Overview

Role Summary:

The Executive Counsel, Global Investigations will be part of a global Center of Excellence investigations team at GE Corporate. Counsel will lead certain governmental / regulatory investigations and complex internal investigations.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Leading and managing governmental / regulatory investigations and internal investigations that could raise legal or reputational risk for the company, especially with respect to GE business operations in the Latin America region
  • Representing GE in front of enforcement agencies, in public policy discussions relating to enforcement priorities, and at external conferences
  • Providing cross-business support, as needed, in significant global investigations outside of the Latin America region
  • Driving measurable efficiencies in investigative matter management
  • Developing sustainable investigative capabilities in the Latin America region, including through training and talent development
  • Providing cross-functional support to the compliance function to (i) identify emerging issues and trends, (ii) help define process improvements and (iii) help with training initiatives
  • Spearheading special projects

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • J.D. or equivalent law degree from a recognized international institution
  • Minimum 10 years of investigative experience in a common law and/or civil law jurisdiction
  • Spanish and/or Portuguese language fluency (preference for both)
  • Demonstrated ability to manage complex investigations carrying governmental enforcement risk
  • Investigative experience in one or more of the following areas:
    • Complex frauds
      – FCPA / other anti-corruption law
    • Trade controls/sanctioned country law
    • Public procurement law
    • Antitrust / competition law
    • Anti-money laundering law
    • Intellectual property theft / economic espionage / computer crimes
    • Healthcare fraud / regulatory enforcement
    • Aerospace industry fraud / regulatory enforcement
    • Financial services fraud / regulatory enforcement
    • Accounting fraud /regulatory enforcement
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and a commitment to professionalism and collegiality, with an ability to communicate effectively at all levels of a multi-national organization
  • High level of cultural sensitivity, flexibility and emotional intelligence in order to work effectively
    within GE’s multicultural environment
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills (English language fluency required)

Desired Characteristics:

  • Prior federal investigative work history in the public sector and white-collar defense work history in the private sector
  • Prior US DOJ federal prosecutorial experience strongly preferred
  • Prior experience in the energy, aviation, healthcare, digital technology, and/or other industrial business sectors

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