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Project Leader - Egypt

  • GE Global Operations
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/23/2017 7:59:23 AM
  • 2770599
  • Job Function: Project Management
  • Business Segment:
Location(s): Egypt ; Cairo

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.

Role Summary:
As a Project Leader you will ensure the delivery of a set of project deliverables on-time, within budget expectations, to the desired impact &results. Working with the GO Strategic Initiatives Leader & other team members, participating in all aspects of the planning and implementation of relevant initiatives for the business. Leading and facilitating projects to drive standardization and simplification across Global Operations and their business partners & focusing on driving process improvement

Essential Responsibilities:
• Develop/maintain Project Plan and follow-up on action items
• Provide wing to wing project management across key initiatives
• Lead Regional migration initiatives to ensure success and support the optimization of the activities post-migration. In the case of Region-to-Center migrations, the principal role here will be as a “catcher” PMO Leader to the Region’s “pitcher” PMO & functional resources.
• Develop transition knowledge document, training plan and hand over to Ops team
• Prepare transition scoping document / risk score-card
• Facilitate communication between stakeholders – PMO, Global Ops teams, business Finance, business Ops,
• Manage customer relationships and translate customer needs & requirements into detailed project plans with clear deliverables
• Own the execution of project deliverables; establish & agree on a schedule of activities leading to completion, with clear milestones, deliverables & acceptance defined criteria
• Manage progress to schedule, budget & quality adherence, using project management methodology throughout project lifecycle
• Act as the primary contact & functional expert for your work stream or deliverables; advise & support the project in relation to your area of functional expertise
• Track and own risks for your deliverables: track risks, escalate issues & coordinate resolution
• Work across project work streams to ensure effective integration; seek process improvement opportunities; actively contribute to project rigor & effectiveness
• Liaise with controllership & compliance on transition activities

• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university with at least 5 years of experience in Business / Finance / Accounting
• Minimum 2 years’ experience in a project management/process improvement/quality role or in the relevant functional area

Desired Characteristics:
• Prior project management experience with and/or with financial services or employee services processes, in a shared services environment
• Good IT knowledge and experience
• Creative problem solver with strong teaming skills
• Excellent written & verbal communications skills; able to articulate technical concepts in non-technical terms
• Demonstrated ability to multi-task, perform in a fast-paced environment & respond quickly to situational needs as they arise
• Previous experience of systems implementations within GE
• Project Management Certification
• Six Sigma / Lean Certification
• Resourceful; quick learner; self-motivated
• Strong attention to detail
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
• Ability to influence and motivate people
• Excellent organizational and follow-up skills
• Change agent with energy, passion & enthusiasm to drive change
• Good Knowledge on Finance & Controllership processes

Locations: Egypt ; Cairo

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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