Job Properties
  • Job Type
    Full-time Position
  • Category
    Legal jobs
  • Languages
  • Experience Required
  • Degree Required
    • Province
    • Date Posted
      January 14,2022
    • Entrusting Package
    • JSS
    • VISA
    • IMG_6430
    • Career Consultation

    Legal counsel, Legal Compliance

    Job Title

    Legal counsel, Legal Compliance

    Job Description

    Philips is a global leader in health technology, committed to improving billions of lives worldwide and striving to make the world healthier and more sustainable through innovation. Driven by the vision of a better tomorrow.

    But it’s not just what we do, it’s who we are. We are 80,000, wonderfully unique individuals, with two things in common. An unwavering sense of purpose and a relentless determination to deliver on our customers’ needs. It’s what inspires us to create meaningful solutions – the kind that make a real difference – when it matters most.

    The world and our customers’ needs are changing faster than ever before and while we are proud of what we do already, we know we can do more. That’s why we need you, to help us tackle increasingly complex challenges posed by ever evolving health and well-being needs.

    In this role, you have the opportunity to make life better

    Looking at the challenges the world is facing today Philips’ purpose has never been more relevant. So whatever your role, if you share our passion for helping others, you’ll be working towards creating a better and fairer future for all.

    You are responsible for

    In this role, you will be the Compliance Counsel for 5 markets in Europe, responsible for the development and deployment of the Market compliance programs and advising on legal compliance matters. You will conduct and coordinate investigations that have been reported via SpeakUp. You will also be an important contributor to enhancing the global Market compliance program.

    In this role, your key areas of responsibility include:

    Compliance counsel Benelux, DACH*, France, Nordics and UK&I. Key areas of responsibility include:

    • Compliance program development and implementation:

      • Support the Heads of Legal of the Markets with the development of their annual compliance program;

      • Drive/coordinate the implementation of the initiatives set out in this compliance program (incl. monitoring the execution through the Market Compliance Committee and documentation of evidence);

    • Monitor the General Business Principles (GBP) & legal compliance controls and follow up on results/deficiencies where necessary;

    • Advise Markets in Legal compliance matters (antitrust, healthcare compliance, anti-bribery/anti-corruption, and export controls & sanctions), where needed in consultation with the relevant subject matter expert in Group Legal Compliance; and

    • Conduct and coordinate investigations that are reported via SpeakUp.

    Leverage experience as compliance counsel to enhance the global Market compliance program. Key areas of responsibility include:

    • Identify GBP & legal compliance best practices, leveraging these practices across Markets (continuous improvement):

    • Support with the development of the annual global Market compliance programs, with minimum compliance requirements for Markets; and

    • Advising in & conducting GBP investigations that are escalated from the Markets.

    You are a part of
    In this role, you will be part of a global team of (Legal) Compliance professionals. This is a team of highly skilled compliance professionals who play an instrumental role in driving compliance throughout the company.

    To succeed in this role, you’ll need a customer-first attitude and the following

    • Master degree in Law.

    • Fluent in English (and preferably also in Dutch).

    • At least 3-5 years of experience as compliance officer/in Legal compliance (preferably in a multinational company).

    In return, we offer you

    A path toward your most rewarding career. Succeeding in this role will open many doors for your long-term career, in other areas in Philips or otherwise. We also believe that we are at our best as a company when you are at yours as a person. Thus, we offer bold health benefits, a flexible work schedule and access to local well-being focused activities. Furthermore, Philips University is available to all employees for learning and development opportunities.

    • DACH = Germany, Austria, Switzerland

    How we work at Philips
    Our newly-adopted hybrid work concept fuses flexibility with collaboration to deliver great outcomes for our people and our customers. We are embracing an approach wherein we spend more time together than apart – which for full-time employees translates to an average of at least 3 days working from the office and up to 2 days from home – for our hybrid roles.
    Hybrid work flexibility means people can meet the changing demands of work and home in the most balanced, productive, and healthy way. Hybrid work flexibility means people can meet the changing demands of work and home in the most balanced, productive, and healthy way.

    Our hybrid working model is defined in 3 ways:
    We believe in the importance of impactful collaboration: There's a certain energy when everyone’s in the same room that can heighten idea generation and creative friction needed for problem-solving.
    We embrace flexibility: Choosing where, when and how to work can vary according to task and team schedules. Flexibility isn’t office or online, it means choosing the space that works best for you, your teams and our customers on a case-by-case basis.
    We want to be at our best: The way we work and our workspaces are designed to support our well-being, offer career advancement opportunities, and enable us to be at our best.

    Why should you join Philips?

    Working at Philips is more than a job. It’s a calling to create a healthier society through meaningful work, focused on innovative, customer-first health technology solutions. Help us improve the health and well-being of billions of people, every year. Ultimately creating a career that no one could have planned for. Even you.


    Open Positions from Philips
    Related positions