GE: Engineering Internship Programme 2018

Location: Johannesburg

The Commercial Leadership Program (CLP) at GE Power develops sales and commercial leaders through challenging rotational assignments and a rigorous training curriculum. CLP prepares its members for off-program placement in challenging commercial roles by providing the opportunity to learn about GE Power’s products and customers, while also making significant contributions to the business.
Essential Responsibilities

A two-year program providing on the job experience with four six-month rotations within the commercial functions of GE Power
Exposure to different businesses, products, and leaders
World-class training in sales, leadership, and business skills. Program participants strengthen their commercial, business, and leadership skills by completing an intensive curriculum of classroom, hands-on, and online trainingProgram Benefits:
World-class CLP Program
Personalized rotation planning with challenging assignments
Formal mentoring and coaching by senior management
Rich networking with diverse group of CLPs around the world
Business depth within commercial functions of GE Power
Preparation of contract documentation (sales contracts, specs, technical specs)Program Content:Throughout the two years duration of the program, the assignments will vary depending on business requirements and the off-program role objectives. However, the CLP can expect the following responsibilities at one point or another of the program:
Development of competitive proposals and strategies, including risk mitigation and compliance, to support the Sales team in the region
Understand local market dynamics
Identification and management of commercial risks across the project scope
Responsible for contract management, proposal development, risk and mitigation management
Personal world-class training – online, hands-on, and in the Classroom
Qualifications/Requirements
Must have valid authorization to work full-time without any restriction in the role’s location
Bachelor’s degree in engineering or relevant science degree, preferably in Mechanical, Electrical, Power Systems, or Industrial Engineering
Prior intern or co-op experience, or relevant work experience (0-3 years) preferably in sales, sales support or marketing in the Energy industry
Strong communication, interpersonal, and leadership skills
Academic excellence; minimum 3.0 cumulative overall GPA or better (out of 4.0)
Demonstrated interest in sales and the energy industry
Geographic mobility
– Relevant work permit or work authorization required
GE is an equal opportunity employer. Legal authorization to work in the country/region where the business is hiring is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job
Desired Characteristics
Strong oral and written communication skills
Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
Ability to influence others and lead small teams
Lead initiatives of moderate scope and impact
Ability to coordinate several projects simultaneously
Effective problem identification and solution skills
Proven analytical and organizational ability
How To Apply