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General Electric Americas Portfolio Manager – Product Strategy in Schenectady, New York

Role Summary:Product Strategy has a central role in GE ONW in developing the early stage global product strategy in the context of local markets. The team combines depth of understanding of products with creative customer, market, and competitor knowledge of the Strategic Marketing function to best position GE’s current and future products. The position reports to the Executive Product Manager - Product Strategy and dotted line reports to the appropriate leader within the ONW Americas region.

Essential Responsibilities:As Americas Portfolio Manager – Product Strategy, you will lead a team of product analytics and product marketing leaders.

As the Americas Portfolio Manager – Product Strategy, you will:

  • Develop and own the long-term product roadmaps and market vision for wind turbines in region, including alignment of product development plans with regional market strategies

  • Segment and target GE’s product development efforts based on wind conditions, project constraints, customer buying behavior, and regional volume

  • Define 2-5-year product plans for all target countries, including product requirements and timing for new products

  • Create business cases for new product development and track “say-do ratio” progress against business cases

  • Create long-term market vision for your region based on depth of understanding of power market and wind auction fundamentals, wind customer and project economics, cost of electricity roadmaps, and customer activities

  • Participate in customer dialogues and the interpretation of market and customer trends

  • Lead and drive cross-functional efforts to increase competitiveness across the ONW value chain

  • Provide guidance and collaborate with strategic marketing teams to ensure trends and insights are integrated into single view for the region

  • Build strong relationships with region teams and customers. Influence and shape product views with these teams

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in business administration, marketing, business or engineering from an accredited university or college

  • Minimum of 7 years of product development, strategic marketing, or similar experience

  • Minimum of 5 years of leadership experience within product development, strategic marketing or similar roles within wind or a technically focused business-to-business industry

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to travel up to 25% of time (for customer and team)

Desired Characteristics:

  • Experience and knowledge of renewable energy products and industry landscape

  • Excellent understanding of wind OEM’s product portfolios, business models, business drivers, and value chain

  • Exhibit essential behaviors – cooperation, continuous improvement, flexibility, customer focus, active listener

  • Experience from working in a complex, matrixed organizations. Strong global mindset and acumen

  • Ability to perform under dynamic work environment managing multiple deliverables

  • Ability to function effectively under pressure in environments of rapid change and conflicting demands

  • Ability to assimilate technical and commercial information and translate that into appropriate business assessments

  • Strong process and program management skills; proven analytical skill set

  • Business acumen and customer focus

  • Proven influencing skills with strong stakeholder management skills

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills required (at all levels of communication within company – with team, stakeholders, senior leaders,etc.)

  • MBA or GE Leadership Program (XLP) experience

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About Us:GE Renewable Energy harnesses the earth’s most abundant resources – the strength of the wind, the heat of the sun and the force of water – to power the world’s biggest economies and the most remote communities.

With an innovative spirit and an entrepreneurial mindset, we engineer energy products and digital services that create industry-leading value for our customers around the world.

We see the promise of renewable energy everywhere we look. Our team has the courage, scale, passion, diversity and resourcefulness needed to deliver that promise wherever and however the world needs it.

Together with our customers, we’re proving that no one ever has to choose between affordable, reliable, or sustainable energy.

We are unleashing limitless energy.

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications: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).Additional Locations:United States;New York, South Carolina;Schenectady, New York, Greenville;

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