Rss http://www.affutjob.com test description en-us Wed, 23 Apr 2014 20:14:00 GMT Wed, 23 Apr 2014 20:14:00 GMT http://www.affutjob.com/rss/ Weblog Editor 2.0 editor@example.com webmaster@example.com <![CDATA[Account Manager 5 Job (Edenvale, South Africa)]]> http://www.affutjob.com/display-job/6963/Account-Manager-5-Job-(Edenvale,-South-Africa).html
Job Number: 1940358
Business: GE Oil & Gas
Business Segment: Oil & Gas
About Us: Wayne, a GE Energy Business (www.wayne.com) is a global leader in the manufacture, service, and supply of fuel dispensers, dispenser control systems, payment processing terminals, and point-of-sale systems. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, Wayne has offices in over 20 countries in North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia, with sales and service operations in over 145 countries worldwide.


General Electric (www.ge.com - NYSE: GE) has been respected for its performance and innovative spirit for over 100 years. GE people worldwide are dedicated to turning imaginative ideas into leading products and services that help solve some of the world's toughest problems.

Posted Position Title: Account Manager 5
Career Level: Experienced
Function: Sales
Function Segment: Client Account and Affiliate Origination and Management
Location: South Africa
U.S. State, China or Canada Provinces:
City: Edenvale
Postal Code: 1610
Relocation Assistance: No
Role Summary/Purpose: Manage sales and customer satisfaction within a specific region in compliance with the objectives, targets, and budgets established by the company. The successful candidate will develop new territory accounts and train them on Wayne products and processes. They will also understand emerging technologies both within the industry and from Wayne.
Essential Responsibilities:
  • Prepare annual business plan for assigned territory
  • Prepare annual business plan with distributors in territory complete with growth expectations and action plan to support growth
  • Meet regularly with distributors to communicate company business objectives
  • Provide all required reports/documentation on time
  • Identify target accounts and develop action plans
  • Train distributor sales personnel on Wayne products
  • Increase orders and margin dollars on Wayne products such as Dispensers, Systems, and Service in given territory over given time period.
  • Communicate events, changes, or situations in petroleum equipment industry to management that may have an impact on Wayne’s business
  • Organize, promote, and attend regional equipment trade shows
  • Communicate any significant competitive developments to management
  • Understanding, communicating and strategizing for regulatory trends in the area
  • Understanding communicating and strategizing for market, and customers needs as well as competitors strengths and weakneses.
  • Provide product and market data to marketing when requested
  • Act as liaison between customers and Wayne service in the case of quality or reliability issues
  • Collect past due accounts receivables
  • Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college (or a high school diploma/GED with at least 4 years of experience in a marketing or sales position)
  • Strong organizational/planning skills
  • Petroleum retail industry experience/knowledge
  • Commercial equipment and/or software related selling experience
  • Public speaking/presentation
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Product knowledge, including dispensers, systems, and service offerings
  • Additional Eligibility Qualifications:
    Desired Characteristics:
  • Proven analytical ability
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
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    Sun, 20 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT http://www.affutjob.com/display-job/6963/Account-Manager-5-Job-(Edenvale,-South-Africa).html
    <![CDATA[Materials Leader Job (Midrand, South Africa)]]> http://www.affutjob.com/display-job/6971/Materials-Leader-Job-(Midrand,-South-Africa).html
    Job Number: 1941600
    Business: GE Transportation
    Business Segment: Transportation
    About Us:
    Posted Position Title: Materials Leader
    Career Level: Experienced
    Function: Manufacturing
    Function Segment: Materials
    Location: South Africa
    U.S. State, China or Canada Provinces:
    City: Midrand
    Postal Code: 1685
    Relocation Assistance: No
    Role Summary/Purpose: The Materials Leader will demonstrate leadership in communicating business goals, programs, and processes for an area or business segment. In this role, you will utilize your experience or expertise to solve problems, develop and execute objectives for self and others, and have the ability to effect short-term and some long-term business goals.
    Essential Responsibilities: Provide manufacturing leadership in the developing, planning and implementing the master schedule
    Lead activities that encompass detailed manufacturing plans and scheduling for assembly, shops, satellites, domestic, International and Revenue Share partners
    Act on all matters pertaining to schedules, status, and inventory and translate, prepare and assign meaningful and functional productivity plans to meet established master schedules for customers
    Assist in the calculation of detailed schedules for equipment, materials and manpower with respect to schedule needs versus resource capabilities
    Work to control inventory levels, cycle time, machine loads, and other aspects as required to meet schedules
    Coordinate production control specialists Interface between customer and shops for prioritization of shop load to meet customer demands
    Interface with material input organization to assure realistic and timely delivery of hardware to meet schedule requirements
    Lead the organization by establishing shop schedules that adhere to the Department schedule, and support those schedules through the managed efforts of schedulers and coordinators
    Develop, plan, and manage programs to meet GE purchasing commitments in Sourcing
    Manage the complete purchasing and contract administration functions of low rand / less complex hardware or services as required to meet program commitments
    Collaborate with manager in setting realistic and challenging operational goals
    Coordinate all production teams’ material status, production priorities, and delivery commitments
    Effectively communicate to external sources, including shops and Revenue sharing partners
    Determine measurement systems to be used, inventory levels, schedules, and appropriate system changes
    Assist in determining manpower needs to meet facility measurement and budget goals
    Provide training on material procedures and processes
    Qualifications/Requirements: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college with at least 4 years of experience in a production planning, production control, sourcing or configuration control role)
    At least 3 additional years of experience in production planning, production control, sourcing or configuration control

    ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENT:
    Willingness and ability to travel 20-25% of the time
    Additional Eligibility Qualifications:
    Desired Characteristics: Ability to identify and implement process improvements and best practices
    - Ability to coordinate multiple priorities at one time
    - Ability to cope with multiple complex situations daily
    - Strong negotiation skills
    - Knowledge of shop operations, facilitations, production control, manufacturing or materials functions
    - Familiar with production control systems and routines
    - Strong analytical skills
    - Demonstrated oral and written communication skills
    - Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
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    <![CDATA[Logistics and Transactional Specialist Job (Casablanca, Morocco)]]> http://www.affutjob.com/display-job/6970/Logistics-and-Transactional-Specialist-Job-(Casablanca,-Morocco).html
    Job Number: 1944593
    Business: GE Power & Water
    Business Segment: PW-PGS Power Generation Services
    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 www.ge.com
    Posted Position Title: Logistics and Transactional Specialist
    Career Level: Experienced
    Function: Services
    Function Segment: Administration and Support
    Location: Morocco
    U.S. State, China or Canada Provinces:
    City: Casablanca
    Postal Code: 20000
    Relocation Assistance: No
    Role Summary/Purpose: The Logistics and Transactional Specialist is responsible for managing shipments, reporting transportation metrics, identifying trends across global transportation methods and practices, providing visibility through projects and tools, ensuring that internal Customer needs are met and that company policy and international trade compliance regulations are adhered to.
    Essential Responsibilities:
    - Continuous internal communication with End Customer, Country Manager and Contractual Performance Manager

    - Implementation of tools and dashboards for metric visibility and communication

    - Monthly report with financial data

    - Coordinating and communicating shipment delivery requirements

    - Responsible for timely, accurate and complete record keeping

    - Working cross-functionally with sourcing, operations, supply chain and finance to identify improvement opportunities and implement successful changes.

    - Working cross-functionally with supply chain, repair shops and finance to lead Transactional process in Morocco
    Qualifications/Requirements: 1. Bachelor's Degree and 2 years of experience working in logistics or supply chain management and 5 years of work experience in logistics or supply chain management

