Microsoft’s Corporate, External and Legal Affairs (CELA) has an immediate opening for an experienced senior attorney to support Microsoft’s Regional Compliance team in the Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA) region. The collective mission of the team is to support Microsoft’s continuing commitment to comply with laws, regulations and policies governing its business, finance, and accounting activities across EMEA. As part of Microsoft’s team, the attorney will oversee and conduct internal investigations and provide legal advice on compliance issues and programs to various Microsoft entities in EMEA, including the Customer Partner Solutions (CPS) organizations and various other business and engineering teams.
Responsibilities for this role will also include serving as a trusted advisor to senior leaders of the organizations, various compliance committees, providing counseling and training (ethics & integrity) to Microsoft employees along with other legal and compliance functions, and working with internal stakeholders to mitigate compliance risk. Travel is required to complete certain investigations and engage with business clients and colleagues in EMEA and Microsoft’s corporate headquarters in Redmond, Washington, USA.
The attorney will report to the MEA Regional Compliance Director, and the location is flexible. The attorney will work as part a multi-disciplinary, multi-cultural team in EMEA, which includes government affairs professionals, attorneys, investigators, and business operations professionals