GE Africa Early Career Development Program- Finance, Nigeria

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About Us
GE (NYSE: GE) works on things that matter. The best people and the best technologies taking on the toughest challenges. Finding solutions in energy, health and home, transportation and finance. Building, powering, moving and curing the world. Not just imagining. Doing. GE works. For more information, visit the company’s website at

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Role Summary/Purpose
The Early Career Development Program is a 12- month program designed to develop entry-level talent for GE businesses across Africa. The program purpose is to build expertise and leadership skills in specific areas of finance. The program includes classroom and online training. Candidates will undertake challenging assignments and benefit of exposure to GE senior leaders.

Essential Responsibilities
As a key pipeline for future GE talent, the candidate will be required to provide support to the business in area such as financial planning, accounting services, operation analysis, controllership, forecasting, treasury, and commercial finance.

General Ledger
• Support Accounts Payable team with accurate coding for all invoices
• Preparation of journals to correct any accounting errors or other entry during monthly / quarterly closing
• Posting of journal entry into AS400 reporting system when the need arises
• Participate in periodic profit & lass (DR4) analysis

• Review of general ledger to ensure correct coding of all profit & loss entries
• Support with preparation of trial balance and supporting documentation for all statutory audits
• Ensure all journals are electronically filed and referenced for ease of access when required
• Support with closure of account reconciliation (ART) open items
• Support with preparation of accounts reconciliation to validate ending balances in the GL on a quarterly basis
• Support with monthly reconciliation of all payroll deduction accounts
• Support with monthly filing of all PAYE/WHT/VAT and other related taxes
• Publish accounts reconciliation dashboard during the quarterly rec cycle

• Special projects: ad-hoc management reporting to support decision making
• Any other task that may be assigned by the “Other SSA” leadership team

Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting sciences or related field ;
GPA greater than or equal 3.0/4.0 overall;
Valid NYSC Certificate or Exemption Certificate will be required
Authorized to work in one’s country full time without restrictions;
Must have advanced to fluent level of English;
Ability to work in fast paced changing environment,
Demonstrated team player; Confident self starter who has demonstrated drive;
Ability to independently prioritize multiple tasks and work to meet deadlines

Desired Characteristics
• 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

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GE works on things that matter. The best people and the best technologies taking on the toughest challenges. Finding solutions in energy, health and home, transportation and finance. Building, powering, moving and helping to cure the world. Not just imagining. Doing. GE works.

Engagement Consultant BSS – EP RSSA: Nigeria

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Req ID: 23501

Ericsson Overview 

Ericsson is a world-leading provider of telecommunications equipment & services to mobile & fixed network operators. Over 1,000 networks in more than 180 countries use Ericsson equipment, & more than 40 percent of the world’s mobile traffic passes through Ericsson networks. Using innovation to empower people, business & society, we are working towards the Networked Society, in which everything that can benefit from a connection will have one. At Ericsson, we apply our innovation to market-based solutions that empower people & society to help shape a more sustainable world.

We are truly a global company, working across borders in 175 countries, offering a diverse, performance-driven culture & an innovative & engaging environment where employees enhance their potential everyday. Our employees live our vision, core values & guiding principles. They share a passion to win & a high responsiveness to customer needs that in turn makes us a desirable partner to our clients. To ensure professional growth, Ericsson offers a stimulating work experience, continuous learning & growth opportunities that allow you to acquire the knowledge & skills necessary to reach your career goals.

We welcome the opportunity to meet you!

Job Summary 

Accountable for customer centric offerings, including re-use, based on the complete Ericsson portfolio & 3PP. Responsible for creating & taking forward offerings to existing or new markets & customers with potential for substantial growth through innovative business & go-to-market models, cross all engagement models. Responsible for sales of offerings within respective practice. Responsible for Lead Management to establish a long term business growth. Partner with the KAM/AM in driving customer engagements by providing thought leadership & support in identifying & capturing opportunities. Responsible for creating a highly capable & experienced organization, able to work with C-level with customers, long-term engagements & to prove Ericsson credibility in the field with successful business cases.

