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Wind Services Lead Contract Performance Analyst (m/f)

  • GE Renewable Energy
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/24/2017 4:17:15 PM
  • 2787758
  • Job Function: Services
  • Business Segment: Renewable Energy OnShore Wind
Location(s): Germany ; Salzbergen


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.

Role Summary:
The Wind Services Lead Contract Performance Analyst will plan and execute detailed contract reviews, deep dives and portfolio analyses.


Essential Responsibilities:
The analyst will serve as a key resource on the GP&S (General
Property & Services) Risk & Contractual Services team focusing
on analysis of contract compliance and performance versus expectation,
profitable execution of long term service contracts, portfolio risk
assessments and helping to continuously simplify, automate and improve
our risk and contract management processes.
• Support creation of the annual contract margin review schedule for all poles, focusing on highest risk, dollar value and number of units, and ensuring regional availability to support
• Execute the Wind Services global Contract Margin Review (CMR) process for assigned long-term service contracts
• Lead contract performance and portfolio analysis; including cost model validation, cost model updates quantification, staffing / headcount, sub-contractor cost, etc
• Work with site and regional contract owners to ensure operational execution is compliant with contractual scope
• Lead contract deep-dive pre-reviews, anticipating and facilitating conversation around the areas of risk that the business should be focusing on
• Document Contract Margin Review results and input to quarterly Contract Margin Review / risk summary of findings
• Support presentation of findings to senior leadership
• Lead follow up of applicable action items identified in the Contract Margin Review presentation
• Identify and implement contract management and Contract Margin Review best practices
• Lead and participate in contract margin review process improvements / simplification (e.g. global consistency, cross-functional accountability, and process documentation)
• Lead field services training globally on the Contract Margin Review process
• Support and improve Inquiry to Order to Order To Remittance contract handover process, and facilitate New Contract Reviews
• Develop & improve Order To Remittance contract management execution processes (track escalations, monitor bonus execution, Change Acceleration Process control, new Terms and Conditions)
• Identify gaps in as-sold and recent cost models to executed site costs and drive updates to the cost model with cost model owner to improve overall cost model accuracy
• Identify and support the development of business systems to improve Order To Remittance contract management
• Manage contract summary data in Salesforce and/or applicable contract management systems
• Establish, improve and drive global processes across poles, including forging relationships with global teams
• Support automation projects and projects to improve risk and contract analysis / documentation tools
• Contribute to development of contract review methodology & processes to support new products and offerings, including PowerUp


Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in business, finance, or engineering from an accredited university or college with considerable finance or operations experience in field services or equivalent knowledge/ experience
  • Basic experience with contractual services, risk, accounting, or cost estimating role
  • fluent in English and German


Desired Characteristics:
  • Advanced level of Excel and PowerPoint experience, particularly pivot tables, advanced lookups, charts and data mining
  • Confident in presentation skills and excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Financial Management Program (FMP) or other leadership program graduate (GE employees only)
  • Global mindset and comfortable and confident in a matrix environment
  • Ability to define problems collects data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusion
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills, and a team player
  • Self-driven and goal oriented
  • Ability to influence and gain commitment from peers and others within the organization
  • Demonstrated ability to think beyond the surface and to develop and execute improvement plans; results oriented
  • Track record of challenging the status quo and curiosity to learn new skills
  • Initiative to learn and expand responsibilities as needed


Locations: Germany ; Salzbergen

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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