Eastern Europe Services Counsel

Eastern Europe Services Counsel

GE - General Electric

Warsaw, Poland

Role Summary:

The Eastern Europe Services Counsel provides legal support to GE Healthcare Service business team in Eastern Europe with focus on public procurement and competition law. This will include guiding the Services business in the interactions with various players in the aftermarkets, assist with interactions with trade associations regarding the Services matters, conducting risk assessments and providing training to the business teams.

Essential Responsibilities:

The role will also include providing legal support to various GE Healthcare Eastern Europe business teams, including advising on a wide range of legal and compliance matters, and acting as a strategic business partner to support the senior business leaders in the region. The Eastern Europe Services Counsel will report to the Senior Counsel Services GE Healthcare Europe.

Key responsibilities/essential functions include:

  • Assist the business team in preparing responses to public tenders for services allowing to compliantly enhance value of GEHC offer (interpretation and acceptable questions/statements to be made to the customers);
  • Assess the need to contest public tender results, coordinate the outside counsel doing the appeal in KIO (administrative court) by providing the evidence and necessary inputs;
  • Support implementation and localization of new services offerings and associated terms and conditions in Eastern Europe;
  • Support the business team with participation in trade associations meetings for topics related to services and aftermarkets (ex: Polmed);
  • Support the aftermarket risk assessment in Eastern Europe and develop the remediation program tailored to the risks identified in each jurisdiction;
  • Roll out the Aftermarket training in all key Eastern Europe jurisdictions;
  • Support regional Services teams with day-to-day questions around regular interactions in the aftermarket;
  • Support development of a proactive and commercial strategy in Eastern Europe to equip the business for growth in the highly competitive environment;
  • Provide general commercial legal support for GE Healthcare Services businesses in various countries in Eastern Europe as well as to GE Healthcare commercial teams in various countries in Eastern Europe;
  • Be motivator and energizer for a strong culture of integrity;
  • Collaborate actively with other legal counsels and functions in a matrix organization.

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Aware of and comply with the GEHC Quality Manual, Quality Management System, Quality Management Policy, Quality Goals, and applicable laws and regulations as they apply to this job type/position;
  • Complete all planned Quality & Compliance training within the defined deadlines;
  • Identify and report any quality or compliance concerns and take immediate corrective action as required.

Required Qualifications: (outline the minimum requirements)

  • JD (or equivalent) under Polish law or an equivalent in a European jurisdiction. Active bar membership is a plus;
  • Minimum 3 - 5 years of business law experience at a large law firm or corporate legal department, including previous experience of public procurement and competition law matters in Poland and/or Eastern Europe;
  • Previous experience in identifying and resolving legal issues quickly and effectively and ability to make on the spot risk calls;
  • Previous experience prioritizing conflicting demands from multiple business clients in an extremely fast paced environment;
  • Ability to communicate using English (another European language (French or Italian) is a plus).

Desired Characteristics:

  • Experience of the Healthcare industry and previous exposure to medical industry regulations;
  • Experience in dealing with competition law matters (investigations, drafting guidelines etc.);
  • Demonstrated experience providing legal advice in a highly regulated environment.

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