Responsibilities & Tasks 

    • Deliver customer value & thought leadership
    • Lead virtual/functional team to support KAM to grow within & beyond current business
    • Conduct in-depth business focused discussions with the customer & analyze customer business environments, requirements, plans & issues
    • Generate & manage leads to increase the 36 month sales funnel
    • Perform value argumentation through generating customer business cases
    • Identify & proactively drive new business opportunities
    • Perform value argumentation through generating customer business cases
    • Identify & proactively drive new business opportunities
    • Build, manage & expand the regional offering portfolio in a specific area of competence &/or business
    • Drive knowledge transfer among relevant communities within Ericsson
    • Support in developing & delivering customer presentations including solutions, value argumentations & business cases

Position Qualifications 

Core Competences: 

      • Problem Solving & Strategic Thinking
      • Customer Insight
      • Consultative Selling Skills
      • Negotiation & argumentation Skills

Preferred Skills: 

        • Commercial Understanding
        • Market Insight
        • Presentation & Communication Skills
        • Teamwork & Collaboration

Minimum Qualifications & Experience Requirements: 

        • 5-10 years experience of relationship sales & from ICT industry
        • Relevant business/engineering degree or MBA
        • Minimum 5 years in leadership positions for

Additional Requirments, Physical Demands, Region/Local Specifications: 

          • Strong personal track record of sales and delivery within the OSS/BSS practice area.
          • Deep experience in selling Systems Integration with understanding of impact on scope, commercial and contractual matters.
          • Proven track record in engaging with C-level at customers to sell and deliver in the OSS/BSS practice area.
          • Strong in consultative selling, fluent across engagement models – SI, Managed Services, Product engagement.


CAN YOU CLOSE A DEAL? GE WANTS YOU software dealmaker!! hot pay!!

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Software Dealmaker CEWA (Central East West Africa)
IBM – Any – Nigeria
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The Dealmaker is responsible for selling enterprise large deals to customers
Has comprehensive knowledge of the Software solution offerings and is responsible for the success of those offerings within the business unit. This professional typically leads large and/or complex opportunities, where customers are national or otherwise significant, and is responsible for winning the business.
Engage, obtain and develop relationships with C level clients, defining the vision of benefits and value of an ongoing loyalty/ partnership agreements with IBM
Construction of deals from a financial, contractual, legal standpoint, working closely with support functions and WW teams to ensure viable proposals are tabled.
Governance and leadership of the deal progression to closure with client and IBM Executive sponsorship and involvement
At least 4 years experience in Apply Knowledge of Software Competitors
At least 4 years experience in Perform Negotiations
At least 4 years experience in Implement the IBM Client Value Method
At least 4 years experience in leading an Integrated Team
At least 4 years experience in Proven Sales track record and team leadership

Bachelor’s Degree
At least 10 years experience in Deal closing
English: Fluent

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.


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About Us
GE (NYSE: GE) works on things that matter. The best people and the best technologies taking on the toughest challenges. Finding solutions in energy, health and home, transportation and finance. Building, powering, moving and curing the world. Not just imagining. Doing. GE works. For more information, visit the company’s website at

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Role Summary/Purpose
The Project Manager will lead and manage new unit power generation projects for the Distributed Power Turbines business.

Essential Responsibilities
Lead and manage the project through all phases of the project lifecycle including engineering, manufacturing, delivery, installation, commissioning, commercial operation and contract closeout.
Execute projects in compliance with contract requirements including scope, schedule, budget, quality, while managing risk, improving margin and exceeding customer expectations.
Primary customer contact and advocate responsible for resolving technical / commercial issues, managing communications and providing periodic status updates.
Responsible for providing leadership and direction to other functions supporting the project including Engineering, Manufacturing, Sourcing, Logistics, Finance and Services.
Manage technical and commercial risk including contract changes, margin erosion, receivables, liquidated damages / claims and effective project closeout.
Manage contract and terms.
Be a leader for overall project cost control and margin enhancement.
Identify, pursue and close margin enhancement opportunities via contract change order for additional equipment and services.
Manage and report financial aspects of project including budget, costs, margin, invoicing, receivable collection and revenue recognition.
Lead project teams through project reviews in order to identify and manage risks, monitor financial and operational performance against the project baseline and initiate corrective action where appropriate. Update business leaders.
Follow GE Quality and QMS procedures.
Participate in six sigma / quality improvement activities for the purpose of improving project execution quality and customer satisfaction.
Travel periodically in support of project meetings (domestic and international)

