Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Job Vacancies at GE Corporate Audit Staff - Associate Auditor

GE Corporate Audit Staff is looking to recruit an Associate Auditor

The Associate Auditors develop their skill set and learn GE through a minimum six rotations over two years, after which they become part of the talent pipeline for GE's various business units. A position with the Corporate Audit Staff provides world-class development, great exposure to GE's senior management and an unmatched global experience.

Essential Responsibilities
  • Develop and execute financial, compliance and process audit plans
  • Risk assess routines, controls and new areas
  • Participate in internal investigations, as requested
  • Communicate with local, regional and global leaders, as needed
  • Support company initiatives and ad hoc projects, as requested
  • Work as a constructive team to achieve group objectives
  • Develop professional skills and leadership capabilities in preparation for internal promotion
  • 3-5 years working experience in finance, accounting, auditing or related field
  • Fluent in English and the local language for this market (written and oral)
  • Self-motivated, independent and able to execute with minimum supervision
  • Able to multi-task in a fast-paced, demanding environment
  • Strong analytical and risk assessment skills
  • International travel of up to 100%, as needed, for minimum of two years
  • Able to work overtime including evenings and weekends, as needed
  • No restrictions on entering the United States of America for training or business meetings

Desired Characteristics
  • Familiarity with US GAAP, SOX or IAS
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Member of a chartered accountancy or the local country equivalent
  • Strong verbal and written communication to varied audiences
  • Experience in auditing and/or working in a Fortune 500 company
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Job Vacancies at GE Oil & Gas - Lead Contract Performance Manager

GE Oil & Gas is looking to recruit a Lead Contract Performance Manager

The Lead Contract Performance Manager is responsible for providing commercial leadership and direction within a multi discipline subsea project, sharing responsibility for the contractual and financial delivery of the project in accordance with the execution and financial plan.

Essential Responsibilities
• Facilitate the bid handover and booking process and ensure that the necessary commercial information is understood and disseminated to the extended project team.
• Establish and maintain the project variation control system and managing negotiations in line with contract requirements.
• Ensure compliance with the project specific contractual administration requirements.
• Provide advice, assistance and guidance to management, project managers and functions on project specific contractual matters.
• Manage the invoicing process ensuring that the project maintains the best possible free cash flow.
• Ensure commercial risks are identified and managed across the project scopes of work by controlling the overall project risk and opportunity review and reporting process.
• Accurately manage the project cost status and reporting and advising on variances, risks and corrective actions affecting the overall project estimate to complete.
• Co-ordinate and support periodic client and internal reporting and performance presentations.
• Ensure a project sourcing plan and timeline is established with the support of Sourcing function and ensure that related commercial and contractual risks for key subcontracts and major purchases are being mitigated and opportunities are managed.
• Manage and support the formulation and negotiation of project contractual claims and counter claims.
Support the handover process to the base organisation at project completion.
• Deputise for the Project Manager as required.

• Bachelors degree in Business Administration, or, other relevant legal, commercial, energy related degree.
• Substantial contract management experience in a construction project environment.
• Proven track record in contributing to the improvement of project profitability, cash flow and control of commercial risk in previous roles.
• Commercially, financially and contractually aware with good communication, inter-personal and negotiation skills.
• Strong commercial leadership skills with proven capability of working in a matrix environment and of leading by influence.
• Willing to work at a detail level.

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Job Vacancies at GE Oil & Gas - Logistics Manager

GE Oil & Gas is looking to recruit a Logistics Manager.

The Logistics Manager will be an important interface between Vetco’s Import agent and the business unit.

The successful candidate will ensure that all shipments are handled in a fully compliant manner from start to finish, and in accordance with local and international anti corruption laws and the Vetco International Code of Conduct.

