Legal Counsel - Compliance

  • ClassificationIn-house
  • Salary$100,000 ~ $130,000
  • Work typePermanent
  • LocationAuckland, New Zealand
  • Posted on20 Jul 2018
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We have a fantastic opportunity available for an experienced lawyer with 5+ years experience to provide general advice on a variety of legal and governance matters, with a strong focus on compliance.
  
You will work closely with other team members and overseas colleagues to ensure internal and external compliance obligations are met.  In addition, there is the requirement to manage various communications with relevant judicial bodies.

Specifically (but not limited to), you will:

  • draft and revise company policies;
  • drive audit processes to identify and manage risk;
  • evaluate business activities in relation to compliance;
  • educate and train other team members regarding regulations and industry practices;
  • ensure all employment legislation matters are handled in keeping with best practice.

You will be a pragmatic and innovative thinker, able to create effective legal frameworks around the day-to-day issues which arise.
  
The culture is relaxed, friendly, collegial and supportive. We envisage you will present as highly professional while being able to maintain a reasonably informal approach, achieving the best outcomes with the team, as a team. Capably managing various stakeholder interests in a collaborative way, will help you show your true value!
  
Here is an opportunity to shape your own role, working alongside highly regarded senior executives as part of the respected management team, with direct access to the Board.

To be successful in this role you will need to have solid and relevant legal experience and a strong work ethic. A competitive base salary with other significant, attractive benefits make this a compelling career move. Contact Vanessa Hopkins or Paula Watts on 09 377 2248 or click on Apply Now!
  
(Only those with the legal right to work in New Zealand will be considered). 

Niche has been a premier provider of specialist talent to the New Zealand market for over 20 years, gaining an excellent reputation as a supplier to government and the corporate, legal and NGO/charity sectors. Specialising in recruitment for the legal, HR, policy and marketing and communications verticals, Niche supports the full career life-cycle from graduate and support roles through to specialist, middle management and executive posts.

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