Counsel – Corporate Compliance – Investigations

Job Description

Req Number: 16780BR

Position Description:
We are seeking a Compliance Counsel with significant experience in matters pertaining to corporate investigation.
You will serve as a key member of the Law Organization’s recently created Corporate Compliance Organization and will provide ground-floor guidance and knowledge on Corporate Investigations, along with a broad spectrum of compliance matters that confront a multinational energy company and its global subsidiaries and joint ventures. Compliance Counsel, reporting through the Chief Compliance Officer and the General Counsel, will support the Company's overall compliance objectives; conduct internal and external investigations; work with the compliance team to develop comprehensive compliance policies and programs; provide advice and training to Saudi Aramco executives and employees, coordinate compliance efforts among subsidiary companies, and manage resolution of compliance issues.
A broad knowledge and experience in matters relating to traditional compliance offices is required, along with specific knowledge of and meaningful experience in Corporate Investigations.
Saudi Aramco's Law Organization is growing in response to a broad corporate initiative that involves the continued growth of its exploration, production, refining and marketing, along with expansion into petrochemicals, renewables, power and other sectors of the energy business. For adventurous individuals who are interested in working at one of the world's most successful companies, Saudi Aramco offers challenging and sophisticated in-house opportunities.

Minimum Requirements:
As a successful candidate you must be currently licensed, admitted to practice, and in good standing with a state bar association in the United States.

Graduated from an accredited U.S. law school.

Have 6+ years of hands-on corporate investigations experience at a large multinational corporation.

Pragmatic, business-oriented, approach to challenges and competing priorities and deadlines.

Demonstrated ability to engage business line leaders to drive implementation of new procedures and legal requirements in a timely manner.

Capable of international travel.

Sound judgment and unwavering ethics.

Duties & Responsibilities:
You will be required to perform the following:

Investigate all significant internal and external issues related to bribery/corruption, antitrust fraud, environmental, health & safety, money laundering, and other complex financial crimes across the corporate enterprise.
Develop, implement and oversight of related company-wide policies, procedures, and training protocols for compliance with the laws and regulations of the United States, European Union, and other applicable jurisdictions.
Manage outside counsel.
Oversee Saudi Aramco’s compliance program obligations, including meeting all commitments of governmental enforcement obligations, as well as regular interaction with governmental agencies, as necessary.
Monitor legal and regulatory requirements and developments to ensure the Company has current and accurate compliance policies and procedures.
Provide direction, oversight, and counsel during compliance reviews, whether conducted by Saudi Aramco personnel or outside counsel.
Support Saudi Aramco’s extensive global operations – including its numerous subsidiaries and joint ventures – with expert compliance counseling and advice.
Work with the Chief Compliance Officer to address compliance concerns raised by business lines, subsidiary companies, and management.
Resolve compliance enforcement disputes and conflicts by working with the business lines or subsidiary companies to determine any compliance gaps or practices that may expose the Company to legal liability or reputational harm.
Work with other attorneys to monitor the effectiveness of the compliance program.
Work with other attorneys and personnel to develop training modules, training individuals to deliver such modules, and rolling-out a comprehensive compliance training program.
Support the Law Organization as to compliance law issues.

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