Job Recruitment at GE Nigeria [5 positions]

Posted on :

5 Oct, 2016

Category :

Accounting Jobs in Nigeria, Engineering Jobs in Nigeria, Healthcare Jobs in Nigeria, Sales Jobs in Nigeria, Tax Jobs in Nigeria

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 below:

Job Title: Tax Operations Leader
Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Role Summary/Purpose

  • The role will focus mainly developing a proper tax compliance framework for the businesses operating in Nigeria. Candidate will also support tax operations across sub-Sahara Africa as required

Essential Responsibilities

  • Understanding the operations of the business, policies & procedures, and accounting records to ensure correct and timely compliance with tax legislation.
  • Assist with the preparation and/or review of corporate income, value-added-tax, withholding tax, consumption tax, payroll tax reconciliation and/or stamp duty returns prior to filing with tax authorities.
  • Assist with preparation and/or review of corporate income tax estimates to ensure that provisional/advance tax payments are accurate.
  • Perform controllership tax checks including reconciliation of all tax liabilities in terms of tax assessments received from the revenue authorities with tax returns filed and deal with discrepancies.
  • Assist with tax audits and work with external tax advisors where required.
  • Preparation of correspondence for queries/disputes with revenue authorities.
  • Attend operational pulsing calls and summarize key achievement, next steps to the team.
  • Participate in the enhancement of ERP systems to facilitate tax compliance.
  • Identify risk areas which can impact on the timely and accurate compliance with tax laws and use the appropriate communication channels provided by the project framework to escalate issues.


  • Bachelors Degree in Business/ Finance/ Accounting/Tax.
  • 3 Years in finance
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the Nigerian tax system including the local documentation and filing requirements.
  • Knowledge of Nigerian GAAP.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • A self-starter with a commitment to meet deadlines and able to take ownership.
  • Wanting to work in a dynamic environment with a positive attitude towards change.
  • Ability to learn quickly the internal business processes and apply tax knowledge in the preparation of tax returns.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Team player who is able to work closely with the accounting, corporate, VAT and business tax and finance teams.
  • Strong PC skills, experience with ERP and reporting systems.
  • Willing to travel throughout Sub-Saharan Africa
  • 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

Desired Characteristics:

  • MBA / MSc in Finance desired
  • University level degree and GE FMP graduate
  • Corporate Finance skills required.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should APPLY HERE  



Job Title: Technical Advisor – Field Services
Location: Lagos

Role Summary/Purpose

  • Provide technical support to Railroad with regards to maintenance of Diesel Electric locomotives. Over and above the day to day responsibilities, the TA shall support Railroad with equipment diagnosis, as well as provide direction on maintenance and troubleshooting tasks and parts replacement.
  • We may not have a specific job for you today, but are interested in your expertise for tomorrow. As actual openings become available, you may be contacted to discuss a potential opportunity.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Provide technical direction in an advisory capacity to railroad hourly, management and employees.
  • Provide clear direction on maintenance and troubleshooting tasks including all appropriate documentation.
  • Interpret and ensure adherence to GE work scopes and MI’s.
  • Administer locomotive warranty material through troubleshooting, inspection and validation.
  • Manage warranty material inventory stock and replenishment.
  • Encourage and maintain safe work environment
  • Responsible for compliance with local regulations and specific local customer safety and HSE/EHSpolicies.
  • Provide feedback to other GE teams for updates to work scopes, engineering practices, component quality and functionality, design changes and shop processes.


  • Secondary Education in Engineering or applicable technical training or primary education together with 5 years applicable experience in industrial operation
  • Willingness to work various shifts, various days.
  • Experience and proficiency with a PC, email as well as Microsoft office applications
  • Ability to work in railroad locomotive shop environment
  • Professional demeanor and appearance representing GE Transportation to multiple customers.
  • Ability to travel regionally and internationally up to 25% of the time
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to speak, read and write English fluently.
  • A valid NYSC discharge or exemption certificate will be required for Nigerians only. (please indicate clearly on your resume)
  • Must have valid authorization to work full-time without any restriction in the roles location.

Desired Characteristics:

  • Technical experience in a maintenance or production environment.
  • Rail industry knowledge and work experience.
  • Experience in a customer service role.
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.
  • Effective team contributor and member.

How to Apply 
Interested and qualified candidates should APPLY HERE  



Job Title: Advanced Clinical Applications – Sales Specialist
Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Job Description

  • Proven and progressive previous experience in sales/services/promotion to C-suite and technical decision makers e.g. CEOs, Strategic Planning Directors, Facilities/Estates managers, Biomedical Engineers, nursing staff, medical specialty staff (Anesthesiology, Radiology, Intensive care, Nuclear Physicists etc.)

