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Contract Manager - IT PMO

  • GE Transportation
  • Experienced
  • Posted 2/3/2017 1:55:17 AM
  • 2801663
  • Job Function: Services
  • Business Segment: GET Transportation
Location(s): Australia ; Brisbane, Sydney


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.

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:
The Contract Manager IT PMO will provide contract management support and guidance during the execution of complex and large-scale customer facing technology/ software development projects. The position will be the primary interface with Project Managers and cross functional project execution teams on all matters relating to contract compliance and the management of contractual processes.

Essential Responsibilities:
In this role, you will:
• Be assigned as the Contract Manager for specific software and technology projects
• Be knowledgeable on the contract documents for assigned projects
• Act as the primary interface between Project Managers and project execution teams on all Contractual matters
• Attend project management meetings to identify and advise on contract issues
• Provide Contract Management guidance and support to project execution teams to ensure compliance with contractual processes and requirements
• Provide project execution teams contract training and templates for assigned projects
• Ensure compliance with Digital Solutions contract management tools and processes
• Review and edit project correspondence to ensure contractual compliance and sound claim management
• Attend business reviews of projects to provide updates and advice on contract management matters relating to the project
• Collaborate with Project Counsel on contractual and legal issues arising during project execution
• Provide claims management guidance and support
• Drive best contract management practices across Digital Solutions.
• Deploy appropriate methodologies and tools.
• Share best practices and lessons learned
• Contribute to the development of contract management policies and procedures as required. This will focus on change order management and risk identification and mitigation and development of applicable training modules

Qualifications/Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college in Business, Law or Finance.
Minimum 5 years of experience in Contract Management and/or Project Management and in change order and claim management.

Desired Characteristics:
• Demonstrated Contract Management experience
• Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
• Established analytical and project management ability
• Excellent verbal & written communication skills
• Ability to influence within an organizational matrix environment
• Ability to organize and handle multiple projects and priorities in an extremely fast paced environment
• Flexible mindset, willingness to do hands on work and ability to define a vision for the function
• Demonstrated ability to work as a team member and to collaborate and consult effectively
• Professional Contract Manager Certification (CFCM or CPCM) is preferred

Locations: Australia ; Brisbane, Sydney

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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