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Nokia Networks Vacancy for Regional Compliance Counsel, Africa- Nigeria – Lagos


Nokia invests in technologies important in a world where billions of devices are connected. We are
focused on three businesses: network infrastructure software, hardware and services, which we offer through Nokia Networks; location intelligence, which we provide through HERE; and advanced technology development and licensing, which we pursue through Nokia Technologies. Each of these businesses is a leader in its respective field.

Through Networks, Nokia is the world’s specialist in mobile broadband. From the first ever call on GSM, to the first call on LTE, we operate at the forefront of each generation of mobile technology. Our global experts invent the new capabilities our customers need in their networks. We provide the world’s most efficient mobile networks, the intelligence to maximize the value of those networks, and the services to make it all work seamlessly.

Job Title: Regional Compliance Counsel, Africa

Nokia Networks – Nigeria – Lagos

Job description
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.

Position Requirements

Speaking Arabic as well is preferred
Anti-Corruption-related Legal Knowledge
Investigative and interrogative skills
Analytical thinking
Strategic Thinking
Working across Boundaries
Decision Making
Planning and Organising
Managing Others
Coaching and Development of Staff
Seeking and sharing knowledge

How to Apply

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