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Compliance Paralegal

Date: Aug 17, 2019

Location: Greenwich, CT, US, 06831

Company: XPO Logistics

Logistics done differently.

Do you want to take your career to the next level with a growing global company? Join XPO Logistics, a company named among the most admired in the world by Fortune and one of America’s best employers by Forbes. We’re always looking for top-level talent to keep our operations running smoothly. As a Compliance and Corporate Paralegal, you will assist with the development and implementation of the company’s ethics and compliance programs, along with corporate filings and other law department responsibilities. On our team, you’ll have the support to excel at work and the resources to build a career you can be proud of.


Pay, benefits and more.

We are eager to attract the best, so we offer competitive compensation and a generous benefits package, including full health insurance (medical, dental and vision), 401(k), life insurance, disability and the opportunity to participate in a company incentive plan.


What you’ll do on a typical day:

  • Work closely with the Chief Compliance Officer (CCO) and direct reports on a variety of compliance-related projects, including board of directors preparation, global trade compliance, investigations, data privacy, training and committee preparation
  • Compose/run periodic and ad hoc compliance reports, prepare compliance reports for presentation, maintain and update various compliance databases, and update compliance training records
  • Provide paralegal support on global data privacy compliance and overall paralegal support to the broader compliance team
  • Maintain responsibility of intake, management and disposition of complaints to the Ethics and Compliance hotline, and provide support to program directors and investigators
  • Maintain CCO’s Outlook calendar, coordinate travel arrangements (including visa applications) and prepare expense reports for law department personnel
  • Prioritize regular workload, special tasks and concurrent projects, allocating time and resources to ensure that work is completed accurately and efficiently within established time frame

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a nationally recognized university in Legal Studies or related field
  • Paralegal certificate or equivalent work experience
  • 5 years of paralegal experience
  • Notary public, state of Connecticut or ability to obtain soon after hire
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office; ability to create complex formulas in Excel

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Availability to work a flexible schedule, including planned and unplanned overtime, which may include weekends; occasional travel
  • 5 years of experience in the legal department of a large corporation
  • Trilingual English/French/Spanish
  • Strong aptitude for understanding and analyzing large amounts of data from multiple sources
  • Ability to utilize a variety of interpersonal styles and communication methods to effectively adapt to new work structures, processes or cultures
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Be part of something big.  #LI-SR1


XPO is a leading provider of cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the most successful companies in the world. We help our customers manage their goods most efficiently using our technology and services. Our greatest strength is our global team – energetic, innovative people of all experience levels and talents who make XPO a great place to work.


We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran or other protected status.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

Nearest Major Market: Bridgeport
Nearest Secondary Market: Danbury