Tokyo, Japan


Legal, Ethics & Compliance



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Position Title:  Manager Ethics & Compliance Reports to:    Head of Ethics & Compliance Japan Organization:   Ethics & Compliance Location:    Tokyo Philip Morris International: Building a Smoke-Free Future We envision a smoke-free future with our world. We inspire an innovative, science-backed, and environmentally sustainable solution for our consumers and societies. By challenging the status-quo, designing revolutionary products, and delivering consumer centric experience, we achieve the impossible together. Want to join us? At Philip Morris International, we are transforming the business to deliver a smoke-free future. With huge change, comes huge opportunity. You have the freedom to dream and deliver better & brighter solutions and the space to move your career forward in different directions. Role Summary Collaborate with the head of PMJ E&C to oversee the compliance program in Japan. Drive the mission of Global PMI Compliance to: • Empower and enable management, employees and close third parties to meet applicable external (legal, regulatory, industry) and internal (policy) requirements by providing them with the tools, knowledge and advice and to do their jobs in an ethical and compliant way • Assess risk, monitor ongoing compliance, test compliance controls, and investigate allegations of potential non-compliance • Drive a culture of compliance that encourages raising concerns about potential or actual compliance violations and pro-active addressing of issues Key Responsibilities Collaborate the Japan Head in driving and delivering compliance initiatives in all five pillars of the PMI Global Compliance Program, with a focus on Code of Conduct, Conflicts of Interests, Whistleblowing and Investigations, as well as legal compliance topics such as Anti-Bribery, Competition law, etc. 1. Governance ? Identify, assess, and manage compliance risks ? Stay current with ethics and compliance developments, best practices and benchmarks and assist internal stakeholders in implementing policies and procedures in response thereto. 2. Advisory ? First point of contact for employees seeking compliance advice in the market ? Serve on the local management team and provide compliance input and advice on strategic business matters ? Identify and analyze ethics and compliance issues and present clear recommendations. 3. Policy & Processes ? Develop and implement compliance policies and processes, in line with Global PMI Standards, to address and mitigate key compliance risks ? Oversee and execute compliance processes 4. Training & Communications ? Raise and maintain awareness about compliance through innovative compliance communications ? Provide face-to-face training to different types and of audiences ? Oversee and support e-learning 5. Monitoring & Investigations ? Oversee or conduct internal investigations ? Enhance and maintain culture of speaking up ? Monitor the effectiveness of compliance program Profile ? At least 5 years of experience as a compliance officer, in-house counsel, internal control function or internal audit. ? Experience advising and serving on management teams ? University Degree in Law, Business or other relevant field ? Licensed to practice law a plus, but not required ? Fluent in written and spoken English, as well as Japanese ? In-depth knowledge and applied understanding of compliance programs and subject matters ? Experience working in a heavily regulated industry with many touchpoints with government authorities, such as pharma, medtech, extractive industries, defense industry, etc. ? Experience handling and solving complex issues and problems ? Experience managing and influencing change and overcoming adversity Skills 1. Integrity ? Accountable ? Transparent ? Reliable ? Strong ethical compass 2. Vision ? Issue spotting ? Critical thinking and analytical skills ? Anticipate and proactively addresses emerging issues ? Maintain oversight and insight into compliance program, risks and issues across a large complex business 3. Leadership ? Inspiring presence ? Self-starter with ability to take initiative and execute locally on global objectives with minimal supervision ? Collaborative team player with the ability to work in a matrix with local management, Global Compliance and neighboring functions (at local, regional and global level) ? Skillful at building partnerships with stakeholders to ensure alignment. 4. Level-headed ? Firm, decisive and diplomatic ? Flexible, ability to manage shifting and competing priorities ? Cultural sensitivity ? Self-aware 5. Compliance Skills ? Verbal compliance communications skills, including providing training, communicating about compliance to employees at all levels, presenting and defending a point of view, etc. ? Written compliance communications skills, including drafting policies & processes, developing training materials, writing investigation reports, etc. ? program development ? policy & process development ? training & communications ? investigations & monitoring ? risk assessment 6. Compliance Knowledge: ? International compliance programs and standards ? Code of conduct and ethics ? Anti-bribery laws, competition law ? Market-specific laws and regulations JOIN A GLOBAL MARKET LEADER PMI is the world’s leading international tobacco company, with six of the world's top 15 international brands and products sold in more than 180 markets. In addition to the manufacture and sale of cigarettes, including the number one global cigarette brand, and other tobacco products, PMI is engaged in the development and commercialization of Reduced-Risk Products (“RRPs”). RRPs is the term we use to refer to products that present, are likely to present, or have the potential to present less risk of harm to smokers who switch to these products versus continued smoking. We have a range of RRPs in various stages of development, scientific assessment and commercialization. Because our RRPs do not burn tobacco, they produce far lower quantities of harmful and potentially harmful compounds than found in cigarette smoke. For more information, see and PMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. #LI-DNP