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Technology or Business.
Minimum 5 years of experience in the Power generation industry
Must have unrestricted authorization to work in Nigeria full time

Desired Characteristics
Project Management experience in power industry
Minimum 5 years of gas turbine generator technical experience.
Experience managing customer contracts
Strong oral and written communication skills
Strong interpersonal and leaderships skills
Demonstrated ability to work with external customers
Technical knowledge of GE gas turbine product line and systems
Proven leadership skills, and ability to effectively manage teams in a matrix organization
Ability to anticipate events and develop adaptive strategies / remedies
Familiarity with GE’s LM series gas turbine package
Microsoft suite proficiency
Green Belt or Black Belt Certified (GE employees only)
MS Degree in Engineering or MBA is preferred.
Project Management Professional Certification (PMP)


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Overall Purpose of Job:

Supports transaction planning and processing efforts to ensure all procurement activities are delivered in the most cost effective manner without compromising on quality and EHSQ standards, while meeting customer expectations for efficient and effective service delivery.

Procurement Responsibilities:

  • Executes procurement plans to support business and operational needs based on requirements stated in the business plans and budgets of individual entities and departments.
  • Makes useful recommendations for cost savings for more efficient and effective procurement and service delivery.
  •  Ensures the needs of requestors are proactively identified and met; takes appropriate actions by handling request orders, supporting tendering/bid management processes, contract negotiation, price management, service delivery, vendor management and communication efforts with suppliers.
  •  Supports procurement contract negotiation efforts as may be required from time to time; with supervision, negotiates favourable basic vendor agreements.
  •  Works to effectively remove any obstacles to ensure optimal delivery of services to the highest standards thereby achieving high levels of customer satisfaction.
  •  Interprets contract provisions in processing procurement transactions.
  • Management of request for quote (RFQ) or call for tender (CFT) process to obtain appropriate proposals/quotes from vendors.
  •  Prepares commercial evaluation, makes recommendation for bid selection, liaises with customers and prepares recommendation report; submits these for review and sign-off and approval by the Head, Procurement and customer’s management.
  • Organizes technical evaluation of bids and ensures Purchase Orders comply with appropriate specifications, conditions and clauses; issues Purchase Orders for approval in line with process guidelines and specified approval limits.
  • Work closely with suppliers and customers to improve operations and reduce costs
  • Create integrated processes among Operations, Procurement, Logistics and outside suppliers to execute the planning/replenishment process
  • Familiar with the development, use, and implementation of planning and forecasting systems
  • Supports procurement, contract negotiation efforts as may be required from time to time; negotiates favorable basic vendor agreements
  • Carries out vendors’ performance appraisal with support
  • Maintains adequate vendor documentation and/or specification on sources of supply, costs, delivery, vendor performance ratings, and quality requirements

Key Performance Indicators:

  • Timeliness and effectiveness of the company’s tendering management system and procedures and vendor selection
  • Performance on internal audit examinations; number and complexity of queries raised
  • Effective and timely delivery of deliverables
  • Quality, timeliness and effectiveness of internal and external communications efforts
  • Cost effectiveness of solutions deployed
  • Internal Customer satisfaction level



Desired Skills and Experience

Personal Specification:

  • 1st degree from a reputable tertiary institution
  • 2 – 4 years work experience, within a reputable and structured organization preferably an Oil and Gas multinational; prior General Administration experience is an advantage

Preferred Competencies:

  • Negotiation & Contract Management
  • Numeracy and Analytical skills
  • Basic Accounting
  • Project Management
  • Creativity & Innovation
  • Organisation/Administration
  • Interpersonal Relations
  • Good  Oral & Written Communication
  • Good PC Skills (incl. MS Office)
  • Reporting & Presentation
  •  Ability to work under pressure with little or     no supervision.


are you a rockstar finance expert??? MICROSOFT WANTS YOU YES YOU!! RIGHT NOW!!

