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Sr. Compliance Counsel


HOUSTON, TX, US, 77010

Req ID:  81843
Facility:  ONE HOUSTON CENTER-5001
Department:  Data Privacy Compliance
Division:  Legal, Enterprise Risk Management and Re


Basic Function

The Compliance Counsel will be responsible for providing advice and counsel to LyondellBasell and its subsidiaries on matters such as, anti-corruption and data privacy and cyber security, as well as other traditional compliance issues. This position will be also responsible for implementing, monitoring and continuously improving the company's global compliance programs.  This position will be responsible for training, and working with, employees of the company, including senior and executive management, on compliance matters.  The Compliance Counsel accomplishes these responsibilities though personal efforts, the management and coordination of staff, and selective use of outside counsel.  This position reports to the Lead Counsel Compliance , and has both U.S. and international responsibilities.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Demonstrate high standards of professional and business ethics
  • Provide advice and counsel regarding compliance issues, particularly anti-corruption, data privacy and cyber security 
  • Develop, implement and maintain company’s global anti-corruption,  data privacy, cyber security  and other compliance programs
  • Implement and support compliance support for mergers and acquisitions 
  • Recognize potential conflicts of interest and other issues implicating ethics and compliance
  • Provide advice and counsel regarding issues implicating ethics and compliance
  • Participate in development and management of matter-specific and annual budgets
  • Lead and oversee internal investigations
  • Lead in-person training sessions
  • Perform all activities in a safe manner and ensure the safe work practices of those supervised

Min. Qualifications

  • Juris Doctor degree
  • Minimum of 5 years experience required
  • Advanced knowledge of, anti-corruption, data privacy and cyber security laws in the U.S. and elsewhere
  • Experience leading and overseeing internal investigations
  • Experience leading in-person training sessions
  • Ability to manage conflict and find practical solutions without compromising values
  • Excellent oral, written and presentation skills
  • Some travel will be required. (10-15%)
  • Multi-lingual skills preferred
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office and electronic data management systems

Preferred Qualifications

  • 5-12 years of experience preferred





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Instills trust and exemplifies integrity


LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB): As a leader in the global chemical industry, LyondellBasell strives every day to be the safest, best operated and most valued company in our industry. The company’s products, materials and technologies are advancing sustainable solutions for food safety, access to clean water, healthcare and fuel efficiency in more than 100 international markets. LyondellBasell places high priority on diversity, equity and inclusion and is Advancing Good with an emphasis on our planet, the communities where we operate and our future workforce.  The company takes great pride in its world-class technology and customer focus. LyondellBasell has stepped up its circularity and climate ambitions and actions to address the global challenges of plastic waste and decarbonization. For more information, please visit or follow @LyondellBasell on LinkedIn.


Must be at least 18 years of age and must be legally authorized to work in the United States (US) on a permanent basis without visa sponsorship.


LyondellBasell does not accept or retain unsolicited résumés or phone calls and/or respond to them or to any third party representing job seekers.


LyondellBasell is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.  The US EEO is the Law poster is available here.

Nearest Major Market: Houston

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