General Electric Customs Transition Project Manager in Budapest, Hungary

About Us:

GE (NYSE: GE) works on things that matter. The best people and the best technologies taking on the toughest challenges. Finding solutions in energy, health and home, transportation and finance. Building, powering, moving and curing the world. Not just imagining. Doing. GE works. For more information, visit the company's website at 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.

Role Summary:

Are you a hands-on project manager with a proven track record and experience? As a Transition Project Manager you can help with the execution & development of GE's operational custom plan and build a lasting career with one of the world's largest companies.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Supports the Customs Transition Leader by leading and driving sub-projects to reach transition goals

  • Orchestrates process steps during migration, supports data gathering exercise, taxonomy and due diligence activities, acts as single point of contact for businesses / sites and acts as subject matter expert

  • Contributes to the execution of migration activities, works closely with the Customs Operations and other cross-functions on reaching project milestones, oversees the process build

  • Supports stakeholder management, gather and incorporate inputs from different stakeholder groups and champion functional (re-)alignment

  • Assists functional initiatives by working closely with Metrics team and Vendor Mgr on full visibility of the business processes

  • Drives readiness, works with Ops, SME’s, catchers & IT integration to confirm technology requirements

  • Supports preparation to go/no-go service readiness assessment meetings, supports post go-live stabilization period

  • Leads other critical projects related to taxonomy, quality, productivity, process simplification, model build, digitization and harmonization


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Customs, Logistics or related disciplines, master degree would be a plus

  • Having some customs and/or logistics experience

  • Experience managing projects and model transitions

  • Experience managing stakeholder groups (in- & external)

  • Shared services experience, or solid understanding of shared services dynamics

  • Excellent influencing and relationship management skills, team-player

  • Ability to navigate through ambiguity and provide direction

  • Outstanding organizational, presentation & communication (oral & written) skills, fluent in English. Knowledge of one additional European language is preferred.

  • Strong analytical and risk management skills; Comfortable delivering against quantitative and qualitative performance metrics

  • Results oriented: strong ownership & accountability with a proven track record of execution

  • Experience in working with culturally diverse teams, cultural awareness & sensitivity

  • Flexibility to meet tight deadlines and availability to travel internationally at least 10 % of the time

  • Proactive attitude, self-starter and quick learner

Locations: Hungary; Budapest