Major, Lindsey & Africa (“MLA”) has been exclusively retained by Vectrus, Inc. (“Vectrus” or “Company”) to conduct a search for a Principal Deputy General Counsel, Operations to be located in its Colorado Springs, CO headquarters or its Northern Virginia office. Vectrus is an equal opportunity employer. Interested candidates, please submit your resume (in MS Word) to the recruiters managing this search at VectrusDGC@mlaglobal.com, or to the MLA recruiter who contacted you about this position. Please do not contact the Company directly; all resumes sent to Vectrus will be routed back to MLA for handling and will create delays.
Company Overview: Operating in a highly dynamic global environment, Vectrus (NYSE: VEC) is a leading provider of global service solutions in the areas of Information Technology (“IT”), Network Communication services, and Facility and Logistics services. They are a leading provider of services to the United States government worldwide.
Leveraging a history of more than 70 years, Vectrus provides global service solutions in 129 locations and 22 countries across three continents, in both stable and unstable political and economic environments. The Company’s primary customer is the U.S. Department of Defense, with a high concentration in the U.S. Army. For the year 2018, Vectrus had total revenue of $1.3 billion, all of which was derived from U.S. government customers. Vectrus employs approximately 6,700 people, including approximately 700 employees who joined the Company following its acquisition of SENTEL, and engage approximately 6,500 subcontractor personnel around the world. This includes an experienced management team with an average of 27 years of experience in the military, defense industry, and a wide range of U.S. government agencies. Its management team has experience winning new contracts, driving premier operating efficiency, and managing all aspects of the demanding compliance culture required to do business with the U.S. government worldwide.
Position Overview: The Principal Deputy General Counsel, Operations will be responsible for the day-to-day operations for the Company’s legal business and operational matters, specifically regarding government contracting, employment, and international matters. The Principal Deputy General Counsel will work collaboratively with executive leadership and supervise staff attorneys, paralegals, and staff. The successful candidate will support the Company’s mission and strategy and understand the environment in which the company operates. The successful candidate will support the SVP, Chief Legal Officer and General Counsel (who sits in Northern Virginia) and will engage with outside counsel as appropriate and provide legal and strategic guidance as requested.
Experience: 10+ years of experience in government contracting and corporate law obtained at a reputable law firm and in-house. Demonstrated leadership experience is essential for this role. Employment law experience is highly preferred.
Compensation: Competitive base, bonus and equity.
Location: Colorado Springs, CO or Northern Virginia.
About Major, Lindsey & Africa
Founded in 1982, Major, Lindsey & Africa is the world’s largest and most experienced legal search firm. Combining local market knowledge and a global recruiting network, MLA has earned recognition for its track record of successful General Counsel, Corporate Counsel, Partner, Associate and Law Firm Management placements. With offices throughout the U.S., Hong Kong, London, and Tokyo, MLA recruiters are dedicated to understanding and meeting clients’ and candidates’ needs while maintaining the highest degree of professionalism and confidentiality. MLA considers every search a diversity search, and has been committed to diversity in the law since its inception. For these reasons, MLA was voted “Best Legal Search Firm in the U.S.” in the most recent national survey of America’s top law firms. To learn more about MLA, please visit our website at www.mlaglobal.com.
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