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General Electric Senior Project Director in Markham, Ontario

Job Description Summary

The Senior Project Director will report directly to Executive Vice President, Nuclear Plant Projects. The Project Director is responsible for planning and executing very large contracts for the design and construction of new nuclear power plants, including managing the quality, cost, schedule, risk, and stakeholder engagement of the entire execution process.

Job Description

As the Senior Project Director you will:

  • Be responsible for on-time project delivery, profit & loss accountability, and customer satisfaction through management of project related activities and resources

  • Support the Product Development and Sales team during pre-award phase in the creation of scopes, schedules, and budgets.

  • Support the development of project revenue and costs budget and uses such budgets as a baseline for project cost performance

  • Manage all commercial aspects of the project portfolio

  • Ensure performance against all financial metrics

  • Organize project cost structure in Oracle ERP

  • Perform customer work release review and compares with GEH estimate upon transfer of the proposal file from Commercial Operations to Project Management

  • Lead customer, internal, and/or supplier project kickoff meetings.

  • Accountable for overall project management strategy; interfaces & cooperates with all project management functions within Advanced Reactor Project Office and with supplier PMO

  • Accountable for development and issuance of the Project Management Plan & related project plans and project procedures; promotes the implementation of project plans and project procedures across the larger project team

  • Recommend and implements improvements in project management processes and procedures

  • Lead the development and deployment of project infrastructure and project tools

  • Ensure compliance with U. S. government requirements

  • Identify and communicate project resources demands and coordinate resource supply within a matrix organization, particularly with Engineering

  • Support coordination of all activities related to the project; monitor and control progress on project deliverables

  • Ensure performance against all schedule metrics, particularly on-time delivery (OTD) of deliverables

  • Ensure the conformance of project deliverables with contract and project requirements; supports the resolution of technical and quality issues during execution of the work scope

  • Ensure that all project operations are carried out in accordance with the applicable procedures and any applicable customer and statutory requirements

  • Coordinate & chair regular project meetings with customer teams, internal team, and/or supplier teams; prepares supporting materials for such project meetings

  • Develop and manages integrated project schedule with key supplier, specifically the Management Control Schedule; leverages schedule system reports, utilizing performance information to evaluate project schedule performance

  • Leverage internal work force planning tools in P6 ERP

  • Prepare and organizes project correspondence, coordinating response drafts, approving, and issuing final letters consistent with project communication plan; ensures adequate communication to all project stakeholders

  • Ensure archiving of project correspondence and records consistent with Project Configuration Management Plan

  • Lead, draft, and issue project management meeting notes, action item lists, and project progress reports

  • Perform production oversight of key suppliers

  • Support risk assessment and risk management program

  • Be responsible for project risk management processes and developing and implementing project controls processes and tools

  • Ensure invoicing is assembled in accordance with the contract terms and government requirements. Provides necessary inputs & review to U. S. Government Accounting

Qualifications/Requirements :

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering from an accredited college or university

  • Minimum 10 years of project management experience on large power EPC projects (design, construction, commissioning, or operations)

  • Minimum 5 years as Project Director on large power EPC Projects ($500MM+)

  • Minimum of 5 years Power Plant Design Experience

  • Minimum 5 years of nuclear industry experience

Desired Characteristics :

  • Master's Degree in Engineering or Master of Business Administration

  • PMP certification

  • Demonstrated leadership as a Project Director through various phases of the project (design, construction, commissioning, and operations)

  • U. S. government contract management experience, including working knowledge of FAR

  • Experience or familiarity with Boiling Water Reactor (BWR) and Sodium Fast Reactor (SFR) designs

  • Scheduling software experience (Project, P3, P6, etc.)

  • Project Management Leadership Program

  • Knowledge of the power industry, customer, and competitive environment

  • Experience in power plant construction

  • Demonstrated ability in meeting project budget, schedule, and quality

  • Contract management & claim experiences

  • Cost estimating experience

  • Financial control knowledge and understanding

  • Past supervisory experience

  • Demonstrated professional interpersonal and leadership skills, including high level of motivation, integrity, and self-confidence

  • Ability to take initiative and to work independently

  • Ability to influence others and lead small teams

  • Oversees initiatives of substantial scope and impact

  • Ability to manage multiple project responsibilities concurrently

  • Extreme attention to detail, follow up, highly organized

  • Demonstrated ability to balance workload under short deadlines and changing priorities in a fast-paced environment

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problems

  • Strong process orientation in approach to work

  • Exceptional proficiency in Microsoft Office suite

  • Six Sigma Training (BB, DFSS, etc.) (GE Employees only)

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in Canada for this opening. This position requires access to and/or use of information subject to control under the United States Department of Energy's Part 810 Regulations (10 CFR Part 810) and the Export Administration Regulations (15 CFR Parts 730 through 774) (collectively, "U.S. Export Control Laws"). Therefore, the applicant must be able to be authorized to access and/or use such information under U.S. Export Control Laws.”

You must have legal authorization to work in Canada and any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation. The drug screen requirement in the background check process is not required if the role is based in Canada.

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes