Senior Communications Manager
Posted 9/5/2018 3:55:03 PM
Job Function: Communications
Business Segment: Power Communications
Location(s): United States; Georgia; Atlanta
GE Power's Digital Technology organization is leading the way for GE Power's business and systems transformation. This team is responsible for the largest GE ERP deployment, shared services and the Future of Work / Automation Foundry.
GE Power has launched a multi-year ERP program to get 3 of the largest business units Power Services, Gas Power Systems and Steam Power Systems onto a single SAP ERP platform. The resulting ERP platform will be the largest in GE and will host approx. 40% of overall GE revenue with over 50,000 users. SAP is deployed in various locations with an aggressive plan to scale globally.
The GE Power Senior Communications Manager is responsible for developing and leading the employee communication strategy for GE Power business transformation and ERP implementation. This role needs to drive stakeholder connections, engagement and advocacy. Additionally, this role provides strategic communications guidance for the CIO and Digital Technology leadership team.
As the Senior Communications Manager, you will:
Develop, implement and sustain a comprehensive communications plan to aid in the broad of understanding, commitment, and active support of GE Power's Digital Technology business priorities among key audiences
Help to shape the thinking for GE Power senior leaders through data, trends and deep understanding of the changing digital technology landscape, in collaboration with the team
Ensure communications, training and change plans are aligned by working closely with GE Power's COE, P&L and functional communications leads
Support executive and stakeholder communications plan and day-to-day engagement with Technology leadership
Partner with the broader GE Power Communications teams and provide creative support in development of content and assets to aid in storytelling, including video, blogs, feature articles, infographics, podcasts and more
Support ongoing operations and strategy for contemporary core employee communication channels to help drive employee purpose, engagement and organizational change management across GE Power
Manage key program activities, such as town halls, all hands broadcasts and local site deployment events
Bachelor's Degree in Communications, Journalism, Marketing or related field from an accredited university or college
Minimum of 8 years of demonstrated experience driving strategic communications plans
Experience in IT communications (including ERP / large scale IT transformation or system implementation) working on global rollout activities
Ability to collaborate effectively across teams to tell the ERP / business transformation story in the most complete, integrated and compelling manner
Demonstrate strategic capability of core storytelling digital communications experience skills, including outstanding writing ability
Proven ability to inspire follower-ship across all levels of the organization with track record of influencing senior leaders
Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously to meet aggressive deadlines with high standards for quality Experience designing and developing info graphics, posters, banners and other communications collateral
Self-starter capable of managing several programs / projects simultaneously
Proven experience navigating matrixed organizations and global teams
Ability to translate complex ideas into clear, influential communications
Advanced investigative, analytical and problem-solving skills
Ability to multitask and perform well under tight deadlines
Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
Excellent project management skills
Outstanding leadership presence
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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 Power is a world leader in power generation with deep domain expertise that helps customers deliver electricity from a wide spectrum of fuel sources. We are transforming the electricity industry with the digital power plant, the world's largest & most efficient gas turbine, full balance of plant solutions and our data-leveraging software. Our innovative technologies and digital offerings help make power and water more affordable, reliable, accessible and sustainable.
GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 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.
Locations: United States; Georgia; Atlanta
GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.