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Lead Project Initiatives Specialist

General Electric (GE)


Ref: KP132-1067

Job description / Role

Role Summary:

Responsible for leading the least complex / lowest volume implementation of a regional Supply Chain solution and related process or program. Ensure the delivery and implementation of a set of project deliverables on-time, within budget expectations, to the desired impact and results. Work with the project manager & other team members, participating in all aspects of the planning and implementation of relevant initiatives for the business. Leads least complex / mid-scope projects

Essential Responsibilities:

- Support the development of the 'as is' landscape for each of the key Supply Chain programs across the Company
- Partner with P&L teams to develop and execute project plans, including tracking project milestones, identifying key stakeholders, integrating the dependencies and monitoring the timelines
- Lead and facilitate cross-functional project teams as we drive to implement Enterprise Standards
- Monitor adherence to the global Enterprise standard and support the gap analysis effort in non-pilot regions as required. Help to develop projects to close gaps as necessary through partnership with each region
- Lead complex business requirement gathering, assessments, and identify exceptions to the process based on local compliance requirement
- Identify and mitigate risks across project; own escalations
- Manage progress to schedule, budget & quality adherence, using project management methodology throughout project lifecycle
- Create and Support documentation of new processes, including Regional variations.
- Deliver breakthrough levels of improvement in Process capability, new solution designs and business processes to reduce defects and attain world-class levels of quality through project implementation
- Seek, share, and implement best practices on a consistent basis
- Actively engage in post go live hyper care support and ensure timely delivery of post go live metrics where applicable
- Own project governance and communicate progress to champions and business Leaders
- Other ad hoc projects assigned by manager



- Degree in Finance or Business management
- 5+ years Operations or Finance experience
- Clear track record in managing KPIs & delivering operational improvements
- Prior team management experience; preferably 3+ years
- Fluent in English
- Ability to influence & work collaboratively with matrixed teams
- Strong communicator, building relationships with internal customers & external suppliers

Desired Characteristics:

- Knowledge of accounts payable, prior experience in Shared Services
- Software Development Lifecycle
- Demonstrated execution and effectiveness in a non-structured or changing environment
- Global experience - working across time zones, geographies and P&Ls
- Demonstrated ability to motivate and influence others and achieve results
- Demonstrated commitment for process improvement and simplification
- Strong attention to detail
- Customer-focused in defining quality and establishing priorities
- Strong verbal and written skills; ability to facility large audience meetings
- Ability to manage multiple global projects in parallel

About Us:

GE (NYSE:GE) drives the world forward by tackling its biggest challenges. By combining world-class engineering with software and analytics, GE helps the world work more efficiently, reliably, and safely. GE people are global, diverse and dedicated, operating with the highest integrity and passion to fulfill GE's mission and deliver for our customers.

About the Company

GE is a diversified technology, media and financial services company, dedicated to creating products that make life better. From aircraft engines and power generation to financial services, medical imaging, television programming and oil and gas, GE operates in more than 100 countries and employs over 300,000 people worldwide.

GE's Oil & Gas business is a leader in the development and delivery of advanced product and service offerings for the global oil and gas industry. As a consequence of the rapid expansion of its technology base, GE's Oil & Gas is capable of addressing the largest and most complex engineering and application challenges entirely from its own worldwide resources. So whether it's the world's largest LNG compression trains, re-injection of high sulfur gas, enhancing the safety and productivity of the world's oil and gas pipelines, or equipment for the production of oil and gas from harsh environments, GE is leading the charge.

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