    2. Experience in logistics or supply chain process

    3. Proven ability to meet deadlines in a fast paced changing environment.

    4. Ability to work effectively in a cross-functional, global team environment

    5. Willing to travel domestically and internationally up to 10% of time.

    6. Aware of and comply with the GE P&W Quality Management System and Policy and applicable laws and regulations as they apply to this job type/position
    Additional Eligibility Qualifications:
    Desired Characteristics: 1. Bachelors in Logistics or Supply Chain
    2. Demonstrated logistics leadership of multiple facilities in a similar industry
    3. Proven ability to work on cross-functional, multi-cultural teams
    4. Excellent project management, communication and analytical skills
    5. Ability to energize, develop and influence at all levels within an organization
    6. Creates energy to deliver company goals through creation and comprehensive communication of practical “hands-on” operational plans and strategies
    7. Proven growth leadership skills demonstrating clear perspective and understand factors impacting GE PGS businesses and our suppliers.
    8. Solid communication and analytical skills, including experience with communicating with others from different countries and cultures.
    9. Fluent in Arabic, French and English
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    <![CDATA[Field Engineer 6 Job (Tripoli, Libya)]]> http://www.affutjob.com/display-job/6969/Field-Engineer-6-Job-(Tripoli,-Libya).html
    Job Number: 1946425
    Business: GE Power & Water
    Business Segment: PW-PGS Power Generation Services
    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 www.ge.com
    Posted Position Title: Field Engineer 6
    Career Level: Experienced
    Function: Services
    Function Segment: Field Services
    Location: Libya
    U.S. State, China or Canada Provinces:
    City: Tripoli
    Postal Code: 6945
    Relocation Assistance: No
    Role Summary/Purpose: GE Energy is one of the world's leading suppliers of power generation and energy delivery technologies - providing a broad array of solutions for traditionally fuelled plants as well as those driven by renewable resources such as wind, solar and giogas.
    Essential Responsibilities: The primary responsibilities of our Field Engineers are to :
    - Provide customers with high quality, value added service worldwide, front-line business of GE Energy.
    - Provide technical direction and/or project management of installation, commissioning and maintenance of gas turbine, steam turbine generator products.
    - Support the business growth requirement by driving customer satisfactory.
    - Six sigma / quality initiative.
    Qualifications/Requirements: - University degree in mechanical engineering or equivalent experience.
    - Good command of oral and written English skill.
    - A depth of relevant experience in energy power industry
    - Training/experience with installation and maintenance programs for Gas Turbine & Generator sets and all related offbase related auxiliary equipment.
    - Strong customer service-oriented.
    - Demonstrate consistently high levels of performance.
    - Work efficiently without direct supervision.
    - Willing to continuously work on construction site and travel worldwide.
    - Environmental, Health and Safety mindset and compliance.
    - Power plant or field service experience preferred.

    Successful candidates will be employed under local employment conditions. Please submit resume in English
    Additional Eligibility Qualifications:
    Desired Characteristics:
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    <![CDATA[Life Cycle Value Manager Job (Accra, Ghana)]]> http://www.affutjob.com/display-job/6968/Life-Cycle-Value-Manager-Job-(Accra,-Ghana).html
    Job Number: 1945224
    Business: GE Power & Water
    Business Segment: PW-PGP Power Generation Products
    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 www.ge.com
    Posted Position Title: Life Cycle Value Manager
    Career Level: Experienced
    Function: Sales
    Function Segment: Sales Management
    Location: Ghana
    U.S. State, China or Canada Provinces:
    City: Accra
    Postal Code:
    Relocation Assistance: Yes
    Role Summary/Purpose: The Life Cycle Value Manager will support the goal of improving GE’s understanding of and influence over customer economic evaluation criteria for thermal power generation capital investments. This individual will develop transaction specific customized economic models to assess transactional competitiveness. The Life Cycle Value Manager will have the responsibility to work across the many GE functions and assemble the best Life Cycle strategy for P&W.
    Essential Responsibilities: The Life Cycle Value Manager will work closely with Field Application Engineering, Regional Marketing, Government Relations, and the broader Commercial Team to influence customer evaluation criteria and policy to advantage GE.

    The Life Cycle Value Manager will be responsible for gaining an in-depth understanding of regional energy markets and the economic value customers derive from the sale of energy, capacity and ancillary services.

    The Life Cycle Value Manager will contribute towards developing and executing Regional Marketing Penetration Strategies.

    Essential Functions:

    - Ensure economic models reflect customer decision making criteria at the transaction level. Participate on each transaction in assigned region. Ensure our business understands customer evaluation criteria at transaction level.

    - Collect regional VOC and VOM on the value of flexible generation solutions. Partner with Marketing team to develop NPI and build reference material / collateral on region energy market structures, pricing mechanisms, and policy.

    - Lead and conduct customer meetings to understand perceived value and influence with GE strengths.

    - Support communication and training programs in each region to build Sales and Commercial competencies on customer value calculation and creation.

