General Electric Lead Project Management Specialist (m/f) in Verviers, Belgium

Role Summary:

The Project Manager will manage GIS software implementation projects of GE software for customers as part of the GE Power business. The successful candidate will demonstrate leadership in communicating business goals, programs, and processes within the Asset Management segment.The Project Manager will provide delivery execution leadership (OTR) and bid support (ITO) for high priority projects impacting both business and customer profitability.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Plan and implement projects at various customer work sites in the EURAF region, including the activities of staff and subcontractors

  • Primary customer contact for the duration of each project

  • Management of the commissioning, resolution of specification issues, handle correspondence, provide periodic updates, ensure customer satisfaction, and negotiate/coordinate with staff as appropriate

  • Ability to effectively manage technical teams and suppliers, across multiple large-scale projects and diverse locations

  • Build customer loyalty through project execution excellence and actively promote quality awareness and improvements

  • Delivery of complete project to agreed schedule and budget, able to multi-task across simultaneous project deliveries, demonstrating effective reporting, financial control, risk, scope & change management

  • Engage at sales bid stage to lead/support the commercial and technical teams, contributing to proposals to ensure that work is assessed, planned, appropriately estimated and a suitable deal is agreed, with appropriate cost and risks identified to maximize margin

  • Translate customer needs / requirements into detailed project plans while driving internal execution to meet project targets

  • Manage a network of resources (including contractors) in support of project execution.

  • Identify opportunities to expand the project in ways that bring value to our customer and satisfy our profitability requirements

  • Take part in the writing of reports that describe the results of a project

  • Participate in the development of proposals for projects

  • Manage the project budget and timeline and ensure the resources are available to complete the project within budget and on time in order to meet customer obligations

  • Ensure that delivered products and services achieve highest quality and performance levels

  • Negotiate change orders with the customers

  • Professionally represent GE during all customer communications

  • Understand and manage the project within the GE SSDM Methodology and/or any other processes defined for the benefit of GE GIS Project Management delivery. Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Degree from an accredited college or university required, preferably with relevant/Proven business experience in an engineering or project management position)

  • Leadership experience managing team of Project Managers.

  • Ability to develop and execute multiple priorities and approaches to meet objectives

  • Significant demonstrable project management experience in a global environment dealing with suppliers and multidisciplinary teams in a technical environment, ideally within a utility or telecom segment

  • Proven track record to manage and resolve project issues throughout full project lifecycle

  • PRINCE2, PMI or PM-BOK certified Desired Characteristics:

  • Delivery of consultancy services/projects for Smallworld, GIS, Mobile and/or Asset Management solution implementations

  • GIS, mobile or asset management software product expertise at user business process or technical engineering level

  • Effective, excellent written/verbal communicator at all levels (Director to technical execution)

  • Native German speaker with fluent English in both written and spoken language

  • Experience in working in a large multinational business operating in a matrix environment

  • Experience working with global teams / partners

  • Initiative and self-confidence

  • Must be willing to travel 35%#DTR#LI-QK1 About Us: GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry. Locations: Belgium, Netherlands; Verviers