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This role is responsible for delivering the key financial targets of the Subsidiary (Revenue and Profit & Loss account) in a consistent and compliant manner. It leads the Finance function while being a key contributor in the Subsidiary leadership team. It delivers business impact through insightful analysis to drive growth in market share/business and creates strong finance processes while being the guardian of compliance in the Subsidiary. The Subsidiary controller also represents Microsoft in various external finance communities.

Attract, develop and retail talent: As a people manager, the Subsidiary controller is expected to:
Attract top diverse finance talent and live the philosophy of “hire better than yourself”
Invest in professional growth of the team through robust development plans and coaching
Hire and promote diversity in the team
Retain, grow and reward talent by showing career paths aligned with personal aspirations
Deliver results through teamwork and collaboration, including the virtual teams like procurement, RE&F, One Finance etc
Role model the Microsoft values and create a ‘culture and climate’ where individuals and teams can realize their full potential
Contribute & impact Subsidiary leadership, Regional finance and WW finance impact
Act as a trusted leader to the local Subsidiary leadership team to drive a culture of growth and accountability
Partner with the Subsidiary leadership to drive and land change to leverage external market opportunities; work closely with the country manager and Marketing & Operations lead
Actively contribute to the area finance leadership team and WW finance initiatives
Engage in external communities (e.g. customers, partners, forums, etc) to represent Microsoft, evangelize its products and gain insightsBusiness Insight: promote a culture of effective growth resulting in gains in market share in a predictable and profitable manner through best practice adoption and being the trusted advisor for your business.
Provide insights on opportunities for gaining market share by beating competition and growing faster than the market; align resources to capture the same
Partner with the Marketing and Operations lead during Mid-Year Review, including driving long and medium term strategies to achieve the Subsidiary vision
Deliver the Net revenue and Contribution margin metric on the Subsidiary scorecard
Drive learnings through benchmarking by adopting the “Growth productivity framework” and implementing areas to make your Subsidiary best in class
Be the productivity champion in the Subsidiary sharing insights and influencing implementation on areas for improvement
Highlight red flags to the local leadership and contribute to brainstorming different solutions to solve the problem
Drive impact through analyzing and aligning key WW metrics from various scorecards

Business Excellence: This role drive efficiency of finance processes in the Subsidiary to deliver annual financial targets through improvements to achieve simplification, accuracy and productivity.
Own the Operational mechanism of Profit & Loss
Deliver on the business cycles around budget, forecast, month close, monthly regional reviews, etc. Ensure data integrity in all operational matters.
Create impact through investment trade off decision making, Quarterly financial accountability and delivering contribution margin
Own partnering with Global Procurement Group, Real Estate & Facilities (RE&F), financial compensation analysts, One Finance, Operations Centers, Credit & Collections, IT, etc
Complete the P&L sign off activities (monthly sign offs, SOX 302 quarterly surveys, balance sheet reconciliation, etc)
Drive utilization of Core Finance to minimize the use of local reporting as a means to improve productivity
Ensure meeting all local statutory and tax requirements

Controls and Compliance: The Subsidiary controller is the lead for driving a culture of compliance and ensuring adherence to Microsoft’s Standard of business conduct.
Drive awareness in the Subsidiary about Microsoft policies and create the urgency to always be compliant; inject compliance into the Subsidiary DNA starting from a strong tone from the leadership team
Achieve targeted scores on Quarterly compliance scorecard and lead rhythms like Compliance committee, Compliance Advisory board, etc
Establish a sustainable compliance culture measured through “Green” internal audit results and effective implementations of audit findings

10+ years’ experience in Finance with strong demonstration of (people) leadership, business partnering capabilities and controls & compliance culture.
Fluent in English
Education, qualifications, training
o Degree in Economics or Business
o MBA preferable
Experience or skills required
o Seasoned Finance professional
o Significant experience in Finance Management at a senior level
o Proven track record of achieving results through influence where no direct line authority exists
o Proven track record of building a professional Finance team and supported successful careers of High Talents and High Potentials
o Past Demonstration on results achievement and drive change
o Subsidiary controller role experience
o Business acumen
o Strong analytical and conceptual abilities
o Well refined technical finance and strategic skills
o Team player
o Cross Cultural sensitivity
o Strong interpersonal awareness and emotional intelligence skills
o Influencing skills and good in ‘holding other people accountable’ (corporate and subsidiaries)

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Are you a rockstar business analytics guru? SAP WANTS YOU IN LAGOS


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Do you demand the best from your professional career? Are you inspired by excellence? At SAP, you will have the power to make a real impact. As the global market leader for business software, SAP helps companies and organizations in more than 25 industries to run better.