    - Gather and analyze competitor feedback in the regions to improve GE understanding of value differentiation in the eyes of our customers.
    Qualifications/Requirements:
    - Bachelor’s degree in Engineering.

    - An MBA or a Finance related post graduate qualification would be an added advantage

    - Minimum of 8 years of experience in marketing or engineering and a strong technical and commercial background in thermal power generation.

    - Demonstrated gas turbine and combined cycle product and cycle knowledge/experience.

    - Strong understanding and direct experience with customer evaluation methodology

    - Proven analytical skill set and strategic mindset.

    - Strong grasp of power plant economics.

    - Experienced leader in a matrix environment.

    - Strong communication skills.

    - Self-driven with the ability to work in a global team

    - Willingness to travel up to 30% of the time

    - Must have valid authorization to work full-time without any restriction in Nigeria
    Additional Eligibility Qualifications:
    Desired Characteristics:
    - Experience with energy markets & ISO’s
    - Knowledgeable of power generation industry trends and competition.
    - Experience with a Utility, IPP, Independent System Operator, Public Utility Commission, or Project Developer in economic lifecycle modeling
    - Ability to assess impact of price and performance decisions on customers, market, & investors.
    - MBA or advanced Engineering degree.
    - Advanced MS Excel skills
    - Self-starter, highly motivated, innovative and creative thinker
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    <![CDATA[Operations and Maintenance - Operations Manager Job (Luanda, Angola)]]> http://www.affutjob.com/display-job/6967/Operations-and-Maintenance---Operations-Manager-Job-(Luanda,-Angola).html
    Job Number: 1940485
    Business: GE Oil & Gas
    Business Segment: Oil & Gas
    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 www.ge.com
    Posted Position Title: Operations and Maintenance - Operations Manager
    Career Level: Experienced
    Function: Services
    Function Segment: Fulfillment Operations
    Location: Angola
    U.S. State, China or Canada Provinces:
    City: Luanda
    Postal Code:
    Relocation Assistance: No
    Role Summary/Purpose: Provide leadership to the operation in the attainment of goals with respect to EHS, quality, cost and compliance.
    Work with Global Operations Manager on KPI’s and inventory management.
    Attend Plant managers Global conferences to plan Best Practise adoption .
    Provide onsite planning, direction and control of production, logistics & site services
    Essential Responsibilities: The Operations and Maintenance - Operations Manager develops practical and innovative ways to identify and meet goals. Is responsible for work that is less defined in scope and has the understanding and experience to execute business objectives. This role has the ability to effect short-term and some long-term business goals.
    · Supervise and coordinate activities of the team engaged in the operations of a Oil & Gas services facility
    · Develop operational objectives consistent with achieving maximum plant efficiency to meet customer requirements in the most safe, reliable, economical and environmentally safe manner
    · Responsible for the development, implementation and execution of the site's operating and emergency procedures
    · Provide administration, training and support for plant use of plant performance monitoring systems
    · Responsible for the control and upkeep of all technical documents, including instruction books, P&ID's, elementary diagrams and site layout
    · Develop reporting and trending tools and processes to support internal customer needs
    · Support technical inquires as required from customer and regulatory agencies
    · Assist in implementation of safety and environmental programs including overseeing proper operation of the plant in accordance with site permits and licenses
    Qualifications/Requirements: · Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college (or a high school diploma/GED , HND with at least 10 years of Supervisory /Managemaent experience in a relevant industry.
    Additional Eligibility Qualifications:
    Desired Characteristics: Prior management experience is preferredLeading development of workforce in line with localization strategyExperience meeting cost and production budgetsExtensive knowledge of GE Subsea & Surface products.Prior experience with Lean Manufacturing.Lean Six Sigma training is preferred.Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.Ability to analyze problems, identify root causes and provide efficient solutions.Ability to handle diverse activities simultaneously.Strong oral and written communication skills.Ability to communicate effectively and contribute to team projects.Team building and influencing skillsAbility to counsel and motivate workforce.Ability to interact at all levels of the workforce.
