General Electric Operational Compliance – Government Contracts Manager in Asheville, North Carolina

Role Summary:

The Operational Compliance – Government Contracts Manager will be the Subject Matter Expert (SME) providing contract leadership and expertise for government project teams across the nuclear portfolio.

Essential Responsibilities:

As the Operational Compliance - Government Contracts Manager, you will:

  • Support government proposal activities, including but not limited to: analysis of the Request for Proposals, ensuring proper contract reviews and compliance matrices are completed before any proposals are submitted to customer or any execution activities begin, with particular attention to the financial and business risks of the proposed effort, participating in all proposal team meeting, preparing terms, conditions and assumptions upon which the proposal may be submitted

  • Partner closely with the commercial teams and customer to assure a clear understanding of the appropriate regulations before and during execution of the contract. Responsible for all regulatory filings and reporting required for contract performance

  • Ability to offer innovative approaches to problem solving and develop solutions to contracting issues in supporting all phases of the acquisition cycle

  • Support sourcing with preparation of flow-down packages for sub-contractors/suppliers and managing sub-contractors/suppliers during contract execution

  • Play an instrumental role in providing support and guidance to project teams during contract execution to ensure full compliance with government regulations

  • Ensure proper FAR, DFARS, DEARS, and international government flow-down requirements are complied with in subcontracts and contracts

  • Play an instrumental role in helping GEH further develop a strategy to grow U.S. Government business compliantly


  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • Minimum of 7 years of experience working with government contracts


  • Ability and willingness to travel, U.S. and internationally, as required

Desired Characteristics:

  • Domain expertise with Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) with emphasis in Parts 12 Acquisition of Commercial Items and Part 15 Contracting by Negotiation, DEAR FAR supplemental regulations and Financial Assistance Agreements; and equivalent state, local governmental regulations

  • Experience with various contract types (i.e. Firm Fixed Price (FFP), Cost Plus Fixed Fee (CPFF) and contract change management

  • Experience in researching compliance issues, applicable regulations and law, and formulating recommendations to management

  • Professional certification by the National Contract Management Association, US government contracts

  • Proven ability to draft and negotiate contractual language

  • Outstanding writing and oral communication skills, and ability to influence

  • Ability to concurrently support multiple issues and clients

  • Power industry contracting experience interfacing directly with government customers or prime contractors

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About Us:

Based in Wilmington, N.C., GEH is a world-leading provider of advanced reactors and nuclear services. Established in June 2007, GEH is a part of a global nuclear alliance created by GE and Hitachi to serve the global nuclear industry. The nuclear alliance executes a single, strategic vision to create a broader portfolio of solutions, expanding its capabilities for new reactor and service opportunities. The alliance offers customers around the world the technological leadership required to effectively enhance reactor performance, power output and safety.

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law.

Locations: United States; North Carolina; Wilmington

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.