General Electric Sr Director - Digital Operations in Chicago, Illinois

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 Sr Director - Digital Operations, you will be responsible for creating strong working relationships & influence across executive leadership, product management, engineering and

other functional groups to execute the strategy within CoE, across GE businesses, partners and

customers.

Essential Responsibilities:

As an operations expert for your portfolio, you will engage

stakeholders at senior-level management and technical levels to develop/refine

portfolio strategy, influence customer behavior; industry direction and execute

strategy.

As the Operations leader, you will be responsible for

ensuring that business operations are efficient and effective. You will be

accountable for adoption of key business initiatives (Clarity, SAFe, Innovation

Accelerator and QMS), product speed-to-market and resource efficiency.

In this role you will:

  • Support a digital solutions business (sub-unit) in thedelivery of targets for revenue, cost & contribution margin, and on timedelivery..

  • Responsible for roadmap for product management &execution processes.

  • Establish and manage relationship across GE businesses &sub-businesses, partners and customers at leadership levels across industriesand geographies.

  • Lead cross functionally, including customers, and keystakeholders to execute the strategy.

  • Lead initiatives to continuously improve & simplify theeffectiveness of the Digital Solutions business function, drives product management,engineering, & project excellence, and interfaces & aligns with otherfunctions to provide effective coordination of analytics, metrics, dashboards,functional processes, cross-functional initiative coordination.

Qualifications/Requirements:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • A minimum of 8 years of technical or operational, experiencealong with established leadership credentials.

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

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. GE mayagree to sponsor an individual for an employment visa now or in the future ifthere is a shortage of individuals with particular skills.

  • Must be willing to travel

  • Must be willing to work out of an office located in Chicago,IL

Desired Characteristics:

Technical Expertise:

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

  • Evangelizes concepts beyond current offerings and considersbusiness model innovation (product, service and delivery innovations

  • Defines and/or influences pricing strategy for product/services and alignment across functions and organizations

  • 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

  • Establishes relationships in the market intelligence andresearch community

  • Ability to interact at all levels of the organization andwith other GE businesses

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

  • Builds direct and "behind the scenes" support forideas, and leverages chains of indirect influence

Personal Attributes:

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

  • Able to re-appropriate existing solutions to newrequirements and situations

  • 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; Illinois; Chicago

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/eeocselfprint_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.