General Electric Senior IT Staff Program Manager in Windsor, Connecticut
Job Description Summary
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.
Leverages deep technology, process and domain expertise to drive execution across multiple interdependent projects within a program; ensures outcomes delivery on time, within scope and budget and of desired quality. Defines execution standards and processes to be followed by all project managers within the program or department.
Roles and Responsibilities
Collaborate with business and functional partners and technology leadership in defining functionality and specifying requirements;
Outline multi-generational project strategy aligned to deliver on the expected outcomes
Define execution methodologies and project management practices to be followed by all projects within the program
Organize project teams comprising from internal and external technical and functional experts based on budget, scope and timeline
Manage day-to-day execution of multiple interdependent projects by working directly with global technical teams
Coordinate execution across multiple projects and drive shared approach and outcomes tracking
Support execution team with resolution of roadblocks and interdependencies. Partner with technical and functional teams external to the project to ensure their tasks are completed as required
Manage project risks, scope changes and other non-standard events throughout the life of the project
Manage stakeholder communication and progress reporting at various levels of the organization including leadership and executives
Ensure quality of deliverables is verified and matching stakeholder expectations
Track project outcomes realization and customer satisfaction levels through established metrics against service level. Ensure lessons learned are collected
Communicate solutions across the IT function and cross-functional teams; present product / program strategies, technical road maps, risks and recommendations to senior leadership
Bachelor's Degree with at least 6 years of Project/Program Management experience
Minimum 12 years of experience relating to system design and development leadership experience
Proven experience using project management methodologies including lean process simplification to deliver business value and drive significant change across an organization
Experience managing budgets including budget and spend
Strong understanding and knowledge of various project and portfolio management methodologies with track record of implementing shared standards for large organizations
Experience defining and managing Professional IT service outsourced projects to deliver on time and with quality
Strong leadership skills with ability to influence outcomes and organize teams to attain shared goals
Excellent influencing, interpersonal and communications skills (both written and verbal) with all levels of an organization
Proven success in a large matrix-organization through influence and negotiation as well as execution; experience leading and working with global teams across time zones, cultures, and languages
Self-starter - requires minimal direction to accomplish goals
Strong track record of understanding and interest in current and emerging technologies demonstrated through training, job experience and / or industry activities
Strong team player – collaborates well with others to solve problems and actively incorporates input from various sources
Applies knowledge to coach and mentor others
Demonstrated customer focus – evaluates decisions through the eyes of the customer, builds strong customer relationships, creates processes with customer viewpoint and partners with customers to help shape their future initiatives
Strong analytical and strong problem solving skills -communicates in a clear and succinct manner and effectively evaluates information / data to make decisions, anticipates obstacles and develops plans to resolve, creates actionable strategies and operational plans
Change oriented – actively generates process improvements, champions and drives change initiatives, confronts difficult circumstances in creative ways, balances multiple and competing priorities and executes accordingly
PMP, ScrumMaster or related Project Management certifications
Advanced Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) training, certification and application, or similar IT service management frameworks and practices.
Note: No Relocation is offered for this role.
This is not a "Remote" position -
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 Background Check/Drug test.
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: No