General Electric Lead Project Management Specialist in Dover, Delaware

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Role Summary:

The Lead Project Management Specialist will perform project management activities related to industrial and commercial electrical power distribution systems and services.

Essential Responsibilities:

As the Lead Project Management Specialist, you will:

  • Be the primary customer interface throughout the execution phase of assigned projects - drive customer NPS, centricity, and responsiveness across the Order-to Remittance (OTR) organization

  • Assume overall project ownership and responsibility for GE Industrial Solutions Services matrix team including EHS, Engineering, Manufacturing, Sourcing, Logistics, Finance, and Services

  • Drive OTR process initiatives, customer / contract requirements, VCP, quality, project management process, lessons learned, issue resolution and customer collaboration

  • Adhere to the IS Project Management process

  • Manage project commercial risk issues including claims, receivables, contract changes, margin enhancement and effective project closeout

  • Assume ownership of the Project financials – Revenue, Costs & Cash and the Monthly Forecasted EAC

  • Provide clear and concise direction / communications, both oral and written

  • Ensure complete contract compliance by GE and its subcontractors

  • Manage scope creep and changes accordingly

  • Support the R process at the ITO stage, with input on project costing, scope, schedule, and execution risks

  • Embrace and implement all project related business initiatives


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience managing projects >$500K


  • Ability and willingness to travel 25% of the time, domestically and internationally

  • Ability and willingness to obtain and maintain a valid passport and driver's license

  • Legal authorization to work in the United States as GE will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this position

Desired Characteristics:

  • Green Belt certification (GE Employees Only) or equivalent

  • Licensed Engineer certification or eligibility

  • Accountable, resourceful, and committed

  • Willing to make tough decisions and accept the consequences

  • MS Office software literacy, including the use of MS Word for report generation and the use of sophisticated calculation spreadsheets in MS Excel

  • Knowledge of MS Project or similar Project Scheduling software

  • Contract management experience

  • Strong customer service abilities

  • Executive presentations skills

  • Sense of urgency in dealing with issues and tasks

  • Technical knowledge of GE Industrial Services product lines and service offerings

  • Knowledge of power distribution, utilization equipment and application considerations including the various types of switchgear, relays, breakers, transformers, motors, generators (including control & excitation) and adjustable speed drives

  • Proven leadership skills and ability to effectively manage a matrix team

  • Ability to anticipate events and develop adaptive strategies / tactics

  • Excellent English written and oral skills

  • Excellent French written and oral skills

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