Listings from GE Nigeria [4 Positions] - Jobs in Nigeria

Listings from GE Nigeria [4 Positions]

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28 Jul, 2016

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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.

We are recruiting to fill the following positions:

Job Title: Presales Solutions Architect
Job Number: 2543451
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Business: GE Power

Role Summary/Purpose

  • In this strategic technical Presales position, the Presales Solution Architect will establish a trusted advisor relationship with both our external customers and internal technical teams.
  • You will collaborate with internal corporate development teams, Presales technical teams and commercial sales teams in the business unit they are supporting to help drive sales of our Predix platform and suite of APM.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Establish a deep understanding of our customers business and technical needs
  • Create a “trusted technical advisor” relationship with our customer’s technologists and internal technical teammates
  • Develop solution architecture framework to support solution selling on an enterprise level. Help to provide vision, define system and application architecture, problem anticipation and problem solving ability across the landscape
  • Lead change across large platforms / functional areas using technology solutions
  • Provide deep sw / hw technical architecture expertise to ensure proper solution design
  • Interface with all Presales Solutions Architects globally and participate in the SA community to help train, mentor, and guide other colleagues through new solution architecture framework
  • Provide SWAT coverage for key customer facing events, particularly C level discussions
  • Interface with COE CTOs to ensure alignment to sales process and priorities
  • Evangelize GE technology platform in appropriate sales forums to drive demand and continued interest
  • Build link to provocative selling model to ensure architecture views are properly integrated
  • Develop evolution path and migration plans for key GE customers from their current state to the target GE Digital Strategy by deploying Predictivity Solutions in concert with other GE Products & Services as well as potential 3rd party solutions.
  • Shape, drive and be held accountable for delivering significant strategic initiatives across broad scope/platform(s) in liaison with key stakeholders
  • Compose and deliver superior outcome based sales presentations and demonstrations across the portfolio as well as the ability to dive into the depths of certain defined solutions

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Science, Engineering, Technology or related discipline
  • Minimum 10+ years’ work experience in Software Presales
  • Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation
  • Must be willing to travel (If there is travel)
  • A valid NYSC discharge or exemption certificate will be required (please indicate clearly on y our resume) for Nigerians only.
  • Must have valid authorization to work full-time without any restriction in the role’s location.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications
Desired Characteristics:

  • Manages and possesses working industry knowledge and skillset (of self or others) in assigned vertical
  • Significant expertise in developing and selling SW/HW solutions. Including creating and executing propositions and a track record of success
  • Deep understanding of the technology stack to include OS, DB, middleware, application layer, virtualization and cloud technologies
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including creativity and curiosity with ability to effectively communicate and influence solution direction to both technical and non-technical audiences alike across all organizational levels
  • Technical acumen to interface with technologists, understand complex concepts and translate in a way that businesses or industry can understand
  • Masters’ degree, MBA or other advanced degree preferred
  • Demonstrated problem solving and creative skills, ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions based on market and customer trends – go beyond the status quo
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity, strategic agility, manage diversity and drive for results

Application Deadline: Not Specified.

How To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should APPLY HERE

 

Job Title: CT Value Product Marketing Manager
Job Number: 2619052
Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Business: GE Healthcare
Business Segment: Healthcare Imaging

