General Electric (GE) South Africa: Area Manager Jobs in South Africa

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8 Aug, 2010

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Management Jobs in South Africa

General Electric (GE) South Africa has a strong set of global businesses in infrastructure, finance and media aligned to meet today’s needs, including the demand for global infrastructure; growing and changing demographics that need access to healthcare, finance, and information and entertainment; and environmental technologies.

Our infrastructure businesses are helping build the energy, health, transportation, and technology infrastructure of the new century. These businesses provide the products and services that help developing regions participate in the global economy while also helping developed regions upgrade with cleaner, more efficient and better infrastructure technologies.

Our financial business offers an array of products and services aimed at enabling commercial businesses, consumers, and markets worldwide to build a stronger, better future. With a smaller, more focused structure, GE Capital is concentrating on the strategic partnerships and joint ventures that help GE as a whole capitalize on market-specific opportunities.

Available Job Vacancy: Area Manager

Job Number: 1208613

Date Posted: 02 August 2010

Function: Sales – Client, Account and Affiliate Origination and Management

Business: GE Energy – Power & Water

Career Level: Experienced

Location: Midrand, South Africa

Role Summary/Purpose

Manage sales and servicing personnel for Speciality Water Treatment in a Geographical Area

Essential Responsibilities

  • Responsibility of geographic Area/Territory customer satisfaction
  • P&L for the Area/Territory management is high on priorities
  • Successful Management of + delegation of all aspects of GE Sales and Account Management items – to personnel
  • Personnel performance management and responsibilities are key aspects in Area Manager metrics
  • Development of sales personnel to deliver on growth expectations
  • Build Business Base into a distinct Territory


  • Previous experience in management of staff in a Sales Environment is essential
  • Tertiary qualification in Chemical or Chemical Engineering (University degree in BSc or ChemEng or College equivalent) preferred
  • Previous experience in water treatment management is preferred. Year on Year top performer in EMS, strong contributor or excellent status as minimum. (Applies to Internal Candidates only)

This post is specific to the Central Territory in Southern African Region and the person would be located/based in that area.

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