Grid Automation Project Manager

Recruiter
General Electric
Location
Stafford
Salary
Competitive
Posted
20 Feb 2019
Closes
20 Mar 2019
Sector
Engineering
Job Type
Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Role Summary:Grid Automation PM will be responsible to plan, manage and deliver an entire project from transfer through to Provisional Acceptance Certificate (PAC) ensuring that additional business opportunities are pursued and to deliver high levels of Customer satisfaction and maximum margin/value.
Essential Responsibilities:The PM is expected to deliver projects in a specific area, following financial and operational aspects: budget, technical & contractual scopes, resources & execution planning. She/he is also responsible for safety, quality, risks & opportunities management to ensure the highest customer satisfaction & to secure projects Contribution Margin.Main PM tasks include:
* Execute projects keeping high standards in efficiency, on time delivery and financial goals as per PMH rules
* Contribute to units' operational performance by providing accurate forecasts in finance Key Performance Indicators : Sales, Cash & Margin
* Business scope = portfolio of 4 to 6 active projects (including Protection Relays, Monitoring & Diagnostics and DCS & CCS Systems & Services) running in parallel and representing an annual sales volume of 4 to 5 M$.Major Responsibilities:
* Manage project execution (from tender to warranty end, including delivery & commissioning activities)
* Be the prime customer contact for the execution of the contract/project
* Execute Projects in collaboration with engineering department, contract admin, contract management, finance, procurement & other support functions
* Be accountable for On Time Delivery, Sales and cash-in realization (& accurate forecasting), project Operating Working Capital, Margins improvement & Customer satisfaction
* Follow project management best practices (as per Project Management Handbook and specific Product line instructions), including specific focus on transfer review, project gates reviews and project close-out
* Monthly update on actions plan progress & Sales/cash forecasts
* Preparation and presentation of project reviews
* Contribute to Operation department development & Unit continuous improvement
* Lead EHS/Safety actions and performance: be fully compliant with GE rules and processes, ensure project teams (own and subcontracted) are properly trained and holders of required qualifications when required. Lead to EHS monitoring actions, perform HSVs.
* Follow GE compliance Policies ('The Spirit and The Letter') and promote open reporting
* Support Commercial team by return of experience, optimizing project costs & deliveries
Qualifications/Requirements:
* Previous work experience in multi-cultural environment (preferably with an expatriate experience)
* Proven Leadership under project structure
* Strong business acumen, execution driven, process appliance, PM metrics, teamwork
* Expertise required in: engineering, project control, reporting
* High energy, positive individual loving operational challenges
* Proactivity and reactivity