In-House Legal Counsel & Compliance Officer

Sika Group

Job Description

In-House Legal Counsel & Compliance Officer

Sydney

Australia

Intro

We are currently seeking an experienced Legal Counsel & Compliance Officer to fulfil this newly created in-house role.

Exciting Challenges

ABOUT THE ROLE

We are currently seeking an experienced Legal Counsel & Compliance Officer to fulfil this newly created in-house role, which will have you providing quality and timely legal advice to the business.

 

The role will have you responsible for proper legal and compliance risks management and will ensure the implementation of and adherence to Sika Group’s policies, directives and procedures.

 

The role will be based at our Head Office in Wetherill Park reporting directly to the Managing Director and dotted-line reporting to Corporate Legal.

MORE SPECIFICALLY YOU WILL

Duties will include, but not be limited to:

 
  • Drafting, reviewing, and negotiating agreements and other legal documentation in all areas of the business,

  • Legal support relating to all product literature of Sika’s businesses

  • Oversight of all claims concerning Sika’s products and businesses

  • Oversight of all compliance investigations concerning Sika’s businesses

  • Providing regular legal and risk management trainings to employees of Sika businesses

  • Corporate housekeeping (e.g. company records, filings, etc.)

  • Liaising with the Corporate Legal Department at Sika’s Group headquarters in Switzerland

We Need Your Skills

ABOUT YOU

 

To be successful within this role, you will have:

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A Law degree from a University in Australia or New Zealand

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Hold a Bar admission in Australia or New Zealand

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A Minimum 3 years of post-qualification working experience as a company in-house counsel or at a law firm

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Experience in negotiating commercial agreements

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Excellent oral and written communication skills

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A willingness to travel regularly within Australia and to New Zealand

Building Trust Every Day

WHO IS SIKA AUSTRALIA?

Sika Australia is a well-established industry leader in the manufacturing of construction chemicals servicing Construction, Industry, Marine & Mining divisions across Australia. We are a Global Organisation with subsidiaries in over 100 countries around the world, we manufacture in over 200 factories with over 20,000 employees & an expanding team across Australia. 

 
 

WHY JOIN THE SIKA AUSTRALIA TEAM?


 

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We offer a supportive working environment with a strong, positive company culture

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We invest in our employees – you will be provided with all relevant training and development

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Employee Benefits Program

 
 
 
 
 

We thank you in advance for your application, however only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Applicants must have valid AU working rights

 

Successful applicants will be required to undergo a Pre-Employment Medical including a drug and alcohol screen.

Sika Australia is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

We value and seek diversity in our workforce.
 
Disclaimer – Sika Australia does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Sika Australia is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

Contact

Sarah Daher - Recruitment Specialist

Job ID

8435BR

Contract Type

Permanent

Job Category

Legal

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