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The Legal Counsel’s role is to support the Assistant General Counsel and the Group Head, Ethics & Compliance in providing legal advice and assurance to the Group in relation to various legal compliance and reputational risk management matters to include anti-bribery and corruption, conflicts of interest, anti-money laundering, trade and export control, competition/antitrust and data protection.
Support the development, implementation and enforcement of the Group’s Ethics & Compliance program from a U.S./North American perspective.
Provide high quality, practical and commercial advice/guidance regarding legal compliance risk areas and reputational risk management issues to a range of stakeholders within JM’s global organization (including, in particular, the Ethics & Compliance Sector Heads and regional management teams).
Regularly review – and, as necessary, draft – policies, procedures and other internal guidance to ensure they reflect any updates to relevant local laws and are in alignment with the overall goals of the Ethics & Compliance program.
Contribute to risk assessments across the Group in relation to the various legal compliance risk areas and help to develop remedial actions based upon results.
Review of activities and transactions to ensure that business is being conducted in an ethical and compliant manner and that policies and procedures are followed to reduce the risks of non-compliance with laws, regulations and reputational risk.
Help to ensure consistency of approach to legal compliance issues across Sectors.
Support internal investigations into allegations of non-compliance with the Ethics & Compliance program.
Help to provide oversight and assurance of JM’s Ethics & Compliance program, which includes periodic visits to sites globally (typically involving travel ~10 % of time).
Participate in the development and delivery of compliance training and awareness programs.
Assist the Group Ethics & Compliance team in supporting the Ethics Ambassador network.
Are you the ideal candidate?
Must possess a law degree in good standing with a state bar (preferably Pennsylvania and/or New Jersey) with at least 4 years’ experience
Experience providing high quality, commercially focused and pragmatic legal advice gained either in a leading firm or in-house in North America
Experience working in an international environment
Experience considering and working to resolve ethical issues in a business context
Good understanding of the JM Group businesses and the Ethics & Compliance environment within which they operate is desirable
Internal Number: 5256
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