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Job: Compliance Counsel (3M)

3M is seeking an experienced investigator (Compliance Counsel) to handle investigations in Latin America and globally for the Compliance and Business Conduct group located in Maplewood, MN. Be part of what’s next!

Job Title: Compliance Counsel

Location: Maplewood, MN

Travel: May include up to 40% domestic/international

Relocation: Is authorized

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Primary Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • At the direction of 3M internal or external counsel, provide comprehensive investigative services in the area of compliance, guided by  strong familiarity with 3M business conduct policies and knowledge of other substantive compliance related laws, including Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, False Claims Act, United Kingdom Bribery Act, Dodd-Frank, and anti-corruption laws of subsidiary countries
  • Under the direction of C&BC Sr. Counsel, Investigations, conduct investigations globally but with a focus on the Latin American region
  • Collaborate with the C&BC Sr. Counsel for investigations, the C&BC Area Compliance Leader, and functional partners (3M Legal Affairs, Corporate Security, Audit, Finance, Human Resources and others) to develop appropriate investigative strategies
  • Assist inside and outside counsel; guide 3M paralegal(s) and compliance specialists in compliance investigations; manage document preservation, collection, search, review, and production; conduct interviews and issue high level interview and investigative reports; participate with internal and external investigative teams
  • Distribute business conduct and compliance messages and provide guidance and training, as needed
  • Assist and support the C&BC compliance evaluation program
  • Review outside counsel and other vendor bills for compliance with corporate billing policies. Review bills for outside vendors, and where appropriate, reduce or adjust bills and approve expenditures for work performed by outside vendors. Work with others to make decisions concerning budgeting objectives and resource allocation, manage budget
Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited university
  • Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited law school
  • Fluency in Spanish and/or Portuguese (written and verbal)
  • Experience in report writing
  • Minimum of five (5) years investigation experience
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Highly effective written and verbal communications skills
  • Admission to practice law in the United States or a Latin American jurisdiction
  • Demonstrated ability to perform successfully among various geographies and cultures and manage by influence
  • ILR Level 5 fluency in English and Spanish or English and Portuguese
  • Knowledge of and/or experience with Compliance programs, concepts and requirements
  • Strong reputation for integrity
  • Demonstrable experience in investigation or prosecution of crimes as part of a state or national criminal justice system.   Background experience should include financial crimes, interviewing, testimony, and report writing
  • Understanding of, and experience with, business environments, contracting and bidding processes
  • Compliance experience at a multinational organization
  • Collaborative and inclusive style and demonstrated ability to build teams and relationships; particularly in a multi-cultural environment
  • Knowledge base and stature to deliver advice in a manner that is respected and valued by business and staff group leaders and constituents
  • Experience in communicating and relating at all levels of the organization including business line leaders, regional heads, and senior management; ability to define and enforce standards where necessary in a persuasive and winning manner;
  • Ability to balance business partnerships with the need to exercise independent judgment and to raise potentially sensitive or contentious issues in a timely and constructive manner being both “tough- minded” and fair

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About 3M
Do you see the world differently? Are you inspired by how a simple shift can result in big change? Do you share your ideas in the hopes of coming up with something even better by working together? Then join 3M! With 88,000 people around the world in more than 70 countries and $30 billion in sales, 3M is committed to building on our rich heritage by bringing our best to the innovations we create.  Be part of improving how people live and work every day.  Be part of what’s next at 3M! Follow us @3MCareers and learn more at
Responsibilities of this position may include direct and/or indirect physical or logical access to information, systems, technologies subjected to the regulations/compliance with U.S. Export Control Laws.
U.S. Export Control laws and U.S. Government Department of Defense contracts and sub-contracts impose certain restrictions on companies and their ability to share export-controlled and other technology and services with certain “non-U.S. persons” (persons who are not U.S. citizens or nationals, lawful permanent residents of the U.S., refugees, “Temporary Residents” (granted Amnesty or Special Agricultural Worker provisions), or persons granted asylum (but excluding persons in nonimmigrant status such as H-1B, L-1, F-1, etc.) or non-U.S. citizens.
To comply with these laws, and in conjunction with the review of candidates for those positions within 3M that may present access to export controlled technical data, 3M must assess employees’ U.S. person status, as well as citizenship(s).
The questions asked in this application are intended to assess this and will be used for evaluation purposes only.  Failure to provide the necessary information in this regard will result in our inability to consider you further for this particular position.  The decision whether or not to file or pursue an export license application is at 3M Company’s sole election.

Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status)
3M is an equal opportunity employer.  3M  will not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

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