Senior Staff Project Manager

4 days left

Employer
GE Vernova
Location
Bothell, Washington
Posted
May 16, 2024
Closes
May 23, 2024
Ref
2761636655
Discipline
Other
Specialty
Electrification
Hours
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
Job Description Summary
The Senior Staff Project Manager will manage software implementation projects of GE software for electrical utilities as part of the new GE Vernova Electrification Software business. The successful candidate will demonstrate leadership in successfully delivering Software solutions (like EMS, ADMS, Market systems, GIS), on time, on budget and with customer satisfaction, communicating business goals, programs, and processes.

Job Description

In this role he/she will utilize their experience or expertise to solve problems, develop and execute objectives for self and others, and can affect short-term and some long-term business goals.
  • Plan and implement software deployment projects at various customer work sites in the US and abroad, including the activities of staff and subcontractors
  • 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
  • Primary customer contact for the duration of each project. May commission, resolve specification issues, handle correspondence, provide periodic updates, ensure customer satisfaction, and negotiate/coordinate with staff as appropriate
  • Proactively provide customers with product and services information and project updates
  • Identify opportunities for customers to get the best value out of GE software
  • 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. Negotiate change orders with the customers
  • Take part in the writing of reports that describe the results of a project
  • Participate in the development of proposals for projects
  • Ensure that delivered products and services achieve highest quality and performance levels
  • Professionally represent GE during all customer communications

Required Qualifications

Basic Qualification:
  • Bachelor's Degree with 8+ years of experience OR High School Diploma with 12+ years of experience
  • At least 5 years of experience in an engineering or project management position with responsibility for large scale IT projects
  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S.
  • Must be willing to travel

Desired Characteristics
  • Previous experience in the software industry, preferably software services
  • Understanding of GE software products such as e-terra, Power-On, Smallworld or equivalent is a plus
  • Good technical background, with proven understanding of Windows and/or Unix based systems and complex software development for real-time environments.
  • Strong PC skills required, including use of standard MS Office applications. Experience using PM and project planning software tools; (P6 Project preferred.)
  • Knowledge of contract structure and familiarity with contractual terms required (T&Cs).
  • Strong understanding of accounting/financial principles with the ability to create and analyze financial and project reports.
  • Ability to delegate tasks and responsibilities appropriately and effectively manage project resources. Ability to effectively coordinate with other managers and senior level staff including sales, marketing, project delivery, and product leads.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills. Ability to write professional and technical reports and procedures. Ability to make formal and informal presentations to technical and non-technical staff and customers.
  • Proven sound negotiation and conflict management skills.
  • Communicates the importance of understanding customer's business strategies to become an advocate for profitability on behalf of the customer - actively reviews accounts, meets with customers, observes sales force, etc. Coaches/mentors peers and others on the relationship between GE solutions and value to the customer.
  • Uncovers and articulates critical success factors necessary for the customer to acquire,
  • implement, and utilize a solution; assists customer in identifying shortcomings even when they may delay a commercial decision; utilizes GE experts to propose creative ways for the customer to master the critical success factors; articulates a roadmap that provides a high likelihood of the customer realizing expected business benefits and other key stakeholders achieving desired personal success; is accountable for overall customer success.
  • Proactively identifies and removes project obstacles or barriers on behalf of the team. Navigates accountability in a matrixed organization. Communicates and demonstrates a shared sense of purpose. Learns from failure.
  • Establishes & communicates team members' roles in relation to their function and data. Shares knowledge, power and credit, establishing trust, credibility, and goodwill. Coordinates role responsibilities with that of others to achieve mutual goals. Encourages groups to work together to efficiently resolve problems. Proactively coaches and/or mentor's others to improve their contribution to the team. Fosters relationship building between team members and those outside the team. Works with others to achieve goals without regard to band/title. Identifies gaps in roles on teams and is recognized for growing and distributing talent pools across the organization.
  • Demonstrates a passion for work and for continual learning. Persistently seeks to accomplish challenges and approaches difficult situations with optimism. Encourages their team's commitment to GE's corporate goals and beliefs. Identifies new opportunities by creating bonds of trust with customers. Creates a team environment where people are motivated, share more, are highly engaged, and ultimately perform better. Evangelizes the value of a human-focused perspective in product management.
  • Influences and energizes others toward the common vision and goal. Maintains excitement for a process and drives to new directions of meeting the goal in the face of unfavorable odds and setbacks.
  • Flexible work location, remote within USA.

Did you know that research has shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply to a job unless they meet 100% of the requirements? GE Digital is committed to building an inclusive workplace where everyone feels like they belong and can bring their entire selves to work - this drives our innovation! Even if you don't meet every one of the preferred criteria in this job description, we encourage you to still apply as you might be a fantastic fit for this role, or other currently open roles.

Additional Information

The salary range for this position is $120,000USD- $180,00USD. The specific salary offered to a candidate may be influenced by a variety of factors including the candidate's experience, their education, and the work location. In addition, this position is eligible for a performance bonus. Available benefits include be Health, Medical, 401K, and Paid Leave.

Additional Information

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, 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

- This is a remote position