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Wednesday, 1 May 2013

Customs Leader Job at GE

GE is an advanced technology, services and finance company taking on the world's toughest challenges. Dedicated to innovation in energy, health, transportation and infrastructure, GE operates in more than 100 countries and employs about 300,000 people worldwide.

Date: Apr 26, 2013
Location: IIkoyi - Lagos, Nigeria
Job Number: 1686542
Business: GE Global Growth & Operations
Business Segment: Global Growth & Operations - Africa
About Us: 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.
Posted Position Title: Customs Leader - Sub Saharan Africa
Career Level: Experienced
Function: Business Management
Function Segment: Executive Management
Location: Nigeria
U.S. State, China or Canada Provinces:
City: IIkoyi - Lagos
Postal Code: 101233
Relocation Assistance: No
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.
- 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.

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