Lawyer

IBM

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 & interaction and an open doors pol

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 & interaction and an open doors policy with an experienced legal team and the rare opportunity to combine meaningful legal work with work-life balance and local and temporal flexibility, and a working culture that only counts the results, then this is the position for you.

Your Role and Responsibilities
IBM is looking for an Attorney/Lawyer who will verify the compliance with FCPA and other anti-corruption laws. The position is two-year fixed term starting as soon as possible.

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 the red flags and understand the legal risks associated.

While compliance with anticorruption laws and other internal controls is the main focus of the role, the Attorney/Lawyer may also be requested to handle general legal work, as a way to broaden the work 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 associated to them
  • Ability to handle multiple requests and various stakeholders (such as local attorneys and regional compliance officers of the relevant geographies, but also business teams)
  • Law Degree
  • 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


Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Knowledge of additional languages
  • Knowledge of anti corruption legislation
  • Proven work experience

About Business Unit

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


Your Life @ IBM

Are you craving to learn more? Prepared to solve some of the world’s most unique challenges? And ready to shape the future for millions of people? If so, then it’s time to join us, express your individuality, unleash your curiosity and discover new possibilities.

Every IBMer, and potential ones like yourself, has a voice, carves their own path, and uses their expertise to help co-create and add to our story. Together, we have the power to make meaningful change – to alter the fabric of our clients, of society and IBM itself, to create a truly positive impact and make the world work better for everyone.

It’s time to define your career.


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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