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Senior Compliance and Regulatory Counsel

Company: GXO Logistics
Location: Greenwich
Posted on: June 19, 2022

Job Description:



Logistics at full potential. At GXO, we're constantly looking for talented individuals at all levels who can deliver the caliber of service our company requires. You know that a positive work environment creates happy employees, which boosts productivity and dedication. On our team, you'll have the support to excel at work and the resources to build a career you can be proud of. As the Senior Compliance and Regulatory Counsel, which can be based in Greenwich, CT, or London, UK, you will be responsible for performing compliance and regulatory functions, working creatively with leadership and ensuring plans are properly implemented and executed. As part of a global compliance team, this role will lead initiatives across the Americas and Asia Pacific while providing key counsel on global issues governed by U.S. law, including, but not limited to, anti-bribery, antitrust and trade regulations. Become a part of our growing, dynamic team and we'll help you develop your career to a level that will exceed your expectations. Pay, benefits and more.We are eager to attract the best, so we offer competitive compensation and a generous benefits package, including full health insurance (medical, dental and vision), 401(k), life insurance, disability and the opportunity to participate in a company incentive plan. What you'll do on a typical day:

  • Provide legal counsel on all compliance and regulatory issues facing the world's largest pure-play contract logistics provider
  • Support the continued enhancement of the compliance program by developing key global policies, procedures, controls, communication strategies and employee training
  • Provide legal support to colleagues on trade compliance matters, compliance investigations and voluntary disclosures
  • Support oversight of periodic assessments and audits to guarantee compliance with applicable global trade laws and company policies
  • Prepare required summaries and work with various business units to resolve compliance matters, as well as government filings when necessary
  • Advise on complex legal regulatory questions
  • Identify common and conflicting legal issues across the company and contribute to high-level policy decision-makingWhat you need to succeed at GXO:At a minimum, you'll need:
    • Juris Doctor (JD) from a nationally accredited law school
    • 10+ years of legal experience working in compliance with specific experience in global trade compliance
    • Availability to travel domestic and internationallyIt'd be great if you also have:
      • 10 years of legal experience working in global trade compliance
      • Experience working in the legal department of a global U.S. public company
      • Experience working in the logistics, supply chain or manufacturing industries
      • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
      • Effective organizational and leadership skills; ability to use a variety of interpersonal styles and communication methods to effectively adapt to new work structures, processes or cultures
      • Strong aptitude for understanding and analyzing large volumes of information from multiple sources with the ability to produce unambiguous, comprehensive and accurate interpretations
      • Strong presentation and negotiation skills to deal effectively with individuals and groups within and outside the organization
      • Highly motivated with the capacity to work with minimal supervision while building effective and collaborative internal and external work relationships
      • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple projects and time demands with a high level of urgency, personal integrity, energy and stamina
      • Ability to communicate in multiple languages a plusWe engineer faster, smarter, leaner supply chains. GXO is a leading provider of cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the most successful companies in the world. We help our customers manage their goods most efficiently using our technology and services. Our greatest strength is our global team - energetic, innovative people of all experience levels and talents who make GXO a great place to work. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran or other protected status.
        GXO adheres to CDC, OSHA and state and local requirements regarding COVID safety. All employees and visitors are expected to comply with GXO policies which are in place to safeguard our employees and customers. All applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment may be required to take and pass a pre-employment drug test. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed. Review GXO's candidate privacy statement here.

Keywords: GXO Logistics, Greenwich , Senior Compliance and Regulatory Counsel, Professions , Greenwich, Connecticut

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