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General Electric Senior Counsel, Government Business-GE Edison Works in Evendale, Ohio

Job Description Summary

GE's military engines business has supported the United States and Allied customers for over 75 years. From developing technologies Warfighters need to keep their edge to helping customers sustain legacy products in the field, GE is a national asset with several current and near-term opportunities to strengthen its position for decades to come.

The successful candidate will serve as a lead program and functional support counsel for GE's military engines portfolio. Preference is given for a candidate with a TS security clearance who is able to work from Evendale, Ohio (north of Cincinnati); however, consideration will be given to candidates in Washington, D.C. or Lynn, Massachusetts.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities

  • Provide leaders, stakeholders, and colleagues with expert, practical, legal, and ethical 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 Government Business Legal Department to assist on all aspects of its US Government business

  • Provide program-lawyer support for business segments critical to ensuring US and its Allies’ national defense

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

  • Develop and strengthen relationships with external customer and regulatory counsels.

  • Lead compliance investigations and initiatives

  • Play an integral role in the GE military engines' 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

  • Manage referral of matters to in-house legal specialists and occasionally outside counsel

  • Embrace the Lean transformation underway in GE

  • Lead with unyielding integrity

Required Qualifications

  • JD from an accredited law school

  • 10+ years’ experience in US Government contract law with a particular focus on FAR Part 15 contracting

  • Member in good standing with the bar

  • Must be a United States Citizen

Desired Characteristics

  • Humility, transparency, and focus

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problems

  • Experience applying Lean skills and methods in a transactional environment

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.

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).

As a federal government contractor, GE requires U.S. employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless you receive an approved medical or religious accommodation. Proof of vaccination will be required.

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes