Corporate Compliance Counsel – Investigations – Saudi Arabia

We have an opportunity to join a global leading energy firm in Saudi to be a senior member within their legal organisation and particularly sit within their Corporate Compliance Department. You will be involved in investigations right across the group including their subsidiaries and JV’s. You will be looking at and advising on complex cross-border Investigations.

Duties and responsibilities

You will be required to perform the following:

  • Investigation of all significant internal and external issues related to bribery/corruption, antitrust fraud, environmental, health & safety, money laundering, and other complex financial crimes across the corporate enterprise. Development, implementation, and oversight of related company-wide policies, procedures, and training protocols for compliance with the laws and regulations of the United States, European Union, and other applicable jurisdictions;
  • Management of outside counsel;
  • Monitoring legal and regulatory requirements and developments to ensure the Company has current and accurate compliance policies and procedures;
  • Providing direction, oversight, and counsel during compliance reviews, whether conducted by internal personnel or outside counsel;
  • Supporting the firms extensive global operations – including its numerous subsidiaries and joint ventures – with expert compliance counseling and advice;
  • Working with the Chief Compliance Officer to address compliance concerns raised by business lines, subsidiary companies, and management;
  • Resolving compliance enforcement disputes and conflicts by working with the business lines or subsidiary companies to determine any compliance gaps or practices that may expose the Company to legal liability or reputational harm;
  • Working with other attorneys to monitor the effectiveness of the compliance program;
  • Working with other attorneys and personnel to develop training modules, training individuals to deliver such modules, and rolling-out a comprehensive compliance training program; and
  • Supporting the Law Organisation as to compliance law issues.
  • Compliance Counsel must demonstrate sound judgment and unwavering ethics.

Required Experience

  • Currently licensed, admitted to practice, and in good standing with a state bar association in the United States or Europe;
  • Graduated from a Top International Law School;
  • 6+ years of hands-on corporate investigations experience at a large multinational corporation;
  • Pragmatic, business-oriented, approach to challenges and competing priorities and deadlines;
  • Demonstrated ability to engage business line leaders to drive implementation of new procedures and legal requirements in a timely manner;


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