Sanction and Competition Program Paralegal at Cargill
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Sanction and Competition Program Paralegal

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Job ID 242884 Date posted 11/15/2022 Location : Wayzata, Minnesota

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Job Purpose and Impact

The Sanction and Competition Program Paralegal will perform a variety of law related tasks under the general direction of the organization's attorneys and in partnership with the business. In this role, you will assist in providing cost effective and efficient legal services, including conducting basic legal research, draft legal documents and perform other related duties.

Cargill Law collaborates globally to manage Cargill's legal affairs in partnership with the business. Paralegals are an integral part of our Law team who partner with attorneys to provide cost effective and efficient legal services to all Cargill Business Groups. We are currently seeking a paralegal to assist in the area of Competition and Sanctions laws.

Key Accountabilities

  • Assist each Sanctions and Competition Programs Leads in the creation and implementation of policies, procedures, and processes for each program including required controls as well as developing and maintaining files, databases, systems creation to collect, store and retrieve data.
  • Use readily available data sources to conduct routine legal research 
  • With regular supervision, use data sources to conduct legal research, compliance risk assessments, investigations, audits and assist the Sanctions Lead in advising and develop and maintain files, databases and systems to collect, store and retrieve data, screening solutions through focus areas identification and implementation of mitigation plans, etc.
  • Help draft, review and edit legal documents based on standard knowledge of legal and corporate practices and procedures.
  • Prepare and implement training and education materials and plan and review their effectiveness, under the direct supervision of each Program Lead.
  • Under regular supervision by the Cargill Competition and Sanctions Programs Leads, assist, coordinate and monitor progress to ensure execution of our strategy
  • Maintain and deploy a Communication Plan and Tools for each program and drive a culture of awareness throughout the company by also building a global network with key legal and functional resources.
  • Handle basic issues and problems under direct supervision, while escalating more complex issues to appropriate staff.
  • Other duties as assigned

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Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Minimum of 4 years of paralegal experience

Position Information

  • Relocation assistance will not be provided for this position.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

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