Senior Project Manager - GE Power

GE Nigeria

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Role Summary/Purpose

The Senior Project Manager will lead and manage new unit aeroderivative power generation projects in SSA.


Essential Responsibilities

  • Lead, manage and/or support the project through 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.
  • Manage/support technical and commercial risk including contract changes, margin erosion, receivables, liquidated damages / claims and effective project closeout.
  • Manage and support onshore scope, local partner and/or subcontractor relationship.
  • 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.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Master’s (Engineering or MBA) degree preferred.
  • Minimum 7 years of experience in the power generation industry
  • A valid NYSC discharge or exemption certificate will be required (please indicate clearly on your resume)
  • Must have valid authorization to work full-time without any restriction in Nigeria


Desired Characteristics     

  • Project Management experience in power industry
  • 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)
  • Project Management Professional Certification (PMP)

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GE Nigeria

Job Level

Manager (Staff Supervisor/Head of Department)




Project / Programme Management

Job Type


Minimum Qualification


Preferred Years of Experience

7 - 10 years