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VMWARE IS HIRING RIGHT NOW: Strategic Partner Business Manager

Strategic Partner Business Manager


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The Strategic Partner Business Manager (SPBM) will be responsible for account managing and selling to some of the largest and most strategic corporate resellers in South Africa in order to develop strategic relationships and dramatically increase the revenue driven through each partner.
Main Duties:

* Create working business plans covering sales training, technical enablement, lead generation and marketing activities, as well as maintaining and increasing partner competency accreditation .

* Drive large opportunities and incremental revenue through building strategic relationships with key corporate resellers.

* Establish and grow VMware practices expertise within large corporate resellers to strengthen VMware market place defensibility and growth.

* Establish Virtualisation and other VMware technologies as a key component of IT strategy that is embraced and promoted by large corporate resellers.

* Market and sell to the corporate resellers in defined region to ensure that we become a standard part of relevant practices, such as Cloud, and End User Computing

* Present to and educate the key influencers at the corporate reseller to ensure they are including VMware in their recommended solutions/proposals to customers.

* Create direct relationships with key corporate resellers management team and map to VMware management and establish contractual relationships with the key partners.

* Map Solution Providers field organization to VMware field organization, including technical resources where appropriate.
Required Skills:

* A proven track record in managing corporate resellers for either an enterprise software or hardware vendor, or within sales at a corporate reseller.

* Demonstrated experience in enterprise software sales with a proven track record of over achieving sales goals.

* Substantial experience of working in a channel environment.

* Good presentation skills

* Ability to work with a portfolio of partners

* Excellent oral and written communication skills

* Strong interpersonal skills: relationship building, influencing

* Focus on results with ability to follow through

* Good attention to detail and reporting skills. The role, responsibilities and geographical focus will change and develop over time along with the company’s rapid growth.
Before you join, VMware will require you to go through a pre-employment screening process. This means that we will want to verify your details and the information you have given us to ensure your suitability for a certain role considering its nature, seniority and other relevant factors.



VMware is the leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure solutions that enable our more than 500,000 enterprise and mid-market customers to thrive in the Cloud Era by simplifying, automating and transforming the way they build, deliver and consume IT. We empower our customers by radically simplifying IT through virtualization software with a focus on three core missions: End-User Computing (EUC), Hybrid Cloud and Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC). Join our community – instigators of innovation and transformers of technology – as we envision and create what’s next in IT. Get connected to an engine of opportunity fueled by the transformative products and solutions we bring to market, the passion and trust we inspire in our customers, and our collaborative drive to imagine, define and deliver the future of IT. With 13,000+ employees and 50+ locations worldwide, we are passionately driven to make an impact while contributing back to the community. Ranked on the Forbes 100 Most Innovative Companies in the World list. Learn more at today!



To ensure first time right (FTR) delivery of strategic products and services, in ensuring we maintain our competitive edge in terms of innovation and time to market. The role will directly engage with the product development functions in Marketing (locally and at group level) interpret URS / PCN, scope and plan the project. Work with the appointed vendors / systems integration partners to ensure the requirements are captured, prioritised, planned and delivered based on agreed timelines.

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is is a unique opportunity to join one of the most dynamic IT sales organizations in WECA (West East Central and Southern Africa). The Territory Manager (TM) will manage a business based in Lagos, Nigeria, but with responsibilities for the West Africa region. This will involve regular and frequent travel to the region to support the business objectives. The individual’s focus will be to develop business, within the commercial and SMB tiers of customers, and to develop, leverage and expand channel partners to support sales motions and territory coverage across the region. A quota for the territory will be carried and the TM will work with the appropriate support structures both locally and internationally to achieve this goal. The TM will, therefore, be responsible for forecasting, closing and increasing revenue pipeline from their territory.

Main duties:

* Develop and lead the go-to-market” plan for the designated territory.

* This plan will include:

* activity prioritisation

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