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Admin and Exec Support & Research Associate – Govt Affairs

  • GE Global Growth Organization
  • Experienced
  • Posted 2/1/2017 1:54:40 AM
  • 2832955
  • Job Function: Legal
  • Business Segment: Global Growth Organization Middle East North Africa Turkey
Location(s): United Arab Emirates ; Abu Dhabi, Dubai

About Us:
GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

Role Summary:
GE Gov't Affairs & Policy (GA&P) group is seeking qualified candidates for the role of Executive and Research Associate in the MENAT region. GA&P overseas GE’s engagement on public policy issues with governments across the region and works to expand the company’s presence in regional markets. The role is to support the Senior Exec for Government Affairs and Policy on admin matters and will conduct research and analysis in support of the full range of MENAT policy and gov't matters.

Essential Responsibilities:
• Manage schedule, travel, expenses, budget and correspondence for Senior Executive for Government Affairs and Policy.
• Communication with direct colleagues and the business about data gathering and analysis. Contributes to projects as a team member.
• Research and analyze current global issues in international trade law and policy, climate change, energy production, rule of law, R&D, etc.
• Prepare briefing material for visits of senior GE executives
• Organize meetings and events as required by the GA&P team
• Attend briefings and meetings relevant to GE.
• Write memoranda and conduct policy and governmental research and analysis; create and edit presentation and briefing materials for the policy team.
• Assist members of the GA&P team on various ongoing initiatives related to government structures, regulation, trade, and policy matters.

• Minimum Bachelor's degree in related subject area
• Strong organizational skills
• Fluency in English, both spoken and written and in spoken Arabic
• Strong academic and professional credentials.
• Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.
• Strong research and written communication skills.
• Self-starter and strong work ethic.
• Preferred candidates also will possess international experience, additional foreign language skills, an interest in the role of government and familiarity with GE’s worldwide operations.

Desired Characteristics:
We are seeking candidates with a variety of backgrounds including political science, law, business, economics, and international affairs.

Locations: United Arab Emirates ; Abu Dhabi, Dubai

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.
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