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GE Nigeria Jobs: Regional IT Infrastructure Leader

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28 Dec, 2009

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geGE Nigeria iscurrently recruiting a Regional IT Infrastructure Leader. The ideal candidates will be experienced, and the Job role is based in Lagos, Nigeria.

Job Role Summary/Purpose

The Middle East and Africa Regional Infrastructure Leader will have Strategic and Operational responsibilities for the definition and delivery of GIS IT services in the region, with particular focus on countries in Africa

This will include developing in depth knowledge, cultural awareness, regulatory understanding and relationships (internal and external) within each country of the region where GE is operating or where GE has plans to operate.

Essential Responsibilities

Regional Strategy
– Understand GE business growth plans in each country of the region
– Develop cultural understanding in depth understanding of IT regulatory framework in each country of the region
– Develop in depth relationships with IT suppliers/providers within each country.
– Keep up to date with changes to service offerings, technical capabilities and regulatory changes in each country
– Define GE business needs for each country, based on employee and application demographics
– Identify opportunities to share best practices and reuse solutions from other regions, GE businesses and external businesses
– Communicate and educate regional business leaders on IT solutions. Capabilities and costs

Regional Operations
– Develop deep relationships with GIS service provider team, and GIS in-country suppliers/vendors
– Responsible for managing Incident / Problem / Change relating to GIS services in the region
– Manage the delivery of GIS infrastructure solutions
– Become the GIS technical expert for regional solution
– Manage budgets and contracts associated with program(s) or initiative(s)
– Support, advise, assist, guide and resolve infrastructure problems for client leaders and users
– Work as a business partner with client leaders and users to evaluate / improve business processes with cost effective infrastructure solutions


– Demonstrated existing knowledge of IT capabilities and demonstrated experience of providing IT solutions in Africa
– Bachelors degree in Information Systems or Computer Science
– Prior experience with process quality methodology or infrastructure technologies (compute, database, network, etc.)
– Strong program management skills including project initiation, scoping, resourcing, scheduling, budgeting, risk management and communication
– Ability to deliver compliance requirements and to excel in a global matrix organization

Desired Characteristics

– Six Sigma BB/MBB
– ERP applications knowledge
– Matrix organization skills / ability to motivate multiple groups to maintain collaboration
– Ability to influence and gain commitment at all organizational levels
– Project Management (PMI) certifications
– Leadership training program experience (IMLP, OMLP, FMP) is preferred (GE employees only)
Position could be located in another African country

This offer is now expired

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