Sr Director of Port Solutions - Digital Product Management
Location:
Atlanta , Georgia
Posted:
October 19, 2017
Reference:
2989936
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:

As our new Ports Solutions Sr Director - Digital Product Management, you will be responsible for creating strong working relationships & influencing across executive leadership, engineering, user experience, BD and other functional groups to define and execute a cohesive product strategy for our new Ports Solutions business, building upon our exciting new $13MM partnership with America's largest Port (Port of Los Angeles). You will manage a team of sub-product and project managers.

Essential Responsibilities:

As a domain expert for your portfolio, you will engage

customers at senior-level management and technical levels to develop/refine portfolio strategy,

influence customer behavior; industry direction and execute strategy.

As the Senior PM, you will elevate how we engage with

internal and external software businesses. You will be accountable for driving successful

delivery of products from GE Transportation Digital Solutions, making recommendations on

extending software solutions, and representing General Electric to the outside market, including customers,

partners and analysts.

In this role you will:

+ Responsible for product line performance with targets onorders, revenue, cost & margin. Identifies and influences market trends andopportunities.

+ Drives vision & strategy, roadmap and product lifecyclefor sub business unit and its portfolio of products & solutions.

+ Participate in events and industry associations to influencethe direction for the business and technology in the segment.

+ Be a domain/business expert for the portfolio to guideteams, establish/refine product management processes and build and mentor highperforming team

+ Work cross functionally across engineering, marketing,sales, internal and external customers, finance, UX, BD and senior managementteams to formulate and execute the strategy.

+ Establish and manage relationship across GE businesses &sub-businesses, partners and customers at director level and above andtechnical expert levels across industries and geographies.

+ Establish strong working relationship with account managers,technical sales and user/developer community.

+ Global travel required as necessary.

+ This role is responsible for a new portfolio ofproducts/solutions with revenue expected to grow from $13MM to $50MM over thenext 3 years.

+ Will have strong financial acumen and accountability.

+ The leader will report to VP of Digital Operations and isresponsible for creating strong working relationships & influencing acrossvarious stakeholder groups to successfully execute business strategy across GEbusinesses, partners and customers.

+ Lead and develop a team of product managers who are businessand domain experts.

+ Will engage customers at director level and above as atrusted partner.

+ Cross functional leadership to define and execute the visionand strategy.

Qualifications/Requirements:

Basic Qualifications:

+ Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or in "STEM" Majors(Science, Technology, Engineering and Math).

+ A minimum of 15 years of technical experience along withestablished leadership credentials across product lines.

+ GE Leadership Program Graduates will get credit towardsrelevant work experience, commensurate to the program they have completed.

+ Minimum 2 years of experience in Maritime / Shipping / IntermodalSupply Chain business.

Eligibility Requirements:

+ Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals foremployment visas, now or in the future, for this job .

+ Must be willing to travel.

+ Must be willing to work out of an office located in Atlanta,GA.

Desired Characteristics:

Technical Expertise:

+ Proactively drives portfolio and investment decision tobalance customer needs, install base requirements (refresh) and long termenterprise differentiation.

+ Aligns goals, feature sets, capabilities to businessobjectives for the product (i.e. Profitability, ROI, Market Penetration,Channel development, Brand Development, etc.)

Business Acumen:

+ Strong business analysis, problem solving, and strategydevelopment skills

+ Identifies the customer's business and strategic needs,concerns, and desires for the value delivery capabilities of the products

Leadership:

+ Adopts a holistic systems perspective. Empathizes withmultiple points of view. Challenges program/product planning assumptions

+ Ability to work with cross-functional teams to help buildeffective processes

Personal Attributes:

+ Proactively engages with cross-functional teams to resolveissues and design solutions using critical thinking and analytical skills andbest practices

+ Emotional Intelligence, ability to influence up and out

+ Accountable for policy decisions with incomplete,conflicting information and uncertain long-term dynamics

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Locations: United States; Georgia; Atlanta

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/eeoc_self_print_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.

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