Overview

Our Client, the Canadian arm of a very reputable, global high-end luxury good importing and distribution operation is looking to add Legal & Compliance Counsel to their Greater Toronto based team.

Reporting into the Director of Legal & Compliance, this hybrid role will provide day-to-day management of the organization’s internal compliance program as well as legal advice and counsel on various matters.


Responsibilities

- Support the preparation and delivery of Compliance Training programs and materials in accordance with requirements and local
regulation. (Items will include but aren’t limited to: Privacy, Corruption (active and passive), Fraud, Conflict of Interest, Anti-
Competition and Anti-Money Laundering, Integrity, Business Human Rights, Whistleblower System, Employee and Business Partner
Code of Conduct)
- Oversee the document compliance program
- Maintain and update Compliance Legal Directives and related documentation in accordance with Porsche Group requirements
- Act as the organization’s Compliance Office first point of contact for employee compliance questions
- Perform annual reviews on legal systemic risks
- Promote Compliance Culture within the organization and its subsidiary companies
- Prepare regular internal and Group Compliance reporting
- Support the local Integrity Program with the establishment and development of the Local Integrity Program (LIP) in accordance with
Together for Integrity (T4I) established requirements.
- Partner with the relevant business leaders in the development and implementation of measures to improve the integrity and
compliance related local strategy
- Assist with the oversight of the integration of Integrity in all relevant local processes and instruments
- Handle reporting, monitoring and reviewing the effectiveness of the local integrity activities
- Assist with onboarding new employees related to compliance topics including attestation forms
- Provide legal support for Procurement topics including contract reviews
- Assist with Compliance/Legal department administration
- Provide additional legal and compliance support as needed.
- Legal department administration-Provide additional legal and compliance support as needed_

Requirements

The candidate must:
• Be a member in good standing of the Ontario Bar Association
• Be fluently bilingual in French and English
• Have certification from a recognized Canadian compliance professionals organization
• Have 2-5 years of corporate compliance and legal experience

Skills:
- Substantive legal/compliance knowledge and basic understanding of laws pertaining retail distribution in Canada
- Effective in establishing initiatives and promoting interaction and positive teamwork throughout the company
- Demonstrable drafting and negotiation skills
- Must be detail oriented and have strong planning and organizational skills
- Ability to judge and solve problems and conflicts; to think entrepreneurial and thrive with a varying level of ambiguity and uncertainty
- Ability to work in a multi-functional team and collaborate with executive and senior-management
- Motivated, goal-oriented and high performing
- Ability to multi-task and deliver high quality work under tight timelines

This is truly an exceptional opportunity to work in a leadership position with a company with great brand recognition that is known and strives for excellence.

If this describes you and you are interested in this exciting position, then please send us your details in the strictest of confidence.


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