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.
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.
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.
Relocation Assistance Provided: No