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Senior Customer Program Manager

  • GE Aviation
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/30/2017 9:58:35 AM
  • 2837724
  • Job Function: Project Management
  • Business Segment: Aviation AvioAero
Location(s): Italy ; Brindisi

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Role Summary:
Responsible for project delivery, profit & loss accountability, and customer satisfaction through management of project related activities and resources.

Essential Responsibilities:
The Senior Customer Program Manager demonstrates accountability for functional, business, and broad company objectives. In this role you will integrate and develop processes that meet business needs across the organization, manage complex issues within functional areas of expertise, be involved in long-term planning, contribute to the overall business strategy and support Customers in order to reach their targets.

  • Responsible for the profitability and customer satisfaction for assigned customer(s)
  • Provide total (Customized Service Agreement and Time & Material) program leadership
  • Serve as the key sales interface for new contracts and proposals
  • Provide coordination with other GE Customer organizations through the Customer Team process
  • Function as primary liaison between internal GE organizations and customers
  • Manage the Contract Margin Review process and/or Time & Material profitability metrics
  • Responsible for contract flow down with Sales Director and the development of procedure manuals related to the contract
  • Develop and implement business plans to achieve program profitability and workscoping
  • Represent GE in business and contractual discussions with customer
  • Review invoices and collect cash in a timely manner
  • Establish productivity goals by contract or product
  • Organize and support program and technical reviews with customer
  • Determine and flow down customer shop visit forecasts
  • Represent GE within international Consortium to manage working groups and relations within Partner Companies and international Customers
  • Work in close collaboration with Product Support and Customer Support for for timely and satisfactory resolution of concerns covering a wide variety of support services offered for each of the assigned product lines

    • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college
    • Relevant experience in customer management and program management
    • Willingness and ability to travel for meetings
    • Strong project management skills
    • Knowledge of commercial terms and conditions
    • Knowledge of overhaul and repair processes "

      Desired Characteristics:
      • Strong oral and written communication skills (both Italian & English)
      • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
      • Ability to lead cross functional and customer / supplier teams
      • Strong conflict resolution skills
      • Strong business and financial acumen
      • Strong influencing skills in a global environment
      • Able to communicate with all levels of internal and external customer organizations, including upper management
      • Ability to perform in a team environment
      • Six Sigma trained


        Locations: Italy ; Brindisi

        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.
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