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General Electric Lead Project Manager in Madrid, Spain

Job Description Summary

As related Services projects: responsible for project delivery, profit & loss accountability, and customer satisfaction through management of project related activities and resources. Responsible for departmental operations planning/execution or is focused on execution of professional activities within a technical discipline. Functions with autonomy but guided by established GE policies

Reporting to the Projects Team Manager, you will be primarily responsible for Project management from contract award up to the final acceptance of the project and warranty period.

Project management includes internal & external technical coordination, planning, Cost control, tracking, managing of installation, maintenance & Testing and commissioning. Project overall responsibility for quality, efficiency and effectiveness of own team. The role has high autonomy.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for overseeing the project and direct or indirect leadership and/or management of project resources that may include installation, commissioning, maintenance, support, decommissioning and training services

  • Utilizes in-depth knowledge of a technical discipline and analytical thinking and technical experience to execute policy/strategy.

  • Creating project schedule and procurement plan to ensure smooth project execution in timely manner with quality within cost

  • Uses some judgment and has some ability to propose different solutions. Uses technical experience and analytical thinking. Uses multiple internal and limited external sources outside of own teams to arrive at decisions.

  • Providing cost-effective execution of project milestones in accordance with contract specifications and quality standards to maintain and improve project margin

  • Identifies and evaluates risk and opportunity assessments and ensuring implementation of resulting actions in one’s area of responsibility

  • Preparing and presenting Project Management Review (PMR) to management

  • Managing and coordinating with customers/contractors in project execution in line with GE project management handbook

  • Executing projects in accordance to GE Grid process and core values of safety and integrity

  • Delivering Project Financial results: Sales & Margin, billing, and cash collection

  • Building strong relationships with customers and stakeholders

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

  • Demonstrate EHS and compliance ensuring Zero Deviation

  • Identifies and evaluate EHS and compliance risks and proposes practical measures

  • To secure Variations Orders & negotiating claims with customer & sub-contractors

  • Support tendering/sales with Return of Experience

  • Ensures project costs (estimates and actuals) are accurately reported. Responsible for monitoring progress and producing accurate projections. Liaise with the finance team to ensure project reporting and accounting is in accordance with Company guidelines. Analyze execution performance of project(s) and propose action plans to improve financial profile and mitigate identified risks.

  • Actively seeks improvements in working methods and reporting, contributes to cross functional reporting improvements.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Electrical/Electronic Engineering

  • Minimum 3-5 years of relevant experience in Project Management

  • Knowledge of Grid Products such as Gas Insulated switchgear (GIS), Air Insulated switchgear (AIS), Power Transformers will be an advantage

  • Knowledge of MS Office, SAP and Microsoft projects

  • Proven ability to lead & manage large scale projects

  • Experience on managing Services Projects will be an advantage

  • Ability to deliver results under pressure to meet tight timeline

  • Willing to Travel

  • Mandatory: Excellent level of English & Spanish languages- both oral & written

  • Strong oral and written communication skills and strong interpersonal and leadership skills.

  • Ability to coordinate several projects simultaneously.

  • This role requires experience from Grid Projects. Since the PM will handle technical coordination and interfaces it is important that the candidate has solid technical background.

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No

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