Location(s): United States; Massachusetts; Billerica/Boston
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Role Summary: The Senior Counsel & Commercial and Compliance Leader for O&G Digital Solutions will be a key member of the legal and compliance leadership team for the O&G Digital Solutions business and will provide a full range of legal and compliance support to the business.
Essential Responsibilities: The Senior Counsel & Commercial and Compliance Leader will provide compliance leadership to O&G Digital Solutions with key focus on building, maintaining and continuously improving the BHGE compliance culture and will also act as primary legal counsel to multiple business segments of O&G Digital Solutions.
BHGE O&G Digital Solutions is leveraging the potential of the Industrial Internet, data and analytics to bring our customers the insights they need to optimize oil and gas production and improve the safety and reliability of their operations.
In the role of Senior Counsel - Commercial and Compliance you will:
Act as a business partner by applying combined business and legal judgment to proposed deals, relationships and other issues requiring legal or compliance attention
Structure and negotiate strategic business agreements and transactions, including software licensing, technology development, professional services and commercial partnerships
Work with the O&G Digital Solutions business team as a legal advisor and partner to identify strategic opportunities to drive growth
Assist with business and compliance integrations in acquired businesses
Manage and support disputes and litigation involving O&G Digital Solutions products, software and services. Proactively manage outside counsel, when brought in to assist
Establish compliance vision & priorities for O&G Digital Solutions. Perform risk assessments to evaluate key risks. Support process simplification in a variety of legal and compliance activities
Ensure rigorous programs to identify, manage and abate key risks, including collecting and reporting on information about risk areas: e.g. early warning system, metrics, audit results
Develop and implement compliance programs, support compliance investigations and lead compliance review boards for O&G Digital Solutions
Support concern-reporting system, supporting investigations, as required, and ensuring matters are closed quickly and appropriate actions taken
Design and conduct strong communication and training programs to drive employee awareness about key risks and legal and compliance initiatives
Collaborate with regional legal colleagues and subject matters experts to advise the business on complex legal/compliance issues that arise out of the O&G Digital Solutions’ global operations
Juris Doctor(or global equivalent) from an accredited college or university
Minimum 7 years of experience in business law at a large law firm and/or corporate legal department
Possess an active bar membership
Experience with compliance issues, such as: remote site risks, controllership, FCPA, anti-money laundering and privacy
A strong commitment to integrity and professionalism, and passion for excellence
Ability to work in complex global environment, substantial experience working in different cultures and an open and tolerant mind with respect to diversity
Ability to communicate in English and demonstrable computer literacy with specific ability to use Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel
CAS, Black Belt six sigma process skills a plus
Proven leadership experience and ability to function as a senior member of a management team
Experience handling software and technology related transactions
Demonstrated experience identifying and resolving legal issues quickly and the ability to prioritize competing demands to make real time decisions in a fast paced environment
Record of successful teamwork, excellent interpersonal skills and a well-developed sense of humor
Locations: United States; Massachusetts; Billerica/Boston
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