Project Leader

03 Oct 2016
20 Nov 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
The Project Leader develops practical and innovative ways to identify and meet goals. In this role you will be responsible for work that is less defined in scope, utilize your experience or expertise to solve problems, develop and execute objectives for self and others and have the ability to effect short-term and some long-term business goals.
• Primary customer contact. Resolve specification and commercial issues, manage correspondence, provide periodic updates, ensure customer satisfaction, and negotiate / coordinate with staff as appropriate.
• Manage the financial performance of assigned the project or components.
• Ensure on-time delivery in accordance with contract.
• Manage project risk issues including receivables, claims, contract changes, margin enhancement, and effective project closeout
• Lead project team through contract reviews to identify & manage risks, monitor financial and operational performance against the agreed timescales, and initiates corrective action where appropriate.
• Responsibility for managing OTR matrix teams including Engineering, Manufacturing, Sourcing, Logistics, Finance and Services.


• Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Business from an accredited university or college (or a high school diploma/GED with at least 4 years of experience in a Project Management role)
• At least 3 additional years of experience in a project management, engineering or manufacturing role.

• Willingness and ability to travel

Desired Characteristics

• Project management experience in power industry.
• Construction management experience.
• Field engineering experience.
• Contract management experience.
• High energy level - self-starter.
• Technical knowledge of product lines and associated systems.
• Microsoft suite proficiency.
• Six Sigma training (GE employees only).
• Sense of urgency in dealing with issues and tasks.
• Proven leadership skills and ability to effectively manage a matrix team / organization.
• Ability to anticipate events and develop adaptive strategies / remedies.
• Strong skills in customer relationship building, facilitation, and matrix management
• Strong oral and written communication skills
• GE Leadership Development program (PMDP, PMLP, OMLP, JOLP, RELP or equivalent)
• Strong interpersonal and leaderships skills