Role Summary/Purpose

  • Africa CT Value Product Marketing develops a regional product/portfolio strategy including positioning, market segmentation, targeting and installed base retention.
  • This position is responsible for generating growth in the CT Value portfolio in Africa through demand creation, installed base retention and funnel acceleration in partnership with Field Marketing; and supporting future product planning by identifying market trends, relevant buying centers and personas, and customer needs.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Collecting win/loss & competitive insight on product portfolios at regional level; feedback to global product; recommend and develop marketing programs to adjust product positioning and improve win rate and share position.
  • Collaborating with commercial leadership and global marketing to develop the region market and orders forecast.
  • Ensuring regional marketing plans & execution are aligned with global marketing plan (value proposition, positioning, marketing mix, etc.) to grow orders and share. Providing region input to business cases for products/upgrades that are at concept stage, work with Global Product Marketing to develop, test and prototype new product ideas
  • Employing clinical and industry trend analysis, and market share and competitive analysis relevant to a product / portfolio.
  • Conducting in-depth research to define customer problem statement, success metrics, clinical and economic needs, buying cycles, and personas (to support development of global MRD/WWPP) .
  • Validating global value proposition and messaging and adapt for regional use.
  • Prioritizing and mapping global customer segments and work with Field Marketing on demand creation activities to achieve NPI and business objectives.
  • Working with Field Marketing organization on interlocks, understanding and reacting to win-loss, leveraging demand generation opportunities, providing relevant support for regional campaigns, etc.
  • Developing and supporting product-specific KOL’s and advisory boards.
  • Developing regional thought leadership and advertising and promotion strategy in support of demand creation and funnel acceleration activities.
  • Adapting global marketing assets (including sales tools) to ensure that the region commercial organization has the right tools to position and sell product configurations / portfolio effectively.
  • Training direct / indirect sales channels.
  • Identifying and establishing reference and show sites.
  • Developing programs to gather regional evidence of customer success, early adopters, show sites, and clinical evidence where appropriate
  • Coordinating product training for commercial teams by leveraging Global Product Marketing and Global Product Management support
  • Providing commercial teams product knowledge in product use, differentiation, positioning and pricing

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Business Administration or related field
  • Minimum 5+ years’ experience in marketing, product marketing or related field
  • Leadership skills to lead teams and shape/lead growth vision and marketing strategy
  • Prior experience in a leadership role with direct reports
  • Team oriented – ability to motivate and work well with diverse, cross-functional teams
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Ability to motivate and lead a team of direct reports
  • Strong analytical and process skills

Additional Eligibility Qualifications
Desired Characteristics – Preferred Qualifications:

  • MBA or Master’s degree in Marketing, Business Administration or related field
  • 7+ years’ experience in marketing, product marketing or related field
  • Deep marketing expertise in market & customer insights, product commercialization and branding
  • Healthcare product/industry acumen
  • Segment experience (where applicable)
  • Innovation – develop new ideas through collaboration and execute on creative ideas
  • Influencing skills – ability to motivate individuals and demonstrate organizational influence
  • French and English speaking is beneficial but not mandatory

Application Deadline: Not Specified.

How To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should APPLY HERE

 

Job Title: Buy to Pay (B2P) Operations Leader – West Africa
Job Number: 2644197
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Business: GE Global Operations
Business Segment: Global Ops-Middle East & Africa
Function: Finance

Role Summary/Purpose

  • Global Operations – Supply Chain is creating regional leadership roles to manage key Buy-2-Pay processes & operations.
  • This role is to support our organization as we re-align around core B2P processes to drive operational productivity of future growth.
  • This role will involve team leadership, managing operational processes, being the main point of contact for GE businesses and working closely with our BPO center in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Essential Responsibilities   
As operations leader you will be direct ownership for the wing-2-wing B2P process for all our operating platforms, you will be the key point of contact for the GE businesses, coordinate with Global teams & will have full ownership for driving metrics. This role will be reporting into MENAT and SSA.

Key point of contact between Global Operations B2P & GE businesses. Working directly with local & global businesses leadership across West Africa you will :-

  • Responsible for managing daily invoice volumes across our platforms. Ensuring that expected invoice volumes are received from suppliers/business
  • Drive regular 2-way process reviews with GE businesses
  • Manage B2P in Nigeria, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Senegal, Liberia & Chad
  • Leverage dashboards to report key process line metrics & trending
  • Identify process bottlenecks with business dependency
  • Update on key productivity & line improvement projects
  • Coordinate teams responsible for operating & supporting the B2P process lines
  • Deliver & maintain operating blue print for process line
  • Improve key operating metrics – Paid On time, Received on Time, Invoices on Hold, No-PO-No-Pay,
  • Identify key productivity projects to improve process line efficiency
  • Ensure alignment of process line support teams
  • controllership, in-country B2P resources, process expediting teams
  • Establish & own operating rhythm needed to manage line operations

