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Sr Product Management Staff Manager 3 - Product Manager

  • GE Digital
  • Experienced
  • Posted 8/4/2017 3:49:40 PM
  • 2939046
  • Job Function: Product Management
  • Business Segment: Digital Applications
Location(s): United States; Illinois; Lisle, Chicago


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.

At GE Digital, we are creating technology and solutions to enable social, mobile, analytical and cloud capabilities for the Industrial Internet. The Industrial Internet is an open, global network that connects people, data and machines. It’s about making infrastructure more intelligent and advancing the industries critical to the world we live in. At GE, we believe it’s about the future of industry—energy, healthcare, transportation, manufacturing. It’s about making the world work better. GE is transforming itself to become the world's premier digital industrial company, executing critical outcomes for our customers. Explore how you can drive greater asset reliability, lower operating costs, reduce risk and accelerate operational performance with our Predix platform and software solutions.
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:
As our new Sr Manager - Digital Product Management, you will be responsible for creating strong working relationships & influence across executive leadership, product management, engineering and other functional groups to execute the strategy within CoE, across GE businesses, partners and customers. You may mentor one or more junior product managers.

Essential Responsibilities:
As a domain expert for your portfolio, you will engage customers at mid-level management and technical levels to develop/refine portfolio strategy, influence customer & industry direction and execute strategy. As the Senior PM, you will elevate how we engage with internal and external software businesses. You will be accountable for driving successful delivery of products from GE Software, making recommendations on extending software solutions, and representing General Electric to the outside market, including customers, partners and analysts.

In this role you will:

  • Responsible for product line performance with targets on orders, revenue, cost & margin.
  • Identifies and influences market trends and opportunities.
  • Drives vision & strategy, roadmap and product lifecycle for sub business unit and its portfolio of products & solutions.
  • Be a domain/business expert for the portfolio to guide teams, establish/refine product management processes and build and mentor high performance team of Product Managers.
  • Work cross functionally across engineering, marketing, sales, internal and external customers, analysts and senior management teams to formulate and execute the strategy.
  • Develop relationships across GE businesses & sub-businesses, partners, customers and technical experts across industries and geographies.
  • Establish strong working relationship with account managers, technical sales and user/developer community.
  • Global travel required as necessary.
  • This role is responsible for a large product or portfolio of products/solutions with typical revenue influence / target in the range of $25-100M USD per year.
  • Will have strong financial acumen and accountability.
  • The leader will be responsible to create strong working relationship & influence across product management, engineering and other stakeholder groups to successfully execute business strategy across GE businesses, partners and customers.
  • Lead and develop a team of product managers who are business and domain experts.
  • Will engage customers as a trusted partner.
  • Cross functional leadership to execute the vision and strategy.

    Qualifications/Requirements:
    Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology,
    Engineering and Math)
  • A minimum of 10 years of technical experience along with established leadership credentials across disciplines and functions within a product
  • GE Leadership Program Graduates will get credit towards relevant work experience, commensurate to the program they have completed


    Eligibility Requirements:
  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job
  • Must be willing to travel 15%
  • Must be willing to work out of an office located in Lisle or Chicago, ILy.

    Desired Characteristics:
    Technical Expertise:
  • Ability to quickly understand machinery and industrial process from a reliability and maintainability perspective
  • Defines and/or influences pricing strategy for product/ services and alignment across functions and organizations
  • Aligns goals, feature sets, capabilities to business objectives for the product (i.e. Profitability, ROI, Market Penetration, Channel development, Brand Development, etc.)

    Business Acumen:
  • Strong business analysis, problem solving, and strategy development skills
  • Identifies the customer’s business and strategic needs, concerns, and desires for the value delivery capabilities of the products
  • Ability to interact at all levels of the organization and with other GE businesses

    Leadership:
  • Ability to work with cross-functional teams to help build effective processes
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Builds direct and "behind the scenes" support for ideas, and leverages chains of indirect influence

    Personal Attributes:
  • Proactively engages with cross-functional teams to resolve issues and design solutions using critical thinking and analytical skills and best practices
  • Emotional Intelligence, ability to influence up and out


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    Locations: United States; Illinois; Lisle, Chicago

    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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