Customs Leader - Sub Saharan Africa at GE


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GE is recruiting to fill the below position of:

Position Title: Customs Leader - Sub Saharan Africa

Job Number: 1686542
Location: IIkoyi - Lagos, Nigeria

Role Summary/Purpose:
The role will demonstrate accountability for functional (Center of excellence),business and broad company objectives.You will be expected to integrate and develop processes that meet business needs across the organization, manage complex issues within functional areas of expertise, be involved in long-term planning, and contribute to the overall business strategy. Full alignment with Finance, Supply Chain and other functions within the organization. Location: Kenya, Nigeria or South Africa

Essential Responsibilities:
    Direct functional area of business, translate concepts, develop strategy and implement change.
    Ensure that shipments meet all applicable laws to facilitate the import and export of goods.
    Plan, execute, and manage the customs function across SSA.
    Act as the customs leadership focal point for all customs matters in SSA for the businesses.
    Develop and implement standardized processes and strategies across platforms and customers.
    Provide advice to other functional areas and demonstrates leadership in communicating business goals/programs/processes.


Qualifications/Requirements:

    Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college
    10 years of experience in an import/export or logistics role
    Prior similar experience leading a complex customs function within Sub-Sahara Africa region


Additional Eligibility Qualifications:
Desired Characteristics:

    Ability to work in a team environment with strong project management skills
    Has the experience or expertise to solve problems.
    Six Sigma training is preferred
    Strong oral and written communication skills
    Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
    Ability to develop and execute objectives for self and others.
    Ability to effect short-term and some long-term business goals.


Application Closing Date
8th June, 2013

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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