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General Electric Commercial Leader in Richmond, Australia

Role Summary:The purpose of the Commercial Leader, Renewables role is to develop commercial solutions and

proposals, internally and with our customers, that facilitate closing profitable and executable

orders for the supply, installation and long-term operation of wind turbines and associated

equipment on wind farm projects. This role has a focus on the Australian market, with potential

extension to targeted developing markets within the wider APAC regional business from time to


Essential Responsibilities:

  • Develop winning strategies to close profitable and executable orders for the highly competitive

Onshore Wind segment of the Renewables Business.

  • Mobilise and lead multi functional and global support teams to implement transaction strategy on complex, multi-million dollar transactions within our region.

  • Internal functions coordinated in this process include Application

Engineering, Manufacturing, Sourcing, Finance, Legal, EHS, Project Delivery and Service

Lead the preparation and submission of firm bids, contract negotiations, and finalisation of contract documentation to achieve financial close and order intake.

  • Manage handover from

Proposals phase (up to order commitment) to Project Delivery phase (fulfillment of project order),

including coordination of EPC project bidding and delivery consortia comprising GE and balance of

plant construction contractors.

Provide commercial support to the Renewables

Sales team for budgetary proposals and studies during opportunity development, including assessment of cost base, pricing and commercial terms.

  • Provide technical, profitability, and commercial inputs to support the internal Risk Management processes for transactions.

  • Support achievement of Commercial Team metrics related to proposal transactions.


  • Degree qualification in Engineering, Law or a relevant commercial discipline.

  • Postgraduate degree in addition is preferred, for example MBA.

  • Proven commercial experience with thermal or wind power plant products, or similar complex equipment.

  • Demonstrated experience in bid preparation and contract negotiation for turnkey (EPC) or similar scope power plant projects, ideally in wind energy.

  • Demonstrated experience in project management and execution for thermal or renewable power plant projects, including an understanding of construction and operational

issues associated with these types of projects.

  • Working knowledge of construction legal principles and related contract structures.

  • Ability to take the lead in negotiations, understand relevant technical issues, deploy effective problem-solving skills and exercise sound commercial initiative and judgement.

  • Highly motivated team player, self-starter with strong leadership, interpersonal and communication skills

  • Demonstrated evidence of successful commercial performance in an international matrix management structure.

  • Ability to perform effectively in a non hierarchical, team type environment.

  • Ability to travel as required domestically with some international travel in the ASEAN region

  • Fluency in English; ability to develop concepts into written material that is clear, accurate and concise.

  • Hold the appropriate eligibility, at date of application, to work in Australia & New Zealand

Desired Characteristics:

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problems.

  • Demonstrated ability to lead programs / projects.

  • Ability to document, plan, market, and execute programs.

  • Established project management skills.

  • Experience in customer relationship management, order process management and use of risk

management/compliance systems would be highly regarded.

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