GE Regional Project Manager in Frankfurt, Germany
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. AtGE Transportation, we move the world. We are a global digital industrial leader and supplier to the rail, mining, marine, stationary power and drilling industries. Our solutions help customers deliver goods and services with greater speed and greater savings using our advanced manufacturing techniques, industry expertise and connected machines. Established more than a century ago, GE Transportation is a division of GE that began as a pioneer in passenger and freight locomotives. That innovative spirit still drives GE Transportation today. It's the engine of change that puts us at the forefront of transportation technology, software, and analytics. And it's why we continue to find-and realize-the potential that keeps our connected world moving forward. The GE Transportation Global Headquarters is located in Chicago, Illinois. There are over 65 service sites worldwide.
Posted Position Title
Regional Project Manager
Customer Project Management
Location(s) Where Opening Is Available Germany
As the Regional Project Manager, you will be responsible for working directly with the customer on implementation and management of Asset Analytics solutions targeted at our global customer base market within GE Transportation Digital, Customer Performance Analytics team.
Regional Project Management is responsible for client relationship building, account setup, and up-front implementation of contracted technical and service delivery solutions, to achieve specified performance and financial objectives. The Project Manager is the key GE management delivery representative responsible for making sure that the solution being designed and implemented meets the agreed upon business and contract objectives. You will be accountable for driving successful delivery of product launch within first year of contract award.
Additionally, you will:
Manage the completion and subsequent execution of the overall project schedule and implementation plan and is accountable for program cost, schedule, and delivery quality
Work with multiple GE delivery teams, outside partners, offshore teams, and subcontractors to establish and manage an effective Program team
Own regular and timely communication with all GE and client stakeholders on the status of the Program
Coordinate activities across multiple customer sites for coordination of deliverables to meet project schedule expectations
Establish & Manage success plan; Clarify project timing, deliverables; Create detailed program plan and drive execution to ensure on-time & on-budget performance; Identify risks, implement abatement plans
Effectively prioritize efforts; Focus team on most critical tasks; Identify, remove obstacles and barriers; Keep leadership informed and elevate solutions to challenges in a timely fashion
Responsible for defining and managing requirements and roadmap schedule deliver for a portfolio of products, and be the product contract execution expert
Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or in "STEM" Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) or Business.
project, program and/or product management experience
transportation/rail or IT industry experience
Willingness to travel to up to 20% of your time both inside/outside to support customer discovery, requirements sessions and program/project status updates
Must be fluent speaking in German – desired ability to speak French and Polish
Ability to communicate both verbal and written in English is desirable
Program and/or Project Management credentials (e.g. Project Management Professional PMP certification)
Understanding of the agile software development and deployment process
Strong Project Management skills, with demonstrated excellence in schedule and budget management
Experience delivering multiple phased complex system solutions
Experience with remote monitoring and diagnostic solutions offerings involving sensor technology, data acquisition and engineering design
Strong business analysis, problem solving, project management and strategy development skills
Large-scale project/ program management of multi-discipline teams, including strong management and communications skills, service delivery, client relations, planning, scheduling, budgeting, financial management and earned value, resource management, QA, negotiations, contract negotiation and managementLeadership:
Ability to work with cross-functional teams to help build effective processes
Strong oral and written communication skills and presentation skills
Proactively engages with cross-functional teams to resolve issues and design solutions using critical thinking and analytical skills and best practices
Able to re-appropriate existing solutions to new requirements and situations