Role Summary/Purpose

  • Responsible for creating and winning sales opportunities for their products/solutions/services.
  • This role is the clinical/technical and sales expert for his/her assigned products, solutions/services, and is expected to be able to differentiate GE’s offerings; convey compelling value proposition; lead the opportunity; qualify customer needs; develop and present solutions proposals and quotations; and respond to customers’ questions in order to successfully close sales.

Essential Responsibilities
Financial Performance:

  • Is accountable to achieve Product/Solutions/Service orders and sales OP target for assigned accounts and or territory
  • Provide input to deal pricing strategy and ensure pricing compliance for segment opportunities
  • Forecast orders and sales within the applicable sales funnel tools and reports for their products/solutions/services in their assigned territory/accounts

Territory & Account Management:

  • Create business plans for territory/assigned accounts including, but not limited to opportunity development, competitive strategies and targets
  • Build strong business relationships and formulate account strategies and plans to continuously strengthen relationships within the assigned accounts/ territory. Identify & respond to key account technical and departmental decision makers’ needs and maintain customer contact records in the relevant CRM tools
  • Continuously develop and improve a network of key opinion leaders within the assigned territory
  • Track and communicate market trends to/from the field including competitor data, and develop and lead effective counter-strategies

Product & Market Expertise:

  • Maintain up to date detailed knowledge of their product / services. Be able to present and discuss the technology and clinical benefits in terms which are relevant to customers
  • Maintain up to date market and competitor knowledge related to their product/solutions/services
  • Continuously update their understanding the customers changing clinical and/or operational issues and challenges
  • Create viable product configurations which meet customer needs effectively, while achieving optimum margin for GE
  • Differentiate assigned product offering during the various stages of the sales process, effectively using GE resources and approved product marketing and product promotion material to actively support the customer through their decision making process towards a successful outcome for GE
  • Represent the company at relevant medical conferences and technical exhibitions to promote product/solution and company

Opportunity management:

  • Identify and create new opportunities and work with sales leaders and account teams (where applicable) to continuously increase prospect funnel
  • Drive tender/bid process including the needs qualification, vendor selection, quotation and closure of their product/solution/service opportunities to meet orders, sales and margin targets as well as to maximize customer satisfaction assigned territory
  • Create and maintain opportunities in the applicable sales funnel tool and/or CRM tools
  • Ownership of order and configuration quality at the point of entry to ensure accuracy, configuration integrity and that all requirements are tied to documented customer inputs
  • Estimate date of delivery to customer based on knowledge of the company’s production and delivery schedules ensuring fulfillment of the order is according to customer expectations and enhances customer satisfaction
  • One GEHC teamwork
  • Contribute to account plans where applicable at accounts covered by account managers/executives
  • Continuously educate and coach account team members on their product/service/solution strategy and offerings
  • Collaborate with and leverage subject matter experts and other resources within GEHC channels to build relationships and secure business
  • Share and follow-up identified leads to other product lines within own accounts and or One GEHC accounts


  • Adhere to and uphold highest standards of compliance to relevant international and local Regulatory and GE Healthcare Promotional Codes
  • Adhere to all applicable GE and GE Healthcare compliance policies, codes and training requirements
  • Identify and report any quality or compliance concerns and take immediate corrective action as required


  • Bachelor’s Degree or minimum 5 years of selling experience in a Medical, Healthcare or Technical field (e.g. Biomedical Engineering, Medical Physics) or Life Sciences field.
  • Previous experience in the Healthcare Industry.
  • Ability to interface with both internal team members and external customers as part of solutions based sales approach
  • Ability to energize, develop and build rapport at all levels within an organization
  • Strong capacity and drive to develop career
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in local language as well as good command of English
  • Ability to synthesize complex issues and communicate in simple messages
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent negotiation & closing skills
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Able to travel
  • Valid motor vehicle license
  • 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

Quality Specific Goals:

  • Aware of and comply with the GEHC Quality Manual, Quality Management System, Quality Management Policy, Quality Goals, and applicable laws and regulations as they apply to this job type/position
  • Complete all planned Quality & Compliance training within the defined deadlines
  • Identify and report any quality or compliance concerns and take immediate corrective action as required
  • Maintain knowledge of and understand all applicable Global Privacy and Anti-Competition Policies and operate within them to ensure that no company policy or Local/ Int’l Law is broken.
  • Maintain knowledge of and understand all applicable Environmental Health Policies (including but not limited to GE Healthcare EHS Policies, GE Healthcare Fleet Rules, etc.) and operate within them to ensure that no company policy or local / Int’l Law is broken.
  • Drive continuous improvement on all related processes, work instructions, and procedures to ensure ongoing standardization and simplification of the Quality Management System.