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Degree in Finance or Business Management
  • 7+ years Operations or Finance experience
  • Clear track record in managing KPIs & delivering operational improvements
  • Prior team management experience; preferably 5+ years & exposure to virtual/remote team
  • Fluent in English; French speaking a plus
  • Available & willing to travel to any country in the region
  • Ability to influence & work collaboratively with matrixed teams
  • Strong communicator, building relationships with internal customers & external suppliers.
  • 25% travel is required.
  • 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

Additional Eligibility Qualifications
Desired Characteristics:

  • FMP/EFLP/CAS graduate Willingness to drive issue resolution & manage escalations Excellent communicator with experience in establishing strong relationships at all levels Finance experience not essential.
  • Operational or manufacturing background considered Ability to speak fluently in English
  • Ability to deal effectively with changing priorities in a diverse organization Demonstrated strong communications skills at all levels of the organization
  • Ability to adapt quickly to changes Demonstrated leadership and management skills

Application Deadline: Not Specified.

How To Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should APPLY HERE

 

Job Title: GE Power Communications Leader, Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA)
Job Number: 2690481
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Business: GE Global Growth Organization

Role Summary/Purpose

  • The GE Power Communications Leader is a member of the SSA communications team. This role is responsible for leading, developing and executing a wide variety of strategic communication initiatives that support GE’s Power businesses in SSA.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Develop, execute, & maintain a holistic strategic communications plan for GE Power across the SSA Region.
  • Lead the delivery of an integrated marketing communications plan aligned to all the GE Power P&L platforms in the region
  • Design and execute communications campaigns to support business campaigns for targeted regional opportunities, working closely with the region business leaders and global GE Power communications teams.
  • Be a strategic adviser on market and stakeholder/interest groups relevant to GE Power. Understand the economic and social landscape and continuously provide strategic advice on the market, stakeholders and interest groups to the GE Power leadership.
  • Build and maintain relationships with third-party stakeholders such as decision makers and influencers. Develop programs to deepen engagement with associations and think tanks. Continuously create leadership engagement platforms with stakeholders through one on one meetings, group luncheons etc.
  • Manage GE Power’s presence in SSA at regional industry events, key initiatives and programs as defined by the power businesses; including budget, deliverables, key performance indicators (KPI’s) and metrics
  • Lead the overall internal communication strategy for GE Power with innovative solutions that will help to drive employee engagement
  • Lead a wide range of projects including internal communication, industry and customer communication, executive presentations, digital content, and business-wide events & industry exhibits
  • Ensure consistent messaging across all communication vehicles including newsletters, events & exhibits, intranet/internet, etc.
  • Develop process for regional leadership of niche tradeshows and conferences
  • Develop and monitor key performance indicators to track tradeshow performance including perception and lead generation
  • Connect the GE Power sales organization through meaningful communications strategies and tactics
  • Support and contribute to the efforts of peers across the GE Africa communications organization
  • Issue/Crisis Management coordinate responses to issues and crises and support proactive amplification of appropriate stories to maximize benefit to GE.

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Minimum 10-12 years of experience in communications, with active understanding of wider communications mix; employee, external communications – TV, print, radio, events etc.
  • Proven track record in delivering high quality communications and branding programs and material/output.
  • Experience with the media/journalists at Editor/publisher/decision-making level is key to this role.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications
Desired Characteristics:

  • Excellent level of spoken and written English required. French language proficiency would be an advantage
  • Ability and experience in engaging stakeholders at all levels
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Individual must exhibit strong interpersonal, writing and presentation skills
  • Excellent project manager; must possess superior organization & creative skills
  • Ability to juggle priorities and meet numerous deadlines
  • Able to interact professionally at all levels internally and externally
  • Previous multinational experience preferred
  • Self-starter, self-motivated, creative and energetic

Application Deadline: Not Specified.

How To Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should APPLY HERE

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