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Sr. Technical Project Manager

  • GE Power
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/12/2017 8:57:11 AM
  • 2824005
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Power Nuclear
Location(s): United States ; North Carolina; Wilmington

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 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 data-leveraging software. Our innovative technologies and digital offerings help make power and water more affordable, reliable, accessible and sustainable.

Based in Wilmington, N.C., GEH is a world-leading provider of advanced reactors and nuclear services. Established in June 2007, GEH is a part of a global nuclear alliance created by GE and Hitachi to serve the global nuclear industry. The nuclear alliance executes a single, strategic vision to create a broader portfolio of solutions, expanding its capabilities for new reactor and service opportunities. The alliance offers customers around the world the technological leadership required to effectively enhance reactor performance, power output and safety.

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 Sr. Technical Project Manager will ensures the successful, end-to-end delivery of new business capabilities while being able to communicate to an executive level
the desired outcomes, program updates, and processes for GEH Services Function. In this role, you will be responsible for driving program execution and utilizing your expertise to solve problems, collaborate with cross-functional teams, and develop and execute objectives for self and others.

Essential Responsibilities:
In this role, you will directly affect both short-term and long-term business goals.

As the Senior Technical Project Manager, you will:

  • Be responsible for operational excellence of assigned program(s) and product(s) with duties including project reviews, feasibility, cost benefit analysis, prioritization, initiation, execution and closure for all project work related to the program/product
  • Manage budgets and contracts associated with all assigned programs and operations
  • Manage activities of project team resources to support and deliver solutions relating to the program(s)/product(s)
  • Be accountable as a solution delivery expert for the design, implementation, and support planning of Services Digital Thread programs and products
  • Build and maintain effective working relationships with peers, leaders, and vendors to seamlessly integrate the program area into the overall strategic objectives and activities of the organization
  • Lead program and/or product support activities, including the development of internal and external communications, establishing roadmaps and benchmarks, and developing training plans
  • Manage multiple projects at the same time, ensuring deadlines are met while driving best practices
  • Lead the analysis, requirement development, design, documentation, implementation and maintenance of medium to large IT solutions for business processes and product development
  • Work as a business partner with customers, client leaders, and users to evaluate / improve business processes and arrive at mutual, cost effective solutions
  • Ensure conformance to system architecture, standards and practices
  • Prepare and present project plans, status reports, cost / benefit studies and recommend funding and resources
  • Act as a change agent for business processes and champion simplicity and FastWorks thinking
  • Keep up to date with enabling technologies and work as a partner to promote their use
  • Coordinate outsourced supplier efforts as required

  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Systems, Information Technology (IT), Computer Science or Engineering from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum of 4 years of work experience with current information technologies and their implementation into the business function
  • Minimum of 2 years of work experience in industrial business
  • 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 opening.
  • This role requires use of technical data subject to U.S. Government export restrictions and this posting is only for U.S. Persons ( U.S. Citizens, Lawful permanent residents and protected individuals ( e.g. certain refugees and asylees). GE will require proof of status prior to employment.

Desired Characteristics:
  • Knowledge of the Nuclear industry
  • Knowledge of the Services industry
  • Excellent team player
  • Collaborates well with others to solve problems and actively incorporates input from various sources
  • Effective change agent with demonstrated ability to motivate others and achieve results
  • Demonstrated curiosity with new technology and its practical application
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Strong problem solving skills, communicates in a clear and succinct manner and effectively evaluates information/data to make decisions; anticipates obstacles and develops plans to resolve
  • Experience with asset management and change control in the context of Services Lifecycle Management
  • PMP or Agile Certification(s), FastWorks training
  • Quality and cost driven
  • Experience working in a matrix organization with global teams

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Locations: United States ; North Carolina; Wilmington

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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