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Digital Program Manager (m/f) – Deutsche Bahn

  • GE Transportation
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/23/2017 11:20:01 AM
  • 2775447
  • Job Function: Business Management
  • Business Segment: GET Transportation
Location(s): Germany ; Frankfurt


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 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.

Role Summary:
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.

Essential Responsibilities:
You will be 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 Program 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 engage customers at mid-level and technical levels and internally with software engineering and development leads to outline the project deliverables, cost/revenue forecast and execution strategy. You will be accountable for driving successful delivery of product launch.


  • Provide vision and strategy, oversight, and holistic systems integration program management for the complete customer-level account
  • Oversee client relationship building, account/ financial setup, and up-front implementation of contracted technical and service delivery solutions to achieve specified performance and financial objectives
  • Manage the completion and subsequent execution of the holistic Digital program 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 all Digital programs
  • Responsible for defining and managing requirements and roadmap schedule deliver for a portfolio of products, and be the product contract execution expert



Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Degree in Computer Science or in "STEM" Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) or Business
  • Significant program and/or product management experience, ideally in the transportation/rail industry
  • Experience in large-scale project management of multi-discipline teams, service delivery, client relationship management, planning, scheduling, budgeting, financial management and earned value, resource management, QA and contract negotiations
  • Proactively engages with cross-functional teams to resolve issues and design solutions using critical thinking and analytical skills and best practices
  • Understanding of the agile software development and deployment process



Locations: Germany ; Frankfurt

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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