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Job Req ID:  11129

Job Title:  Corporate Counsel I

Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc., a global Fortune 1000 company and one of Forbes 2017 America’s Best Large Employers, is transforming the way we all do business.

From smart office technology and information management to cloud, mobility and IT services, we have a rich history of creating the products and services necessary to drive innovation and make work possible from anywhere at any time. Our award-winning products and solutions help companies around the world move information faster, improve quality and productivity, enhance security and facilitate the sharing of information. We are proud that our portfolio leads the industry while exceeding environmental standards.

At Konica Minolta, you'll work for an amazing technology company with growth opportunities, great benefits and talented, passionate co-workers.

Position Objective

Reporting to the Corporate Counsel and Compliance Manager, the Corporate Counsel will be primarily responsible for assisting the Corporate Counsel and Compliance Manager in the   management, maintenance and continuing development of Konica Minolta’s compliance and ethics program and the development, management and implementation of  various corporate compliance initiatives.  The Corporate Counsel will also prepare, review and negotiate various commercial agreements, handle various legal matters ranging from routine contract review to those of high exposure and complexity. The Corporate Counsel may also be required to assist with mergers and acquisitions, litigation management and employment law matters.

Essential Job Functions

Provide legal advice to relevant Konica Minolta personnel and departments including, but not limited to:

  • Preparation and review of commercial sales and service contracts    
  • Pre-litigation research and settlement negotiations     
  • Preparation, review and completion of real estate contracts
  • Participate in a variety of complex legal matters
  • Provide legal analysis and counseling on ethics and legal issues/topics, internal policies and other legal matters such as:
    • Anti-Corruption policies (global and local)
    • Gift policy – Policy review and draft of communication sent to employees
    • Antitrust policies
    • Employee Handbook – Review and analysis. Discuss revisions and propose language.
    • Information Security issues
  • Conduct compliance risk assessments in conjunction with other compliance related functions (i.e. Sales and Marketing)
  • Conduct annual compliance self-audit of all risk areas.
  • Assist with revisions, issuance and dissemination of Code of Conduct and compliance and ethics policies
  • Deliver Code of Conduct and other relevant policy training and education tools for business units
  • Conduct compliance and ethics investigations, including conducting email searches, document review and interviews, and drafting reports regarding potential violations of company policies
  • Prepare periodic reports regarding compliance and ethics matters for management
  • Advise business units on legal compliance
  • Assist with the implementation of compliance and ethics auditing and monitoring programs, such as sales and advertising protocols

Competencies (Knowledge, Skills and Abilities)

  • Must possess good interpersonal and organizational skills and be detail oriented
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication and presentation skills 
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize effectively, excellent attention to detail.
  • Sound experience in working independently and in a team environment
  • Ability to handle/resolve problems as they arise
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously in a deadline driven environment
  • Prior experience interacting with various departments within an organization, i.e., Sales, Human Resources, Marketing, etc. preferred
  • Prior experience with ethics and compliance programs and acquisitions preferred
  • Must be willing and able to travel, as needed.
  • Fluency in Spanish a plus.

Experience, Educational Reqts and Certifications

  • Law Degree required (Member of New Jersey Bar)
  • 2 - 5 years of experience

Konica Minolta Offers:  

  • Outstanding benefits package (including medical, dental, vision, life insurance)
  • 401(k) plan with matching company contribution
  • Generous holiday and paid time off schedules
  • Ongoing professional development training
  • Visible, exciting work supporting sales of cutting edge technology and workflow solutions.

Join Konica Minolta and help drive innovation as we transform the Workplace of the Future.™

 

Konica Minolta is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, pregnancy, age, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity, disability, alienage or citizenship status, marital status or partnership status, genetic information, veteran status or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.


Nearest Major Market: New Jersey