Location Panama About Syngenta : Syngenta is a leading agriculture company helping to improve global food security by enabling millions of farmers to make better use of available resources.
Through world class science and innovative crop solutions, our 28,000 people in over 90 countries are working to transform how crops are grown.
We are committed to rescuing land from degradation, enhancing biodiversity and revitalizing rural communities. Purpose of the role In alignment with Region Risk & Compliance agenda, set the R&C agenda for all Syngenta operations in the assigned Territory and work together with Territory Leadership Team (TLT) on the embedment of the R&C mind-
set and culture in all business conduct and operations of Syngenta in the assigned Territory and sustainably improve related behaviors. Accountabilities
With the Regional Compliance Officer define the R&C agenda for the Territory and ensure implementation and monitoring of the program.
Closely interact with other compliance functions within the Territory to increase the impact and visibility of the compliance function and to strengthen the compliance function across all operations in the Territory.
Facilitate the Compliance and Risk Management Session in TLT meetings.
Deploy compliance training and awareness programs in the Territory.
Review activities and transactions to ensure that business and investment activities are being conducted in an ethical and legal manner and that policies and procedures are followed to reduce the risks of non-
compliance with laws, regulations, etc.
Organize and conduct Compliance Deep Dives in the Territory.
Pro-actively identify potential areas of compliance vulnerability and risk in the Territory; develop / implement corrective action plans for resolution of problematic issues, and provide general guidance on how to avoid or deal with similar situations in the future.
Act as an independent reviewer and evaluation function to ensure that R&C issues / concerns within the Territory are being appropriately evaluated, investigated and resolved.
Advise Syngenta employees and functions on issues related to R&C.
Share learnings from Territory with compliance colleagues in Territories / Region / Global and continuously help improving Syngenta R&C program.
Respond to alleged violations of laws, regulations, Syngenta Code of Conduct, policies, procedures, etc. by evaluating or recommending the initiation of investigative procedures in line with the Investigation Code of Practice.
Review policies, procedures, etc. to ensure that they are in compliance both with relevant laws, regulations, etc. and the Syngenta Code of Conduct, policies, etc.
Deploy global compliance policies in the Territory.
Report regularly and promptly to the Regional Compliance Officer LATAM on all relevant R&C matters.
Lawyer with 5 years of experience in Compliance
Need to have sound experience on leading Compliance in complex geographies and different culture & risk profile. Experience on Risk Management is a must
Advanced English skills
Engage & inspire
Compliance and Trade Affairs