Thursday, 27 December 2012


GE Oil and Gas Latest Openings (All Professions)

LOCATION: Lagos, Nigeria
JOB NUMBER: 1611743

At GE Oil & Gas, we’re powering potential. Whether we’re developing technologies to make extraction safer and more efficient, or subsea devices that will usher in a new phase in drilling, GE’s Oil & Gas teams are committed to creating the high-tech products and solutions that solve some of the world’s toughest problems. Join us and you’ll find yourself in a flexible, creative environment that fosters the groundbreaking intellectual property and patents that make GE a global leader. Here you’ll have the opportunity to take control of your career within the engineering and business worlds, surrounded by diverse, credentialed talent who work together to make a real difference. If you’re a passionate, sound decision maker who thrives on the pursuit of perfection, then join GE in creating the next generation of oil and gas innovations and technologies that will impact the globe for generations to come.

As Operations Leader for West Africa, the successful candidate manages all operational components for O&G in the West Africa region. The role involves detailed work both between P&Ls, functions, customers, and other external agencies. This is a critical leadership role in the business and will offer significant ability to grow our business locally in Nigeria and regionally in a challenging environment.

  • Establishing the vision and strategic plan for business development of O&G in West Africa with a focus on solid profitable growth and to maximize orders, sales, CM, OM and cash.
  • Leading a multi-functional organization which includes services, shop operations, and project management.
  • Develop an excellent working relationship and build trust between regional and global functions, external agencies, and customers.
  • Ensuring full compliance with Spirit & Letter integrity, quality systems and regulatory requirements.
  • Attracting and retaining key talent and creating an environment to foster employee engagement, diversity, professional development, and high levels of employee satisfaction.
  • Champion the development of local talent and commitment for localization of the workforce.
  • Ensuring customer focus by communicating and building rapport with customers as required and ensuring the “voice of the customer” is driven into the organization.
  • Drive operating mechanisms to ensure behavior consistent with integrity, quality systems, and EHS requirements.
  • Developing, executing, and motivating others on strategies, tactics, measurements, and operating mechanisms to deliver business results.
  • Act as key local stakeholder for P&E investments and projects. Ensure customer and business alignment for NPI projects and overall GE capacity development.
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college.
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in leadership roles with direct reports
  • Fluency in English
  • Global experience working abroad for a multinational organization in a leadership role
  • At least 5 years of leadership experience and proven track record of management and compliance leadership
  • Lean/Six Sigma Certification
  • Experience working in multiple countries
  • Understanding of GE’s and customer’s financial drivers / needs
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and implement strategic plans.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Strong analytical and process skills
  • Strong project management skills
  • Ability to work effectively within a matrix environment
  • Experience in product marketing, product development or related field
  • Leadership skills to lead teams and shape/lead growth vision and strategy
  • Team oriented – ability to motivate and work well with diverse, cross-functional teams
  • Proven ability to work globally.
  • Proven ability to influence and negotiate internally, with customers and external partners
  • Ability to make decisions with speed and accuracy in response to unexpected circumstances and when facing ambiguous situations.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively deal with stressful situations and problem solve during customer conversations and escalations.
  • Demonstrated clear thinking skills as evidenced by the ability to sift through complex information and focus on the critical priorities and translate strategy into business objectives with clear accountability
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