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    <![CDATA[Services Manager Job (Midrand, South Africa)]]> http://www.affutjob.com/display-job/6966/Services-Manager-Job-(Midrand,-South-Africa).html
    Job Number: 1942031
    Business: GE Transportation
    Business Segment: Transportation
    About Us:
    Posted Position Title: Services Manager
    Career Level: Experienced
    Function: Services
    Function Segment: Field Services
    Location: South Africa
    U.S. State, China or Canada Provinces:
    City: Midrand
    Postal Code: 1685
    Relocation Assistance: No
    Role Summary/Purpose: Services Manager
    Essential Responsibilities: A business leader.
    Accountable for functional, business, and broad company objectives including field service operations, parts and material management
    Develops, integrates and launches processes that meet business needs across the organization. Involved in long-term planning.
    Contributes to the overall strategy and manages complex issues within functional areas of expertise
    Participate in development and lead the execution of the Services growth strategy across multiple fleets and multiple accounts – from LTPA to warranty to service agreements.
    Responsible to build strong, long-term relationships with customers
    Work closely with region sales leaders to ensure appropriate service coverage and drive opportunities to achieve the services orders plan for region.
    Provide the operational leadership needed to drive profitable service growth. Review the progress of regional growth initiatives and participate in the development of new service offerings.
    Responsible for overall business management duties for operational area and assigned Field Service Engineers (Technical Advisors).
    Provide accurate and timely information to assigned personnel regarding salary planning, performance appraisals, career coaching and disciplinary action as required.
    Drive service engineering to accomplish effective support of region customer service objectives.
    Lead efforts to ensure customer service excellence.
    Manage cost control, quality, and operations-oriented customer communications.
    Implement safety policies and instructions. Conduct field work in compliance with local safety regulations and encourage good employee safety practices.
    Qualifications/Requirements: Secondary degree from an accredited university or college
    At least 8 years of experience in management or commercial leadership roles
    Strong customer interface experience.
    Able to communicate at all internal and external levels.
    Willingness and ability to travel regionally and internationally up to 60% of the time.
    Fluent in English language – reading, writing and speaking
    Additional Eligibility Qualifications:
    Desired Characteristics: Bachelor's degree in Engineering or physical science is preferredAt least 5 years of experience in Field ServicesAt least 3 years of experience in people management rolesSix Sigma training is preferredStrong business acumen and commercial savvyAbility to manage effectively in a dynamic and fast-paced environmentStrong customer service mindsetEffective team contributor and memberAbility to energize teams through inclusiveness and connection with peopleWorking knowledge of contract terms and conditionsAbility to build trust by respecting the ideas and contributions of everyoneStrong oral and written communication skillsStrong interpersonal and leadership skillsMulti-lingual beyond English
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    <![CDATA[Sales Manager Job (Johannesburg, South Africa)]]> http://www.affutjob.com/display-job/6965/Sales-Manager-Job-(Johannesburg,-South-Africa).html
    Job Number: 1942938
    Business: GE Oil & Gas
    Business Segment: Oil & Gas
    About Us: GE Measurement & Control is a leading innovator in sensor-based measurement, inspection, asset condition monitoring, controls, and radiation measurement solutions that deliver accuracy, productivity and safety to customers in a wide range of industries, including oil & gas, power generation, aerospace, transportation and healthcare. The business is part of GE Oil & Gas and has more than 40 facilities in 25 countries worldwide. For details on our company please visit the website www.ge-mcs.com
    Posted Position Title: Sales Manager
    Career Level: Experienced
    Function: Sales
    Function Segment: Sales Management
    Location: South Africa
    U.S. State, China or Canada Provinces:
    City: Johannesburg
    Postal Code: 2146
    Relocation Assistance: No
