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Senior Corporate Counsel - Compliance

Indianapolis, US, 46250

Sep 1, 2021


dormakaba is seeking a Senior Corporate Counsel of Compliance to join our Legal team based in Indianapolis, IN. This position is responsible for building up and implementing compliance systems, processes, templates, and tools in the Americas that defines, establishes, and supervises adherence to legal requirements and Group Compliance guidelines and standards to provide employees in the Americas a transparent framework for actions in their daily business.



  • Develops and implements a comprehensive Group compliance system in the Americas that is constantly adapted to a changing business environment and incorporates learnings from real cases 
  • Develops standardized processes, procedures and templates in the Americas to (1) assist in dormakaba efforts to remain in compliance, (2) make it both clearer and easier to comply with code of conduct and legal requirements, and (3) perform compliance investigations and audits 
  • Responsible for development and implementation of the Compliance and Employee Relations Programs in collaboration with Segment Finance, Legal and HR Leadership/supporting dormakaba's initiative to help drive a robust performance culture and high employee engagement
  • Provides legal counsel on company policy, various laws (including labor and employment, data privacy and security, competition, trade, anti-corruption, etc) and provides investigative expertise across the segment to ensure neutrality in investigations, consistency & quality in processes and documentation to support better outcomes
  • Leads committee of compliance personnel in the Americas




  • J.D. from an accredited law school
  • Admission to a State Bar of any jurisdiction in the United States and licensed to practice in Indiana (or admitted to the Indiana Bar within a reasonable time following the commencement of the position)
  • At least 8 years of experience preferably gained in both a major law firm and in-house
  • In-house experience in a compliance role is a clear advantage
  • Experience handling investigations, audits, and employee relation issues
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, must be able to relate complex concepts in a concise and easy to understand manner




  • Candidates who embrace dormakaba’s core values will be most successful in our organization: Trust, Customer First, Curiosity, Courage and Performance
  • Strong customer centric approach is a must
  • Team player and strong collaborator
  • Problem solver (always brings solutions, enjoys challenges)
  • Dependable (reliable and follows through on commitments)




  • An opportunity to work in global company with a family culture and strong core values (Trust, Customer First, Curiosity, Courage and Performance)
  • Competitive pay with great benefits options (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability insurance, 401(k), Paid Time Off and Holiday Pay
  • Career fulfillment with growth and development opportunities 
  • Employee discounts (online discounts for shopping, travel, insurance etc.) and much more!


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