Lead Logistics ITO Specialist

  • Full Time
  • Dubai
  • Posted 2 months ago

GE Power

Job Description Summary
The Lead Logistics Inquiry to Order (ITO) Specialist is responsible for all inquiry to order operational activities in Middle East, Africa & South Asia including quotation management and budget creation for Heavy Duty Gas Turbine and Aero opportunities. Working closely with the global logistics management, supply chain, manufacturing, project management, sales and engineering teams to develop optimized transportation models considering safety, quality, on time delivery, and at lowest cost. The position is accountable for providing detailed proposals as per the given scopes, delivery timelines, transportation and other contractual requirements.

Job Description

GE Gas Power

Welcome to tomorrow’s energy—today!


Access to affordable, reliable, flexible, and sustainable power is fundamental to modern life. As the world is shifting towards a lower carbon future, GE Gas Power is ready to be your partner in leveraging the role of natural gas for powering the world today and tomorrow. GE’s foundations were laid by Thomas Edison nearly 130 years ago to provide innovative solutions for a wide range of critical problems around the world. GE’s deep-rooted culture serves as the backbone for every step we’ve taken at GE Gas Power. With more than 300,000 employees and operations in over 170 countries, GE employees reflect both the local communities we serve and the people with whom we do business.

Diversity at GE

We believe diversity makes us more competitive and creates value for our customers, shareholders, and employees. We believe in the value of each person’s unique identity, background, and experiences and are committed to fostering an inclusive culture, where everyone feels empowered to do their best work because they feel accepted, respected, and that they belong. By embracing diverse teams and perspectives, we are better equipped to build a world that works.

Our approach to diversity will be based on the following objectives:

Our employees – to continue to strive to ensure that our workforce is as diverse as the communities we serve, while always upholding the importance of merit.
Our workplace – to foster an inclusive culture that recognizes employees’ unique needs, helps them reach their full potential, and nurtures their diverse talents.
Our community – to strive for diversity in suppliers and partners and engage with the communities in which we operate to support diversity.

Key Responsibilities/Execution

Define logistics Inquiry to Order (ITO) strategy for Heavy Duty and Aero opportunities including pre-carriage, main carriage, on-carriage, permitting, warehousing. Establish project cargo management plans including consolidations, packaging, special transportation instructions.
Partner with Sales team to understand blueprint and operating plan, track key deals, quote/demand capacity and influence winning strategies.
Initiate and manage all Inquiry to Order (ITO) feasibility studies while providing alternate logistics solutions at offer stage.
Generate timely and viable total landed cost quotations required throughout Inquiry to Order (ITO) and order to remittance cycles.
Develop logistics proposals that include forecasting, market and infrastructure breakdown and ensure proposed costs are accurate and competitive.
Drive Cost & Cycle reductions via quoting/bidding process. Develop robust process for timely quoting, in-line with commercial bidding cycle(s).
Influence contract terms and conditions, resulting in optimized logistics solutions minimizing overall execution risk hence preventing downstream margin erosion.
Responsible for Inquiry to Order (ITO) – Order To Remittance(OTR) handover, ensure continuous information flow and supports the risk and opportunity processes and related actions as required.
Monitor OTR lessons learned and incorporate feedback to ITO commercial strategy as needed.
Ensure broad base understanding of terms.
Provide contract language which protects internal financial performance.
Engage early on key campaigns, partnering with key stakeholders to develop optimized logistics solutions.
Work with Customs to ensure import/export strategy is executable.
Develop & maintain standard quotation specifications.
Cooperate with other Regional Logistics Inquiry to Order (ITO) Specialist, continuously optimizing the operations playbook as per the actual market dynamics.
Covers additional ad-hoc quote requirements on any additional scopes.
Responsible for Inquiry to Order (ITO) reporting, performance indicators and analytics.
Follow EHS rules and warn others to follow the rules, execute mandatory EHS trainings and immediately report the incidents and near misses as required.
Further tasks not involved in this job description that the immediate manager assigns verbally or in writing.


Bachelor degree from accredited college or university degree.
At least 5 years of work experience in logistics and supply
Knowledge about global transportation requirements and in-country logistics operations
Extended knowledge of the country specific governmental regulations
Project cargo management expertise including breakbulk, roll-on roll-off, containerized, air standard and oversize cargos
Excellent communication skills, self-motivated, and ability to handle multiple priorities
Self-starter, capable of working with minimum supervision
Investigative, problem solving and organizational skills
Proficiency in Microsoft Office and ERP applications
Proficiency in English
Great negotiation skills

Desired Characteristics

Work experience in international trading
Integrated Management Systems knowledge (pref. SAP, ORACLE)
Supply chain expertise within the Middle East and Africa is an advantage
Training abilities
Process development capabilities
Additional experience in customer service
LEAN Values experience
Additional language knowledge is an advantage
Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No

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