General Electric Director - Digital Product Management in Columbia, South Carolina

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 . 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:

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. You may mentor one or more junior product managers.

Essential Responsibilities:

As a domain expert for your portfolio, you will engage

customers at mid-level management and technical levels to develop/refine

portfolio strategy, influence customer & industry direction and execute


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 Software, 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 and opportunities.

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

  • Be a domain/business expert for the portfolio to guide andmentor teams, and establish/refine product management processes.

  • Work cross functionally across engineering, marketing,sales, internal and external customers, analysts and senior management teams toformulate and execute the strategy.

  • Establish and manage relationship across GE businesses &sub-businesses, partners, customers and technical experts across industries andgeographies.

  • Establish strong working relationship with account managers,technical sales and user/developer community. Global travel required asnecessary.

  • This role is responsible for a large product or portfolio ofproducts/solutions with typical revenue influence / target in the range of$25-100M USD per year.

  • Will have strong financial acumen and accountability.

  • Responsible to create strong working relationship &influence across product management, engineering and other stakeholder groupsto successfully execute business strategy across GE businesses, partners andcustomers.

  • Will engage customers as a trusted partner.

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


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • A minimum of 12 years of technical experience along withestablished leadership credentials across product lines.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We willnot sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for thisjob opening.

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

  • Evangelizes new technology, predicts trends, and identifiesnew opportunities based on trends

  • 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


  • 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

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • 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


Locations: United States; Florida, Georgia; Atlanta, Melbourne