Jobs at GE Energy

GE Energy recently signed an MOU with the Nigeria’s Federal Ministry of Power. The purpose of the MoU is to jointly develop 10GW over 10 years with the Fed govt of Nigeria and Private sector power developers. The MOU Development team lead implementation of the MOU
by originating, structuring&execution of incremental power generation projects which will drive profitable growth for GE Energy in Nigeria. Development will include external partnering initiatives as well as internally focused efforts

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Deadline: 25th July, 2013

Energy Project Development – Project Director
Essential Responsibilities:            
This Project Director role will target Greenfield and expansion projects in the power generation segment including IPPs, NIPP exapansion, PHCN privatizations, Industrial Captive self-generators and other opportunities for Distributed Power applications. The Project Director will work as part of the project development team, leading or assisting as required depending on the size and complexity fo the project, , Manage the manage project and key project contracts with a focus on accelerating development of bankable projects by working with other team members including legal/compliance, debt & equity capital markets. The project director will work with the Project Associate, coordinate functional resource support from Energy Financial Services teams as well as GE Energy commercial team inclusive of equipment sales and GPO/EPC relationship manager. This position will report to the Project Development Leader.

Specific activities will include:

- Identify, screen, select and negotiate new project development opportunities for GE Energy.

- Identify, screen and structure business deals and opportunities

- Promote progress on existing projects, either by supporting the co-developer and/or by undertaking development initiatives as required from time to time.

- Protect GE Africa's interest both within and outside contractual arrangements.

- Follow-up on project progress & budgets and report to team.

- Support sell-up activities on current deals or projects.
Qualifications/Requirements:    University degree, preferably in engineering and/or finance.

- MBA or Master's degree in a related field.

- Minimum 10 years' experience in similar infrastructure position (Power) with experience of leading development and execution of power projects in emerging markets particualry in IPP type structure. , strong understanding of the key stakeholders, environment including project development agreements, EPC and IPP’s.
Agreements, management of consultants and subcontractors, land deals, permitting procedures, project finance structures and financial models.

- Dynamic, enthusiastic, self-motivated and pro-active.

- Ability to work independently as well as ability to work well with diverse, cross-functional teams.

- Demonstrated project management and financial skills in financial modellling, analysis and cost/budgeting.

- Strong communication and negotiation skills.

- Computer literate (Word / Excel / Power point and MS Project).

- Proven ability to influence and drive change through exceptional written and verbal communication skills. Demonstrated tendency to challenge the status quo and drive constant improvement in process and ability to achieve organizational goals.

- Great presentational skills, able to present ideas in a way that produces understanding and impact.

- Ability to resolve complex issues within specified area. Ability to develop and execute multiple priorities and approaches to meet objectives. Proven ability to effectively communicate across a distributed workforce.


Location: Lagos
Experience: 10 year(s)
Course of Study: Not Specified
Required Grade:  Not Specified