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Assistant General Counsel

Company name

Illinois Tool Works Inc

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Date Last Verified

Jul 16,2019

Valid Through

Oct 29,2019

Posted on

Jun 13,2019

Years of Experience

Min 10 yrs required


Glenview, IL, United States

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Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
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Assistant General Counsel
The candidate will work under the direction of the Chief Litigation Counsel & Deputy Compliance Officer to help design, coordinate, implement and administer Compliance Program, policies and practices on a global level, focusing on the “80” compliance areas of anti-corruption, data privacy and anti-trust, consistent with: Support enterprise compliance strategy, structure and processes to ensure adherence to ethical standards and applicable rules and regulations through a clear and simple Compliance Program focused on the “Compliance 80” (anti-corruption, data privacy and anti-trust) as well as other compliance areas as determined. Assist with the creation of policies, processes and programs that promote Compliance Program and facilitate effective mitigation and management of legal business risks and ensure compliance with legal requirements. Develop, revise and effectively deliver ethics and compliance materials and communications to enhance awareness of Compliance Program, including Values and Principles of Conduct (code of conduct). Manage and monitor reporting channels to encourage employees to seek guidance and report suspected violations, ethical issues and other possible improprieties without fear of retaliation. Assist or conduct internal investigations, including engagement of outside resources and collaboration with internal stakeholders as appropriate. Assist in advising on reporting of violations to enforcement agencies as appropriate, and help manage reported matters to conclusion with regulatory authorities. Act as an expert resource for parties with ethical, legal or compliance concerns. Partner closely with other members of the Legal Department to provide legal and strategic business advice to operating leaders on a wide variety of compliance matters, including anti-corruption, data privacy and anti-trust. Coordinate coworker legal training program that focuses on Compliance Program. Advise business leaders and senior management of critical project developments. Support helpline reporting system and corporate trade compliance as determined. Provide reports as appropriate to keep stakeholders informed of the operation and progress of the Compliance Program, including any relevant issues or trends. Maintain current knowledge of laws, regulations and ethical standards with a view to continuously refine and adapt Compliance Program to emerging laws, regulatory trends and industry best practices. Collaborate with and provide direction to and support of other professionals on the Compliance team across geographies. Assist with developing legal budget and proactively manage to that budget. Assume responsibility for special projects and assignments as determined. Manage outside counsel as needed. JD degree from an ABA-accredited law school and admission in good standing to at least one state bar required. Must have 10+ years of legal experience with a corporation or law firm providing compliance advice across a broad range of business practices, including anti-corruption, data privacy, anti-trust and competition; experience conducting cross-border investigations a plus. Should have strong project management experience and skills.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Illinois Tool Works Inc
3600 West Lake Avenue
Glenview, IL 60026

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