General Electric Senior Project Manager in Des Moines, Iowa

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 offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www.ge.com/sites/default/files/15-000845%20EEO%20combined.pdf . 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 Senior Project Manager is responsible for managing multi-site and multi-product large projects or a program of several projects or workstreams for our large, strategic customers. Works across multiple functional areas to coordinate, collaborate and drive delivery of all projects within the project or program. Work results have a significant impact to the business.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Proficiently manage the complexities associated with large, enterprise-wide strategic initiatives, and communicate effectively with executive-level staff.

  • Serve as the “face” of assigned programs and projects, interacting with executive leadership to communicate results, status, risks/issues and mitigation strategies.

  • Concurrently manage multiple projects that are at various stages in the project life cycle.

  • Monitor progress of each assigned program/project against the overall plan and act with urgency to notify leadership of any issues that require resolution.

  • Drive to the root cause of lagging programs/projects and work with executive leadership to define the appropriate mitigation strategies.

  • Understand the broader business environment, organizational strategy and factor this understanding into customer reviews and finalization of program/project findings and recommendations.

  • Ability to challenge senior stakeholders on critical success factors.

  • Communicate strategic alignment and objectives of program/project to teams

  • May direct the work of other project managers as part of an overall program strategy.

  • Prepare and maintain master schedule for assigned programs.

  • Assess, recommend and promote approaches for applying project management methodologies and technologies to large scale programs/projects.

  • Serve as a champion of the PMO and project management best practices and standards across GE Healthcare Digital.

  • Perform quality assurance (QA) reviews of all program/project deliverables and analyses.

  • Proactively seek to develop own skills and those of team members.

  • Coordinate cross-functional relationship-building and integration to support program/project success.

  • Makes continuous improvement a priority by leveraging experience in advanced project management principles.

  • Mentors project management resources and project team members to share knowledge or serve as an internal coach.

  • Perform other duties as assigned Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree with at least 6 years’ experience in project management, or equivalent (defined as High School Diploma/GED and 10+ years progressive experience in project management).

  • PMP Certification

  • Previous Healthcare IT project management experience. Desired Characteristics:

  • Master’s Degree preferred.

  • Change management experience

  • Problem resolution and creativity in solution development

  • Vendor implementation experience

  • Experience managing revenue generating projects

  • Excellent verbal, written, and communication skills with strong executive presence.

  • Strong presentation skills with the ability to transfer knowledge to others and communicate technology to senior management and customers in laymen's terms.

  • Superior negotiation, influencing and problem solving skills and a high level of business acumen.

  • Strong empathy appropriate for partnering at all levels.

  • Excellent relationship and leadership abilities.

  • Results driven.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Project required.

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