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1.0 CORPORATE REQUIREMENTS

 

JOB TITLE:                 Legal & Compliance Assistant

 REPORTING TO:        Chief Compliance Officer

LOCATION:                 London

 

1.1 ROLE SUMMARY

 

The Legal & Compliance Assistant is a member of Seadrill’s global Legal & Compliance team providing effective administrative and legal & compliance support on a wide variety of initiatives including, in particular, compliance and legal operations projects.

 

1.2 JOB SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

 

Assist the Legal Director:

  • in designing, implementing and refining operational processes and procedures for the Legal Team;
  • with the collation and management of Legal Know-How;
  •  with collation and presentation of KPI metrics to track and measure performance of the Legal Team (including the costs of outside counsel); and
  • with the management of transactional and litigation workflow (excluding negotiation or review of legal documentation).

 

Assist the Compliance function:

  • with preparation of board documentation;
  • with establishment and monitoring of the Compliance budget;
  • with management and operation of Compliance tools;
  • with design, management and operation of the Compliance Document Management System (SharePoint) with establishment and monitoring of the Compliance budget;
  • with general administrational support in relation to internal investigations, business partner review, social donations and gifts and entertainment;
  • support design and rollout of Compliance training programs;
  • with new country due diligence; and
  • with organization of Compliance purchase orders and invoicing as needed.

 

 

1.3 EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

 

  • Bachelors level degree (or similar);
  • 2+ years’ experience working in an administrative role with focus on design and implementation of processes; and
  • Experience in a law, accountancy or consultancy firm or within an inhouse legal, compliance or finance team is desirable (but not necessary).

 

1.4 SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED

 

  • Tech savvy with a strong command of Microsoft Office products and the ability to quickly understand and adopt new processes, technologies and software;
  • Good analytical and communication skills;
  • Open and collaborative working style, both within the Legal & Compliance team and when advising internal clients;
  • Proactive approach to workload management;
  • Thinks commercially and pragmatically;
  • Agile and adaptable to changing project conditions, is comfortable in situations that may be ambiguous or where all the relevant information isn’t available;
  • Experience of working collaboratively in multicultural teams, and possibly in remote teams spread across different countries; and
  • Mature with a calm manner.