Regional Sales Manager – Subsea Systems jobs vacancy at GE Oil & Gas in Nigeria 2012

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.

We are currently recruiting to fill the below position of:

Job Title: Regional Sales Manager – Subsea Systems
Job Number: 1597551

Location: Lagos

Role Summary/Purpose

  • As Regional Sales Manager for the Nigeria+ Subsea business, the successful candidate manages commercial positioning and operations.
  • The role involves detailed work both between customers, and concessionaires/NOC to ensure optimum business growth and margins following GE risk processes.
  • 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.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Understand competitive position of product and service offerings
  • Co-ordination between all necessary GE entities on bid strategy and master scheduling with GE/Other vendors
  • Expand customer base and scout for new opportunities with new customers and expand product scope to capture business growth with new or existing customers.
  • Develop effective commercial and sales team within the core GE businesses and champion local talent by implementing a solid technical support and mentoring program.
  • Act as voice of the customer to the business, drive effective response to customer feedback and drive the business to achieve best in peer group service and response levels
  • Develop links and relationships with local, county, and country government, supply chain, customers, local supply base, industry etc.
  • Support regional growth by working with the regional team & customers
  • Significant input to the GE core operating processes (GPB, S1, S2 etc.)
  • Participate in risk reviews, bid processes, order and project handover. Drive achievement of annual and quarterly operating targets
  • Act with local leadership team to drive site and country profitability


  • Bachelor’s engineering degree from an accredited university or relevant business experience
  • 8+ years in a similar role in the Oil & Gas industry
  • Experience in building up a team and its management to very high performance
  • Familiarity with commercial models, including cost models and pricing strategies
  • Basic understanding of manufacturing systems and active site operations
  • Strong communicator, able to successfully manage multiple priorities for demanding internal and external stakeholders
  • Deep experience with contract management and contractual terms including risk reviews and mitigation
  • High energy, self-starter and that navigate significant ambiguity with clarity and skill
  • Regional experience in a similar role, ideally in West Africa
  • Knowledge of the GE product range, especially the Drilling & Production range

Application Closing Date
6th December, 2012

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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