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Assistant General Counsel- Ethics, Compliance & Risk Management

Company: Nike Deutschland GmbH
Location: Beaverton
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Assistant General Counsel- Ethics, Compliance & Risk ManagementBecome a Part of the NIKE, Inc. TeamNIKE, Inc. does more than outfit the world's best athletes. It is a place to explore potential, obliterate boundaries and push out the edges of what can be. The company looks for people who can grow, think, dream and create. Its culture thrives by embracing diversity and rewarding imagination. The brand seeks achievers, leaders and visionaries. At NIKE, Inc. it's about each person bringing skills and passion to a challenging and constantly evolving game.NIKE, Inc.'s rapid pace of innovation demands a Legal team that is always on the offense. And they're always on their game - with the mission to advance and guide Nike's business through innovative, offense-minded counsel. Nike attorneys, paralegals and other specialists in law provide inventive approaches and superior counsel to Nike's global business. As Nike changes the future of sport, the Nike Legal team drives competition, ingenuity and integrity in the marketplace.As our Assistant General Counsel -Ethics, Compliance & Risk Management, you will provide legal support and inputs on third-party risk management and corporate policy governance work in support of the Global Ethics & Compliance program! You will work in partnership with legal, finance, procurement, controlling, audit, HR, and other relevant functions driving the implementation of program strategies. You will collaborate with compliance directors and managers located at world headquarters and in the geographies to develop regional goals. You will work on high-profile and significant compliance projects and will have frequent interaction with senior members of NIKE's legal department, internal business functions, and employees around the world!RESPONSIBILITIES- Supervise the implementation of third party risk management and corporate policy governance work in support of the Global Ethics & Compliance program- Supervise a team of professional-level employees, including Program Manager, Ethics & Compliance Manager and 3rd Party Risk Management- Coordinate cross-functional team effort including Legal, Finance, Procurement, Controlling, Government Public Affairs, Human Resources, Employment Relations and other relevant functions to drive the progress and improvement of the Ethics & Compliance Program in North America- Develop departmental plans, priorities, results and set direction and goals for the work- Manage resources to ensure financial or operational objectives of projects are met- Work closely with the Senior Counsel, Ethics & Compliance on key compliance matters including interpretation of relevant policies, law, and regulations globally- Work with Compliance Managers to develop third-party training and due diligence. Screening, supervising activities, conducting improved due diligence of high-risk third parties. Developing mitigation plans as needed, in addition to regional communications, documentation, and internal policies- Become a specialist on NIKE's code of ethics and compliance policies- Perform other strategic, tactical, and management tasks and responsibilities as advised by the Senior Counsel, Ethics and Compliance- Assist in the selection and management of outside legal counsel providing specialized services to the company- Counsel Nike business managers on a wide range of legal and compliance issues within the lawyer's area of expertise- Lead and influence Nike business managers regarding the resolution of potential and pending disputes; protect Nike's interests through negotiation and drafting of appropriate resolution documents; Review, draft, and negotiate agreements and documents relating to regulatory matters and transactions involving the companyQUALIFICATIONS- JD degree or international equivalent- Member, in good standing, of at least one US State Bar; willingness to meet the requirements of in-house membership of the Oregon State Bar- A minimum of 6 plus years of proven experience- Passion for ethics and compliance and leading global programs- Fluent in English -speaking and writing- Work in a compliance program is a plus- Extensive knowledge of compliance programs, solutions, processes, controls, and procedures with strong anti-corruption compliance knowledge preferred- Strong analytical, interpersonal, problem-solving, and follow-up skills- Ability to self-start and self-direct work in a fast-paced environment- Ability to prioritize and work simultaneously on multiple projects, strong attention to detail, and ability to coordinate large volumes of data- Excellent written and verbal communication skills- Experience with case/project management and business processes/systems- Adaptability vital to work effectively in a sometimes ambiguous, changing, and matrix environment- Exceptional interpersonal skills, professionalism, and collegiality- Have excellent ethics and judgmentNIKE, Inc. is a growth company that looks for team members to grow with it. Nike offers a generous total rewards package, casual work environment, a diverse and inclusive culture, and an electric atmosphere for professional development. No matter the location, or the role, every Nike employee shares one galvanizing mission: To bring inspiration and innovation to every athlete* in the world.NIKE, Inc. is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability.How We HireAt NIKE, Inc. we promise to provide a premium, inclusive, compelling and authentic candidate experience. Delivering on this promise means we allow you to be at your best " and to do that, you need to understand how the hiring process works. Transparency is key.* This overview explains our hiring process for corporate roles. Note there may be different hiring steps involved for non-corporate roles.Whether it's transportation or financial health, we continually invest in our employees to help them achieve greatness " inside and outside of work. All who work here should be able to realize their full potential.SDL2017

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