General Electric Senior Project Manager in San Ramon, California
Job Description Summary
The Senior Project Manager will provide execution leadership for high priority, complex projects impacting both business and customer proﬁtability. This position is responsible for scope, cost, schedule, and risk management as well as quality and customer satisfaction for
all assigned programs and projects.
Essential Responsibilities :
Manage a portfolio of large, high visibility, potentially high risk projects, including new product introductions, ﬁrst of a kind solutions, penalties and rewards, accelerated schedules.
Act as a single point of contact for senior level customer contacts and internal / external project team
Assume overall responsibility for project leadership and strategy including planning, directing and controlling re‐ sources / processes in complex work-scope projects to ensure compliance to customer speciﬁcations, quality standards and safety and technical / engineering standards
Estimate budgets and track / inﬂuence costs of projects; ensure on time completion within budget
Engage as required in pre-contract processes during project scope, schedule and cost development Interface with other engineering ﬁelds and support functions to coordinate project development, implementation and control Coach Project Specialists, Project Managers and other Engineers to enhance project management skills
Interface with providers, subcontractors and customers to align project speciﬁcations and requirements
Ensure safety procedures on site and strict adherence to quality standards
Develop multiple contracts / subcontractor work scopes and coordinate administration for written contracts
Coordinate resolution of issues through the use of change management and ensure timely collection of monies
Determine and communicate work package percent complete and percent committed required for project ﬁnancial "estimate at completion" forecasting
Facilitate the quantiﬁcation and documentation of project performance with both the project team and customer immediately after project completion
Manage proposal efforts for large international projects as required.
Qualiﬁcations/Requi r ements :
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering from an accredited university or college
Minimum 10 years experience in project management of electrical substations or equivalent
ELIGIBIL I T Y REQUIREME N T S:
- Ability and willingness to travel 25% of the time, may include international travel, and must comply with all relevant company travel and tax policies
Desi r ed Cha r acteristics :
Prior experience in managing high voltage electrical utility projects
Previous responsibility for projects or programs involving multiple businesses and/or functions across the entire project cycle development and design through manufacturing, delivery, installation, and commissioning and test acceptance
Ability to manage external, customer-facing projects to successful completion
Ability to apply advanced technical, engineering, and quality assurance concepts to solve practical business problems
Experience working with global teams and partners
Commitment to maintaining the highest standards of service quality in all aspects of project delivery
Ability to successfully interface with executive level management within both the sponsor and customer organizations
Ability to apply and coach managerial and leadership concepts and techniques (plan, execute, direct, coach, mentor, evaluate and control) Strong decision-making skills
Strong oral and written communications skills
Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
Ability to coordinate and prioritize multiple long and short-term projects simultaneously
PMI certiﬁcation; familiarity with modern project management techniques & software systems, including global resource planning systems and Primavera project management software
Strong organizational, analytical, and problem solving abilities Familiarity with contractual terms and experience managing customer- facing contracts
Familiarity with preparation of proposals for complex substations, including international work
GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer (https://assets.phenompeople.com/CareerConnectResources/GE11GLOBAL/en_global/desktop/assets/images/poster_screen_reader_optimized_w_supplement.pdf) . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).
Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes