General Electric Product Execution Leader in Bothell, Washington
Job Description Summary
This is an exciting and historic moment to join GE. In 2021, GE announced plans to become three independent and publicly traded businesses focusing on healthcare, aviation and energy over the next several years. Channeling its 130 years of innovation, all three – each a leader in its industry – will carry forward the legacy of innovation that dates back to Thomas Edison while at the same time welcoming a new beginning.
In early 2024, GE plans to take public its portfolio of energy businesses under the banner name GE Vernova. This energy portfolio, which includes gas turbines, onshore and offshore wind turbines, grid technology and software, is already helping customers around the world decarbonize and bring online more reliable, affordable and sustainable electricity. This portfolio of businesses is powerful – in fact, 1/3 of the world’s electricity is powered by GE’s equipment.
Electrification Software is the rapidly growing software company inside the GE Vernova portfolio. Electrification Software delivers the software that accelerates the future of energy and is driving the decarbonization of the planet across the energy ecosystem – from creation through consumption.
This Execution Leader would support the Product Management leader, Product Engineering leader and senior product staff to ensure the smooth functioning of the organization.
The leader would be responsible for overseeing strategic business initiatives, from development through successful execution, under the guidance of senior leadership and department heads. They would assist and communicate with executives in decision-making, program management, and initiative implementation. They would review, design, and execute improvements to organizational structure; find knowledge and skills gaps and help address them. They would improve current processes and optimize organizational procedures for efficiency and productivity and drive communication with the product organization.
Roles and Responsibilities
Drives initiatives to improve the effectiveness of the Product Management function and interfaces with other functions to provide effective coordination of metrics, dashboards, functional processes, and cross-functional initiative coordination.
Drives internal communications as well as executive communications and reporting - working with operations and data teams to gather information for product leaders, develop dashboards for self service transparency as well as owning content and agendas for town halls and operating reviews.
Utilizes in-depth knowledge of own and others product lines, markets, sales processes or customer groups and uses analytical thinking and software product organization experience to execute Product policy/strategy.
Uses some judgment and has some ability to propose different solutions outside of set parameters to address more complicated, day-to-day problems with projects, product lines, markets, sales processes, or customers. Ability to prioritize information for decision making. Uses technical experience and analytical thinking. Uses multiple internal and limited external sources outside of own teams to arrive at decisions.
Five of more years of experience in a business operations role
Experience in organizing and directing multiple teams and departments
Experience in planning and leading strategic initiatives
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to work autonomously
Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college (or a high school diploma / GED with at least 6 years of experience in Product Operations/Management
Experience operating in a Software Engineering organization
Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problems
Strong project-reporting skills, with focus on interdepartmental communications
Proven success in a project coordination role
Experience in data analysis and budget management
Ability to document, plan, market, and execute programs.
Established project management skills.
GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/2022-10/22-088_EEOC_KnowYourRights_10_20.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 conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).
Relocation Assistance Provided: No
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