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General Electric Digital Chief Compliance Officer in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Job Description Summary

The Digital Chief Compliance Officer will have responsibility for managing Digital business compliance and ethics programs.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

  • This is a key role for the function which requires strategic vision and superb execution skills to deliver simple, effective, audit-ready compliance processes and to influence executives and employees to manage culture and key compliance risks. The role requires the individual to:

  • Own and manage the Digital compliance programs, including fostering and strengthening a strong compliance culture and tone from the leadership;

  • Partner with the relevant Corporate, Business and Functional leadership teams to ensure that compliance risks are detected, abated and managed;

  • Drive and facilitate compliance ownership by leaders through regular Compliance Review Board meetings and other operating and reporting methods;

  • Perform risk assessment and abatement, including forward-looking identification of emerging or unappreciated compliance risks and pro-active implementation of mitigation programs;

  • Gather and analyze compliance related data to assess risk and construct strategic responses;

  • Manage ombuds program ensuring strong culture of open reporting and efficacy of response mechanisms;

  • Partner with HR, labor and employment and Vernova HQ Ombuds and investigation teams, to ensure efficacy of ombuds investigations and effectiveness of corrective actions;

  • Work closely with executive sponsors, department members and labor and employment team, ensure a strong culture of open reporting, oversee ombuds program and investigations and ensure timely closure of cases;

  • Ensure adequate policies, procedures and controls are effectively in place for applying enterprise standards and company specific risk areas for the unique needs of the Digital business;

  • Work with functional teams and leaders to ensure effective implementation of all applicable Enterprise Standards, including export controls;

  • Partner with relevant stakeholders to implement and maintain an effective training and communications program for critical risk areas for the business;

  • Drive implementation of risk-based and data driven assurance mechanisms within the business and in partnership with audit teams.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required; J.D./master’s degree preferred.

  • A minimum of six (6) years of professional experience in compliance, law, internal audit, controllership, or related field.

  • Experience in leading a global compliance programs.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Word, Power Point and Excel skills is required.

  • Professional fluency in English is required, with additional language skills a plus.

  • For roles outside of the USA- This role requires significant experience in the Legal & Chief Compliance Officer (CCO). Knowledge level is comparable to a Master's degree from an accredited university or college ( or a high school diploma with relevant experience).

  • For roles in USA - Master's degree from an accredited university or college (or a high school diploma / GED with at least 6 years of experience in Job Family Group(s)/Function(s)).

Desired Characteristics

  • Experience with financial/controllership or audit services.

  • Knowledge of, or experience with, compliance issues, such as – export controls, anti-corruption/FCPA, conflict of interest, supplier related risks, competition, data governance and privacy.

  • Proven experience directing and leading the implementation of key compliance initiatives and projects.

  • Highest personal integrity with demonstrated ability to handle confidential matters in a discreet and respectful manner.

  • Excellent independent judgment.

  • Ability to interface effectively with senior executives, business and functional leaders throughout the organization.

  • Ability to support/lead people who sit in multiple locations and are from diverse cultures.

  • Process and detail-oriented, including strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize tasks.

  • A sense of humor.

  • Outstanding communication, coaching, and interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively with people at various levels of the organization.

  • Proven analytical and evaluation skills.

  • Note: To comply with US immigration and other legal requirements, it is necessary to specify the minimum number of years' experience required for any role based within the USA. For roles outside of the USA, to ensure compliance with applicable legislation, the JDs should focus on the substantive level of experience required for the role and a minimum number of years should NOT be used.

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: No