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Statoil søker «Legal Counsel Ethics And Anti-Corruption»

Statoil ønsker å rekruttere en erfaren juridisk rådgiver innen forretningsetikk og antikorrupsjon

Statoil is an international energy company with operations in more than 30 countries. Building on 40 years of experience from oil and gas production on the Norwegian continental shelf, we are committed to accommodating the world’s energy needs in a responsible manner, applying technology and creating innovative business solutions. We are headquartered in Norway with approx. 21,000 employees worldwide, and are listed on the New York and Oslo stock exchanges.

Legal (LEG) is the competence unit for all legal matters related to the Statoil group’s business areas and corporate activities and consist of legal experts, specialists, consultants, and qualified support personnel. The department has overall responsibility for advising on all legal matters and on ethics and anti-corruption compliance, undertaking Integrity Due Diligence research and acting as the Corporate Bodies’ secretariat within the Statoil group.

We are looking to recruit an experienced Legal Counsel in the area of business ethics and anti-corruption.

The position reports to Head of Ethics and Anti-corruption with an overall responsibility for providing guidance and legal support and to further support and strengthening Statoil’s policies, procedures and practices on anti-corruption and Statoil’s Code of Conduct.


Provide advice in concrete cases on anti-corruption laws and their practical implications for Statoil’s global business.

Support further strengthening Statoil’s internal procedures and policies on anti-corruption compliance, including monitoring and documenting our compliance efforts.

Contribute to training and awareness raising within Statoil at large on anti-corruption and Code of Conduct issues.

Act as Compliance Officer to nominated business area(s), provide guidance and support to the business area(s) including its management team, on their implementation of the compliance program, integrity risk assessment and ensure effective implementation of the program.

Review, report and advice on compliance risk of Statoil’s global business activities including assessing that identified risks are sufficiently considered, mitigated and followed up.


  • Strong academic qualifications
  • License to practice law
  • More that 3-5 years relevant experience, preferable from top-tier law firms or equivalent in-house lawyer background
  • Knowledge of national and international anti-corruption and other relevant laws
  • Experience from working and advising on compliance and compliance programs
  • Experience from working with transactions issues
  • Relevant experience may compensate for formal qualifications


  • An analytical mind, well organized and structured work style
  • The ability to work calmly under pressure and make decisions in complex situations
  • Proactive and self-motivated and able to deal with uncertainty
  • Positive and confident
  • Strong team work capabilities and ability to lead projects and drive change
  • Excellent writing skills as well as effective verbal communications and influencing skills
  • Ability to live by «I am safety» expectations


We offer competitive salaries, a general bonus scheme, good pension and insurance schemes and a comprehensive welfare package. Statoil wants to ensure diversity in terms of gender, age and culture


Make sure that we are able to give your application consideration: Please attach copies of your diplomas, certificates and grades in English or Norwegian (or another Scandinavian language). Applications submitted without such attachments will unfortunately not be evaluated. If you are in the process of completing a degree, please upload an official temporary transcript or other document describing subjects and grades completed to this point.

Our values are to be courageous, open, collaborative and caring. We believe in these qualities, which are essential for building an even stronger Statoil. If you can identify with them, you could be the one to strengthen our team. Candidates are expected to openly offer all relevant information about themselves during the recruitment process.

All permanent and temporary hires will be screened against relevant sanctions lists to ensure compliance with sanctions law and increase security.