Project Manager


Job Type:Full Time
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Role Summary:

Under general supervision manages delivery of complex software projects to electrical utilities. Ensures successful implementation of the project to the satisfaction of contract requirements, in terms of :

  • Quality of products and services
  • Safety and environmental compliance
  • On time delivery
  • Client satisfaction
  • Achieving approved Project profit margin and free cash flow or better

Essential Responsibilities:

Project Delivery (Integration)

  • Fulfill the project order to specification, budget and time, thus ensuring customer satisfaction and project objectives for cash, sales turnover and gross margin are met.

Project Control (Scope, Time, Cost & Risk)

  • Prepare Project Acceptance and Project Review documents in line with Business and Unit policies and procedures.
  • Clear management of the project scope, program, cost to complete (CTC) including Project risks and opportunities.

Project Customer Management (Communication)

  • Build and maintain close contact with the Client’s Project representative to ensure Project relationship is conducive to achieving project variations, and allows any significant dissatisfaction issues to be remedied promptly and professionally.

Project Team Management (HR)

  • Manage and motivate the people in the Project Team in order to deliver the necessary competencies and performance.
  • Work with Delivery Manager to quickly resolve resources conflicts.
  • Provide support to the Delivery Manager for management of the Project Team.

Project Quality, OH&S & Environmental Compliance (Quality)

  • Lead by example to ensure safe Project working environments and practices for all Project stakeholders.
  • Actively contribute to the ongoing communication of safe working to all Project team members and subcontractors.

Project Sourcing and Supplies (Contract)

  • Implement processes to provide strong management of costs against Project budget, with remedies. Authorise placement of Project purchase orders.
  • Maintain contact with key Project suppliers (internal and external) to ensure necessary quality and prompt and reliable delivery.



  • Project Management Experience > 5y

  • Experience in Contract Management, commercial negotiation, and change management.

  • Experience with DevOps or Agile delivery methodology.

  • Financial knowledge appropriate for Project financial reporting

  • Able to show strong cost control management and methodologies

  • Experience in managing software projects and/or project implementation in an Electrical utility.

  • Experience with delivering IT solutions in a project environment

  • Technical knowledge of Advanced Distribution Management solutions would be a plus

  • Responsible for projects over 5M$

  • Detail oriented but able to grasp the big picture

  • Able to interact at all level of the company (internally and externally)

  • Have reasonable experience with presenting to an audience

  • International Exposure would be a plus

Desired Characteristics:

Market and Business Understanding

  • Mandatory
  • Knowledge of other functional areas within the organisation
  • Knowledge of the domestic environment
  • Desirable
  • Knowledge of GE
  • Knowledge of the international environment

Operational Know How

(incl. Functional Know How)

  • Mandatory
  • Operational effectiveness/Accountability
  • Collaboration/Teamwork
  • Communication with Transparency
  • Project Management
  • Ability to make decisions/Sense of urgency
  • Desirable
  • Innovation
  • Sales and Tendering

Managerial Know How

  • Mandatory
  • Ability to make decisions/Sense of urgency
  • Resilience
  • Continuously managing & developing people
  • Desirable
  • Motivating & inspiring

Leadership Know How

  • Mandatory
  • Convincing & Influencing
  • Risk Management
  • Desirable
  • Strategic Vision
  • Shaping & driving change

About Us:

GE (NYSE:GE) drives the world forward by tackling its biggest challenges. By combining world-class engineering with software and analytics, GE helps the world work more efficiently, reliably, and safely. GE people are global, diverse and dedicated, operating with the highest integrity and passion to fulfill GE’s mission and deliver for our customers.

Locations: Australia; Jandakot