Details

Contract

Full-Time

Location

Santafé de Bogotá D.C., Colombia

Department

Legal, Ethics & Compliance

Openings

1

Job ID

37481264

Be a part of a revolutionary change At PMI, we’ve chosen to do something incredible. We’re totally transforming our business and building our future on smoke-free products with the power to improve the lives of a billion smokers worldwide. With huge change, comes huge opportunity. So, wherever you join us, you’ll enjoy the freedom to dream up and deliver better, brighter solutions and the space to move your career forward in endlessly different directions. Legal is a growing team, full of fresh opportunities. Our smoke-free transformation is completely changing the way we engage. We have stakeholders to talk to and brave new messages to share. We need talented people who are also excited by our sense of purpose to help expand our influence. As our work evolves, there’s space to define your role and satisfy your professional curiosity. You’ll be working across functions surrounded and supported by experts in. Join us and use your relationship-building skills for good: to change the lives of a billion smokers. Your ‘day to day’ Attorney who works with affiliate, regional and OC legal & compliance teams and PM Colombia management to provide quality, business-centric and timely legal analysis, advice, representation, negotiation and documentation in a wide variety of Colombia business activities and initiatives to enable PMI’s Smoke Free Future vision in our market coherently with relevant laws and regulations and PMI positions. You will also support the Senior Counsel to implement departmental practices and objectives in the market This position is be based in Bogota You will have the following key responsibilities: ? Partners with global subject matter experts, regional legal teams, the Senior Counsel and business colleagues to create proactive strategies designed to avoid or minimize exposure to legal liability. ? Helps business colleagues understand the risks and consequences of the given situation. Effectively communicates the consequences and develops alternatives to manage identified risks. ? Efficiently gathers and distills relevant information from appropriate sources, identifies and analyzes legal issues and knows when to escalate them ? Drafts key documents, presents clear recommendations and ensures legal compliance as it relates to the noted areas of law. ? In coordination with External Affairs and with the supervision of the Senior Counsel, represents the company’s position before federal, state and local government agencies regarding the noted areas of law and support PMI’s harm reduction advocacy. ? Stays current with legal developments, best practices and benchmarks in the noted areas of law and assists business colleagues in implementing policies and procedures in response thereto. ? Participate in project teams, ensuring that their decisions and recommendations protect the legal interests of the affiliate and PMI and execute decisions to achieve objectives on a timely basis ? Maintains a culture with a high degree of emphasis on dignity, respect, and inclusion. Essential experience and qualifications • Law Degree and licensed to practice law in Colombia • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, handle multiple, conflicting priorities while managing a substantial workload and client expectations • Proven experience in multinational companies • Fluent English and Spanish language • At least 5 years of concentrated experience which demonstrate an in-depth knowledge and applied understanding of area of expertise; both in house and major law firm experience preferred. At least 4 years’ experience depending on market complexity and concrete market needs. ? Experience of working successfully in a highly results-oriented and performance-driven environment with a focus on excellence. ? Ability to maintain an appropriate perspective regardless of the ambiguity, delicacy or pressure of a situation. What we offer Our success depends on the men and women who come to work every single day with a sense of purpose and an appetite for progress. Join PMI and you too can: • Seize the freedom to define your future and ours. We’ll empower you to take risks, experiment and explore. • Be part of an inclusive, diverse culture, where everyone’s contribution is respected; collaborate with some of the world’s best people and feel like you belong. • Pursue your ambitions and develop your skills with a global business – our staggering size and scale provides endless opportunities to progress. • Take pride in delivering our promise to society: to improve the lives of a billion smokers.

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