Regional Compliance Counsel in Lagos, Nigeria

at Nokia

Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
1 - 3 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description

General Purpose

Ensures that NSN's strategies are created and business decisions are made with adequate knowledge and understanding of the involved legal issues. Ensures the competencies and motivation of a team of legal counsels and /or acting as a recognised authority and expert (at minimum) in a specified field of law.

Main Responsibility Area

Provides leadership for staff and work teams or task forces in broad functionalprocess areas to solve complex and diverse issues. Integrates the delivery of client service (internal andor external clients) by multiple work groups to ensure that current and evolving needs are met. Applies broad and indepth business management knowledge to resolve multi-discipline or multi functionalprocess problems. Resolves conflicts between work teams over resource allocation and other critical issues.


Position Description

•Implement and enforce a vigorous and robust compliance programme in Nokia and ensure full corporate and legal compliance of local laws and regulations in the region;

•Review of activities and transactions to ensure that business is being conducted in an ethical and legal manner and that policies and procedures are followed to reduce the risks of non-compliance with laws and regulations;

•Regularly review policies, procedures and other internal systems to ensure that they are in compliance with relevant laws and are in alignment with the overall goals of the compliance programme;

•Conduct investigations into alleged acts of compliance violations, and support any investigations led by Nokia Networks globally or by its parent companies;

•Participate in the development of compliance training and awareness programmes and roll-out and implement such training and programmes;

•Respond to alleged violations of rules, regulations, policies, procedures, Anti-Bribery Compliance Programme, and Code of Conduct by evaluating or recommending the initiation of investigative procedures;

•Act as an independent review and evaluation function to ensure that compliance issues/concerns within the organization are being appropriately evaluated, investigated and resolved;

•Identify potential areas of compliance vulnerability and risk; develop/implement corrective action plans for resolution of problematic issues, and provide general guidance on how to avoid or deal with similar situations in the future;

•Increase compliance visibility and strengthen the compliance function across the region;

•Liaise with regulators as appropriate;

•Advise employees on legal issues related to compliance with the Anti-Corruption Compliance Program.

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