General Electric Commercial Leadership Program (CLP) in Tokyo, Japan

Role Summary:

The Commercial Leadership Program at GE Power develops future leaders in sales and marketing through challenging developmental experiences, rigorous training curriculum, exposure to senior leadership and a strong, engaged community of other program members across the globe. CLP prepares its members for off-program placement in challenging commercial roles by providing the opportunity to develop key sales and marketing competencies, while also making significant contributions to the business.

Essential Responsibilities:

CLP is a two-year program providing real work experience in unique and developmental rotations within the commercial functions (sales and marketing) of GE Power. Exposure to various sub-businesses, products, and leaders as well as world-class training in sales, leadership, and business skills. Program participants strengthen their commercial, business, and leadership skills by completing an intensive curriculum of classroom, hands-on, and online training.

Program Benefits include impactful, challenging business roles with personalized rotation planning. Formal mentoring and coaching by assignment managers and senior leadership and strong networking with diverse group of CLPs around the world. Business depth within commercial functions of GE Power. Finally, there is the option to engage with CLPs in project work, program committees, community service, and unique opportunities to share best practices across businesses and regional geographies.

Program Content:

• Development of competitive proposals and strategies, including risk mitigation and compliance, to support the Sales team in the region

• Understand local market dynamics

• Identification and management of commercial risks across the project scope

• Responsible for contract management, proposal development, risk and mitigation management



  • Engineering degree or equivalent, preferably in Mechanical, Electrical, Power Systems, Systems or Industrial Engineering

  • Internship, co-op, or full-time work experience up to 2 years in sales and/or the Power business

  • Academic excellence – minimum 3.0 cumulative overall GPA or better (out of 4.0)

  • Demonstrated sales/people skills and/or aptitude.

  • Demonstrated interest in sales and the Power industry

  • The candidate must possess solid communication skills (both written and verbal).

  • Geographic mobility - Relevant work permit or work authorization required

  • Demonstrated computer skills, including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint

  • The candidate must be willing to work independently (after proper training) and be a self-starter

  • Legal authorization to work is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job.

  • Fluent English and Japanese skills are required

Desired Characteristics:

· Strong oral and written communication skills

· Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

· Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

· Able to coordinate many tasks concurrently

· Strong business acumen with the ability to motivate others

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.

GE Power is a world leader in power generation with deep domain expertise that helps customers deliver electricity

from a wide spectrum of fuel sources. We are transforming the electricity industry with the digital power plant, the

world’s largest & most efficient gas turbine, full balance of plant solutions and our data-leveraging software. Our

innovative technologies and digital offerings help make power and water more affordable, reliable, accessible and


Locations: Japan; Tokyo