Legal Counsel, Compliance


April 6, 2021

上海市, CN

The Legal Counsel, Compliance, will work to ensure company-wide compliance with relevant laws and regulations, that Company policies and procedures are being followed, and that behavior throughout the organization is ethical and consistent with the Company’s Code of Business Conduct and Ethics. This position, based in Shanghai Lingang , will report directly to the Associate General Counsel and be part of the Tesla China Legal team.
  • Identify potential areas of compliance risk and vulnerability, and develop additional policies and procedures to help minimize that risk.
  • Assess compliance risks for all new business lines, products and services and recommend risk mitigation strategies.
  • Drive the implementation of compliance and operational risk management processes across Tesla China.
  • Conduct internal investigations, as needed, of potential violations of law or Company policy, and where investigations reveal gaps in controls, work with the business and Tesla’s Internal Audit Team to put in place additional processes and controls.
  • Oversee the development and delivery of compliance training programs.
  • Advise members of the business regarding how to implement business initiatives in a manner that is consistent with Tesla compliance policies and best practices.
  • Conduct periodic legal reviews of the Company’s compliance program. Compile and analyze information from such legal reviews to propose revisions to compliance policies and procedures as needed.
  • Work closely with Tesla’s Internal Audit Team to identify weakness in the Company’s compliance program.
  • cybersecurity, privacy, etc.
  • Keep abreast of regulatory developments to identify the potential impact to Tesla’s business.
  • Update legal and compliance department colleagues on developments regarding significant or emerging legal and compliance risks.

  • Minimum of 5 years of work experience, preferably within an in-house compliance team at a publicly listed company.
  • Qualification in the PRC with solid working knowledge of PRC laws in the aforementioned subject areas.
  • Overseas education and/or work experience preferred.
  • The ability to learn on the job and manage constantly changing priorities.
  • Excellent customer service and written/verbal communication skills required.
  • High level of professionalism with strong judgment and commitment to ethical issues.
  • Must be detail oriented with outstanding organizational skills and the proven ability to handle multiple responsibilities simultaneously while maintaining high quality and performance under pressure.
  • Ability to work independently and with a diverse set of personalities in a team environment.

  • Results-driven, has a strong sense of urgency and is able to drive results.
  • Business-minded and comfortable in an environment where ROI matters.
  • Comfortable in an entrepreneurial, fast-paced environment where demands and priorities change rapidly.
  • Able to effectively interact with, influence and collaborate with other members of the organization.
  • Proven track record of learning quickly, taking initiative, working proactively, being resourceful, and taking on additional responsibility.