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Job Title: West Africa Subsea Systems Business Initiatives Leader

Location: Lagos
Job Number: 1942300

Role Summary/Purpose:
The West Africa Subsea Systems Business Initiatives Leader plays a key role in the O&G team in West Africa. He/she will be responsible for growing the Subsea business in Nigeria and will demonstrate leadership by managing all aspects of the Subsea business including oversight and accountability for financial, operational, and compliance rigor. This person reports to the SSA Regional Executive for O&G.


Essential Responsibilities:

  • The West Africa Subsea Business Initiatives Leader will formulate and implement strategies for the Subsea System Business, driving brand awareness with a clear medium term investment/growth strategy.
  • He/she will also ensure delivery of budgeted revenue, proactively co-ordinate the trade-offs between functions and lead brand and portfolio management.
  • In addition he/she will plan and control allocation of relevant resources and staff selection. In addition he/she will monitor the relevant reporting and control systems.
  • He will also liaise with senior internal functions regarding policy issues and ensure fiduciary compliance of the company.
  • He/She directs functional areas of a major business segment, translates concepts, develops strategy, and implements change. In this role he/she will create programs responsive to external environment, and participate in cross-functional business and cultural development.
  • Develop and monitor the department plans and budgets
  • Oversee smooth functioning of integrative business processes both within the department and with the division
  • Consolidate business data, perform analysis, make recommendations, and assure implementation to support department objectives
  • Support division in providing data and presentations to meet GE requirements
  • Consolidate long-range forecasts for the division
  • Monitor process, analyze data, and recommend business strategies to minimize cost of programs
  • Design, develop, implement, and institutionalize process improvements, focusing on enhanced transactional quality consistent with objectives
  • Lead special projects and events to identify and execute action plans to improve commercialization processes


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college
  • Minimum of 8+ years of operational experience, especially in business analysis and forecasting

Additional Eligibility Qualifications:

  • Desired Characteristics:
  • Knowledge of financial controls and business tracking system
  • Six Sigma training is preferred (GE employees only)
  • Ability to communicate to all levels of the organization as well to customers
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

Application Closing Date
7th April, 2014