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Director - Business Operations

  • GE Oil & Gas
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/12/2017 9:09:34 PM
  • 2807340
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Oil & Gas Digital
Location(s): United States ; California; San Ramon


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 Director – Business Operations primary responsibility is ensuring organizational effectiveness by delivery and analysis of metrics to track and manage the business. S/he will be responsible for tracking and monitoring key metrics to ensure milestones are met on time and on budget, development and implementation of organizational policies and practices, and defining and executing programs.

Essential Responsibilities:
As Director of Business Operations, you will:

  • Improve the operational systems, processes and policies in support of organizations mission -- specifically, support better management reporting, information flow and management, business process and organizational planning.
  • Increase the effectiveness and efficiency as well as coordination and communication between functions.
  • Proactively identify and resolve issues and make recommendations for improvements to existing processes.
  • Lead cross-discipline teams to establish an integrated plan to deliver team commitments
  • Establishes governance structure that identifies key performance indicators, sets milestones, and establishes a reporting cadence.
  • Tracks and monitors program status and metrics to ensure milestones are met, and internal and external delivery commitments are met.
  • Ensures ongoing communication of progress against program objectives

    Qualifications/Requirements:

    Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
  • A minimum of 10+ years of experience along with established leadership across the discipline and function

    Eligibility Requirements

  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job.
  • Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen
  • Must be willing to work out of an office located in San Ramon, CA
  • Must be willing to travel (minimally)

    Desired Characteristics:
    Technical Expertise:
  • Experience and understanding of the Cloud Development Lifecycle
  • Excellent computer skills and proficiency in excel, word, outlook, and access
  • Experience using Confluence, Rally, or AHA a plus.

    Business Acumen:
  • Strong business analysis and problem solving skills
  • Knowledge of business and financial principles and practices
  • Working knowledge of budgets, forecasting and metrics
  • Demonstrated experience leading and influencing across a complex, global matrix organization.
  • Effectively manages risk and uncertainty for self and team.
  • Ability to decompose problems and make decisions when problems or solutions are not 100% defined
  • Evaluates products & processes to assure compliance.
  • Measures the impact of trends (cyclical or a shift) and takes action

    Leadership:
  • Demonstrated experience leading and influencing across a complex, global matrix organization.
  • Ability to work with cross-functional teams to help build effective processes
  • Proactively identifies and removes project obstacles or barriers on behalf of the team

    Personal Attributes:
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to interface with senior leadership with confidence and clarity
  • Uses critical thinking skills and disciplined approaches to help leaders and leadership teams resolve issues and define solutions
  • Influences and energizes others toward the common vision and goal. Maintains excitement for a process and drives to new directions of meeting the goal in the face of unfavorable odds and setbacks
  • Commitment, Perseverance, Passion
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    Locations: United States ; California; San Ramon

    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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