General Electric (GE) is recruiting for Experienced Commercial Leadership Program
Job Number: 1427910
Career Level: Experienced
Function Segment: Commercial Marketing
Locations: South Africa, Angola, Central African Republic, Algeria, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Sudan
Relocation Assistance: No
The Experienced Commercial Leadership Program (ECLP) is GE’s premier development program for high potential individuals seeking a career in sales and marketing. Successful ECLPs will be hired into one of GE’s businesses in Africa (multiple countries): GE CapitaL, GE Technology Infrastructure, GE Energy Infrastructure or GE Home & Business Solutions.
ECLP accelerates the development of commercial savvy talent through a structured program combining coursework, job assignments and interactive seminars. The program consists of three, eight-month rotational assignments within the strategic, regional and/or product marketing or sales segments. Rotations provide experiences such as strategic growth and innovation, forecasting and analytics, market assessment, competitive intelligence, product management, customer and market segmentation, pricing and commercialization. To supplement on-the-job learning, program members strengthen their commercial, business, and leadership skills by completing six weeks of in-residence training over the two year program.
These positions can be based in any of the main EMEA hubs. The first rotation as well as the off-program placement will be based in the candidates’ home country. It is essential that the candidates have work authorization in the home country.
ECLP is one of GE’s world-famous leadership development programs. To supplement on-the-job learning, program participants will strengthen their commercial, business, and leadership skills by completing an intensive curriculum consisting of six weeks of classroom training and in-residence global symposiums. The program is global in scope with participants from the North America, Latin America, EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Africa), China, Japan, SE Asia, and India.
ECLP exposes members to multiple segments within a given GE business. This rotational experience will highlight the diversity that differentiates GE from other companies and will help to accelerate learning. Upon successful completion of the program, ECLP graduates will be considered for key commercial roles in GE. Members may be required to relocate 2-3 times while on program.
- Demonstrated achievement and leadership in sales and/or marketing
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with ability to embrace change. Fluency in English and a second EMEA language
- Strong analytical, project management and organizational skills
- MBA/Masters degree and 5-7 years of work experience
- Knowledge of the industry (be it Energy, Transportation, Financial Services, Healthcare, depending on the hiring GE business)