General Electric Customs Payment Project Manager in Budapest, Hungary
GE Global Operations is GE's multi-functional shared services organizations focused on delivering better outcomes at lower cost for our businesses and our customers. The strong partnership between Global Operations and GE Businesses creates a collaborative work culture and broadens best practice and industry knowledge sharing across the enabling functions. We believe that by keeping GE customers at the heart of everything we do, we will help GE work smarter, better and faster, allowing GE businesses to be more competitive in the global marketplace.We are teams of functional process and domain experts, focused on the solutions that deliver results for the company. We think Big, we act as One, We deliver with Speed ... so GE Works.
Investigate the opportunities, develop and execute entity level action plans for freight and customs invoice transitions to Service provider
Own and manage the relationship with the Corporate Freight Audit Team, drive the strategy for the implementations which bring saving for Global Operations
Map the existing customs duty payment processes in the region, find a simplified, transparent and compliance solution instead of the actual multiple ones and develop a plan to standardize
Work effectively together with Subject Matter Experts and coordinate their daily job
Implement and drive an operating rhythm to hold the regional team accountable to operational metrics, on time deliverables and budget
Partner with business supply chain leaders for related functions ensuring strategic alignment with needs of each business in the region
Ensure effective stakeholder management to drive buy in, engagement & change; escalate critical issues in a timely & effective manner
Serve as a change agent by seeking, sharing and implementing best practices in order to simplify processes in the region.
Drive consistent operational delivery with the objective to leverage 'economy of scale' in support of cost efficiency and service simplification.
Assist in the creation of review mechanisms to ensure adherence to the enterprise standard and performance metrics to track the COE’s and regions’ speed, quality and cost of delivery.
University degree from an accredited university or college in a relevant field of study or equivalent experience
Change agent with strong credibility and influence in the organization
Ability to influence many different stakeholders at various levels of the organization
Proven experience impacting performance excellence
Must be willing to travel at least 30% internationally
Fluent in English
Successful applicant will be legally eligible to enter into an employment relationship under the laws of Hungary
Analytical oriented mindset
Strong presentation and communication skills
Strong project management skills and problem solving attitude
Strong team work and prioritization skills
Numerate with a good eye for detail, precision
Effective interpersonal communication skills with emphasis on building good working relations
Ability to anticipate and resolve challenges efficiently
FMP, CAS or other GE development program graduate
Additional European languages (other than English)
Knowledge of Buy to Pay and/or Finance processes
Established networks within the GE Customs organizations
Customer-focuses in defining quality and establishing priorities
Locations: Hungary; Budapest
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