Job: Legal Counsel for Compliance

JobLegal Counsel for Compliance

EmployerMinistry of Infrastructure of Ukraine/ Dornier Consulting International

Details: The Legal Counsel for Compliance will be responsible for provision of quality legal services, in order to ensure compliance activities of the Ministry and agencies under its control with the anti-corruption and anti-bribery laws and regulations, rules and regulations of regulatory agencies.

Responsibilities:

  • To ensure that the drafted transport legislation and its implementation corresponds to the relevant EU compliance standards;

  • To draft Compliance Guidelines for the Ministry and SOEs and agencies under its control;

  • To draft Anticorruption program for the Ministry;

  • To carry out compliance seminars and trainings for the Ministry staff;

  • To cooperate with the Anti-Corruption Deputy Minister and the Ministry’s Anti-Corruption Department in streamlining and aligning compliance approaches and measures;

  • To contribute to sector conferences and workshops;

  • Assistance to the Ministry in the establishment of the Ministry’s Anti-Corruption Department;

  • To support SOEs in implementing compliance systems, according to EU standards;

  • To support the reforms support team, the Ministry and SOEs in compliance-related investigations and proceedings, including court;

  • To build and maintain relationships, cooperate with the governmental anti-corruption, enforcement and crime prevention authorities, investigative departments of the relevant national, regional and local authorities;

  • Any other responsibilities as assigned by the Program manager Anticorruption.

Knowledge, Skills, Experience & Qualifications

Education

  • A University degree in law, preferably with criminal law specialization. A post graduate degree / diploma would be an advantage.

  • Attorney status.

Experience

  • A minimum of 5, preferably 10 years of professional experience in the field of law.

  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of corporate law and procedures.

  • Experience in building up compliance system in at least one organization.

  • Experience in compliance-related investigations and proceedings, including court, would be an advantage.

Technical skills

  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to interpret complex legal, commercial and financial information.

  • Strong advocacy and liaison skills and proven ability to communicate with peers.

  • Excellent legal skills.

  • Excellent command of English and Ukrainian, both written and spoken, together with the ability to draft in English and Ukrainian to a very high standard; familiarity with other languages used in Ukraine is an advantage.

Please note that the application deadline is 27 November 2016. Follow the link for more details regarding application process.