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Associate Project Manager (m/f)

  • GE Oil & Gas
  • Experienced
  • Posted 10/27/2017 11:52:27 AM
  • 2983843
  • Job Function: Project Management
  • Business Segment: Oil & Gas Digital Solutions
Location(s): Germany; Wunstorf near Hannover

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:
Are you pro-active and a great communicator? As an Associate Project Manager, you are responsible for the delivery of all incoming orders starting from order entry to delivery and final acceptance. You are responsible for acting as the main point of contact for customer orders. Your main goal is on time delivery of both local and global orders and the escalation of unresolved situations and/or related issues to ensure optimum customer satisfaction.

Essential Responsibilities:
You will have wing-to-wing ownership and responsibility from start to finish of customer orders. Our aim is to ensure effective communication with customers, sales, supply chain, technology and finance throughout the process. Your key responsibility is to manage a group of small to medium projects and this includes:

  • Order Entry in the ERP System and order management to be delivered as required.
  • Setup and maintain orders as projects in ERP system
  • Creation of order confirmations and releasing of commercial invoices
  • Pro-active and timely Order Backlog Management.
  • Establishing and maintaining effective communication with appropriate individuals throughout the process such as Logistics, supply chain, technology, finance and sales teams.
  • Coordinate & Follow up Shipment and installation to ensure Revenue collection occurs on time.
  • Organize various meetings with internal and external stakeholders to coordinate and follow up with other departments and get their input to the project and ensure a smooth transfer of project deliverables..
  • Function as main point of contact for customer orders during OTR
  • Provide excellent customer service for customers, both internal and external
  • Build close relationships with customers and commercial partners and respond to queries in a timely and professional manner.
  • Ensuring compliance of order entry with internal procedures
  • Examination and processing of letters of credit in close contact with the responsible banks
  • Managing dispute cases, such as incorrect invoices, delivery delay and lack of order confirmations
  • Participate in design of project management processes and reporting tools.
  • Use and maintain the project management and reporting tools used for tracking on-time delivery and management of project issues.
  • Immediately report all potential risks, operational failures, time constraint problems and extraordinary events that will negatively impact the project to the supervisor
  • Analyse assigned projects, identify and manage risks during OTR phase.
  • Ensure the above responsibilities are implemented in accordance with GEIT’s standard operating procedures and ensure compliance to GEIT quality management system

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Business or equivalent from an accredited university or equivalent
  • Combination of commercial and technical skills are an advantage
  • Several years experience in order processing and project management
  • Very good language skills in German and English (verbal and written)
  • Proficient with Microsoft Suite, including: Work, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Experience with ERP system such as SAP
  • Excellent interpersonal, relationship building and communication (written and verbal) skills
  • Independent and responsible work is expected
  • High capacity for teamwork
  • Strong customer orientation
  • High level of motivation and ability to work under pressure against tight deadlines, while maintaining a high degree of quality and accuracy.
  • Well organized and ability to work with minimal supervision and oversight

    Desired Characteristics:
  • Knowledge of project management tools and processes
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, facilitation, organization, and planning skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to proficiently handle and own high-profile escalated situations
  • Passion to improve processes
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Strong problem solving skills.

    Locations: Germany; Wunstorf near Hannover

    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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