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Principal Technical Product Manager

  • GE Digital
  • Experienced
  • Posted 5/8/2017 3:18:08 PM
  • 2893130
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Digital Technology
Location(s): United States; Massachusetts; Boston, Norwalk


About Us:
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.
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.

Role Summary:
The Principal Technical Product Manager, Portfolio Management Office will manage the portfolio of strategic initiatives across the organization, ensuring timely rigor of product management methodologies and delivery of outcomes. This individual will collaborate with Product Managers, Employee Experience Leaders and functional stakeholders to provide visibility into our portfolio, coordinate product releases and ensure we meet our deliverables.

Essential Responsibilities:
The Principal Technical Product Manager, Portfolio Management Office is responsible for performing day-to-day management of initiatives designed to improve our capabilities and operating model. This includes coordinating across multiple product teams across the Global Function’s portfolio.
  • Organize, prioritize, direct, and coordinate planning of activities and deliverables across the Global Function’s organization.
  • Accountable for developing and supporting product plans supporting the execution of our strategic roadmaps.
  • Develop models to measure value of product delivery and reporting back to stakeholders.
  • Ensure product activities stay on track and deliverables are completed on time.
  • Accountable for reporting work stream status and escalating issues, risks, dependencies, and requests.
  • Drive day-to-day execution of product roadmaps to ensure activity plans remain relevant and are being executed effectively to realize synergies.
  • Prepare product status reports and conduct meetings to update key stakeholders regularly on progress, risks, issues, and recommended solutions.
  • Implement a product management planning tool and deploy across the organization.
  • Responsible for all acquisition/divesture planning across Global Functions.
  • Work with the finance team to manage the budget for the organization - including the full cycle of budgeting, actual tracking and follow ups with team leaders.

    Qualifications/Requirements:

    Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a “STEM” major or related field, or equivalent work experience
  • A minimum of 7+ years of experience in software/IT industry
  • At least 4 years experience, but typically 7+ years, in Product Management

    Essential Requirements>/b>

  • GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this role.
  • Will consider providing partial relocation reimbursement
  • Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.

    Desired Characteristics:
  • Strong understanding of critical project management concepts such as activity plans, milestones, task dependencies, risk and issue tracking, status reporting
  • Experience in managing high value, complex products in a matrix environment
  • Ability to work across all function, persuade and influence internal stakeholders critical to product success
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Highly organization with strong attention to details
  • MBA/Master’s degree in a technical field
  • Experience working with customers to develop solutions
  • Sells and improves the Program/Product Management process, its outcome and ongoing results
  • Uses critical thinking skills and disciplined approaches to help leaders and leadership teams resolve issues and define solutions

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    Locations: United States; Massachusetts; Boston, Norwalk

    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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