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Senior Corporate Counsel, Ethics & Compliance

Company: Smucker
Location: Akron
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Why Smucker is the Place for YouYou deserve a positive and encouraging work environment. One that allows you to deliver your best work and become your best professional self. That is exactly what you will find at Smucker.Inspired by our unique culture, we are determined to support every employee holistically by meeting their physical, emotional and financial needs through:Our Total Reward benefits program - includes competitive health and financial benefits that reflect your needs at different life stages, and a continued commitment to empower flexible work schedules and remote work opportunities to help you thrive. -Continuous opportunities to learn, grow and develop - beyond functional job-based education, we promote well-rounded development and encourage a spirit of continuous learning as part of our commitment to help you realize your professional goals.Our continued progress on the journey to become the inclusive and diverse organization we expect to be supporting equity across our communities. We firmly believe that -an inclusive environment and diverse organization strengthens our Company and enables every employee to reach their full potential.Your Opportunity Senior Corporate Counsel - Ethics and Compliance will manage the Company's compliance program, including, without limitation, identifying and assessing areas of compliance risk; developing and implementing compliance processes; collaborating with business teams to effectively incorporate the compliance program within business operations; preparing and distributing the written code of conduct and other key Company policies; assisting with communicating the importance of the program, and developing and implementing compliance education programs.In this role, you will: Manage and maintain an effective compliance program and internal controls to ensure prevention and detection of violations of law, regulations, organization policies, and our Code of Conduct.Coordinate resources and monitor day-to-day compliance activities; consult with business teams, legal area experts, and external resources; and maintain and supplement the Company's Code of Conduct and other related policies, to ensure the ongoing effectiveness of the compliance program.Maintain and administer the Company's Code of Business Conduct & Ethics, and Company policies, including centralized management of Company policies owned by other functional areas. - Identify areas of risk and create policies and practices to address such risks.Monitor operations and activities for compliance risk; conduct risk assessments; consult with business teams and legal area experts, to understand and assist to mitigate compliance risks through project plans, policy development, education and training, or other tools.Develop productive working relationships with all levels of management; prepare and present periodic and annual reports on the compliance program; develop and implement updates to the compliance charterDevelop education programs for all employees and key constituents including agents, contractors, or others working with the organizationManage a team of compliance professionals and provide for their continued engagement and development.Is this the Role for You? Are you a driven professional with a passion for delivering results while expanding your skillset and enhancing your expertise? Are you eager to share your opinions (and have them heard) and make a positive impact through your work? Do you share in our dedication to continuous improvement and growth? If so, you are the type of professional we want to add to our Company!What we are looking for:Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited law school and licensed to practice lawCertified Compliance & Ethics Professional---5+ years of legal and compliance program experienceExperience in dealing with compliance issuesStrong verbal and written communication skillsStrong project development, implementation, and management skillsAbility to maintain perspective, balance, and focus through challenge, uncertainty and changeAbility to work in office 25% of the time (offices in Orrville, OH)Learn More About Working at Smucker -Our Total Rewards Benefits ProgramOur Thriving Together Philosophy Supporting All Impacted by Our BusinessOur Continued Progress on Inclusion, Diversity and EquityFollow us on LinkedIn#LI-KK1#INDSA#LI-HybridSummaryLocation: Orrville, OH; Akron, OH; Cleveland, OHType: Full time

Keywords: Smucker, Akron , Senior Corporate Counsel, Ethics & Compliance, Legal , Akron, Ohio

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