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Senior Compliance Counsel

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Legal
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WD30084718297 Requisition #
What you will do

Johnson Controls (the “Company”) is seeking an experienced compliance professional to serve as Senior Compliance Counsel for China. The Senior Compliance Counsel, China will have primary responsibility for overseeing compliance programs and initiatives within the country, including being the principal support in country for the Company’s global anti-corruption, fair competition, data protection, and trade compliance risk management programs. This person will work closely with senior business management in the country, leaders from other corporate functions, including Finance and Human Resources, the APAC regional Compliance team, and members of the Law Department. The Senior Compliance Counsel, China will report directly to the Director, Compliance for Asia Pacific

How you will do it 

  • Developing and maintaining effective lines of communication with senior management in China on compliance matters and developing and supporting programs designed to enhance “tone at the top” and the Company’s “Speak Up” culture.
  • Working closely with the regional Compliance team to identify opportunities for and develop and deliver country focused trainings, communications, and compliance programs to address specific and unique compliance risks.
  • Reviewing and approving country specific third-party due diligence, high risk payment transactions and employee disclosed conflicts of interest.
  • Assisting in preparing and conducting regional compliance meetings with senior management.
  • Assisting with M&A due diligence and post-acquisition integration activities in China.
  • Liaising with senior management to understand compliance-related needs, and leading or co-leading projects to ensure effective programmatic development to mitigate compliance risks.
  • Supporting corruption-risk assessments and reviews, data privacy, fair competition, trade, and anti-corruption compliance audits, and targeted compliance risk assessments of country business units.
  • Supporting internal investigations, including conducting interviews, drafting reports and memoranda, and other activities required during internal investigations.
  • Managing the country disciplinary processes, including advising what matters need to be presented to the APAC Disciplinary Sub-Committee, and exercising discretion as required to escalate matters as part of the disciplinary process.
  • Working with the regional Compliance Team to develop and monitor plans to implement policies, procedures, and standards of conduct throughout the country.
  • Responding promptly to detected offenses, including working with the Director Compliance, Asia Pacific, senior management in country, and local counsel, as appropriate, to develop corrective actions.
  • Providing day-to-day guidance and support to all Company employees in China on a wide range of compliance issues.
What we look for

Required
  • Law degree.
  • Admitted to practice in a qualified jurisdiction with a minimum of 10 years practice experience in a national law firm or in-house corporate setting.
  • Knowledge of legal and regulatory framework at China is required.
  • Demonstrated practice experience in anti-bribery (FCPA) counseling and enforcement, anti-trust, trade regulation, competition law and similar regulatory regimes.
  • Prior litigation-related experience a plus.
  • Ability to manage external counsel and costs.
  • Ability to read and write fluently in English and Mandarin.
  • Ability to work within a team framework, a matrixed organization, and across multiple cultures.
  • Proficient in use of word processing and other data processing programs, especially Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.
Preferred 
  • The ability to lead, inspire and manage effectively with unquestioned integrity. 
  • Ability to manage high stakes matters in a professional, assertive and proactive manner.
  • Excellent analytical and communication abilities. 
  • Understanding commercial objectives and realities, and the ability to solve complex problems practically. 
  • Strategic, collaborative thinking around program enhancement. 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to relate comfortably at all levels within an organization, and with culturally-diverse, international personnel. 
  • Ability to promote and defend the interests of the business with regulators. 
  • The ability to meet challenges confidently, and react ethically, quickly, and helpfully in a fast-paced environment.

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