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General Electric Project Manager (m/f/d) in Hamburg, Germany

Job Description Summary

As a Project Manager at GE Renewable Onshore Wind, your job scope will focus on leading the execution of Wind Turbine installation Projects with different scopes (delivery, installation, Turnkey). You will develop strategies to resolve project issues and execute change orders. In this role you interface across GE Wind matrix with engineering, sourcing, finance and logistics regarding project execution matters. Relevant projects will be predominantly in Central Europe area (Germany, Austria and Netherlands). Assignments in other regions may occur based on demand.

These three positions will be filled in Germany. Working from home is possible.

Job Description

About us

GE’s Onshore Wind business has a total installed base of more than 50,000 wind turbines in more than 35 counties, with 100+ GW of global installed capacity. We harness increased onshore wind energy potential through a broad family of turbines that are uniquely suited for a variety of wind environments, including Cypress, GE’s most powerful onshore wind turbine, and GE’s 2MW platform, which has more than 20GW installed and in operation today. We are committed to our customers’ success in wind, offering a broad portfolio of products and services that make renewables the energy of choice for a cleaner future.

Why we come to work

At GE Renewable Energy, our Project Managers work with integrity, great commitment, and incredible collaborative skills. Their projects can be global and complex, so they thrive under pressure and complicated management chains. While the work can be tough, the sense of pride they feel at the end result motivates our Project Managers to hang tough and focus on outcomes. Through your personal integrity and unparalleled organizational skills, you can work in a role that delivers an incredible sense of accomplishment, making a mark on the future of our world.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Lead cross-functional Project Teams and be fully responsible for project schedule, budget and profitability.

  • Be the single point of contact for the customer on all project matters and represent GE Onshore Wind in front of customers (externally) as required on all project related issues and question.

  • Represent the customer to GE Onshore Wind (internally) for project specific issues

  • Ensure safe, compliant, and successful execution of all project requirements and standards

  • Coordinate and perform administrative activities as per relevant PM processes, including developing of project budgets, track site activities, manage component deliveries, indirect purchases, manpower levels, project schedules, Invoicing, bank/payment guarantees, requisitions, documentation requirements etc.

  • Participate in process & quality improvement and business initiatives and provide feedback on lessons learned to other departments.

  • Assist with project execution input in support of Proposal Development and assist the Proposal Manager to develop executable & competitive proposals

Required Qualifications

  • BS / BA Degree in Technical or Business discipline or equivalent knowledge or experience in Project Management, Construction, Manufacturing or other Operations intensive field

  • Proven ability to drive projects and initiatives to completion within acceptable time frame

  • Business fluent in German and English

  • Ability to lead and succeed in a matrix environment

  • Ability to communicate effectively across a diverse audience, including senior leaders in the organization and external customers senior representatives.

  • Demonstrable financial acumen and being business savvy.

  • Ability to manage multiple initiatives simultaneously.

  • Effective problem identification and solution skills.

  • Thorough Competency in Microsoft Office Tools.

  • Ability to Travel (approx. 40%)

  • EU Work Permit

Desired Characteristics

  • Preferably fluent in other EU languages, ideally Dutch

  • Experience in the wind business is desired

  • Proven scheduling ability in MS project, Primavera P6 or comparable

  • PMI or comparable certification

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No

#LI-Remote - This is a remote position