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Introduction If you want to work for a company that provides its team of carefully selected lawyers a high degree of independence, while offering constant exchange and interaction, an open doors


If you want to work for a company that provides its team of carefully selected lawyers a high degree of independence, while offering constant exchange and interaction, an open doors policy with an experienced legal team, the rare opportunity to combine meaningful legal work with work-life balance and flexibility, and a working culture that values results, then this is the position for you.

Your Role and Responsibilities

IBM is looking for an Attorney/Lawyer who will verify compliance with FCPA and other anti-corruption laws. As part of this role, you will be involved in the review of transactions with third parties (business partners, suppliers and landlords) at EMEA or WW level, as applicable. In particular, the successful candidate will need to assess red flags and understand the associated legal risks.

While compliance with anticorruption laws and other internal controls is the focus of the role, the Attorney/Lawyer will also handle general legal work focused on contract engagements in the commercial and public sectors to gain broader experience at IBM, build meaningful skills and expertise, and thus foster professional growth.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Strong ability to analyse different scenarios and understand the legal risks arising
  • Ability to handle multiple requests and various stakeholders (such as local attorneys, regional compliance officers, business teams)
  • Law Degree
  • At least 2 years of legal experience in private practice or in-house
  • Team player and fast learner
  • Good time management skills and ability to handle urgent situations and pressure
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Fluent in English and Mandarin

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Admission to the Bar Association in any jurisdiction
  • Knowledge of additional languages
  • Knowledge of anti-corruption legislation and /or legal experience in supporting anti-corruption related matters

About Business Unit

The successful candidate will join the IBM Law Department as part of an international team located in Dublin, Ireland, and applicants based elsewhere will be required to relocate. The team advises on a range of Trust and Compliance matters (reviews relating to compliance with FCPA and other applicable anticorruption laws) and general legal matters (including Procurement, NDAs, HR, Data Privacy, transactional support and negotiations) across geographies.

Your Life @ IBM

Joining IBM Law Department may open career opportunities in a wide range of disciplines. To ensure your success, IBM will contribute to your skills development. You will join a company with a powerful reputation for success, which is focused on innovation, growth and new technologies. We strive to continually lead with our values and beliefs that enable IBMers to develop their potential, and engage in the inclusive work environment.

About IBM

IBM’s greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that through the application of intelligence, reason and science, we can improve business, society and the human condition, bringing the power of an open hybrid cloud and AI strategy to life for our clients and partners around the world.

Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are not only one of the largest corporate organizations in the world, we’re also one of the biggest technology and consulting employers, with many of the Fortune 50 companies relying on the IBM Cloud to run their business.

At IBM, we pride ourselves on being an early adopter of artificial intelligence, quantum computing and blockchain. Now it’s time for you to join us on our journey to being a responsible technology innovator and a force for good in the world.

Location Statement

IBM wants you to bring your whole self to work and for you this might mean the ability to work flexibly. If you are interested in a flexible working pattern, please talk to our recruitment team to find out if this is possible in the current working environment.

Being You @ IBM

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

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