Desired Characteristics

  • Matter of expertise in local Healthcare Legislation and regulations
  • Experience in managing sales channels of multiple products in Healthcare equipment sales and flow business sales
  • Direct and/ or indirect leadership experience
  • Exposure to business coaching within SME environment
  • MBA desirable, ability to analyze business models

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should APPLY HERE  



Job Title: Pressure Control Region Leader
Location: Nigeria

Role Summary/Purpose

  • The Pressure Control (PC) SSA Region Leader has overall responsibility for the performance of the region.
  • He will lead, develop, grow and implement all necessary actions to ensure that business objectives are achieved without compromising EHS or business compliance parameters.
  • In this role, you will be responsible for growing PC market penetration, orders, profit, etc., as well as developing talent and creating a pipeline of future leaders.

Essential Responsibilities
Essential Functions / Responsibilities: In addition, this role will:

  • Ensure compliance with local laws, together with corporate & customer EHS requirements Develop & implement 3year strategic growth vision for the RegionDevelop, agree & implement annual business plan for the region
  • Achieve regional operating goals including orders, penetration, revenue, contribution margin, base cost, headcount, operating margin, etc.,.
  • Define and implement marketing and commercial strategies to increase penetration, orders, sales and profitability
  • Refine and enhance the region organizational structure including leveraging existing resources to maximize operational performance, customer service and market coverage
  • Lead services execution to ensure customer and business needs are met, including creating a robust and positive safety, compliance, and quality culture
  • Develop local talent pipeline within the region


  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in operations or sales management with at least 5years in an operations management role
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in the oil and gas industry

Desired Characteristics

  • Depth knowledge of Pressure Control markets and customers
  • Ability to develop influential customer relationships, plans, sales strategies, presentations, and proposals
  • Experience leading a complex network of service centers & field services teams
  • Strong operational leadership skills combined with a successful sales growth track record and strong customer mindset
  • Strong influence and negotiation skills
  • Understanding of business and customer financial drivers / needs, experience operating in finance calendar, preparation of operating plans (annual and long term), and year end presentations / reporting
  • Ability to effectively lead a multi-functional team and thrive within a matrix organization

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should APPLY HERE  



Job Title: Distributed Controllership Leader SSA
Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Role Summary/Purpose

  • GE Africa’s Controllership Team has oversight of Operational Controllership in the region, across 40+ diverse countries.
  • The team is responsible for supporting GE businesses in the region in regional risk assessment and risk mitigation, simplification, talent & people development and above all for regional compliance.
  • The GE Africa Controllership Team also owns the regional external audit relationship and the roll-out of Global Controllership initiatives.

Essential Responsibilities
The ideal candidate’s specific roles & responsibilities include:

  • Support the Global Operations Finance Site Leaders in Sub Sahara Africa & GE Africa Controllership Team by performing Country specific Controllership & Compliance risk assessment.
  • Provide Country specific inputs to global and regional risk management programs including scope & timing of Internal Control team reviews and Corporate Audit Staff audits
  • Plan and ensure execution of Internal Control team’s monitoring processes to ensure the effectiveness of the Finance & Compliance related controls across GE’s Enterprise Standards and Policies
  • Coordinate with process owners to close out remediation actions to close control gaps; this will include discussing and agreeing the remediation actions with the owners and following up to ensure timely closure of the issues.
  • Prepare reports and other deliverables from the monitoring processes for the GE Africa, Country and Regional Leadership.
  • Support Enterprise Standards Leaders and other process owners to implement and monitor remediation actions.
  • Identify and implement Simplification opportunities in Finance processes & controls.
  • Execute and report on compliance investigations, where required
  • Participate in projects and/or regular tollgate reviews with the various SSA project teams where key Controllership projects are in place.
  • Participate in transition process of the “outlier” legal or management entities into having rigorous processes and controls (especially important for recently acquired entities)
  • Report progress on projects and provide inputs into key Controllership dashboards for presentation to GE Africa Leadership
  • Coach and monitor deliverables of team members to ensure output is of the right quality and knowledge is transferred.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business or Finance
  • Qualified/Chartered Accountant or equivalent preferably with strong controls, audit & accounting technical knowledge from a Professional audit firm or Internal Audit Function
  • 6 – 8 years’ experience in Audit, Controllership, or Internal audit function
  • Experience with identifying sub-optimized controls & process and identifying & implementing process improvements
  • Experience with working in multicultural teams and executing projects (planning, coordination, communication with senior leaders, etc.)
  • Working knowledge of US GAAP and/or IFRS
  • Knowledge of Country’s key regulatory requirements
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Influencing Skills – Ability to influence across businesses, functions, cadres and cultures
  • Experience leading teams.
  • Motivated self-starter who can operate with minimal supervision
  • Exhibit agility and resilience
  • Excellent MS Excel skills
  • 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

Desired Characteristics:

  • Demonstrate clear and critical thinking
  • Individual who could thrive within a matrix organization and manage ambiguities to define & deliver clear objectives.
  • Fluency in French and/or Portuguese will be an added advantage
  • Must be willing to travel up to 30% of the time

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should APPLY HERE 


Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

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