General Electric Sr Staff Project Manager, Global Planning Leader in Greenwood Village, Colorado

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 Global Planning Leader drives excellence in project planning, scheduling, and resource management to support the on-time and on-budget delivery of project solutions for our customers, from proposal development through project completion. In this role, you will be responsible for global planning excellence, project planning in the Americas, and supporting the transformation into a best-in-class software delivery organization.

Essential Responsibilities:

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Provide functional expertise and leadership in project planning and scheduling, globally

  • Develop project schedules using established tools, processes, and standards

  • Ensure resources are assigned and available to execute project work in accordance with the plan

  • Maintain project schedules to accurately reflect work progress and remaining work

  • Analyze project progress and schedule performance

  • Identify variances from plan, risks, and emerging trends that may signal concern

  • Drive recovery and acceleration plans as needed

  • Report and review schedule progress, regularly, with the project team

  • Escalate issues or risks that have not been properly addressed

  • Ensure clear alignment between cost and schedule

  • Analyze the impact of change orders on schedule performance

  • Provide contractually required customer reports

  • Develop reference schedules for common solutions to streamline the schedule creation process

  • Provide accurate and timely performance reports to senior management

  • Drive continuous improvement and transformative innovation Qualifications/Requirements: Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree from an accredited university or college

  • Minimum of 8 years of Project Management or Project Planning experience

  • Willingness and ability to travel, both domestically and internationally, up to 20% of the time and must comply with all relevant company travel and tax policiesEligibility Requirements:

  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job. Desired Characteristics: Desired Characteristics:

  • Experience in project planning and scheduling, and earned value analysis

  • Experience with Primavera P6

  • Experience in agile software delivery methodologies

  • Strategic thinker with a track record for developing innovative solutions to difficult problems

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills#DTR Locations: United States; Colorado; Greenwood VillageGE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.