IT Leader, Power Services APAC

Kuala Lumpur,
03 Oct 2016
14 Nov 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
The APAC Region IT Leader is responsible for creating and executing local regional IT solutions leveraging data, insights , IT and digital tools to unlock growth, enable synergies and create better outcomes for our customers and employees. The IT Leader is also responsible for deploying global IT solutions and driving value realization, and adoption of those solutions in the region. This role will serve as a business relationship manager and represent the region in global IT initiatives.

Essential Responsibilities

• • Develop and lead IT vision and execution for the region ... create better outcomes for our customers and employees
• Provide technical and project leadership
• Partner and lead a culture of simplification, leveraging IT solutions as appropriate, driving business value realization and solution entitlement
• Lead and partner with business process owners and stakeholders to improve or create KPI dashboards, leverage synergies, data, insights and digital tools to unlock growth, improve or create customer communications tools, document management, etc. for specific regional needs leveraging global solutions as applicable, with focus on speed as differentiator
• Find and interpret data sources and works with central execution teams to manage large amounts of data, merge data sources together, ensure consistency of data-sets, create visualizations to aid in understanding data, and communicate insights/ findings in simplified way to reach people who not understand complex statistics
• Convert business needs into functional specifications to define product criteria. Exhibit deep understanding of domain, industry trends and potential impact.
• Ensure the successful, end-to-end delivery of a product, program or project through upfront client engagement. Contribute to a variety of functions in the program management domain including delivery of multiple products, product areas, or platforms, management of issues, roadblocks, dependencies, overlaps, over-scopes, and communication management.
• Partner with IT & functional shared and matrixed global teams to enable and execute vision, drive and manage shared teams to deliver, manage financials
• Participate, influence and assist in adopting, creating and driving global applicability of regional solutions and best practices, driving common processes and tools where global synergies exist
• Work as a business partner and business analyst with Business Process Leaders, Power Services IT Solution leaders to evaluate and improve business processes, arrive at effective IT solutions for business processes
• Create innovative solutions and foundational capabilities, aligned with pillar platform and enterprise strategy
• Be evangelist and execution leader for Digital Business & Digital Workplace, enable the process of contemporizing and simplifying solutions for a Mobile workforce
• Engage in GE Software projects in region for customers as appropriate
• Maintain a project dashboard across all IT projects in the region and provide weekly status updates on cost, schedule, resources, benefits
• Identify, pilot, and deploy emerging technologies across various technical domains in partnership with matrixed teams or as individual contributor
• Provide technical and project leadership
• Build and grow expertise in contemporary tools (Tableau, etc.)
• Adhere to IT project management and solution standards and tollgate requirements, with an Agile & FastWorks method
• Manage supplier relationships to ensure ongoing delivery & operational support of high quality, cost effective solutions


• Bachelor's Degree in computer science, MIS or related discipline from accredited College or University
• Demonstrated history of delivering quality IT projects on schedule
• Minimum 7 years of experience in IT program management and/or project leadership with broad exposure to software development & design, experience in leading application development and related SDLC processes
• Minimum of 5 years working in P&L IT teams partnering with business process owners
• Minimum of 3 years defining and eliciting project and software requirements and designs
• Minimum of 3 years working with systems involving database technologies and reporting tools
• Experience in Agile/ Fastworks Development Frameworks
• Excellent leadership, facilitation, influence and organizational skills
• Excellent verbal (English language) and written (English language) communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group, executives, managers, and subject matter experts.
• Advanced skills in MS PowerPoint, MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access
• Self-starter, able to work independently, takes initiative
• Possesses strong problem solving & analytical skills
• Green Belt certified

Desired Characteristics

• 3 years of recent experience managing custom software projects involving large data architectures
• Experience in Oracle ERP or SAP, OBIEE, Cognos, Java applications, Tableau and data warehouses
• Strong critical thinking and decision-making ability
• PMP Certification desirable
• Lean Six Sigma Certification desirable
• Quality and cost driven
• Additional degree in business or Master's of Business Administration
• ITLP Graduate (GE only)
• Working knowledge of the GE Predixt platform