General Electric Senior Program Staff Manager in Pierre, South Dakota

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:

Leads a cross functional team to deliver on all program(s) deliverables within the terms and conditions of the contract and business case.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • All contract performance related activities, tied to customer(s) or program(s).

  • Perform as interface between the customer and the internal business team, managing the transfer of information and requests.

  • Assure timely resolution of issues, keep the customer advised of the progress of the program, and negotiate changes, variations, solutions to issues.

  • Responsible for adherence to contract service, operations, and performance specifications, as well as financial & technical metrics specific to contract.

  • May support proposal and negotiations of future and present contracts.

  • Participates in discussions about the future of the business requiring frequent and thorough interaction with other functions.

  • Develops the year plan for own function, the basis of the framework of the strategic plan for the whole unit.

  • Responsible for team performance based on achieving contract and business goals.

  • Presents projects plans, technical roadmaps, risks and recommendations to senior business leaders (EB and SEB) within technical space and occasionally to senior leaders in partner technical teams.

  • Handle complex processes requiring involvement of many stakeholders at the client side.

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college.

  • Minimum of 5 additional years of experience in Program Management.

  • This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. GE will require proof of status prior to employment.

  • Ability and willingness to travel to achieve business objectives, as required

  • Must be able to work out of GE Aviation's Dowty Propellers office in Sterling, VA.

Desired Characteristics:

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problems.

  • Demonstrated ability to lead programs / projects.

  • Ability to document, plan, market, and execute programs.

  • Established project management skills.

  • Aerospace and Defense experience

  • US Government contract experience

Locations: United States; District of Columbia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia; Sterling

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeocselfprint_poster.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.

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion​ of a background investigation and drug screen.