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Lead Planning & Cost Control Specialist

  • GE Energy Connections
  • Experienced
  • Posted 7/26/2017 5:08:19 PM
  • 2916180
  • Job Function: Project Management
  • Business Segment: Energy Connections Grid Solutions
Location(s): United Kingdom; Stafford


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Grid Solutions equips 90% of power utilities worldwide to bring power reliably and efficiently from the point of generation to end power consumers. With over 200 years combined experience in providing advanced energy solutions, our products and services enable more resilient, efficient and reliable power systems. For more information, visit www.GEGridSolutions.com

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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:
• Ensures project implementation as well as work packages and constraints are accurately integrated into project planning scenario.
• Responsible for monitoring progress and producing accurate projections of time and cost.
• Ensures other functions have access to accurate current reports and projections and relevant reports are available for the customer.
• Develops an operational year plan for the own department activities.
• Suggests improvements in products, processes and procedures.
• Contributes to plan of larger unit.
• Works together with high level people from the business and SPB and EB level.
• Specifies needs, communicates about project approach and presents outcomes of research done.
• Diverse clients in a region.
• Works on the basis of predefined contracts and frameworks.
• Some latitude to deviate from those conditions.

Qualifications/Requirements:
• Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college (or a high school diploma / GED with proven years of experience in Project Management).
• Some years of experience in Project Planning.

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EU/EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post, as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. For further information please visit the UK Border Agency website

http://www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/visas-immigration/working

Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) clearance is required and must be maintained for this role. Please note that in the event that BPSS clearance cannot be obtained, you may not be eligible for the role and/or any offer of employment may be withdrawn on grounds of national security. Please see the link below for further details regarding the requirements for BPSS clearance

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/61212/hmg-personnel-security-controls.pdf



Desired Characteristics:
• Strong oral and written communication skills.
• Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.
• Ability to influence others and lead small teams.
• Lead initiatives of moderate scope and impact.
• Ability to coordinate several projects simultaneously.
• Effective problem identification and solution skills.
• Proven analytical and organizational ability.

Locations: United Kingdom; Stafford
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