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Posted on December 14, 2020
POSITION: Compliance Officer-Part Time
COMPANY: StoneMor Inc.
StoneMor Inc. is conducting a search for a Part Time Compliance Officer to join our corporate legal team. This is currently a remote role and will eventually be based out of our Corporate Headquarters. This position reports directly to Austin So, SVP, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary.
LOCATION: Trevose, Pennsylvania
The Compliance Officer (“CO”) is responsible for supporting Cornerstone’s compliance function as it relates to the U.S. Investment Advisers Act of 1940 (“Advisers Act”) and other applicable laws, and also Cornerstone’s investment management function. The individual must be able to provide compliance guidance that balances regulatory requirements, risk mitigation, and business objectives. Cornerstone Trust Management Services LLC (“Cornerstone”) is a wholly owned indirect subsidiary of StoneMor Inc.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Prepare and file SEC regulatory filings required for registered investment advisers (Form ADV) as well as review public filings for compliance-related matters;
- Monitor and document Cornerstone compliance with all applicable laws, StoneMor policies and Trust investment guidelines and restrictions;
- As necessary, analyze proposed Trust and pooling trust investment activity to help ensure consistency with Cornerstone investment policies and guidelines; document such review and compliance with internal policies and guidelines;
- Working with Cornerstone’s sub-advisors, help coordinate and effectuate approved investment recommendations;
- Assist with annual review of compliance policies, procedures and processes; as necessary update compliance manual and implement required updates or integration of programs;
- Prepare and conduct annual training for employees;
- As necessary, analyze and interpret applicable laws and regulations, particularly those relating to conflicts of interest and restrictions relating to material non-public information (“MNPI”);
- Monitor changes to the federal securities laws that could require revisions to the policies and procedures;
- Maintain and update materials required for regulatory examinations or inquiries;
- Review Access Person trades and holdings to ensure compliance with Code of Ethics;
- Maintain compliance calendar and lead compliance monitoring and testing program;
- Field ad hoc inquiries from employees on compliance matters; and
- Oversee use of compliance applications to monitor and mitigate regulatory risks.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
- Bachelor Degree; advanced degree preferred;
- Minimum of 5 years of compliance and regulatory experience with SEC registered asset management firm;
- Knowledge of the federal securities laws, including, but not limited to, the Investment Advisers Act of 1940; familiarity with regulations regarding MNPI under Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and public company reporting regulations under the Securities Act of 1933 a plus;
- Advanced knowledge of registered investment adviser fiduciary responsibilities, including mitigating conflicts of interest;
- Broad understanding of investment management function, asset allocation and deep familiarity with alternative investment products, including private credit funds;
- Good organizational and project management skills;
- Strong individual contributor with the ability to work effectively as a team;
- Strong verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to effectively communicate complex technical compliance issues;
- Provide training and mentorship to junior employees;
- Adapt quickly and appropriately in accordance with the constant evolution of the company and industry;
- Proficiency with compliance management systems; and
- Technical and professional skills or knowledge of testing methodology, risk and controls analysis.
Posted on December 12, 2020
JOB TITLE: Contract Management Specialist
RICOH is an information management and digital services company connecting technology, processes, and people. Every day our employees solve problems for companies large and small, with end-to-end business solutions. At the forefront of innovation, we use a wide range of systems and technology to make data accessible to people faster and with more insight than ever before.
LOCATION: Exton, Pennsylvania
JOB DESCRIPTION: RICOH has an excellent opportunity for a Contract Management Specialist to join our world-class legal team at our Corporate Headquarters in Exton, PA. In this position you will enjoy working in a collaborative, team environment and have a vested interest in providing strategic legal support. You will be results-focused, possess an energetic approach, and take pride in your integrity.
As a member of the Ricoh Legal Department's Corporate and Transactional Team, reporting to the Contract Manager, the Contract Management Specialist will manage a portfolio of the various corporate and transactional matters overseen by the Ricoh Legal Department. The Contract Management Specialist will review, draft, and negotiate commercial transactions and solve other legal problems, consistently with Ricoh's business and legal goals. He or she will work with colleagues and under the supervision of Ricoh's Senior Counsel and Assistant General Counsel, as appropriate.
JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Efficiently and promptly receive, review, manage and distribute a portfolio of legal requests.
- Assist the Ricoh Legal Department in establishing and actively (through training or other direct communications) promoting the company's policies and programs, particularly those related to corporate and transactional matters, in an effort to minimize the company's legal exposure.
- Assist in assessing Ricoh's exposure in various legal matters and recommending solutions to certain matters confidently and efficiently with independent research and factfinding when needed.
- Independently review, draft and negotiate standard and non-standard commercial transactions, including sale, lease, service transactions, confidentiality agreements, data processing / protection agreements, and business associate agreements for all company business units. Interact courteously and effectively with a diverse group of professionals including Ricoh's sales representatives, Ricoh's customers, outside counsel, etc. in a fast-paced environment.
