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Lead Project Management Specialist 1 - Project Planning

  • GE Power
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/23/2017 5:27:58 PM
  • 2799107
  • Job Function: Project Management
  • Business Segment: Power Steam Power Systems
Location(s): Poland ; Warsaw


About Us:
GE Power is a world leader in power generation with deep domain expertise that helps customers deliver
electricity from a wide spectrum of fuel sources. We are transforming the electricity industry with the digital
power plant, the world’s largest & most efficient gas turbine, full balance of plant solutions and our dataleveraging
software. Our innovative technologies and digital offerings help make power and water more
affordable, reliable, accessible and sustainable.

Role Summary:
Responsible for project delivery, profit & loss accountability, and customer satisfaction through management of project related activities and resources.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • During Sales & Tendering phase, he is requested to generate, execute and follow up the Tender Time Schedules (TTS),

  • During Execution phase, he is assigned to a complex project (or few (less complex) projects as applicable) to support the Project Director and the Project Manager in all project planning related matters,

  • Leads the Consortium Planning team towards the customer and coordinates the internal and external Participant’s scope Planners at project level,

  • Supervises, supports and coaches the Subproject Planners (on a complex project) or the Project Planner in case of few (less complex) projects responsibility,

  • Leads project specific planner meetings in the home offices or at site as required,

  • Prepares and becomes the owner of the Master Time Schedule (MTS) based upon the project specific scope and Division of Work (DOW) interfaces,

  • Ensures that all ALSTOM participants, customer, local authority and contract planning requirements in terms of planning, scheduling and progress reporting are understood and followed by the project team,

  • Establishes, implements and maintains the required internal and external reporting procedures. Particular emphasis is put on establishing an effective mechanism for identifying risk and opportunities that may impact on the timely completion of the Project. Such issues and events are drawn to the attention of the
    Project Director and the project team for immediate necessary actions,

  • Proactively manages internal and external project activities, ensuring project completion on or before the contractually agreed time by monitoring closely the Critical Paths and the Project Float constantly,

  • Measures and communicates periodically the project performance in the different phases monitoring the progress status, the trend indicators and the milestones achievement,

  • Ensures a pro-active and transparent schedule activity forecasting in order to identify in advance potential delays and to suggest effective recovery action plans with the involved parties, under the direction of the Project Director,

  • Prepares and timely provides all the Project Planning Reporting on a monthly basis and highlights critical areas for the attention of the Project Director, Project Manager and Project Team including participants. Also provides all the necessary inputs to other Alstom Management reporting according to Business and
    Sector guidelines,

  • Works closely with the Participant’s Planners to monitor and consolidate their relevant scopes progres status into the Project MTS and to manage any interfaces issue that may arise,

  • Relies on the Site Planners to monitor and control in details the site progress and the relevant interfaces between the different work phases as defined in the detailed site programme fully consistent with the MTS. Supports the Project Manager in management of project planning and control related matters.


Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Certified Engineer or bachelor’s degree is expected (or equivalent knowledge/experience),

  • Knowledge of Power Plant principle and complex projects experience,

  • Very strong hands-on experience with Primavera Project Planner and other similar software,

  • Planning experience of at least 3 project fully executed including significant site presence,

  • Above average ability in the use of spreadsheet, database and presentation software,

  • Planning, organizing and coordinating skills in international environment,

  • Fluent in English and Polish.


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: Poland ; Warsaw

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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