Wind Services Onshore - Commercial Manager – Europe

01 Dec 2016
30 Jan 2017
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
Lead the commercial activities for the offshore Services sales team with deal strategy, technical expertise, pricing recommendations, offers /terms, and customer negotiations for technical products such as Upgrades (C&MU's), Capital Components, Repair, Frame agreements, Operation & Maintenance, and other contracts including integration with Digital products.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Lead Wind Services Upgrade (C&MU) offerings & contractual offers creation supporting Sales, Field Operations and Commercial Leader teams to define technical customer solutions
  • Interface with Engineering, Platform, Digital team and other support functions to help commercialize technical offerings in terms of cost, risk and configuration
  • Matrix leadership of technical proposal elements, especially supporting Engineered CM&U proposals, integration of products with Digital platform & tenders for Capital Components Repair
  • Issue Multi-Vendor (for non GE OEM turbines) complex offerings of GE products
  • Perform site level production/value analysis of technical offerings to quantify and prioritize offerings
  • Own the analysis & response for technical customer inquiries, to determine proposal requirements, scope of supply, and winning bid strategies
  • Lead with Sales order closing by e.g. providing technical expertise & timely response to customers, customer negotiations
  • Make recommendations for new technical offerings including value packaging, Digital products, define customer solutions
  • Support the technical OTR Handoff/Transition and Customer kickoff meetings as necessary
  • Additional responsibilities include technical strategy development, technical and commercial risk management, technical issues resolutions, proposal tools development & deployment, Growth initiatives, Lean and simplification Initiatives, etc. as requested by Manager
  • Measurements include customer feedback, pole orders /commitments, proposal quality & timeliness variance to want, Hit or Win rate, lessons learned capture, cost of Quality reduction, Imagination / growth contributions, GE values, personal learning and development progress
  • Ensure optimal levels of coordination and partnership within the Onshore Wind commercial teams on go to market strategies, commercial tradeoffs, and strategic directions


    • Engineering or Technical degree with Power Industry experience, Computer Science, or equivalent
    • Wind Engineering / Product line or other equivalent technical experience
    • Strong proven commercial skills
    • Proven experience in supporting face to face meeting with customers
    • Must be able to travel in support of customer meetings across Europe
    • Basic knowledge of legal regulations & applying standard codes
    • Knowledge of tendering processes driven by big utilities in Europe
    • English
    • EU Work Permit
    Non-national candidates are responsible to know the minimum documentation requirements to be able to be contracted in country: NIE- Social Security Affiliation Number in Spain (NAF) and Bank Account in Spain. They must be in possession of them at the time of start hiring. GE will not sponsor this requirement.

    Desired Characteristics

    • Software industry Experience
    • Advanced Engineering or Technical degrees,
    • Technical Field Experience
    • Matrix Management experience,
    • Lean Six Sigma Quality certifications / Fast Works Experience
    • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple transactions simultaneously
    • Other European languages are a plus