- Ensure contract review, approval, and execution in accordance with corporate and/or business unit guidelines and company policies.
- Analyze and draft legal provisions using a working knowledge of contracting concepts and terms, including indemnity, limitation of liability, warranties and disclaimers, guarantees, etc.
- Identify and provide direction on business terms that affect the assumption and/or mitigation of contractual, performance or other risks.
- Identify opportunities for process improvements and to help ensure compliance with company policies and external legal requirements.
- Perform other corporate-based projects supporting the Ricoh Legal Department, company initiatives, and/or duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Experience, and Certifications):
- Requires 4-year college degree or equivalent experience.
- J.D. or paralegal certificate preferred.
- Requires at least two years of legal/contract management professional experience with an expertise in commercial transactions practices and of negotiation strategies and techniques.
Posted on October 11, 2020
POSITION: Senior Counsel Operations, North America
Senior Counsel is responsible for providing comprehensive legal support for the manufacturing and related site-based functions of CSL Behring’s Kankakee facility, as well as for the North American manufacturing operations and activities of a global biopharmaceutical business. Position reports to Lead Counsel for Operations and CSL Plasma, North America
COMPANY: CSL Behring
LOCATION: Kankakee, IL
RESPONSIBILITIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES:
Provide informed, actionable and comprehensive legal support and strategic counsel for the manufacturing and related site-based functions of CSL Behring’s Kankakee facility, as well as for the North American manufacturing operations of CSL Behring, including:
- Interact directly with members of the Kankakee Leadership Team (KLT) and all levels of Operations’ management at the Kankakee facility, and advise management on a broad range of legal issues related to the manufacturing operations and related activities of a global specialty pharmaceutical business.
- Team with Quality personnel (including Quality Control, Quality Assurance and site Regulatory personnel) and advise on cGMP and regulatory matters as needed and appropriate.
- Work closely with Strategic Sourcing and Project Management Office management in connection with construction planned for the Kankakee site, infrastructure improvements and on-going repair and maintenance activities.
- Review, draft and negotiate supply agreements for all Kankakee sourcing-related activities, various real estate agreements (including design and engineering, and construction/construction management), marketing and communication agreements, and various other agreements.
- As requested, review internal and external Kankakee communications.
- Establish close rapport with, and provide proactive legal advice to, site General Manager and all members of the KLT.
- Provide counsel to EHS management and support management’s efforts to maintain a safety culture.
- As requested or assigned, provide support to and/or manage activities related to company investigations and commercial litigation relating to the Kankakee facility;
- Partner with the Business Integrity and Risk Management Departments to help ensure business processes and activities comply with applicable laws, regulations, and company policies, and work to maintain open and effective avenues of communication among Legal, Business Integrity and Risk, and the business.
- As requested or assigned, work with Global Legal Operations Group to create or modify agreements with vendors across the global manufacturing sites and otherwise coordinate legal advice on a global basis when appropriate, and provide contract review and related legal support for relevant global end-to-end operations team activities and transactions.
- Keep current on relevant legislative issues, statutes, decisions and ordinances.
- Advise management on legal, regulatory, healthcare and compliance issues, working with external experts as needed.
- Examine legal data to determine advisability of defending or prosecuting lawsuits.
- Develop and deliver training on legal matters as required or requested.
- As needed, provide legal advice and support in connection with non-routine special projects, such as business development activities and other strategic business transactions involving CSL Behring and its affiliates.
- As requested or assigned, work with Lead Counsel, Global Employment Law, concerning Kankakee human resources matters.
- Coordinate work with outside counsel as appropriate or assigned.
- Establish and build good working relationships with internal clients based on mutual trust and respect and knowledge of the company’s business and its needs and goals.
EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree and Juris Doctor degree. Superior academic credentials at top-tier law school strongly preferred.
- Licensed to practice law in Illinois (Illinois House Counsel license acceptable).
- Minimum of 7 years applicable legal experience required, preferably including at least 5 years supporting a manufacturing operation within the pharmaceutical, biotech or medical device industry, either as in-house or external counsel. Strong commercial drafting and negotiating background, with emphasis on supply agreements and various real estate agreements. Proven communication and stakeholder influencing skills, business acumen and judgment. Working knowledge of FDA’s cGMP regulations or similar manufacturing regulations. Experience in some or all of the following areas: real estate, contracts, general litigation or litigation management, supply chain management, government investigations, government affairs, quality, regulatory affairs.
- Experience at top-tier law firm preferred.
- Strong drafting and negotiation skills required, as well as ability to produce quality work under pressure while balancing multiple priorities.
- Self-starter able to work without significant supervision and to contact supervisor and others when guidance or support is appropriate.
- Strong communication, analytical, project management and interpersonal skills; ability to understand business needs and goals and incorporate that understanding in advice to the business that enables the business to make well-informed decisions based on a full understanding of risks and benefits. Team player.
- Ability to develop strong professional relationships with Kankakee leadership and readily gain confidence as a trusted advisor.
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