Project Leader- Nigeria At GE Power & Water

Project Leader- Nigeria At GE Power & Water

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Posted Position Title: Project Leader- Nigeria
Career Level: Experienced
Function: EPC Project Management
Function Segment: Project Management
Location: Nigeria
U.S. State, China or Canada Provinces:
City: Lagos
Postal Code:
Relocation Assistance: No

Role Summary/Purpose:

The Project Manager will lead and manage new unit power generation projects for the Distributed Power Turbines business.
Essential Responsibilities: Lead and manage the project through all phases of the project lifecycle including engineering, manufacturing, delivery, installation, commissioning, commercial operation and contract closeout.
Execute projects in compliance with contract requirements including scope, schedule, budget, quality, while managing risk, improving margin and exceeding customer expectations.
Primary customer contact and advocate responsible for resolving technical / commercial issues, managing communications and providing periodic status updates.
Responsible for providing leadership and direction to other functions supporting the project including Engineering, Manufacturing, Sourcing, Logistics, Finance and Services.
Manage technical and commercial risk including contract changes, margin erosion, receivables, liquidated damages / claims and effective project closeout.
Manage contract and terms.
Be a leader for overall project cost control and margin enhancement.
Identify, pursue and close margin enhancement opportunities via contract change order for additional equipment and services.
Manage and report financial aspects of project including budget, costs, margin, invoicing, receivable collection and revenue recognition.
Lead project teams through project reviews in order to identify and manage risks, monitor financial and operational performance against the project baseline and initiate corrective action where appropriate. Update business leaders.
Follow GE Quality and QMS procedures.
Participate in six sigma / quality improvement activities for the purpose of improving project execution quality and customer satisfaction.
Travel periodically in support of project meetings (domestic and international)


Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Technology or Business.
Minimum 5 years of experience in the Power generation industry
Must have unrestricted authorization to work in Nigeria full time

Additional Eligibility Qualifications:
Desired Characteristics:

Project Management experience in power industry Minimum 5 years of gas turbine generator technical experience. Experience managing customer contracts Strong oral and written communication skills Strong interpersonal and leaderships skills Demonstrated ability to work with external customers Technical knowledge of GE gas turbine product line and systems Proven leadership skills, and ability to effectively manage teams in a matrix organization Ability to anticipate events and develop adaptive strategies / remedies Familiarity with GE’s LM series gas turbine package Microsoft suite proficiency Green Belt or Black Belt Certified (GE employees only) MS Degree in Engineering or MBA is preferred. Project Management Professional Certification (PMP)



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