Rolls-Royce North America, Inc. Legal Counsel (87817) in Indianapolis, Indiana

Description Rolls-Royce is a pre-eminent engineering company focused on world-class power and propulsion systems. The Rolls-Royce Group is organized into three customer-facing businesses: Civil Aerospace, Defense Aerospace, and Power Systems. At Rolls-Royce, we focus on the future in every sense. We continually break new ground with integrated power solutions that are technologically advanced and create better power for a changing world. Every great product needs a great business behind it. This means having an effective business model, clear objectives and a dedicated workforce. It means providing a framework that inspires future leaders, encourages collaboration and helps people focus on the jobs they're meant to do and fulfill the potential they have. As a senior level legal counsel with Rolls-Royce, you will be part of the Office of General Counsel primarily supporting the Defense business globally by providing legal advice and assistance on relevant business matters, supporting the company's efforts on major projects (including U.S. and international government contracts) and directing the work of outside counsel, in a business focused on leading industrial technologies in defense markets, including aerospace and naval marine applications. Key accountabilities: Delivering timely legal advice in a user-friendly and decisive manner on a wide range of legal, strategic, tactical and operational issues Working effectively with others within Rolls-Royce to achieve company business objectives Providing input into the company business planning process, including how the legal environment may affect opportunities and risks Contribute to a diverse team of legal professionals and other colleagues within the Office of General Counsel (including Legal and Contract administration, Export and Technology Controls, Security, Risk, Compliance and Intellectual Property) to help manage and mitigate legal risk with respect to contracts, transactions or ongoing operations Developing strong cross-functional working relationships across the enterprise to ensure effective communication and action on key legal issues affecting the business Ensuring that government and commercial contracts are negotiated within legal parameters, including internal authorizations as well as Truthful Cost or Pricing Data and other applicable laws and regulations Advising on U.S. Government Acquisition policies, including Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations Supplement (DFARS), Other Transactional Authority (OTA) Agreements and related regulations Procuring and managing external legal resources within budget constraints, including the selection, and direction of outside counsel, and the management of legal fees and related expenditures Applying dispute management expertise effectively, while anticipating issues and putting in place measures to minimize risk and exposure Contributing to knowledge management and training; deploying best practices and sharing knowledge within the company globally Developing, reviewing, or implementing company-wide and/or functionally specific policies and training programs on legal compliance and other issues related to the functions within the Office of General Counsel Travelling both domestically and internationally, up to 25% of the time Create the next generation of innovation. Join us and you'll develop your skills and expertise to the very highest levels, working in an international environment for a company known the world over for its excellence and innovation. Rolls-Royce is a Military Friendly Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic Basic: Juris Doctor degree with 10 years of experience practicing law at a law firm, in the public sector, and/or in-house with a corporation with international oper