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General Electric Senior Compliance Specialist - Investigator (EMEA Region) in Cheltenham, United Kingdom

Job Description Summary

The Senior Compliance Investigator will be a member of a team that is conducting GE Aerospace internal Ombuds investigations. The Senior Compliance Investigator will be a senior lawyer or Compliance professional, responsible for investigating cases regarding a variety of matters involving alleged violations of law or GE policy across the business in all regions.

Working with other stakeholders within the Business, Legal & Compliance & HR Departments, the Senior Compliance Investigator will (1) lead and conduct autonomously investigations of policy concerns raised through the Open Reporting system; (2) keep key stakeholders apprised of important developments; and (3) identify trends and risk mitigation strategies. This role is critical to the planning and implementation of GE Aerospace's Compliance program.

The Senior Compliance Investigator must have a proven record of being thorough, fair, and objective with attention to detail, timeliness and with a cost control mindset. The Senior Compliance Investigator must be able to adapt to working in a diverse and multicultural work environment.

This position may also be eligible for the following flexible work arrangements (FWA) -- remote work

This role can be based remotely in the UK, Italy or other EMEA country where GE Aerospace has operations.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities

  • Lead and conduct prompt, thorough & independent Compliance investigations into alleged violations of the company's Spirit & the Letter policies or law.

  • Provide teamwork, mentorship, training, and guidance to other investigators.

  • Review and assess complaints and allegations and be able to develop and manage investigate plans and strategies.

  • Conduct interviews, and collect & review documentary / forensic evidence;

  • Prepare high quality written reports of the investigation which provide a clear and logical account of the allegations, investigative work performed, key findings and conclusions.

  • Maintain client relationships in the face of conflicting demands or directions and provide evidence-based conclusion and recommendation on sound diagnosis and information.

  • Partner with Legal, Ombuds/Open Reporting, HR, risk focals, and other functions to identify and understand trends, analyze risks, and report to stakeholders in support of GE Aviation’s overall risk mitigation strategies.

  • Know and understand all applicable legal and policy requirements pertaining to the conduct of investigations including in areas involving employee interviews, data privacy, labor and employment requirements, and more; monitor changes in such laws and policies and provide guidance to colleagues with respect to such change.

Qualification / Requirements

  • Degree qualified in a relevant discipline with substantial level of professional experience in workplace investigations, compliance, law, internal audit, controllership, or a related field

  • Microsoft Word, Power Point and Excel skills

  • Highest personal integrity with demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality and inspire trust

  • Established analytical and problem-solving ability,

  • Strong organisational skills and ability to handle & prioritize multiple cases

  • Outstanding interpersonal skills with the ability to interface effectively with employees at all levels of the organization

  • Creativity, vision, and sound judgment

  • High level of cultural sensitivity, flexibility and emotional intelligence in order to work effectively within GE's multicultural environment

Desired Characteristics

  • Other language skills highly appreciated

Total Reward

At GE Aviation we understand the importance of Total Reward. Our flexible benefits plan, called FlexChoice, gives you freedom, choice and flexibility in the way you receive your benefits, as well as giving you the opportunity to make savings where possible.

As a new joiner to GE we are pleased to be able to offer you the following as default in your benefit fund, which you then can tailor to meet your individual needs;

  • Non-contributory Pension

  • Life Assurance

  • Group income protection

  • Private medical cover

  • Holiday Hourly equivalent of 26 days, with flexible option to buy or sell

This role also comes with a bonus and car / car allowance.

Additional Information

  • GE supports and encourages flexible working arrangements, where possible, and recognises the benefits to employees of having a positive work-life balance.

  • Travel to all UK Aviation sites as and when required, there may, on occasion, be a need to travel to some European sites.

  • Closing date Wednesday 23rd June

Right to Work

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, under the applicable UK immigration rules as may be in place from time to time, it may be that candidates who do not currently have the right to work in the UK may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled candidate who does not require sponsorship is available to take up the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website. (https://https/

Security Clearance

Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) clearance is required and must be maintained for this role. Please note that in the event that BPSS clearance cannot be obtained, you may not be eligible for the role and/or any offer of employment may be withdrawn on grounds of national security. Please see the link below for further details regarding the requirements for BPSS clearance: BPSS (https://https/

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No