site experience.An experience in the energy industry (Energy Management System, Generation Management system, Distribution management System, Market management System, etc.) is a clear advantage.Business understanding (market knowledge in area of work, intl. exposure & awareness)

Specific knowledge

Good knowledge of SCADA, EMS, DMS, Telecom, RTU, IT projects

Languages: English and French required; Mastering other languages is a clear differentiator

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes

#LI-Remote - This is a remote position