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General Electric Senior Project Manager in Wroclaw, Poland

Job Description Summary

Responsible for project delivery, quality, cost control, profit & loss accountability, and customer/stakeholder’s satisfaction through management of project related activities and resources. Impacts departmental operations and responsible for planning and execution. The role is focused on execution of activities within an operating discipline covered by standard functional practices and procedures. Require wide cooperation with cross-functional stakeholders.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Plan and develop the project idea, work with internal and external stakeholders to define the concept and create a process.

  • Set and manage stakeholders’ expectations, developing a detailed project plan, defining the scope of the project and assigning team members to specific tasks.

  • Keep accountability for every aspect of the project, including leading a team capable of meeting or exceeding project expectations.

  • Provide guidance, training or coaching to the project team and keep open and honest communication building relationships and motivate individuals.

  • Delegate project tasks based on staff members' individual strengths, skill sets, and experience levels

  • Perform a risk assessment to minimize potential risk. Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule, and project costs using appropriate verification techniques.

  • Monitor progress by creating an accurate timeline of project completion to ensuring tasks are finished according to assignment.

  • Focused on SQDC (Safety, Quality, Deliver, Cost) on day to day routines.

  • Stay aware of how the project is progressing as well as anticipate delays that may occur and define adequate countermeasures. Report and escalate to management as needed.

  • Meet budgetary objectives and adjust project constraints based on financial analysis. Make sure that the project gets done without excessive spending.

  • Manage the relationship with the client and relevant stakeholders. Establish and maintain relationships with third parties/vendors.

  • Use problem solving approach and drive project team to proactively learn from any deviation and to define countermeasure actions.

  • Document project progress report in comprehensive way and share the status with team and all stakeholders on regular basis.

  • Use some level of judgment and have ability to propose different solutions outside of set parameters but with guidance.

  • Use prior experience and on-the-job training to solve straightforward tasks.

  • Ensure access to technical skills and analytic thinking required to solve problems. May use multiple internal sources outside of own team to arrive at decisions.

  • Define, lead and develop continuous improvement activities designed to improve performance.

Desired Characteristics

  • Working experience in project or program management

  • Excellent customer-facing and internal communication skills

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multitasking skills

  • Focus on proactive approach and consistency in tasks monitoring and executing

  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office or other project management related software

  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problems

  • Demonstrated ability to lead programs / projects

  • Ability to document, plan and execute project

  • Ability to manage interdisciplinary team to achieve joint project goal

  • Eager for organizational and customer exposure