GE Lead Sales Specialist 1 - Proposals in Johannesburg, South Africa

Job Number



GE Energy Connections

Business Segment

Energy Connections Grid Solutions

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.

Posted Position Title

Lead Sales Specialist 1 - Proposals

Career Level




Function Segment

Commercial Proposal

Location(s) Where Opening Is Available South Africa



Postal Code


Relocation Assistance


Role Summary/Purpose

• Develop and generate new business opportunities (new offers such as Asset Management, monitoring, Proximity business as well as new customers)

• Pilot Innovation Growth levers across it’s area

• Deploy Service strategy into profitable growth actions

• drives Market assessment & Order Intake budget preparation for its area

• Deliver orders quarterly as per plan

Essential Responsibilities

Develop proposals; negotiate with customers; ensure deals deliver shareholder value; drive competitive pricing. Develops sales plan for a specific region. Products and systems requiring technical knowledge. Some customization to client conditions can be done. Cooperates with (technical) sales support to realize sales. Is leading a department with large estimated orders.


Candidate Requirements

Educational Requirements


Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering + MBA or Business Development degree

Fluent in English

Specific Knowledge:

Service Offering & GRID product in order to be able to present the Full GRID SER Portfolio

Business understanding:

Knowledge of domestic and international environment required to support a matrix organization


Minimum 5 Years of Commercial & Marketing experience within an international environment

Business Development experience within a major Industrial Company

Strong technical knowledge/ Expertise of AG Products and Service: PTR, GIS, CBR, PEA – Capable to represent the full portfolio

Management of a business stream with expected revenues of at least 10% Incremental annually

Desired Characteristics

Mandatory Desirable

Knowledge of Alstom X

Knowledge of area commercial practices & environment X

Knowledge AG Products & SERVICE Offering X

Knowledge of other functional areas within the organisation X

Knowledge of the international environment X