Assistant General Counsel- Procurement

Job Description

This position reports to the Vice President & Associate General Counsel, Corporate Governance / Mergers & Acquisitions and is responsible for handling and/or supporting the legal needs of the Procurement function.

The purpose of this position is to identify and address risk in Procurement and to support the function's business objectives. Specific responsibilities include the drafting and negotiation of indirect procurements and category procurements company-wide, internal legal review of large procurements, review and revision of standard terms and conditions for direct and indirect procurements, monitoring of changes in relevant legislation, providing counseling to the Procurement function as requested, providing subject matter expertise within the Legal department, and participation in functional activities for the Legal department and Procurement.

Typical Education & Experience

Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 12 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education

The candidate shall have at least 7-10 years' experience in procurement or commercial transactions, particularly in matters involving government contracts and subcontracts. Must be a team player; willing to assist with special projects as needed; able to balance multiple, competing priorities.

Required Skills:
-- Strong analytical, oral, and writing skills
-- Experience drafting and negotiating procurement agreements / subcontracts
-- Strong management and organizational skills
-- Ability to manage outside counsel
-- Strong presentation skills
-- Member of a State Bar

Required Education:
JD required

Required Experience:
JD with 10 years total experience with at least 7 years transactional experience, preferably with a large law firm

About BAE Systems, Inc.

BAE Systems is a premier global defense and security company with approximately 90,000 employees delivering a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support and services. People are the greatest asset in any Company. BAE Systems is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression


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