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Compliance Officer

Job Description

Date: Mar 25, 2020

Ericsson's Compliance Office has the group responsibility for three compliance areas: Antitrust (compliance with competition law), Anti-corruption (compliance with corruption and bribery law) and Trade Compliance (compliance with customs, sanctions, and export control laws).

Within Group Function (GF) Legal Affairs & Compliance, the team develops and maintains the compliance program for Ericsson.

We also support compliance teams in the Market Areas or operational units, which are responsible for supporting and monitoring the execution of the compliance program in all operating units and legal entities within the countries of responsibility.

Based in Stockholm, this role will be focused on third party due diligence internationally - so a willingness to travel extensively (50%+) is required.

Do you have experience in compliance programs in a global organisation, developing existing and implementing new processes and procedures?


Role outline

Main tasks

We need you to take a lead in developing a culture of compliance, setting an example for transparency and promoting an environment where speaking up in a professional manner is encouraged!

You will provide regular updates to management teams, the compliance organization and others, as needed, regarding implementation of the program, including relevant Key Performance Indicators in areas of responsibility while maintaining a sound understanding of the local business activities and applicable laws and regulations!

Identify compliance priorities; plan and prioritize activities based on risk on a prescribed cycle (e.g., development of annual compliance plan).

Alongside colleagues from headquarters, perform compliance risk assessments, reviews and monitoring.

We supplement group training to ensure local requirements are addressed; conduct and ensure appropriate monitoring of compliance training and awareness programs.

We review commercial projects to identify and mitigate compliance risks presented.

Ensure effective implementation of Third-Party Due Diligence (TPDD) process and train functions involved in the process, including third parties completing process, when needed.

Enhance and embed a group wide strategy for approving and managing third parties exposed to bribery & corruption/AML risks, including supply chain, sales channel and other business partners.

Provide guidance and support to the Market

Maintain documentation of compliant, timely and practical advice.

Assist with assessment and management of material actual or potential conflicts of interest.

Utilize the case management system and lead and/or support investigations.

Manage reporting to relevant stakeholders regarding compliance-related reports of misconduct, investigations, and remediation efforts, where applicable.

Work with local head(s) of legal and others to ensure that interactions with local authorities and regulators are coordinated; implement processes to identify and manage regulatory requests and deadlines.

Assist with or conduct compliance-related merger and acquisition (M&A) due diligences and execute integration activities in your countries, as needed.

Draft compliance-related reports as required by the Compliance Office.


Profile and competence requirements
Fluent in English with a high level of integrity with character consistent with Ericsson values of respect, professionalism and perseverance; must be empathetic and willing to listen.
Master of Law, Business, Accounting or other university degree suitable for compliance with good business knowledge/understanding.
8 years experience working in compliance, legal or other relevant field (finance, audit) some of which should be in International environment where you have developed your cultural awareness.

At least 5 years of anti-bribery and corruption compliance or addressing compliance topics.
Good networking ability and social skills including the ability to handle internal and external contacts, including Government regulators and authorities.
Excellent communication skills both verbally and in writing.
Independent, goal-oriented and systematic way of working.



Deadline for applications: 8th April



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Primary country and city: Sweden (SE) || || Stockholm || SharedServ

Req ID: 351742