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Services Program Manager

  • GE Transportation
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/24/2017 12:00:59 PM
  • 2817815
  • Job Function: Services
  • Business Segment: GET Transportation
Location(s): United States ; Illinois; Chicago


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 Services Program Manager will oversee a large 5-year service contract. This individual is responsible for day-to-day deployment oversight, metric development, system performance, and the long-term goals of increasing contract margin and depth and breadth of the overall project; by adding additional service items and managing service productivity enhancements.

Essential Responsibilities:
Responsibilities will include interfacing between the customer and GE technical teams and customer and GE program teams to communicate system performance and status.

In addition, you will:
  • Act as the single point of contact for customers to ensure timely and satisfactory resolution of concerns covering a wide variety of support services for the assigned region, product, or coverage area.
  • Plan and implement projects at various customer work sites, including the activities of staff and subcontractors.
  • Responsible for knowledge of assigned region, coverage area, or product lines. Understand their associated configuration installations, track system performance, and provide the most direct access to all appropriate internal functions to support the customer.
  • Establish and maintain contact to provide on-going technical and business support to assigned customers in designated geographic region or coverage area.
  • Participates in discussions about the future of the service contract requiring interaction with other functions.
  • Participate in the development of proposals for projects. Manage the contract budget and resources to ensure the resources are available to meet customer and performance requirements.
  • Identify opportunities to expand the scope and increase the size of contract.
  • Presents projects plans, moderates financial analysis, risks and makes recommendations to senior business leaders within technical space.
  • Manages complex processes requiring involvement of many stakeholders internally and externally.


Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college
  • 10+ years of experience, of which a minimum of 5 years of working directly with customers


Desired Characteristics:
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problems.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead programs / projects.
  • Ability to document, plan, market, and execute programs.
  • Established project management skills.
  • Willingness and ability to travel up to 50% of the time
  • Prior project management experience with large-scale software/hardware projects and the ability to lead and motivate high potential technical project teams is preferred
  • Background in the rail industry is preferred


Locations: United States ; Illinois; Chicago

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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