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General Electric Sr. Counsel - US Government Procurement in Denver, Colorado

Job Description Summary

GE Renewable Energy focuses on the unique opportunities and challenges within the renewable energy sector. As renewable power has become mainstream and more competitive with traditional forms of power generation, it plays an increasingly vital role in the energy sector, and GE Renewable Energy plays a correspondingly key role in GE’s future as a leading infrastructure company. The business consists of a lean headquarters team primarily based in Paris, and six Tier 2 businesses: Onshore Wind (which includes Onshore Wind NAM, Onshore Wind International and Digital Services), Off-Shore Wind, LM Wind Power, Grid Solutions, Hydro and Hybrids.

The Sr. Counsel, Government Business in conjunction with the General Counsel, NAM Region GE Renewable Energy, will be responsible for creating, implementing, driving and maintaining the legal priorities and strategy for Government Business within the Hydro business while providing support to the other Tier-2 businesses across GE Renewable Energy.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Provide leaders, stakeholders, and colleagues with expert, practical, legal and business advice on complex US Government contracting and business issues.

  • Help shape both strategic and tactical actions within regulatory boundaries to maximize value for customers

  • Keep the business safe in a highly scrutinized regulatory environment.

  • Work as a member of the GE Renewable legal team to assist on all aspects of its US Government business.

  • Deliver specialized government contracts and regulatory counseling for functional organizations that support business segments selling to the US Government.

  • Develop relationships with external customer and regulatory counsels.

  • Play an integral role in the GE Renewable Government business growth strategy.

  • Under minimal supervision, plan, conduct and supervise complex legal assignments, requiring an ability to evaluate matters that may have a major bearing on conducting the Company’s business.

  • Embrace the Lean transformation underway in GE.

  • Lead with unyielding integrity.

  • Works with other counsels in GE Renewable Energy and other GE businesses to develop best practices and strategic advice.

  • Maintains comprehensive knowledge of relevant industries in order to contribute to the objectives of the business from a legal standpoint and help unite to differentiate itself from the competition.

  • Supports other parts or regions of GE Renewable Energy and other initiatives as directed by the General Counsel, Hydro and General Counsel, NAM Region, GE Renewable Energy.

Required Qualifications

  • Juris Doctor degree

  • Minimum of 5 years experience with US Government contracts legal support (government, in-house or law firm), including FAR Part 12 and Part 15 experience and familiarity with the FAR and DFARS.

Desired Characteristics

  • Additional experience with other forms of US government funding (grants, etc.)

  • Humility, transparency, and focus

  • Strong oral and written communication and persuasive skills, including executive-level communication

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

  • Ability to take initiative and act independently and with good judgment, with little or no daily supervision or guidance

  • Commitment to integrity, professionalism, and collegiality

  • Strong problem-solving skills, pragmatism and flexibility/resilience

  • Ability to interact effectively with senior management and peers and all other levels of the organization

  • Ability to work in a complex and matrixed organization in a collaborative and boundaryless manner and to simultaneously manage numerous and varied tasks and to exercise sound judgment in prioritizing among them

  • Fluency in English language

  • This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. GE will require proof of status prior to employment.

The salary range for this position is $162500-$170,000 (USD).The specific salary offered to a candidate may be influenced by a variety of factors including the candidate’s experience, their education, and the work location. In addition, this position is eligible for variable incentive compensation.

Available health and welfare benefits include healthcare, prescription drug, dental, and vision coverage; savings account options (such as a Health Care Flexible Savings Account, Health Reimbursement Account, Limited Purpose Flexible Spending Account, and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account); and an employee assistance program. Additional benefits include a defined contribution 401(k) plan, employee life insurance, optional dependent life insurance, employee accidental death or dismemberment insurance coverage, salary continuance program benefits for disability, optional long-term disability, pre-tax transportation/commuter program, paid holidays, paid time off, parental leave, a layoff plan for salaried employees, tuition reimbursement program, use of Cariloop, adoption assistance, optional identity theft prevention insurance, optional personal legal assistance, and optional personal excess liability insurance

Additional Information

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

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).

Relocation Assistance Provided: No