Logistics Manager

Essential Responsibilities

  • The Logistics Manager will primarily be responsible for the day to day management of Vetco / Pressure Control Systems Nigeria Ltd Logistics Teams and to give guidance, management and support to personnel based in other remote locations who are handling freight movements.
  • The successful candidate will be responsible for the effective coordination of import and export consignments and will ensure that shipments are handled according to company Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and the VI Code of Conduct.
  • There will also be a strong emphasis on maintaining accurate customs documentation and records and gaining a full understanding of the local import system.
  • The post holder will need to work towards streamlining the import process and improving the logistics supply chain in a difficult operating environment.
  • Will ensure that all logistics personnel are following the company’s Country Specific Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for logistics – Vetco’s / PCSNL Logistics SOP’s are designed to ensure compliant and efficient logistics processes are followed in all locations where Vetco / PCSNL is handling logistics transactions.
  • Will work towards standardising logistics processes and will provide training to Vetco / PCSNL Logistics personnel when necessary.
  • Will also be required to successfully oversee the maintenance of customs records by the Logistics teams.
  • Also required to ensure logistics Document retention systems are properly updated.
  • Will be expected to carry out due diligence interviews on logistics vendor(s), audit logistics invoices to ensure Vetco / PCSNL is being billed in accordance with established contracts.
  • From time to time, will be responsible for making freight and transport bookings with Vetco’s / PCSNL pre approved freight vendors, and to become involved in the movement of mission critical project cargo and ensuring that these shipments are handled in accordance with Vetco’s / PCSNL country specific SOPs.
  • Will ensure that a performance review meetings with the approved freight vendor are carried on a regular basis and
    submit reports based on the pre agreed KPIs and targets.
  • Responsible for liaison with freight vendors and monitoring of freight vendor performance, by ensuring that performance review meeting are carried on a regular basis with pre-agreed KPIs and metrics, and reporting non
    conformance issues to the ERO Logistics SCM.
  • Responsible for liaison with external customers logistics departments in order to ensure efficient handling of
    customer collect Ex Works consignments.


  • Educated to University Degree on Logistics, Business or related discipline.
  • Minimum of 5 years Oil and Gas or other relevant industry experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years within oil industry Logistics or freight forwarding companies.
  • Minimum of 5 years experience of customs documentation control.
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Job Vacancies at GE Nigeria - Immigration Specialist

GE Nigeria is looking to recruit an Immigration Specialist.

Working as an Immigration Specialist in the international assignment management operation of GE, you will have the chance to prove your passion for change, creativity and teamwork.

Global Mobility Services (GMS) offers you personal and professional growth by providing you with challenging opportunities supporting GE globally.

Immigration Specialist

Essential Responsibilities

  • You will help the GMS immigration team continue to be successful by contributing your talents to monitor and assist immigration processes; achieve operational objectives; maintain immigration controls; assist customers and ensure controllership and compliance with legal and business requirements.
  • Ensure compliance with local immigration laws and internal policies
  • Oversee and assist in managing cross-border moves into region of responsibility and ensure moves are made compliantly and in an efficient fashion
  • Collect, collate and analyze data to support the immigration compliance program in a timely and efficient manner
  • Liaise with appropriate stakeholders Regional Leader, Corporate Tax, and various businesses
  • Recognize immediate compliance concerns for escalation to Global Leader
  • Maintain compliance requirements for operational procedural manuals
  • Protect the organization’s value by keeping information confidential


  • Bachelors degree or equivalent work experiences.
  • 3+ years of experience in an immigration compliance role
  • Understanding of international relations, prevailing international landscape and impact upon business.
  • Ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines.
  • Ability to stand up to business pressures and enforce compliance
  • Ability to know when to escalate issues
  • Superior organizational skills with the ability to multitask and prioritize work
  • Quick to learn and adapt
  • Advanced computer skills: Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook).
  • Familiarity with issues of compliance for international regulations
  • Excellent attention to detail and willingness to take initiative
  • Fluency in spoken and written English

Desired Characteristics

  • Self-Motivated and able to work independently or as part of a team.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • French and Arabic language skills
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