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President & CEO, Iraq & Levant

  • GE Global Growth Organization
  • Experienced
  • Posted 2/2/2017 8:55:59 AM
  • 2836565
  • Job Function: Business Management
  • Business Segment: Global Growth Organization Middle East North Africa Turkey
Location(s): United Arab Emirates, Iraq; Dubai, Baghdad


About Us:
GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

Role Summary:
The President & CEO of Iraq & Levant will represent GE in this region and collaborate with the GE businesses to drive incremental growth and develop key relationships with customers, business partners, as well as the governments and local organizations in this market.

The incumbent will be responsible for developing and implement the growth strategy for Iraq & the Levant across GE businesses, while leading long range planning and contributing to the overall MENAT organization.

Essential Responsibilities:
• The National Executive Iraq & Levant is the critical point of contact for GE in the region; the incumbent would own and drive corporate initiatives with a “one GE” approach
• Work in conjunction with our GE businesses and regional government affairs leadership on actively identify trends and defining priorities of public policy shaping with relevant external organizations, governments and their stakeholders
• Lead growth in the designated market together with the businesses leadership teams; develop long term business strategies, define new growth and business development opportunities including possible new product introductions
• Support key account relationships in the region as appropriate, rallying resources from the businesses and tracking results
• Establish alliances, partnerships, customer programs and diverse channels to promote GE in the Region
• Be an inspiring coach and role model for growing the Iraq & levant leadership; develop local resources for future leadership by further building an organization that would attract and retain individuals with the highest competencies
• Drive and ensure compliance with regional laws and drive compliance with GE's integrity policies and practices
• Represent GE with unyielding integrity

Qualifications/Requirements:
• Strong public relations capabilities
• Influencer with a track record of growing a business through organizational buy-in skills and inclusive leadership
• Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college
• Minimum 15 years of business leadership experience with demonstrated success in leading teams and delivering results
• Broad understanding of multiple business models and business/ financial strategies across a range of geographies and industrial business sectors (of similar scale to the Iraq & Levant market)
• Experienced working in a matrixed environment

Desired Characteristics:
• Previous work experience in Iraq or the Levant
• Skilled communicator who influences and negotiates with great latitude on outcomes
• Proven ability to drive business growth and new product development
• Strategic thinker with excellent commercial judgment and business sense
• Superior client relationship and negotiations skills
• High level of motivation and ability to work well independently as well as motivate and energize teams
• Self-starter with the ability to instantly adapt and move forward with solutions

Locations: United Arab Emirates, Iraq; Dubai, Baghdad

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
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