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Senior Counsel, ITC

General Electric
Posted Jan 14
Full Time
RemoteEvendale, Ohio
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Job Description Summary

The International Trade Compliance (ITC) team is responsible for the compliant execution of global export controls and sanctions laws and regulations. The successful candidate will report to the Senior Director and Counsel, ITC, and work closely within the ITC team and GEA programs/functions to compliantly apply international trade laws and regulations to support and drive international business. Consistent with the role of the ITC team, the primary tasks of Senior Counsel, ITC include, but are not necessarily limited to.

Job Description

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Draft policies and procedures and support development and deployment of policies, procedures, tools, and other infrastructure within ITC and within the business.
  • Lead and conduct investigations into potential non-compliance and resulting disclosures to government agencies in the U.S. and abroad.
  • Conduct audits and assessments of global sites, functions, and programs.
  • Conduct due diligence and oversee integration for strategic dispositions, mergers, and acquisition transactions.
  • Monitor proposed laws and regulations and provide advice to business stakeholders regarding implications and requirements on GEA’s business strategy.
  • Collaborate with ITC Leadership and cross-functional teams to drive continuous improvement.
  • Engage Business Leadership to drive business execution.
  • Participate in relevant trade compliance associations and industry group discussions.
  • Lead engagement and communication with government officials, as required.
  • Identify, analyze, and implement robust compliance systems and IT tools to enhance trade compliance; and undertake special projects and support other compliance program continuous improvement initiatives.

Minimum Requirements:

  • JD from an accredited law school and must be a member in good standing of the bar of at least one U.S. state.
  • A minimum of 6 years of professional experience in International Trade Compliance.

Desired Qualifications:

  • In-house experience.
  • Flexibility and willingness to adapt and grow in an expanding organization.
  • Commitment to compliance and integrity.
  • Ability to collaborate among all levels of the ITC organization and business.
  • Self-starter who can develop effective networks with internal customers and external stakeholders.
  • Strong time management, prioritization, analytical, and organizational skills, with ability to meet deadlines and achieve desired results.
  • Excellent customer relationship, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Adaptable and capable of managing multiple initiatives, both collaboratively and independently; and
  • Experience in the application of non-U.S. export control and sanctions regulations.

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).

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes