Corporate Counsel I - Compliance & Regulatory

Harman International

Novi, MI, USA

Full time

Jan 24

A Career at HARMAN

As a technology leader that is rapidly on the move, HARMAN is filled with people who are focused on making life better. Innovation, inclusivity and teamwork are a part of our DNA. When you add that to the challenges we take on and solve together, you’ll discover that at HARMAN you can grow, make a difference and be proud of the work you do every day.

About The Role

This position will provide legal support to HARMAN’s business on a variety of complex matters related to global trade compliance and other compliance and regulatory matters.

Your Team

This position will report to HARMAN’s Associate General Counsel, Ethics, Integrity & Privacy, and has no direct reports. This position will manage outside counsel in connection with certain work.

What You Will Do

  • Provide legal advice concerning global trade compliance matters, including export controls, sanctions, export licensing, deemed exports, product classifications, global trade contract provisions, and custom matters, in support HARMAN’s global operations.
  • Support and advise global trade compliance team conducting export classifications and sanctioned-party screening.
  • Review and investigate potential trade compliance violations and advise on remediation efforts, such as recommending business process improvements, evaluating voluntary self-disclosure options, reviewing submissions to governmental agencies, and coordinating with outside counsel.
  • Manage compliance programs, including code of conduct, anti-corruption, antitrust, conflicts of interest.
  • Develop, implement and manage policies, tools and processes to support and improve compliance programs.
  • Monitor and provide thought leadership regarding global trade and other regulatory compliance developments and trends.
  • Develop and deliver training and communications on global trade and other regulatory compliance matters across HARMAN’s business.
  • Assist with a variety of internal and/or external regulatory and/or other compliance investigations.
  • Demonstrate the following HARMAN competencies:
  • Leadership: Demonstrate character, clarity, courage and commitment to high-performance
  • Build environment of trust, high performance and engagement by establishing clear goals and a commitment to feedback, development and recognition
  • Collaboration: Connect, engage and communicate with others
  • Encourage open expression of ideas; communicate effectively at all levels and build strong relationships.
  • Judgment: Make sound decisions
  • Demonstrate critical thinking to take appropriate risk and make sound and timely decisions.
  • Results-Driven: Deliver extraordinary results.
  • Take initiative to achieve superior, quality results against internal or external standards of excellence

What you Need

  • Minimum 5 to 7 years of related experience, ideally in a combination law firm and corporate settings with a focus on compliance and regulatory matters.
  • Law degree from a law school in the United States.
  • Must be licensed to practice law in the United States and a member of the bar in any state or the District of Columbia in good standing.
  • Exceptional communication skills (verbal and written), with the ability to liaise with all areas of the business.
  • Ability to work independently and take ownership of projects.
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and respond promptly to shifting priorities.

What is Nice to Have

  • Global experience
  • Foreign language skills

What Makes You Eligible

  • Willingness to travel up to 10% of the time
  • Willingness to work in an office in Novi, Michigan or remotely
  • Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.

What We Offer

  • Flexible work environment, allowing for full-time remote work globally for positions that can be performed outside a HARMAN or customer location
  • Access to employee discounts on world-class Harman and Samsung products (JBL, HARMAN Kardon, AKG, etc.)
  • Extensive training opportunities through our own HARMAN University
  • Competitive wellness benefits
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Access to HARMAN Campus Fitness Center and Cafeteria
  • An inclusive and diverse work environment that fosters and encourages professional and personal development

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HARMAN is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race,color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin,disability or Protected Veterans status. HARMAN offers a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. (


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