Vice President – Sales & Project Finance Job At GE

Vice President – Sales & Project Finance Job At GE

Date:Jul 12, 2014

Location:Lagos, Nigeria

Job Number: 1950553
Business: GE Global Growth Organization
Business Segment: Global Growth Organization – Africa
About Us: GE (NYSE: 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. For more information, visit the company’s website at
Posted Position Title: Vice President – Sales & Project Finance
Career Level: Experienced
Function: Capital Markets
Function Segment: Securitization
Location: Nigeria
U.S. State, China or Canada Provinces:
City: Lagos
Postal Code:
Relocation Assistance: No
Role Summary/Purpose: The VP, Sales & Project Finance (Healthcare) will report into the Sales & Project Finance Leader for West Africa and will be responsible for structured & project financing, investments and driving the growth of the GE Healthcare business by applying multiple financial products & structures – project financing, corporate financing / lending, asset backed lending / leasing, trade finance, equity, mezzanine, sub-debt and PPP structuring in Nigeria and across West Africa.
Essential Responsibilities: – Embedded within the GE Healthcare Regional Commercial Project development and other functional teams within Healthcare to advise on development and project financing structures, which will include but not be limited to co-investment and co-development structures to fast track the implementation and financing of Healthcare deals to drive orders growth

– Lead all Healthcare financing programs and all financing aspects of a project during the project development cycle up to the structuring & deployment of long term capital in Healthcare infrastructure projects

– Analyze Credit and Market risks, lead the preparation of external documentation (Information Memos) and internal documentation (pricing models, credit requests and board papers); provide useful market intelligence for decision making, structuring and pricing in order to win transactions and clear market in our role as financial arrangers

– Coordinate and lead the external debt & equity financiers throughout the financing phase of projects

– Support GE engagement under the country strategic agreement (MOU – Memorandum of Agreement) with the Ministry of Healthcare in Nigeria and across West Africa

– Develop close relations with a network of regional/local banks/financial Institutions & Investors and build a range of finance solutions

– Lead projects independently. Lead the underwriting efforts pulling in expertise from the global / regional GE sales & project finance teams (ECA, equity, structuring, etc.), functional teams in tax, accounting, legal and operations. Advise on and structure transactions where GE is taking direct investment risk; either on corporate or project finance basis or through investment vehicles

Qualifications/Requirements: MBA/MSc in Finance.

– Project financing, project development, investment banking, private equity background.

– Development Finance Institution (DFI) experience is a plus

– Demonstrated closed transactions in Healthcare

– Deep financial modelling acumen a MUST

– Developed market experience

– Emerging markets and Africa experience

– Strong network with project finance, private equity, and financial services community in Africa and globally

– Deep project finance skills required

– Strong credit and underwriting skills required

– Experience in developing and financing of complex multi-party Healthcare infrastructure projects

– Strong Project Management and integration skills

Additional Eligibility Qualifications:
Desired Characteristics: Experience in market/business development would be a key asset in order to lead market/opportunities sizing and scoping for deal origination purposes.
– Minimum of 8 years of solid experience in the financial services industry
– Ability to execute and negotiate small and large, complex deals with different customer/risk profiles
– Self-starter & proactive. Strong interpersonal and communication skills
– Excellent skills to work cross functionally
– Flexible/adaptable – able to work with diverse group of people in a matrix environment
– Strong oral and written communication skills

Job Segments:Sales, Financial Sales, Business Development, VP, Executive, Management


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