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Legal Operations Manager - Strategic & Operational Initiative

Posted May 14
Full Time

Job Description Summary

An opportunity has arisen to join GE Vernova's Legal Operations team on a 12-month fixed term contract supporting its Chief Legal Operations Counsel ("CLOC") on a range of strategic and operational initiatives.

Job Description

An opportunity has arisen to join GE Vernova's Legal Operations team on a 12-month fixed term contract supporting its Chief Legal Operations Counsel (" CLOC ") on a range of strategic and operational initiatives.

The successful applicant will report directly to and work closely with the CLOC and engage regularly with the General Counsel and other in-house lawyers, panel law firms and professionals across GE Vernova's Law & Policy function and partner functions, in particular Sourcing, Technology and Finance.

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GE Vernova is a newly listed entity this is an opportunity to join a new and evolving global organization in the rapidly changing and growing Energy sector. The Legal Operations team in GE Vernova is also newly formed, and this represents an opportunity to play a key role in the team as it builds out new and enhances existing functional operating processes and tools to support the effective operations of GE Vernova's Law & Policy function.

This position location is Hammersmith, UK but with hybrid and flexible working being an option for this role.

Essential Responsibilities:

Essential Responsibilities:

The Legal Operations Manager - Strategic & Operational Initiatives will have the following responsibilities:

  • Map, analyze and identify improvements and additions to the operational systems, processes and tools deployed by GE Vernova's Law & Policy team including processes and tools in relation to:
    • administration of legal matters from engagement of panel law firms through to enterprise matter management system entry and analysis and payment; and
    • deployed across the function and business units of GE Vernova's Law & Policy where opportunities exist for harmonization and integration.
  • Build execution plans and manage the execution for approved system and process enhancements and initiatives.
  • Support the CLOC in leading and reporting functional initiatives and priorities of GE Vernova Law & Policy and of the Legal Operations team.
  • Support the CLOC in developing and implementing Lean operating system processes and ways of working including
    • identifying innovative ways to problem-solve
    • consultation and coaching the Law & Policy function in implementing Lean principles and change management;
    • a continuous improvement mindset.
  • Provide support around financial performance analysis and forecasting for the Global Law & Policy function.

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Honors Degree with a respected University having obtained at least a 2:1 class degree. Equivalent professional expertise may be considered where candidates have depth of expertise in project management.
  • Minimum of 3 years' experience working in project/programme management, legal operations or Management Consultancy.
  • Experience working in a large and matrixed global organisation.
  • High level of computer literacy.
  • Knowlegde of lean methodologies ideally with a qualification in Lean and/or Lean Six Sigma and a track record of deploying across operational functions.

Who we are looking for:

  • Hard working and enthusiastic team player
  • Ability to grasp tasks quickly and work autonomously once instructed
  • Analytical and strategic mind set;
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Willingness to learn and high level of initiative.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to adapt to different audiences incl. senior leadership.
  • Strong research and organisational skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritise.
  • High degree of professionalism, and interpersonal skills.
  • Capability to work within a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines.
  • Pro-active approach and ability to demonstrate initiative.
  • Fluent in English

About Us:

Building on over 130 years of experience and proven innovation, GE Vernova is

leading a new era of energy - electrifying the world while simultaneously working to

decarbonize it.

  • Addressing the climate crisis is an urgent global priority and we take our

responsibility seriously as the provider of technology that helps electrify 30% of

the world's electricity today.

  • GE Vernova brings together and harnesses the collective power of GE's portfolio of

energy businesses including Power, Wind, Electrification and Digital businesses.

  • Our mission is embedded in our name. We retain our treasured legacy, "GE," in

our name as an enduring and hard-earned badge of quality and ingenuity. "Ver" /

"verde" signal Earth's verdant and lush ecosystems. "Nova," from the Latin

"novus," nods to a new, innovative era of lower carbon energy that GE Vernova

will help deliver.

  • With focus, GE Vernova is accelerating the path to more reliable, affordable, and

sustainable energy, while helping our customers power economies and deliver the

electricity that is vital to health, safety, security, and improved quality of life.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications:

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United Kingdom for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of the pre-employment screening.

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No

  • This is a remote position