    Role Summary/Purpose: - Lead the Sales for Measurement & Sensing business in Southern & East Africa
    - Self-starter, responsible for driving orders and sales through new and existing clients
    - Develop and execute territory and specific account sales plans
    - Develop channel partner strategy and key account initiatives for assigned geography
    Essential Responsibilities: The Sales Manager develops practical and innovative ways to identify and meet goals. In this role you will be responsible for work that is less defined in scope, utilize your understanding and experience to execute business objectives, and have the ability to effect short-term and some long-term business goals.
    · Provide leadership for sales to assigned customers through the formulation and execution for strategies and plans that capitalize on the customer’s strengths as supplemented by GE’s products and services
    · Build customer relationships with the assigned customer for sales
    · Support the assigned customer in sales activities and provide assistance to the customer in identifying new opportunities
    · Coordinate activities and provide leadership to establish individual sales strategies obtaining appropriate approvals for pricing, and delivery
    · Negotiate contracts as required
    · Maintain knowledge of market trends, competitive actions, product needs, and customer base
    · Work with Marketing to develop project specific sales strategies for assigned customers
    · Make recommendations for continued growth
    Qualifications/Requirements: * B.S. or B.A. in Engineering or equivalent technical discipline. * Proven technical and commercial sales experience as an individual contributor. * Strong communication and presentation skills. * Outstanding interpersonal skills that enable working relationships externally (customers) and internally and a strong team player* Able to work effectively in a multi-cultural environment * Fluent in English. * Minimum 5+ years of experience in Process industry with End Users, Engineering Firms, and project sales focused on Oil and Gas, Refining, Petrochem, Power Generationand industrial segments with significant experience in field instrumentation* Knowledge of the oil & Gas industry , standards and practices
    Additional Eligibility Qualifications:
    Desired Characteristics: · Instrumentation & Control experience, preferably in Flow measurement, gas, moisture analysis and/or pressure measurements. Must have local market knowledge and understanding.
    - Candidate must satisfy local work permit and residency requirements- Strong oral and written communication skills· Strong interpersonal and leadership skills· In-depth knowledge of the industrial applications for product lines and markets· Integrative team working style
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    <![CDATA[Energy Project Development – Project Director Job (Nairobi, Kenya)]]> http://www.affutjob.com/display-job/6964/Energy-Project-Development-–-Project-Director-Job-(Nairobi,-Kenya).html
    Job Number: 1948190
    Business: GE Global Growth & Operations
    Business Segment: Global Growth & Operations - Africa
    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 www.ge.com
    Posted Position Title: Energy Project Development – Project Director
    Career Level: Experienced
    Function: Business Development
    Function Segment: Business Development
    Location: Kenya
    U.S. State, China or Canada Provinces:
    City: Nairobi
    Postal Code:
    Relocation Assistance: No
    Role Summary/Purpose: GE recently signed an MOU with the Kenyan Government under the Vision
    2030.The purpose of the MOU is to jointly develop 1000MW over the next 5 years with the Kenyan Public and Private sector power developers. The MOU Development team leads implementation of the MOU by originating, structuring & execution of incremental power generation projects which will drive profitable growth for GE Power & Water portfolio in Kenya.
    Essential Responsibilities: This Project Director role will target opportunities and expansion projects in the power generation segment including IPPs, Industrial Captive self-generators and other opportunities for Distributed Power applications. He/She will work as part of the project development team, leading or assisting as required depending on the size and complexity for the project, Manage the project and key project contracts with a focus on accelerating development of bankable projects by working with other team members including legal/compliance, debt & equity capital markets. The project director will work with the Project teams; coordinate functional resource support from the Energy Products & Services teams, inclusive of equipment sales and Applications. The position will report to the Project Development Leader and Commercial Growth Leader, Eastern Africa.

    Specific activities will include:

    - Identify, screen, select and negotiate new project development opportunities for GE Power & Water.

    - Identify, screen and structure business deals and opportunities

    - Promote progress on existing projects, either by supporting the co-developer and/or by undertaking development initiatives as required from time to time.

    - Protect GE Africa's interest both within and outside contractual arrangements.

    - Follow-up on project progress & budgets and report to team.

    - Support sell-up activities on current deals or projects
    Qualifications/Requirements: University degree, preferably in engineering and/or finance.

    - MBA or Master's degree in a related field.

    - Minimum 10 years' experience in similar infrastructure position (Power) with experience of leading development and execution of power projects in emerging markets particularly in IPP type structure. , strong understanding of the key stakeholders, environment including project development agreements, EPC and IPP’s.
    Agreements, management of consultants and subcontractors, land deals, permitting procedures, project finance structures and financial models.

    - Dynamic, enthusiastic, self-motivated and pro-active.

    - Ability to work independently as well as ability to work well with diverse, cross-functional teams.

    - Demonstrated project management and financial skills in financial modeling, analysis and cost/budgeting.

    - Strong communication and negotiation skills.

    - Computer literate (Word / Excel / Power point and MS Project).

    - Proven ability to influence and drive change through exceptional written and verbal communication skills. Demonstrated tendency to challenge the status quo and drive constant improvement in process and ability to achieve organizational goals.

    - Great presentational skills, able to present ideas in a way that produces understanding and impact.

    - Ability to resolve complex issues within specified area. Ability to develop and execute multiple priorities and approaches to meet objectives. Proven ability to effectively communicate across a distributed workforce.
    Additional Eligibility Qualifications:
    Desired Characteristics:
    - Green Belt or Black Belt certification (GE Employees Only).
    - Fluency in English language
    - Solid Knowledge of African Power Market / Environment
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    <![CDATA[Area Manager 4 Job (Cairo, Egypt)]]> http://www.affutjob.com/display-job/6973/Area-Manager-4-Job-(Cairo,-Egypt).html
    Job Number: 1937899
    Business: GE Oil & Gas
    Business Segment: Oil & Gas
    About Us:
    Posted Position Title: Area Manager 4
    Career Level: Experienced
    Function: Sales
    Function Segment: Client Account and Affiliate Origination and Management
    Location: Egypt
    U.S. State, China or Canada Provinces:
    City: Cairo
    Postal Code: H6-9
    Relocation Assistance: No
    Role Summary/Purpose: Carry out high level general management of Sales & Operations activities in Egypt, Tunisia, Turkey & Morroco.
    Manage/oversee high level Sales & Operations activities to maintain existing business & generate new order and sales revenue opportunities.
    Proactively participate in planning, forecasting & reporting activities required for assigned countries as required.
    Identify/pursue new markets and customers and capture all sales opportunities with the objective of maximizing sales
    Essential Responsibilities: The Area Sales/Operations Manager demonstrates accountability for functional, business, and broad company objectives. In this role you will integrate and develop processes that meet business needs across the organization, manage complex issues within functional area of expertise, be involved in long-term planning, and contribute to the overall business strategy.
    · The Area Sales/Operations Manager is a player / coach role focused on growing and maintaining customer base, while coaching and mentoring the sales and services representatives in the field of assigned territory
    · Responsible for growth of new accounts as well as focus on maintaining existing accounts
    · Work with current customers and prospects to meet desired sales and service needs
    · Work with Growth Team to create sales campaigns to sell new to businesses
    · Train / coach sales/Services representatives in the assigned territory on role responsibilities
    · Participate in plant visits to gather samples, observe instruments, and obtain information and analyzes / interpret results and reports any corrective actions to the customer
    · Outline, present and sell the value of products and services that can benefit customer needs
    · Conduct required training of operating personnel to ensure their understanding of the parameters under which their equipment operates
    · Build upon internal relationships and develop strong relationships with customers
    · Ensure profitability of accounts within assigned territory through proper pricing and contract management as well as service time
    · Partner with peers and management to enhance selling techniques and approaches
    · Coordinate relationships and interface with Commercial Operations, Technical Marketing, Product management and other functions
    - Lead the preparation, submission, tracking and closing of quotations and proposals.
    - Develop and implement strategies for key accounts, tenders and strategic deals
    - Make sales presentations to senior level customers & internal GE management
    - Participate in the ITO process (Inquiry to Order) through establishing a systematic business scouting program, perform lead-role in the process of preparation, submission, tracking of quotations and proposals and closing of deals.
    - Position the Company to achieve order bookings and targets as defined by Company strategy using whatever resources available to achieve this end.
    - Build business relationships at appropriate levels within target customers to ensure that we are appropriately aligned commercially, technically, and operationally to take advantage of all potential revenue generating opportunities.
    Qualifications/Requirements: · Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college
    · At least 8 additional years of sales and operations experience in the Oil & Gas industry
    - Wellhead experience is a must, preferably in Sales/Business Development and Operations
    · Strong English/Arabic oral and written communication skills
    · Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
    - Ability to travel
    Additional Eligibility Qualifications:
    Desired Characteristics: · Strong French oral and written communication skills· Ability to deliver strong commercial results· Strong, inclusive leadership skills· Ability to deliver timely feedback to team to achieve desired impact· Ability to reward and recognize individual and team achievements· Ability to prioritize multifaceted, fast paced job tasks- Able to effectively manage time and budget or expense parameters· Strong oral and written communication skills· Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
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