General Electric Africa’s Early Career Development Program (ECDP) for Recent Graduates 2017
General Electric (GE) is offering young African graduates the opportunity of a lifetime to gain more work experience.
Application Deadline: Ongoing
Eligible Countries: Countries in Africa
To be taken at (country): Lagos, Nigeria
Field of Work: Sales
About the Award: GE Africa’s Early Career Development Program (ECDP) is a 12 month leadership program designed to give recent university/college graduates challenging work assignments, training and development, and exposure to leadership. The program combines hands on experience with formal classroom training to equip participants with the tools and knowledge to become leaders in GE.
GE is the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.
Type: Job (Experienced)
- Generating proposals, planning customer meetings
- Providing project management support for new and ongoing projects/programs
- Managing relationships with selected GEHC partners
- Develop and maintain a high level of GEHC product knowledge and competitors’ products
- Achieve quarterly and annual project/program development targets through accurate monthly and quarterly forecasting
- Develop strategies for key target and competitive accounts and communicating current market intelligence back to the business, along with field concerns, issues and requirements
- Supporting in market analysis and development/execution of strategies and action plans to enable sales
Quality Specific Goals:
- Aware of and comply with the GEHC Quality Manual, Quality Management System, Quality Management Policy, Quality Goals, and applicable laws and regulations as they apply to this job type/position
- Complete all planned Quality & Compliance training within the defined deadlines
- Identify and report any quality or compliance concerns and take immediate corrective action as required
- Knowledge and understanding of all Global Privacy and Anti-Competition Policies (including but not limited to GE Healthcare HIPPA Guidelines, NEMA Regulations, etc.) and operates within them to ensure that no company policy or US / Int’l Law is broken.
- Knowledge and understanding of all Environmental Health Policies (including but not limited to GE Healthcare EHS Policies, GE Healthcare Fleet Rules, etc.) and operate within them to ensure that no company policy or US / Int’l Law is broken
- Ownership of order and configuration quality at the point of entry to ensure accuracy, configuration integrity and that all requirements are tied to documented customer inputs.
- Drive continuous improvement on all related processes, work instructions, and procedures to ensure ongoing standardization and simplification of the Quality Management System
- Biomedical Bachelor’s Degree or similar Health Science Degree or Engineering degree.
- MBA or MSc in a Health Science field preferred
- 0 – 2 years’ experience in medical diagnostic environment
- Proficiency in computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite products
- Willingness to travel within your specified geographic region with occasional overnight stays depending on geography and business needs as well as to sales meetings and trade shows
- To the extent you are applying for a position that requires you to operate a GE owned/leased, privately owned/leased or rental vehicle for company business, you must be willing to submit to a check of your driving record
- A valid NYSC discharge or exemption certificate will be required.
- Must have valid authorization to work full-time without any restriction in Nigeria
- Strong attention to detail ensuring timely follow-up and closure
- Clear, concise and articulate communication skills – verbal, written and listening
- Able to take on ad-hoc assignments and work flexible hours as required
- Ability to handle business sensitive information with the highest degree of integrity
- Good organizational and efficiency skills
- Experience working within a very busy environment where deadlines are clearly defined and must be met
- Ability to prepare and deliver effective presentations
- Demonstrated leadership ability
- High performer with a passion to achieve positive business results
- Curiosity and desire to learn and expand skill set
- Flexible, adaptable, and open to change
Number of Awards: Not specified
Value of Program: The program combines hands on experience with formal classroom training to equip participants with the tools and knowledge to become leaders in GE.
Duration of Program: 12 months
How to Apply: Apply here
Award Provider: General Electric