External Job Description
The position will be based in Manila, Philippines and report directly to the Regional Compliance Director - APAC & Indian Subcontinent .
This position is principally responsible for managing ADM’s anti-corruption program in Philippines and assisting with the implementation and support of other commercial compliance objectives in the region.
Commercial compliance focus areas in the region include Competition Law Compliance, Anti-Corruption, Trade Compliance, Data Privacy, Code of Business Conduct, Conflicts of Interest, and related areas.
Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to :
Interact with employees at all levels and potential business partners in order to obtain information required to conduct effective third party due diligence reviews.
Conduct due diligence reviews on potential business partners and acquisition targets aligned with internal guidelines.
Evaluate the risk of corruption in business practices to determine priority areas for policies, communication, training and auditing.
Advise management regarding the requisite steps to bridge identified gaps.
Monitor local laws and recommend changes to internal guidelines, policies, procedures and training programs as appropriate.
Periodically review internal controls, company policies, systems and procedures applicable to the region. Implement remedial actions to mitigate risk of non-
compliance with policies and applicable law.
Develop and manage regional compliance training efforts, including delivery of training for colleagues and business partners.
Receive information from employees and others about potential violations of law or company policy and ensure that allegations are investigated and concluded promptly and in line with internal investigative guidelines and procedures.
Any other responsibilities as may be considered necessary to support and advise management regarding ADM’s high standards of ethical business conduct.
Position requirements :
Qualified lawyer, auditor or forensic accountant or with relevant compliance experience.
Two - four years of relevant work experience. This may include corporate compliance and ethics department or other comparable experience of monitoring compliance or enforcing rules and regulations in a multinational company.
Must be fluent in local language and English, although additional knowledge of South East Asian languages will also be helpful.
Must be able to travel throughout region and internationally, and willing to work non-standard hours due to time zone differences.
Knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite.
External Job Description - Continued Required Core Competencies :
Research Must have the ability to conduct detailed research on a variety of topics using the internet and other publicly available resources.
Project Management Must be able to manage several projects and ensure completion to agreed deadlines. Must be detail oriented and have the ability to take sound critical decisions on whether or not to engage potential business partners based on the results of due diligence reviews.
Working under Pressure - Must have the ability to stay firm and collected under pressure and manage completion of tasks in line with established guidelines and procedures.
Communication Must have strong communication, negotiation and training skills to communicate effectively with colleagues, senior management, business partners, and government regulators.
Must be able to communicate negative results and reasons to business units and senior management. Must, through excellent interpersonal skills, have the ability to bring about organizational change.
Training Must be able to develop and deliver training materials to business units and business partners.
Integrity / Values Must have a strong personal and professional commitment to the values of compliance, ethics and integrity, and must demonstrate same in carrying out daily responsibilities.
Diversity Understands the value of a diverse workplace and treats all employees equally irrespective of sex, race, religious belief, national origin, age or disability.
Confidentiality Must have the ability to work with confidential and sensitive material discreetly.
Problem Solving Must have the ability review complex laws and regulations and propose systems for implementing remedial measures into internal control systems.
Must be able to break down complex situations into component parts and develop solutions in a logical, systematic way.
Conflict Resolution Must have the ability to effectively manage conflict and positively shape outcomes that minimize risk and are acceptable to all stakeholders.
Commitment to Quality Demonstrates a high standard of quality in their work.